Art of Fighting 2 - FightCade

Art of Fighting 2 – FightCade

Art of fighting 2 is one of SNK’s very first fighters. You’ll see some of the cast before they became “King of Fighters”. Utilizing the FightCade client you can play against a friend online.

Each of the characters have a unique fighting style and set of special techniques. Player’s have two basic attacks—punch and kick buttons, and a utility button that switches between punches, kicks, and throws. A fourth button is used for taunting. Art of Fighting 2 (龍虎の拳2, Ryūko no Ken 2) was released in 1994. This time with the “rage gauge”. Similar to the “spirit system” of the previous game, it limits the use and effectiveness of special moves. This game is notorious for its hard difficulty being referred to in many fighting circles as having some of the hardest A.I. in a fighting game.
Continue reading “Art of Fighting 2 – FightCade” »

Art of fighting title screen

Art of Fighting – FightCade

Art of fighting is one of SNK’s very first fighters. You’ll see some of the cast before they became “King of Fighters”. Utilizing the FightCade client you can play against a friend online.

Each of the characters have a unique fighting style and set of special techniques. Player’s have two basic attacks—punch and kick buttons, and a utility button that switches between punches, kicks, and throws. A fourth button is used for taunting. Art of Fighting’s contribution to the genre was the inclusion of a “spirit gauge” underneath the character’s life bar. When characters perform special techniques, basically a super attack. You can also drain the opponent’s super meter by taunting them with “D”.
Continue reading “Art of Fighting – FightCade” »

Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon Bootleg 2003

CROUCHING TIGER HIDDEN DRAGON 2003 – Fightcade

Despite the movie reference, this is really a KOF 2001 rom hack with some bizarre stuff going on. Standard 4 button King of Fighters setup, hacked color palettes and some stages from other games such as Last Blade 2 have been hacked in. It was made by some chinese developer called Phenixsoft, I wouldn’t have been surprised if there were some bootleg cabinets running this in china.
Continue reading “CROUCHING TIGER HIDDEN DRAGON 2003 – Fightcade” »