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Power Instinct 2 (US, Ver. 94/04/08)

Power Instinct 2 (c) 04/1994 Atlus.

The Gougetsuji clan of Kurokos had finally found a new master after Otane Gougetsuji finally defeated the former leader, her older sister Oume. Unfortunately Otane has now dissapeared! So a new tournament is called out in order to quickly find a new clan leader. All the fighters from the first tournament have returned as well as some eager (... and strange!) newcommers. Featuring some of the funniest parodies of famous fighting games, a cool soundtrack an tons of new moves making it a way better game than its predecessor, there is no doubt that only the strongest will survive this battle!


Main CPU : 68000 (@ 16 Mhz)

Sound CPU : Z80 (@ 8 Mhz)

Sound Chips : YM2203 (@ 4 Mhz), (2x) OKI6295 (@ 18.181 Khz)

Screen orientation : Horizontal

Video resolution : 320 x 240 pixels

Screen refresh : 57.55 Hz

Palette colors : 10240

Players : 2

Control : 8-way joystick

Buttons : 4


Licensed to Cave.

This game is known in Japan as "Gouketsuji Ichizoku 2", and mostly known by the name "Atlus 2" (the creator company's name) instead of its original name.

The character Kurara is obviously a parody of the typical magic girl trend in Anime and Manga started with Mahou No Princess Minky Momo, Kurara has Momo's transformation from a little girl to a teenager; she is also a parody to the second series of Minky Momo as she is also from an underwater kingdom. Her voice actress is Kotono Mitsuishi, who happens to be the same one that voiced Sailor Moon, yet another popular magic girl. 'Kurara''s good transcription is 'Clara'. She also has her own arcade game : "Purikura Daisakusen" (Note : Princess=PURInsesu, Clara=KURAra, PURInsesu+KURAra=Purikura) - Japanese love abbreviations.


1. Power Instinct - Gouketsuji Ichizoku (1993)

2. Power Instinct 2 (1994)

3. Power Instinct Legends (1995)

4. Power Instinct 3 - Groove on Fight (1997)

5. Power Instinct Matrimelee (2002)


Producer : Tama

Sub producer : Chuuko

Main programmers : Mako MKIISR, Shuhta.Garyuh ?!, >Nari Chan

Sub programmers : Toshiya, Jake

Sound : Dencyu

Object designers : M. Masada, Yie-Yan-II, Pa Pi Pu Pe, N.I-1486-7, Man Man-Chan, Haruko Chan, Pochi, Suzuki

Scroll designers : Moto. I, Araki-Dorifu, Range, Asaki, naru, Monko, Yu-Ki, Chuuko, Mid

Planners : Super-K!, Markey, Helen

Voices : Mitsuishi Kotono, Ryusei Yaro Aihara, Chuuko, Pa Pi Pu Pe, Dencyu

* Song :

Namidano(...) : Ruu & Markey

Give me Money : Dirty Rouge

Otoko No Karatemichi : Oyama Reiji Ohendan

Hajimete No Ai : Katsura

Kechabian : Sahadoke No Minasan

Warugaki Yochien Enka : Warugaki Kids & Teacher

Amiyai No Yoru : Amiyai No Minasan

Mahou Mitaina Koi Shitai : Mikazuki Kurumi

Bozude Dadada : Bozu Flower Dancers


* Consoles :

Sony PlayStation (1996)