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Virtua Fighter 2
バーチャファイター2
Nov 1994

 
 
 



 
Virtua Fighter 2
バーチャファイター2
SOUNDTRACK
DETAILS
Format Audio CD
Released 22 Feb 1995
Publisher Toshiba EMI
Product ID TYCY-5410
Size (cm) 14.2 x 12.4 x 1
Weight (kg) 0.10
PRICE
STATUS
Official soundtrack release for the arcade Virtua Fighter 2, featuring a few voice & sound effects thrown in here and there.

CD case, 23-track audio CD, 4-page monochrome booklet, spine card.

Virtua Fighter 2
バーチャファイター2
CGMV VIDEO
DETAILS
Format VHS
Released 22 Feb 1995
Publisher Toshiba EMI
Product ID TYVY-5004
Size (cm) 20 x 12 x 3
Weight (kg) 0.30
PRICE
STATUS
Early promotional video that features an animated 'Profile' section, a 'Fighters in Motion' documentary, 'Music Clip', 'Topic', 'Super Technique' and 'Practical Combination' sections.

Hard plastic case, NTSC VHS tape, approx. 90min.

Virtua Fighter 2 Act.1
バーチャファイター2 Act.1
GAMEST MOOK Vol.5
DETAILS
Format Magazine / Book
Released 9 Mar 1995
Publisher Shinseisha
Product ID GMC-5
Size (cm) 25.7 x 21 x 0.8 (AB)
Weight (kg) 0.44
PRICE
STATUS
First of three excellent Gamest Mook guides dedicated to VF2.
This one serves as a overall introduction to the game, featuring extensive profiles for each character, illustrated move lists, basic techniques and versus strategies.

152 pages (104 in colour), Japanese.

Virtua Fighter 2
バーチャファイター2
GAMEST VIDEO Vol.15
DETAILS
Format VHS
Released 20 Apr 1995
Publisher Shinseisha
Product ID ISBN4-88199-176-0
Size (cm) 21 x 12.5 x 3
Weight (kg) 0.34
PRICE
STATUS
Superb Gamest Video tape featuring a 120 minute VF2 movie that includes official trailers, a ranking mode playthrough, 'Fighting Technics' strategies for every character and a 'Best Bouts Collection' of top players.

White plastic video case, 120min NTSC VHS tape, 52-page colour booklet.

Virtua Fighter 2 Eternal Battle
バーチャファイター2 エターナル・バトル

VIDEO
DETAILS
Format VHS
Released 26 Apr 1995
Publisher Toshiba EMI
Product ID TYVY-5006
Size (cm) 20 x 12 x 3
Weight (kg) 0.30
PRICE
STATUS
Official video of the first Virtua Fighter 2 tournament.
Yu Suzuki introduces contenders and hands out prizes, also a 'making of', 'Cosplay Contest' regional qualifiers and tournament highlights.

Hard plastic video case, NTSC VHS tape, approx 60min.

Virtua Fighter 2 Act.2
バーチャファイター2 Act.2
GAMEST MOOK Vol.10
DETAILS
Format Magazine / Book
Released 20 June 1995
Publisher Shinseisha
Product ID GMC-10
Size (cm) 25.7 x 21 x 1.2 (AB)
Weight (kg) 0.66
PRICE
STATUS
The second VF2 Gamest Mook gets its teeth into the main bulk of the game by presenting a massive 'Combat Conquest' breakdown of all of the best Vs tactics - what move is best to counter what etc.
Amazingly deep and detailed!

232 pages (136 in colour), Japanese.

Virtua Fighter 2
バーチャファイター2
CGMV VIDEO CD
DETAILS
Format Video CD
Released 23 June 1995
Publisher Toshiba EMI
Product ID TYIY-5001
Size (cm) 14.2 x 12.4 x 1
Weight (kg) 0.10
PRICE
STATUS
Video CD version of the CGMV video listed above.
Contents remain the same with a few bonus musical montages thrown in.

CD case, 11-chapter Video CD, 2-page booklet, spine card.

Virtua Fighter 2 Dancing Shadows
バーチャファイター2 ダンシング・シャドウズ
SOUNDTRACK
DETAILS
Format Audio CD
Released 26 July 1995
Publisher Toshiba EMI
Product ID TYCY-5449
Size (cm) 14.2 x 12.4 x 1
Weight (kg) 0.10
PRICE
STATUS
Features 11 arranged / vocal tracks 'inspired' by the cast of VF2, later used in the 'Virtua Fighter CG Portrait Series'.

CD case, 11-track audio CD, 12-page colour booklet, spine card.

Virtua Fighter CG Portrait Series Vol.1 Sarah Bryant
バーチャファイター CGポートレートシリーズ Vol.1 サラ・ブライアント

SEGA SATURN
DETAILS
Format Sega Saturn
Released 13 Oct 1995
Publisher Sega
Product ID GS-9062
Size (cm) 14.2 x 12.4 x 1
Weight (kg) 0.10
PRICE
STATUS
First in a set of 11 'CG Portrait' discs for the Sega Saturn, each dedicated to a specific character. Features a collection of hi-res CG images and a dedicated music track.
Sarah's gallery is scored by the 'Dancing Shadow' title track.

CD case, Sega Saturn CD-ROM disc, 10-page colour manual, spine card.

