Fatal Fury 2

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Fatal Fury 2
System(s): Sega Mega Drive
Publisher: Takara
Original system(s): Neo Geo
Sound driver: SMPS 68000
Peripherals supported: Six Button Control Pad
Genre: Action[1][2]

Number of players: 1-2
Release Date RRP Code
Sega Mega Drive
¥9,8009,800 T-146023
Sega Mega Drive
Videogame Rating Council: MA-13
Sega Mega Drive
$139.95139.95[3] FFAT03SMC
Sega Mega Drive

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.[4]


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
Up-right: Jump forward
Up-left: Jump backward
Down: Crouch
Down-right: Crouch advance
Down-left: 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
HOLD CA+B: 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

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


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Big Bear's stage

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Wolfgang Krauser's stage

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Great Britain
Billy Kane's stage

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Hong Kong
Cheng Sin Zan's stage

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Andy Bogard's stage

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Japan 1
Mai Shiranui's stage

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Japan 2
Jubei Yamada's stage

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Kim Kap Hwan's stage

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Lawrence Blood's stage

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Joe Higashi's stage

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U.S.A. 1
Terry Bogard's stage

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U.S.A. 2
Axel Hawk's stage


Localised names

Also known as
Language Localised Name English Translation
English (US) Fatal Fury 2 Fatal Fury 2
Japanese 餓狼伝説2 新たなる闘い Garou Densetsu 2: Aratanaru Tatakai

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

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



Photo gallery

European version

Australian version

Physical scans

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Fatal Fury 2

Mega Drive, JP
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Mega Drive, US
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Mega Drive, UK (Unreleased?)
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Mega Drive, AU
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Mega Drive, KR
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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)


  1. File:FatalFury2 MD JP Box.jpg
  2. 2.0 2.1 https://sega.jp/history/hard/megadrive/software_l.html (Wayback Machine: 2020-07-02 23:21)
  3. Gamestar, "October 1994" (AU; 1994-xx-xx), page 67
  4. http://www.retrocollect.com/Members-Game-Collection-Photos/KaiAnduin/Game-Collection-Photos/2059-FATAL-FURY-2-Sega-Mega-Drive.html (Wayback Machine: 2015-10-26 04:21)
  5. 1700 igr dlya Sega, "" (RU; 2003-xx-xx), page 78
  6. Beep! MegaDrive, "July 1994" (JP; 1994-06-08), page 18
  7. Consoles +, "Octobre 1994" (FR; 1994-xx-xx), page 158
  8. Computer & Video Games, "September 1994" (UK; 1994-08-15), page 74
  9. Electronic Gaming Monthly, "August 1994" (US; 1994-xx-xx), page 34
  10. Famitsu, "1994-07-01" (JP; 1994-06-17), page 1
  11. GamePro, "July 1994" (US; 1994-xx-xx), page 54
  12. Gamestar, "October 1994" (AU; 1994-xx-xx), page 66
  13. Joypad, "Septembre 1994" (FR; 1994-0x-xx), page 30
  14. Sega Mega Drive Advanced Gaming, "July 1994" (UK; 1994-xx-xx), page 32
  15. Mega, "August 1994" (UK; 1994-07-21), page 62
  16. Mega Force, "Septembre 1994" (FR; 1994-0x-xx), page 102
  17. Mega Fun, "09/94" (DE; 1994-08-24), page 94
  18. MegaTech, "June 1994" (UK; 1994-05-19), page 10
  19. Score, "Listopad 1994" (CZ; 1994-11-01), page 60
  20. Sega Power, "August 1994" (UK; 1994-07-07), page 56
  21. Sega Zone, "June 1994" (UK; 1994-05-xx), page 28
  22. Sega Saturn Magazine, "September 1995" (JP; 1995-08-08), page 85
  23. Tricks 16 bit, "Tricks Sega Gold 800 igr" (RU; 1998-xx-xx), page 71
  24. Video Games, "7/94" (DE; 1994-06-29), page 86
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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)