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Garou Densetsu 2 ~Aratanaru Tatakai~
餓狼伝説2 ~新たなる闘い~

10 Dec 1992

 
 


 

 
 

 
 
 




 
Garou Densetsu 2
餓狼伝説2

-G.S.M. 1500 SERIES- / SNK NEO SOUND ORCHESTRA
DETAILS
Format Audio CD
Released 19 Feb 1993
Publisher Pony Canyon
Product ID PCCB-00111
Size (cm) 14.2 x 12.4 x 1
Weight (kg) 0.10
PRICE
STATUS
Official Garou Densetsu 2 soundtrack CD from the SNK 'Neo Sound Orchestra' team. Features every track from the arcade / Neo Geo version, along with a comprehensive 'Voice and S.E. Collection'.
View [back] for tracklisting.

CD case, 42-track audio CD, 12-page monochrome booklet, sticker, spine card.

Garou Densetsu 2
餓狼伝説2
NEO GEO
DETAILS
Format Neo Geo
Released 5 Mar 1993
Publisher SNK
Product ID NGH-047
Size (cm) 22 x 17 x 4
Weight (kg) 0.70
PRICE
STATUS
SNK's excellent sequel makes its way onto the Neo Geo.
Second game in the Garou Densetsu series, second release in the "100 Mega Shock" range.
A great game - and the ideal place to start discovering SNK's trademark style.

Soft-case Neo Geo packaging, 106Mbit cartridge, monochrome booklet.

Garou Densetsu 2
餓狼伝説2
GAMEST VIDEO Vol.2
DETAILS
Format VHS
Released 1 Apr 1993
Publisher Shinseisha
Product ID ISBN4-88199-091-8
Size (cm) 21 x 12.5 x 3
Weight (kg) 0.34
PRICE
STATUS
Early Gamest Video VHS release from the Gamest team.
Features 'King of Fighters' intro, 'Vs Computer' and 'Vs Player' tactics, finished off by 'Final Round' strategies.

White plastic video case, 60min NTSC VHS tape, 3-page b&w inlay.

Garou Densetsu 2
餓狼伝説2
GAMEST EXTRA No.91
DETAILS
Format Magazine / Book
Released 30 May 1993
Publisher Shinseisha
Product ID Gamest No.91
Size (cm) 25.7 x 21 x 1 (AB)
Weight (kg) 0.50
PRICE
STATUS
Vintage 'Extra' issue of Gamest magazine, dedicated to GD2.
Features illustrated character profiles, move lists, production sketches, manga, vs 2P / vs CPU tactics, fan art, merchandise and more.
NOTE - This book originally came with a giant 4x2 poster of the Garou Densetsu 2 OAV. This poster is now VERY hard to find - the stated price is for the book only; for the poster add an additional ¥2000 to the price.

144 pages (96 in colour), Japanese.

Garou Densetsu 2 Oku Waza Densho Hen
餓狼伝説2 奥技伝承編

PONY CANYON VIDEO
DETAILS
Format VHS
Released 18 June 1993
Publisher Pony Canyon
Product ID PCVP-11177
Size (cm) 21 x 12 x 3
Weight (kg) 0.30
PRICE
STATUS
Second Garou Densetsu 2 video release, a 'Inner Skill Teaching Compilation' from Pony Canyon.
Presents a wide selection of battles, vs CPU tactics, an 'Omake' feature, and a set of Japanese TV commercials.

Plastic video box, 60min NTSC VHS taps.

Garou Densetsu 2 Hisshō Kōryaku Hō
餓狼伝説2 必勝攻略法

NEO GEO KANPEKI KŌRYAKU SERIES 1
DETAILS
Format Guide Book
Released 15 July 1993
Publisher Futabasha
Product ID ISBN4-575-28231-6
Size (cm) 21 x 14.8 x 1.2 (A5)
Weight (kg) 0.30
PRICE
STATUS
Large, detailed and super-meticulous 'Certain Victory Capture Method' guide for the Arcade / Neo Geo version, first in the 'Neo Geo Perfect Capture Series'.
Profiles, special moves, tactics, and tips for every single 'Vs CPU' match-up possible.
A fantastic book, very recommended.

160 pages, full colour, Japanese.

