Virtua Striker 2

From Sega Retro

For the Sega Dreamcast game released as Virtua Striker 2 in North America, see Virtua Striker 2 Ver. 2000.1.

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Virtua Striker 2
System(s): Sega Model 3
Publisher: Sega
Developer:
Genre: Sports

















Number of players: 1-2
Release Date RRP Code
Arcade (Model 3)
JP
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Arcade (Model 3)
US
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Arcade (Model 3)
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Virtua Striker 2 (バーチャストライカー2) is a Sega Model 3 arcade football game and a sequel to Virtua Striker.

Gameplay

Teams

Virtua Striker 2 contains the 19 teams from Virtua Striker (except Denmark) and adds a futher six regular teams (and one hidden one), taking the total to 26.

Japan Japan
France France
England England
Bulgaria Bulgaria
South Korea Korea
Nigeria Nigeria
United States of America U.S.A.
Mexico Mexico
Italy Italy
Belgium Belgium
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Spain Spain
Croatia Croatia
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Russia Russia
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Sweden Sweden
Brazil Brazil
Uruguay Uruguay
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Germany Germany
Netherlands Netherlands
Portugal Portugal
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Greece Greece
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YU 1992 Yugoslavia
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Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia
Argentina Argentina
Colombia Colombia
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MVP Yukichan
A hidden team comprised of a fivepiece mariachi band, two eskimos, a giant stoat, a snowman, a giant turtle and a bizarre microscopic lifeform that lives under the arctic ocean magnified hundreds of times.

History

Legacy

This particular entry in the series was very popular in arcades across the globe, and has therefore been re-released numerous times with minor improvements. Virtua Striker 2 Version '98 and Virtua Striker 2 Version '99 (and a minor revision, Virtua Striker 2 Version '99.1) were released as Sega Model 3 arcade updates, while Virtua Striker 2 Ver. 2000 was released for the Sega NAOMI arcade platform.

The original Virtua Striker 2 was set for release for the Sega Dreamcast in November 1998, being one of the first titles announced for the system. It was subsequently revised and replaced with Virtua Striker 2 Ver. 2000.1. In North America, the this version retains the simple Virtua Striker 2 name, but is due to its increased number of features, is not considered by Sega Retro to be the same game as this one.

Production credits

Source:
In-game credits

Magazine articles

Main article: Virtua Striker 2/Magazine articles.

Promotional material

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JP flyer
VirtuaStriker2 Model3 UK Flyer.jpg
UK flyer

References


Virtua Striker series
Virtua Striker (1994) | Virtua Striker 2 (Version '98 | '99 | 2000 | 2000.1) (1997-2000) | Virtua Striker 3 (Ver. 2002) (2001-2002) | Virtua Striker 4 (Ver. 2006) (2005-2006)
Virtua Striker related media
Music
Virtua Striker & Virtua Striker 2 (1997)
Book
Virtua Striker 2 Version '98 Official Guide (1998) | Virtua Striker 2 Ver. 2000.1 Kanzen Kouryaku Guide (2000) | Virtua Striker 3 Ver. 2002 Road to International Cup Kyuukyoku Guide (2002)