Fatal Fury 2

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Fatal Fury 2
Publisher: Takara
Publisher(s) of original games: SNK
System(s): Sega Mega Drive
Original system(s): NeoGeo
Peripherals supported: Six button pad
Genre: Action

Number of players: 1-2
Release Date RRP Code
Sega Mega Drive
¥9,800 T-146023
Sega Mega Drive
$? T-103046
Sega Mega Drive
$139.95[1] FFAT03SMC
Sega Mega Drive
₩? GM94004JT

Fatal Fury 2, known as Garou Densetsu 2: Aratanaru Tatakai (餓狼伝説2 新たなる闘い) in Japan, is the sequel to Fatal Fury. Originally released by SNK for the Neo Geo MVS/AES in 1992, it was brought to the Sega Mega Drive by Takara in 1994.

Fatal Fury 2 is one of the few Mega Drive games to be released in Australia but not Europe. Although an unreleased European version of the game exists, but its origins are unclear. Three documented copies are known to date. [2]


Basic controls

Note: The commands below can be changed through the options menu and, for that reason, Punch and Kick are used in the list of "Special Moves".

Right: Advance
Left: Retreat; Standing guard
LeftLeft: Jump backward
Up: Jump up
UpRight: Jump forward
UpLeft: Jump backward
Down: Crouch
DownRight: Crouch advance
DownLeft: Crouching guard
Start: Pause

3-Button controller

A: Weak punch
C+A: Strong punch
B: Weak kick
C+B: Strong kick
A+B: 3D movement

: Send enemy into opposite plane; 3D attacks

CCCCC: Taunt

6-Button controller

X: Weak punch
Y: Strong punch
A: Weak kick
B: Strong kick
Z: 3D movement
C: Send enemy into opposite plane; 3D attacks
Mode: Taunt

Playable characters

FatalFury2 MD AndyBogard portrait.png Andy Bogard
Move list
Name Command
Dragon Bullet (Sho Ryu Dan) Down DownRight Right Punch
Fireball Attack (Hi Sho Ken) Down DownLeft Left Punch
Shadow Splitter (Zan Ei Ken) DownLeft Right Punch
Shotgun Kick (Ku Ha Dan) DownLeft UpRight Kick
FatalFury2 MD AxelHawk portrait.png Axel Hawk
Move list
Name Command
Back Dash Smash Bomber DownLeft Right Left Punch
Flaming Power Punch (Shinku Kata) Down DownRight Right Punch
Power Surge Punch Right DownLeft Down DownRight Punch
Smash Bomber DownLeft Right Punch
FatalFury2 MD BigBear portrait.png Big Bear
Move list
Name Command
Bear Hug Down Kick(strong)
Giant Bomb DownLeft Right Punch
Neck Buster Right Punch (strong)
Super Drop Kick Hold Kick(strong) 5s
FatalFury2 MD BillyKane portrait.png Billy Kane
Move list
Name Command
Cudgel Spin (Senpukon) PunchPunchPunchPunchPunch
Cudgel Stabber (Sansekkonchudanuchi)
Right Punch
Jumping Cudgel Spin (Kyoshuhishokon)
Up Kick
Mega Drop (Jigoku Otoshi) Right Kick(strong)
FatalFury2 MD ChengSinZan portrait.png Cheng Sin Zan
Move list
Name Command
Belly Blow (Daitaikobarauchi)
Up Punch
Spinning Rock (Hagangeki)
Right Kick
Thunderball Bomb (Kiraiho) Down DownRight Right Punch
FatalFury2 MD JoeHigashi portrait.png Joe Higashi
Move list
Name Command
Hurricane Uppercut Left DownLeft Down DownRight Right Punch
Machine Gun Punch (Baku Retsu Ken) PunchPunchPunchPunchPunch
Slash Kick DownLeft UpRight Kick
Tiger Kick Down DownRight Right UpRight Kick
FatalFury2 MD JubeiYamada portrait.png Jubei Yamada
Move list
Name Command
Back Breaker Dash (Nihonzeoi Dash)
Right Kick
Rice Cracker Slasher (Sembei Shuriken)
Right Punch
Super Spine Crunch (Dai Izuna Otoshi) Close
Up Punch
FatalFury2 MD KimKapHwan portrait.png Kim Kap Hwan
Move list
Name Command
Aerial Slam (Hishokyaku) Up
Flying Slicer (Hienzan)
Up Kick
Half-Moon Slash (Hangetsuzan) Down DownLeft Left Kick
FatalFury2 MD LawrenceBlood portrait.png Lawrence Blood
Move list
Name Command
Bloody Cutter
Up Punch
Bloody Saber Left DownLeft Down DownRight Right Punch
Bloody Spin
Right Kick
Bloody Uppercut DownLeft Down DownRight Right UpRight Punch
FatalFury2 MD MaiShiranui portrait.png Mai Shiranui
Move list
Name Command
Deadly Fan (Kachosen) Down DownRight Right Punch
Death Dive (Musasabi no Mai)
Up Punch
Dragon Fire Dance (Ryuenbu) Down DownLeft Left Punch
Ninja Bee Attack (Hissatsushinobihachi) Left DownLeft Down DownRight Right Kick
FatalFury2 MD TerryBogard portrait.png Terry Bogard
Move list
Name Command
Burning Knuckle Down DownLeft Left Punch
Crack Shoot Down DownLeft Left UpLeft Kick
Power Wave Down DownRight Right Punch
Rising Tackle
Up Punch
FatalFury2 MD WolfgangKrauser portrait.png Wolfgang Krauser
Move list
Name Command
Low Level Blitzer Down DownLeft Left Kick
Power Hurl (Ateminage) Left DownLeft Down DownRight Right Punch
Tomohawk Kick Right DownRight Down DownLeft Kick
Upper Level Blitzer Down DownLeft Left Punch