Garou Densetsu 2 4-Koma Ketteiban
餓狼伝説2 4コマ決定版

GAMEST COMICS 004
DETAILS
Format Manga
Released 10 Nov 1993
Publisher Shinseisha
Product ID ISBN4-88199-099-3
Size (cm) 21 x 14.8 x 1.2 (A5)
Weight (kg) 0.26
PRICE
STATUS
The cast of Garou Densetsu 2 rockets to superstardom, celebrated by this early 4-Koma compendium. Jokes, spoofs and send-ups rule with an iron fist.
Part of the Gamest Comics collection.

120 pages (black & white), Japanese.

Garou Densetsu 2
餓狼伝説2
SUPER FAMICOM
DETAILS
Format Super Famicom
Released 26 Nov 1993
Publisher Takara
Product ID SHVC-DJ
Size (cm) 19 x 10.5 x 3
Weight (kg) 0.16
PRICE
STATUS
Takara deliver a surprisingly good conversion of Garou Densetsu 2 for the Super Famicom.
In its day this was easily one the best fighting games on the machine, comfortably taking the #2 spot behind the SFC SFII. The four boss characters are playable via a code.

Standard SFC packaging, 20Mbit cartridge, 32-page colour booklet.

Garou Densetsu 2 Hisshō Kōryaku Hon
餓狼伝説2 必勝攻略本

HAOH GAME SPECIAL 1
DETAILS
Format Guide Book
Released 13 Dec 1993
Publisher Kodansha
Product ID ISBN4-06-329201-0
Size (cm) 21 x 14.8 x 1.2 (A5)
Weight (kg) 0.34
PRICE
STATUS
'Certain Victory Capture Book' for the Super Famicom version.
Features dedicated profiles and move lists for every single character - including the playable bosses. Combos, strategies, versus CPU tactics, everything covered.

130 pages, full colour, Japanese.

Garou Densetsu 2
餓狼伝説2

X68000
DETAILS
Format X68000
Released 23 Dec 1993
Publisher Magical
Product ID MGX-5002
Size (cm) 25.5 x 20 x 5.5
Weight (kg) 0.58
PRICE
STATUS
The X68000 Garou Densetsu 2 is a surprisingly good home version of the game, spread over six 5" floppies. It has also has become surprisingly hard to find of late.

Large PC case with outside cardboard sleeve, 6 x 5" floppy discs, 20-page colour manual.

Garou Densetsu 2 Kanzen Kōryaku Hon
餓狼伝説2 完全攻略本

TOKUMA INTERMEDIA MOOK
DETAILS
Format Guide Book
Released 30 Dec 1993
Publisher Tokumashoten
Product ID no ISBN#
Size (cm) 21 x 14.8 x 0.9 (A5)
Weight (kg) 0.20
PRICE
STATUS
Second guide for the SFC version; a 'Complete Capture Book' near-identical to the Kodansha book listed above, but a little more condensed.
Contains detailed profile pages with move lists, game hints, and versus and CPU strategies for all characters, bosses included.

96 pages, full colour, Japanese.

Garou Densetsu 2 Fan Book
餓狼伝説2 ファンブック

FAN BOOK
DETAILS
Format Fan Book
Released 20 Jan 1994
Publisher Hippon Super
Product ID ISBN4-7966-0768-4
Size (cm) 21 x 14.8 x 1 (A5)
Weight (kg) 0.24
PRICE
STATUS
Celebrational 'fan book' tribute full of nice little extras.
Features extensive profiles & move lists, advanced strategies, concept designs for the boss stages' new-for-SFC background animations, original art, 4-Koma manga, fan art, cosplay, and more.

128 pages, 32 in colour, Japanese.

Garou Densetsu 2
餓狼伝説2

PC ENGINE ARCADE CD-ROM²
DETAILS
Format PC Engine
Released 12 Mar 1994
Publisher Hudson
Product ID HCD4060
Size (cm) 14.2 x 12.4 x 1
Weight (kg) 0.10
PRICE
STATUS
Despite some hefty loading times, the PC Engine manages to churn out a very impressive version of Garou Densetsu 2 thanks to the Arcade Card upgrade.
The animation and enhanced CD soundtrack ridicule the SFC and MD efforts, and it's also ridiculously cheap.
Give it a try!

CD case, PC Engine Arcade CD-ROM² disc, 12-page colour manual, spine card.

Garou Densetsu 2
餓狼伝説2

MEGA DRIVE
DETAILS
Format Mega Drive
Released 24 June 1994
Publisher Takara
Product ID T-146023
Size (cm) 17.8 x 12.8 x 2.5
Weight (kg) 0.18
PRICE
STATUS
Despite appearing quite late the MD version isn't too bad an effort. It's just... different.
Completely crazy in fact - with super-fast gameplay and silly chain combos. Good for a laugh.

