THE KING OF FIGHTERS Challange To Ultimate Battle (2002)

About This Game

The King of Fighters 2002: Challenge to Ultimate Battle (stylized as KOF ’02) is a 2002 competitive fighting game produced by Eolith and Playmore for the Neo Geo. It is the ninth game in The King of Fighters series and the second one to be produced by Eolith and developed by Playmore (formerly Brezzasoft). The game was ported to the Dreamcast, PlayStation 2, and the Xbox, wherein the PS2 and Xbox versions were released in North America in a two-in-one bundle with the following game in the series, The King of Fighters 2003. NONA returned to do character artwork, as he had done since the previous installment.

Gameplay

The game also revamped the Power Gauge system into a format similar to the one used in King of Fighters ’97. Like the previous games in the series, the Power Gauge was filled as the player attacked the opponent or performed Special Moves during a battle. The number of Power Gauges the player could stock up is increased by one with each member of the team. For example, the first member of the team could stock up to three Power Gauges, while the third member could stock up to five. A single Power Gauge stock could be used to either perform a Counterattack and Evasion technique while guarding an opponent’s attack, use a Super Special Move, or initiate the MAX Activation state. The same case also applies to the 1-on-1 format, where the Power Gauge the player could stock up is also increased by one with each round loss. For example, on the first round, the player could stock up to three Power Gauges, while losing two rounds allows the player to stock up to five.

Game Details

Genre Action – Arcade – Fighting
Works on Windows (7, 8, 10), Mac OS X (10.9+) and Linux (Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 18.04)
Languages Audio and text: English
Released January 1, 2002
Size 140 MB
Company SNK CORPORATION / SNK CORPORATION

System Requirements

Minimum system requirements – Windows:

7 / 8 / 10
Processor: Intel Pentium 4 1.8GHz dual core
Memory: 1 GB RAM
Graphics: Onboard graphics chipset with 256MB video RAM
DirectX: Version 9.0c
Storage: 1 GB available space
Sound Card: DirectSound
Mouse, keyboard

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