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Fatal Fury Special / Garou Densetsu Special (set 1)


Fatal Fury Special (c) 09/1993 SNK.


Just as the name implies, this is a special edition of "Fatal Fury 2" filled with plenty of fun stuff. Features a few old familiar faces from the first game as newcomers; background with 2 battle planes; improved control and lots of secrets. Without a doubt, one of the better chapters in the series! :)


- TECHNICAL -


SNK Neo-Geo MVS hardware

Game ID : 0058


Main CPU : 68000 (@ 12 Mhz)

Sound CPU : Z80 (@ 4 Mhz)

Sound Chips : YM2610 (@ 8 Mhz)


Screen orientation : Horizontal

Video resolution : 320 x 224 pixels

Screen refresh : 59.19 Hz

Palette colors : 4096


Players : 2

Control : 8-way joystick

Buttons : 4

=> [A] Quick punch [B] Quick kick [C] Strong punch [D] Strong kick


- TRIVIA -


This game is known in Japan as "Garou Densetsu Special" (translates from Japanese as 'Legend of Hungry Wolf Special').


Things that changed in this particular game :

* The combo system has been improved, hit damage has been lessened & the game speed has been increased.

* Newcomers in the game are Duck King, Tung Fu Rue, Geese Howard & Ryo Sakazaki.


Is Kim Kaphwan trying to replace Superman? You'll see for yourself when you spot him flying in Big Bear's & Terry Bogard's stages! :)


Pony Canyon released a limited-edition soundtrack album for this game (Garou Densetsu Special - PCCB-00138) on 21/10/1993.


- TIPS AND TRICKS -


* Fight against Ryo Sakazaki : Beat the game without losing a single round. You'll face against Art of Fighting's main character Ryo Sakazaki as a powerful extra boss! (Check out all the Art of Fighting characters in Ryo's stage!) :)


- SERIES -


1. Fatal Fury - King of Fighters (1991)

2. Fatal Fury 2 (1992)

3. Fatal Fury Special (1993)

4. Fatal Fury 3 - Road to the Final Victory (1995)

5. Real Bout Fatal Fury (1995)

6. Real Bout Fatal Fury Special (1996)

7. Real Bout Fatal Fury 2 - The Newcomers (1998)

8. Fatal Fury Wild Ambition (1998)

9. Garou - Mark of the Wolves (1999)

10. Fatal Fury First Contact (1999, SNK Neo Geo Pocket Color)


- STAFF -


Producer : Eikichi Kawasaki

Planners : Tsukamichi-2 (Main), Chinta, Deru-Deru

Object designers : Higashi Pon (as Higashipon Mega), Tsuzakingyo (Main), Tony J Oki, Lionhert 31, Heitarou

Demo sketch : Tsuka

Scroll & Demo : Moriyan No. 16th, Somatoreeno (Main)

Programmers : Yamatan GT-X (Main), Narutaki, EP82Boy., Speaker.R

Sound creators : Toshio Shimizm (as 'Shimizm'), Yamapy-1, Jojoha Kitapy


* Voice Actors :

Terry Bogard : Satoshi Hashimoto

Andy Bogard : Jun Hashimoto

Joe Higashi : Katsuhisa Namase

Mai Shiranui : Akoya Sogi

Big Bear : Dango Takeda

Cheng Sinzan : Jun Hashimoto

Laurence Blood : Katsuhisa Namase

Axel Hawk : Michael Beard

Billy Kane : Katsuhisa Namase

Wolfgang Krauser : Michael Beard


- PORTS -


* Consoles :

Nintendo Super Famicom (1994)

Sega Game Gear (1994)

SNK Neo-Geo CD (1994)

Sega Mega CD (1994)

NEC PC-Engine Super CD

Sony PlayStation 2 (2006, "NeoGeo Online Collection Vol.6 : Garou Densetsu Battle Archives 1" JP / "Fatal Fury Collection" US & EU)


* Computers :

PC (1997)

Sharp X68000 (Year unknown)