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The time-traveling tournament fighters are back! The original eight characters from the previous game return, along with six new characters hand-picked from several different eras and locations all through time. Who or what is behind this new tournament? In order to find that out, the strongest fighter must defeat all the opponents, win the title, and face the one who has all the answers.

The second World Heroes game features new stages and music, as well as improved animation and graphics. Fighters can now reflect projectile moves at their opponents, and reverse normal throws if the player's timing is right. The original game's Death Match mode is also back, but with a new feature - the life bar will increase or decrease as the fighter inflicts or receives damage. If the player manages to get his fighter's life bar to 100%, the enemy will lose.


World Heroes 2 Neo Geo Several stages have different hazards. Here? I stepped on a mine.
World Heroes 2 Arcade You lose.
World Heroes 2 SNES Both crouching
World Heroes 2 TurboGrafx CD Rasputin makes a big fist, trying to impress Hulk Hogan here :)

Promo Images

World Heroes 2 Screenshot
World Heroes 2 Screenshot
World Heroes 2 Screenshot
World Heroes 2 Screenshot


Alternate Titles

  • "ワールドヒーローズ 2" -- Japanese spelling

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Critic Reviews

Megablast TurboGrafx CD Sep, 1994 89 out of 100 89
Game Players SNES Aug, 1994 85 out of 100 85
Power Unlimited Neo Geo Dec, 1993 8.5 out of 10 85
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) Neo Geo Jul, 1993 32 out of 40 80
Super Power (Sweden) SNES Dec, 1994 78 out of 100 78
The Video Game Critic Neo Geo Apr 22, 2008 B 75
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) SNES Aug, 1994 37 out of 50 74
Video Games Neo Geo Sep, 1993 70 out of 100 70
Video Games SNES Sep, 1994 60 out of 100 60
Nintendo Life Wii Jan 07, 2013 6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars 60


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Version differences

Dragon's country of origin was suddenly changed to Korea in the arcade version of World Heroes 2. He was from China in the first World Heroes. In the SNES conversions Dragon is billed as coming from China in both World Heroes 1 and 2.
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