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Punch and kick game from Konami. There are a variety of bad guys for you to stomp and you can even kick them while they are still down on the ground. The occasional boss thug provides an extra challenge.

Crime Fighters 2 was produced by Konami in 1991.

Konami released 434 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1978. Konami was based in Japan.

Other machines made by Konami during the time period Crime Fighters 2 was produced include: Woo Yah Taa, Trigon, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Arcade Game, Surprise Attack, Punk Shot, Bells & Whistles, Detana!! Twin Bee, Rollergames, Simpsons, The, and Sunset Riders

Crime Fighters II
Crime Fighters II


Name Crime Fighters 2
Developer Konami (Japan)
Year 1991
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 7438
Class Wide Release
Genre Platform
Conversion Class JAMMA+
# Simultaneous Players 4
# Maximum Players 4
Game Play Joint
Control Panel Layout Multiple Player
  • Joystick: 8-way
  • Buttons: 2 - Punch|Kick
Sound Amplified Stereo (two channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard

Game Introduction

Up to four players can choose to be one of the members of a street gang called The Cobras. The members are: Hawk, an ex-professional wrestler; Sledge, an ex-military convict; Boomer, a martial arts expert; and Blood, an ex-prizefighter.

The object of the game is to help The Cobras rescue their female member, Kate, from their rivals, "The Dead End Gang". The Cobras must fight every gang member and vanquish each boss enemy.

This game improves on its predecessor by varying the moves that each player character posseses, making each one have a unique style.

Game Play

The game play is similar to Crime Fighters. However, this game contains many more weapons that can be used, such as shotguns, clubs, buckets, bricks, whips, etc. As in the original, there are some touches of violent risque humor (e.g. leather-clad "pimps" and dogs in heat who try to molest you).

Crime Fighters 2 KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 4.23 (1 vote)

Fun Factor: 4.20

Overall Like 5.00
Fun (Social) 4.00
Fun (Solo) 4.00
Collector Desire 3.00

Technical Rating: 4.25

Gameplay 5.00
Graphics 4.00
Originality 4.00
Sound/Music 4.00

Personal Impressions and Technical Impressions each account for half of the total score. Within the Personal Impressions category, Like carries a little more weight than the other factors.

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Cheats, Tricks, Bugs, and Easter Eggs

BUG: In the latter part of the second level, there is a bucket that can be picked up and thrown onto the head of an enemy, rendering him 'walking-round-in-circles' until he is struck. In a two-player (or more) game, if one person carries the bucket for the whole of the rest of the level, letting the second player do the fighting until the 'boss' is reached, and then throws the bucket at the 'boss' (a big guy who bursts out of a crate) the game will kind of crash, leaving the boss character floating around the screen, unable to be hit.

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Each player character resembles a real-life personality. Hawk looks like Hulk Hogan, Sledge looks like Mr. T, Boomer looks like Jean-Claude Van Damme and Blood looks like Mike Tyson.


The US version of this game is known as Vendetta.

VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Crime Fighters 2 Census

There are 14,827 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,504 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 164,880 machines (6,918 unique titles).

Uncommon - There are 7 known instances of this machine owned by Crime Fighters 2 collectors who are active members. Of these, 7 of them are only circuit boards which a collector could put into a generic case if desired.

Wanted - No active members have added this machine to their wish list.

This game ranks a 1 on a scale out of 100 (100 = most often seen, 1=least common) in popularity based on census ownership records.

Rarity and Popularity independently are not necessarily indications of value. [More Information]



SOUND: YM-2151 and 053260

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