FatalFury2 MD Australia.png Australia
Big Bear's stage
FatalFury2 MD Germany.png Germany
Wolfgang Krauser's stage
FatalFury2 MD GreatBritain.png Great Britain
Billy Kane's stage
FatalFury2 MD HongKong.png Hong Kong
Cheng Sin Zan's stage
FatalFury2 MD Italy.png Italy
Andy Bogard's stage
FatalFury2 MD Japan1.png Japan 1
Mai Shiranui's stage
FatalFury2 MD Japan2.png Japan 2
Jubei Yamada's stage
FatalFury2 MD Korea.png Korea
Kim Kap Hwan's stage
FatalFury2 MD Spain.png Spain
Lawrence Blood's stage
FatalFury2 MD Thailand.png Thailand
Joe Higashi's stage
FatalFury2 MD USA1.png U.S.A. 1
Terry Bogard's stage
FatalFury2 MD USA2.png U.S.A. 2
Axel Hawk's stage

Production credits

  • Director: T.Ikenoue, T.Ishigai
  • Character Graphics: K.Hodaka, T.Saitou
  • B.G. Graphics: Samaraki.Y, J.Kawaura
  • Effect Graphics: Tsubura.N
  • Programmer: H.Koiso, T.Ishigai
  • Arrangement: T.M.Ninja, Samaraki.Y, H.Koiso
  • Sound: K.Oikawa, K.Mikusa
  • Special Thanks: Oka-P San, Kumiko, Etsuko, Miho-chan, Kaizer-S, Santa in Harumi, Sukechan to Tetokichi, Myuu, David, Shiro
    • SNK Co., Ltd
    • All Takara Staffs
  • Fatal Fury 2 Original Game Design by Neo Geo / SNK
  • Genesis Version Prduced by Takara

Magazine articles

Main article: Fatal Fury 2/Magazine articles.


Promotional material

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Electronic Gaming Monthly (US) #59: "June 1994" (1994-xx-xx)



European version

Australian version

Physical scans

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
92 №36, p158
80 №154, p74[3]
78 №60, p52[4]
76 №34, p30[5]
62 №23, p32-35
75 №23, p62-63
83 №57, p56-57
Sega Mega Drive
Based on
7 reviews

Mega Drive, US
FatalFury2 MD US Box.jpg
FatalFury2 MD US Cart.jpg
Fatalfury2 md us manual.pdf
Mega Drive, JP
FatalFury2 MD JP Box.jpg
FatalFury2 MD JP CartTop.jpg
FatalFury2 MD JP Cart.jpg
Mega Drive, AU
Fatal Fury 2 MD AU Cover.jpg
Fatal Fury 2 MD AU Cart.jpg
Mega Drive, KR
FatalFury2 MD KR Box.jpg
FatalFury2 MD KR Cart.jpg

Technical information

ROM dump status

System Hash Size Build Date Source Comments
Sega Mega Drive
CRC32 1b1754cb
MD5 e5a4bbe296224c2d6e71079807dfd183
SHA-1 52a269de38ed43ea5c6623906af6b64f01696ffb
3MB 1994 Cartridge (US)
Sega Mega Drive
CRC32 2af4427f
MD5 700616115a3709ac4c9868eb2179d52a
SHA-1 08eadaf6177d884b8e1fb66c5949850f10c5d77c
3MB 1994 Cartridge (JP)


NEC Retro has more information related to Garou Densetsu 2: Aratanaru Tatakai.
  1. File:Gamestar AU 05.pdf, page 67
  3. File:CVG UK 154.pdf, page 74
  4. File:GamePro US 060.pdf, page 54
  5. File:Joypad FR 034.pdf, page 30

Fatal Fury/Garou Densetsu games for Sega systems
Sega Mega Drive
Fatal Fury (1993) | Fatal Fury 2 (1994)
Sega Game Gear
Fatal Fury Special (1994)
Sega Mega-CD
Fatal Fury Special (1995)
Sega Saturn
Garou Densetsu 3: Road to the Final Victory (1996) | Real Bout Garou Densetsu (1996) | Real Bout Garou Densetsu Special (1997) | Real Bout Garou Densetsu Best Collection (1998)
Sega Dreamcast
Fatal Fury: Mark of the Wolves (2001)