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Capcom vs. SNK: Millennium Fight 2000

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Capcom vs. SNK: Millennium Fight 2000
Publisher: Capcom, Virgin Interactive (DC/EU)
Developer:
System(s): Sega NAOMI, Sega Dreamcast
Peripherals supported:
Sega Dreamcast
Dreamcast VGA Box, Dreamcast Jump Pack, Dreamcast Arcade Stick, Dreamcast Keyboard, Visual Memory Unit, Dreamcast to Neo Geo Pocket Color link cable
Genre: Fighting































Number of players: 1-2
Release Date RRP Code
Arcade
JP
2000-08-18[1] ¥?  ?
Arcade
US
2000[2] $?  ?



Sega Dreamcast
JP
¥5,800 T-1217M
Sega Dreamcast
US
$? T-1218N
Sega Dreamcast
EU
€39.99[3] ? T-7017D-50



Capcom vs. SNK: Millennium Fight 2000 (カプコン バーサス エス・エヌ・ケイ ミレニアムファイト 2000) is a head-to-head fighting game produced by Capcom. It was originally released as a coin-operated arcade game for Sega NAOMI arcade hardware in 2000, before being ported to the Sega Dreamcast later in the year. It is a fighting game crossover involving characters owned by Capcom and rival fighting game developer SNK, with an emphasis on their two flagship fighting game franchises, Street Fighter and The King of Fighters respectively.

Capcom vs. SNK: Millennium Fight 2000 Pro is an update to this game. It would later be followed by Capcom vs. SNK 2: Millionaire Fighting 2001.

Story

In 2000, a special martial arts event is planned through a collaboration of the two most powerful world organizations: Garcia Financial Clique and Masters Foundation. The gala event – it is hoped by everyone – will ease the political conflicts between the two powers. The competition was named "Millennium Fight 2000".

Many renowned martial artists have registered for the tournament. People around the world focus intensely on the upcoming exhibitions, making long-awaited opening ceremony a huge success.

Gameplay

Capcom vs. SNK utilizes a "ratio" system, ranging from 1 to 4, which defines a character's overall strength. Teams of up to four can be assembled, but their combined ratios must equal and go no higher than 4.

The gameplay uses the SNK-style four-button format, although the player is also able to choose between two "grooves" which define how the attack meter will function. The SNK groove is based on Extra mode from The King of Fighters '94 to The King of Fighters '98, while Capcom groove is based on the gameplay system from Street Fighter Alpha.

Characters

Ratio 1

Ratio 2

  • Ryu (Street Fighter)
  • Ken Masters (Street Fighter)
  • Chun-Li (Street Fighter II)
  • Guile (Street Fighter II)
  • Zangief (Street Fighter II)
  • Edmond Honda (Street Fighter II)
  • Balrog (Street Fighter II)
  • Morrigan Aensland (Darkstalkers: The Night Warriors) (unlockable)
  • Kyo Kusanagi (The King of Fighters '94)
  • Iori Yagami (The King of Fighters '95)
  • Mai Shiranui (Fatal Fury 2)
  • Terry Bogard (Fatal Fury)
  • Raiden (Fatal Fury)
  • Kim Kaphwan (Fatal Fury 2)
  • Ryo Sakazaki (Art of Fighting)
  • Nakoruru (Samurai Shodown) (unlockable)

Ratio 3

  • Vega (Street Fighter II)
  • Sagat (Street Fighter)
  • M. Bison (Street Fighter II)
  • Ryuji Yamazaki (Fatal Fury 3)
  • Rugal Bernstein (The King of Fighters '94)
  • Geese Howard (Fatal Fury)

Ratio 4

Trivia

  • In the options menu, in the middle of a song a voice can be heard saying in Portuguese: "Kaiser, uma grande cerveja. A cerveja dos momentos felizes." which translates "Kaiser, a great beer. The beer of the happy moments." Kaiser is a beer manufacturer in Brazil and this audio track was a rip from commercial insertion on Jovem Pan FM radio. The rip was claimed by RadioDJ.com.br and released on Napster in late 1999.

