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Fatal Fury: King Of Fighters Fatal Fury: King Of Fighters - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

Fatal Fury: King Of Fighters - Cabinet - Video Game Marquee


One or two players choose from either Terry Bogard, Andy Bogard, or Joe Higashi and fight eight opponents, including the crime boss, Geese Howard.

Fatal Fury: King Of Fighters was produced by SNK in 1991.

SNK released 183 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1978. SNK was based in Japan.

Other machines made by SNK during the time period Fatal Fury: King Of Fighters was produced include: Cyber-Lip, League Bowling, Beast Busters, Crossed Swords, Baseball Stars Professional, 2020 Super Baseball, Burning Fight, ASO II: Last Guardian, Alpha Mission II, and Eightman


Name Fatal Fury: King Of Fighters
Developer SNK (Japan)
Year 1991
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 7768
Class Wide Release
Genre Fighting
Conversion Class Neo Geo MVS
# Simultaneous Players 2
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Either
Control Panel Layout Multiple Player
  • Joystick: 8-way
  • Buttons: 3 - Punch|Kick|Throw
Sound Amplified Either (Mono or Stereo)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard
Instructions Fatal Fury: King Of Fighters Instructions Image
Side Art Fatal Fury: King Of Fighters Side Art Image
PCB Fatal Fury: King Of Fighters PCB Image

Game Introduction

You (and friend at the first round) play the role of one of the Bogard brothers (Terry and Andy) or their friend Joe Higashi as they travel to South Town in order to to compete in the King Of Fighters tournament. Your first four opponents are Richard Myer, Duck King, Tung Fu Rue and Michael Max. You can select the order of the first four battles.

After defeating the first four opponents, you must face off agaisnt Hwa Jai, Raiden and Billy Kane (in that order) before fighting the current champion, Geese Howard, the crime boss responsible for the death of Jeff, Terry and Andy's father.

Fatal Fury: King Of Fighters KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 3.01 (3 votes)

Fun Factor: 2.93

Overall Like 4.00
Fun (Social) 4.00
Fun (Solo) 4.00
Collector Desire 2.67

Technical Rating: 4.13

Gameplay 4.50
Graphics 4.50
Originality 4.00
Sound/Music 3.50

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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This game should not be considered a Street Fighter II - The World Warrior ripoff. It was actually in development before Capcom's title


COPY OF: Garou Densetsu - Shukumei No Tatakai

VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Fatal Fury: King Of Fighters Census

There are 14,898 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,529 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 165,153 machines (6,928 unique titles).

Very Common - There are 114 known instances of this machine owned by Fatal Fury: King Of Fighters collectors who are active members. Of these, 6 of them are original dedicated machines. 3 of them are conversions in which game circuit boards (and possibly cabinet graphics) have been placed in (and on) another game cabinet. 105 of them are only circuit boards which a collector could put into a generic case if desired.

For Sale - There are 3 active VAPS members with a Fatal Fury: King Of Fighters circuit boards for sale.

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

This game ranks a 44 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]


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