Standard MD case, 24Mbit cartridge, 28-page colour manual.

Nettō Garou Densetsu 2
熱闘 餓狼伝説2

GAME BOY
DETAILS
Format Game Boy
Released 29 July 1994
Publisher Takara
Product ID DMG-X3J
Size (cm) 10 x 9 x 2
Weight (kg) 0.06
PRICE
STATUS
Fun, cutesy and deliberately simplified GB port from Takara, second in their Nettou 'Dead Heat Fighters' series (after Samurai Spirits).
Compatible with Super Game Boy and Link Cable for versus play.

Standard Game Boy packaging, 4Mbit cartridge, 12-page colour booklet.

Garou Densetsu 2
餓狼伝説2

NEO GEO CD
DETAILS
Format Neo Geo CD
Released 9 Sep 1994
Publisher SNK
Product ID NGCD-047
Size (cm) 14.2 x 12.4 x 1
Weight (kg) 0.12
PRICE
STATUS
Just like most of the early games in the series, the CD version turns out to be the best one: complete visuals, remixed CD soundtrack, and minimal loading times.
The definitive version.

'Neo Geo' stamped CD case, Neo Geo CD disc, 28-page monochrome booklet, spine card.

Garou Densetsu 2 (1) Mondo Kei
餓狼伝説2 (1) MONDO.恵

GAMEST COMICS 028
DETAILS
Format Manga
Released 10 Jan 1995
Publisher Shinseisha
Product ID ISBN4-88199-135-3
Size (cm) 21 x 14.8 x 1.3 (A5)
Weight (kg) 0.38
PRICE
STATUS
Part 1 of Mondo Kei's excellent 2-part Garou Densetsu 2 manga.
The story is good, and the art is sharp & stylish - the fight scenes in particular are full of detail and really well staged.
One of the greatest highlights of the Gamest Comics collection!

164 pages (black & white), Japanese.

Garou Densetsu 2 (2) Mondo Kei
餓狼伝説2 (2) MONDO.恵

GAMEST COMICS 032
DETAILS
Format Manga
Released 10 Feb 1995
Publisher Shinseisha
Product ID ISBN4-88199-148-5
Size (cm) 21 x 14.8 x 1.3 (A5)
Weight (kg) 0.36
PRICE
STATUS
Part 2 of the official Garou Densetsu 2 manga, and Krauser gets his comeuppance.
If you enjoy Mondo Kei's work, be sure to also check out his Garou Densetsu Special manga, it's really worth the detour.

156 pages (black & white), Japanese.

Garou Densetsu Battle Archives 1
餓狼伝説 バトルアーカイブズ1

NEO GEO ONLINE COLLECTION Vol.5
DETAILS
Format PlayStation 2
Released 20 July 2006
Publisher SNK Playmore
Product ID SLPS-25664
Size (cm) 19 x 13.5 x 1.5
Weight (kg) 0.18
PRICE
STATUS
First in a set of two 15th Anniversary Garou Densetsu retrospectives, Vol.5 of the Neo Geo Online Collection.
Features the first 4 games:
- Garou Densetsu (1991)
- Garou Densetsu 2 (1992)
- Garou Densetsu Special (1993)
- Garou Densetsu 3 (1995)
Extras include: interactive menus & move lists, original / arrange BGM, 'Color Edit' and 'Practice' modes.

PS2 case, PlayStation 2 DVD-ROM disc, colour booklet.

Garou Densetsu Battle Archives 1 [Best]
餓狼伝説 バトルアーカイブズ1
[ベスト]
NEO GEO ONLINE COLLECTION THE BEST
DETAILS
Format PlayStation 2
Released 29 May 2008
Publisher SNK Playmore
Product ID SLPS-25863
Size (cm) 19 x 13.5 x 1.5
Weight (kg) 0.17
PRICE
STATUS
Re-release of the first 'Battle Archives' compilation for the budget-price 'The Best' label. Includes:
- Garou Densetsu (1991)
- Garou Densetsu 2 (1992)
- Garou Densetsu Special (1993)
- Garou Densetsu 3 (1995)
Disc content remains the same as the original print.

PS2 case, PlayStation 2 DVD-ROM disc, colour booklet.

 



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