Production credits

  • Planner: Hideaki Itsuno, Ichinose Pawer, Haruo Murata, Tomonori Onuma, Oni-Suzuki, Neo-G, Takecyan, Buruma (Kojimax)
  • Programer: Akihiro Yokoyama, Batayon, Hard・Yas -Darkside-, Hyper Shinchan, Kaw・Tld, Knight Rider Giu, Kohei Akiyama, Kumiko Morita, Senor, Sailor, Tomohiro Ueno, Yoji Mikami, Yuko Kawamura
  • Title Design: Shoei
  • Illustrations
    • Capcom Illustrator: Kinu Nishimura, Nakata Yosito, RB, Daichan, Harumaru, Takamasa Yamada
    • SNK Illustrator: Shinkirou
  • Instruction Card Design: Sakomizu
  • Object Design: Ball Boy, Chimorin Shogun, Eri★Kimo, G・Kamina, Hideya Takada, Hirano=Daichi, Hiro, Hitoshi Igarashi, Ikusan・Z, Izumi‑N, Jun Ikawa, Kaeru, Kaname, Kimo Kimo, Nakamoto, Narancia, Masaru Nishimura, mamagorou, Masatsugu Sato, Michiru Akizuki, Miwa Sakaguchi, Mizuho, Peliko Fuzii, Rin Boku, Tagirin, Tatsuya Oshima, Tomo, Tomohiko Ohsumi, Tomomall, Toshihiro Suzuki, Tsuyoshi, Who, Yano, Yoshihiko Akita, Yoshihiro Goda, Yosinori Yamamoto, Youhei Nakamura
  • Effect Design: Anz, D.Kurita, Rinboku, Takep
  • Background: Hiroyuki Imahori, Yumiko Nakatsuka, Chika Iwai, Yoshio★Nishimura, Chie Morisaki, Aya Saito, Takako Nakamura, Tanopu, Yasuhiro Yamamoto, Naoko Niiyama, Masanori Kajita
  • Music Compose: Satoshi Ise
  • Sound Design: Masayuki Endou, Satoshi Ise
  • Recording Engineer: Kazuya Takimoto
  • SNK Staff: Yasushi Adachi, Yukihiro Degushi, Akira Konishi, Masanoikusumoto, Eiji Shiroi, Tonko, Senri Kita, Hiroaki, Toyochan, and SNK All Staff
  • Producer: Yoshihiro Sudo
  • General Producer: Noritaka Funamizu
  • Executive Producer: Yoshiki Okamoto
  • Network: Shin., Net Man, Ichiro Yunde, Mineyuki Noda, Kentaro Kaneko
  • Special Thanks: Shaky Akitomo, Hiroaki Kondou, Jim Miyamoto, Blackbelt Hayashi, H Sugiura, Ryuji Kida, K Shouno, Takuya Shiraiwa, Abu Takemura, Kaori Funakoshi, Kouji Misu, Hiroaki Watanabe, Nuki, Bas (M・P), Tko, Bomito (Ogata), Zero (B・M), Den (I・S), Joe, Capcom All Staff, and You

Magazine articles

Main article: Capcom vs. SNK: Millennium Fight 2000/Magazine articles.

Promotional material

EGM US 137.pdf

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Electronic Gaming Monthly (US) #137: "December 2000" (2000-10-30)
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ODCM US 10.pdfODCM US 10.pdf

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Official Dreamcast Magazine (US) #10: "Holiday 2000" (2000-11-28)

DCM JP 20000908 2000-29.pdfDCM JP 20000908 2000-29.pdf

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Dreamcast Magazine (JP) #83: "2000-29 (2000-09-08, 09-15)" (2000-08-25)

Physical scans

NAOMI version

NAOMI, JP
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Cart

Dreamcast version

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
90 №105, p92/93[6]
№107, p134/135
80 №231, p107[3]
80 №2000-29, p23Media:DCM_JP_20000908_2000-29.pdf[7]
83 №2002-18, p34Media:Dorimaga_20021011_JP.pdf[8]
80 №91, p115[9]
85
75 №613, p31
96 №3, p108/109[10]
85 2000-11-09
91 №3, p42/43[11]
Sega Dreamcast
85
Based on
10 reviews

Dreamcast, US
CvS1 DC US Box back.jpgCvS1 DC US Box front.jpg
Cover
CvS1 DC US disc.jpg
Disc
Capcomvssnk dc us manual.pdf
Manual
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Inlay
Dreamcast, EU
CvS1 DC EU Box back.jpgCvS1 DC EU Box front.jpg
Cover
CvS1 dc eu disc.jpg
Disc
Dreamcast, JP
CvS1 DC JP Box back.jpgCvS1 DC JP Box front.jpg
Cover
CapcomvsSNK DC JP Spinecard.jpg
Spinecard
CvS1 DC JP disc.jpg
Disc
CapcomVsSNK2000DCJPManual.pdf
Manual

External links

  • Sega of Japan catalogue pages (Japanese): Dreamcast

References


Capcom vs. games for Sega systems
Marvel vs. Capcom: Clash of Super Heroes (1999) | Marvel vs. Capcom 2: New Age of Heroes (2000) | Capcom vs. SNK: Millennium Fight 2000 (2000) | Capcom vs. SNK Millennium Fight 2000 Pro (2001) | Capcom vs. SNK 2 Millionaire Fighting 2001 (2001)