Virtua Fighter CG Portrait Series Vol.1 Jacky Bryant
バーチャファイター CGポートレートシリーズ Vol.2 ジャッキー・ブライアント

SEGA SATURN
DETAILS
Format Sega Saturn
Released 13 Oct 1995
Publisher Sega
Product ID GS-9064
Size (cm) 14.2 x 12.4 x 1
Weight (kg) 0.10
PRICE
STATUS
The first two 'CG Portait' collections appeared on the same day, while the rest were scattered before and after the release of the Sega Saturn VF2.
Vol.2 is Jacky's turn, with a collection of lavish character images accompanied by an atrocious tune named 'Believe In Love'.

CD case, Sega Saturn CD-ROM disc, 10-page colour manual, spine card.

Virtua Fighter 2 Wheel of Fortune
バーチャファイター2 WHEEL OF FORTUNE
VIDEO COLLECTION
DETAILS
Format VHS
Released 8 Nov 1995
Publisher Toshiba EMI
Product ID TYVH-5004~14
Size (cm) 20 x 12 x 3
Weight (kg) 0.30
PRICE
STATUS
Released at the peak of VF2's popularity (shortly before the Sega Saturn version), the 'Wheel of Fortune' video set is an amazing example of how far 'VF Fever' had gone by the end of 1995.
A set of 11 different 30-min videos were released on the same day, each featuring a collection of combos, tricks and a 'super play' vs CPU run by each character's 'Super Player'.

The stated price is for one video. For multiples (or a complete set) at a discounted price, please contact!
TYVH-5004
Akira
TYVH-5005
Jacky
TYVH-5006
Sarah
TYVH-5007
Lau
TYVH-5008
Pai
TYVH-5009
Wolf
TYVH-5010
Jeffry
TYVH-5011
Kage
TYVH-5012
Shun
TYVH-5013
Lion
TYVH-5014
Dural

Virtua Fighter CG Portrait Series Vol.3 Akira Yuki
バーチャファイター CGポートレートシリーズ Vol.3 結城 晶

SEGA SATURN
DETAILS
Format Sega Saturn
Released 17 Nov 1995
Publisher Sega
Product ID GS-9065
Size (cm) 14.2 x 12.4 x 1
Weight (kg) 0.10
PRICE
STATUS
The VF2 'CG Portait' series continues with Akira Yuki's edition.
The images are nice enough but the music track, 'Natsu no Arashi', might well be the most atrocious J-Rock ballad of all time. Beware.

CD case, Sega Saturn CD-ROM disc, 10-page colour manual, spine card.

Virtua Fighter CG Portrait Series Vol.4 Pai Chan
バーチャファイター CGポートレートシリーズ Vol.4 パイ・チェン

SEGA SATURN
DETAILS
Format Sega Saturn
Released 17 Nov 1995
Publisher Sega
Product ID GS-9066
Size (cm) 14.2 x 12.4 x 1
Weight (kg) 0.10
PRICE
STATUS
Pai's 'CG Portrait Series' gets treated to 'Oh, My Shinin' Star', a cheesy J-Pop synth-rock nightmare of epic proportions. The gallery itself is quite nice.

CD case, Sega Saturn CD-ROM disc, 10-page colour manual, spine card.

Virtua Fighter 2
バーチャファイター2
SEGA SATURN
DETAILS
Format Sega Saturn
Released 1 Dec 1995
Publisher Sega
Product ID GS-9079
Size (cm) 14.2 x 12.4 x 1
Weight (kg) 0.10
PRICE
STATUS
And here it is at last: the Sega Saturn Virtua Fighter 2 is a near-faultless port of the landmark Model 2 arcade game.
Smooth, crisp, high-resolution... For lack of a better word, perfect. This was the Sega Saturn's hour of glory.

CD case, Sega Saturn CD-ROM disc, 30-page colour manual, spine card.

Virtua Fighter CG Portrait Series Vol.5 Wolf Hawkfield
バーチャファイター CGポートレートシリーズ Vol.5 ウルフ・ホークフィールド

SEGA SATURN
DETAILS
Format Sega Saturn
Released 8 Dec 1995
Publisher Sega
Product ID GS-9068
Size (cm) 14.2 x 12.4 x 1
Weight (kg) 0.10
PRICE
STATUS
The 'CG Portrait Series' continues and a pattern is strating to emerge: some truly excellent CG work is again completely ruined by unbearably bad music. Here 'Chain Reaction' is the earsore.
Why not include the original BGM as an optional extra?

CD case, Sega Saturn CD-ROM disc, 10-page colour manual, spine card.

Virtua Fighter CG Portrait Series Vol.6 Lau Chan
バーチャファイター CGポートレートシリーズ Vol.6 ラウ・チェン

SEGA SATURN
DETAILS
Format Sega Saturn
Released 8 Dec 1995
Publisher Sega
Product ID GS-9069
Size (cm) 14.2 x 12.4 x 1
Weight (kg) 0.10
PRICE
STATUS
Volume 6 of the 'CG Portrait Series' sees Lau thoughtfully pose in lavish landscapes to the cheesy, drooling and downright pisspoor vibes of 'Kin-iro no Ame'.
Volume OFF.

CD case, Sega Saturn CD-ROM disc, 10-page colour manual, spine card.

Virtua Fighter 2 Act.3
バーチャファイター2 Act.3
GAMEST MOOK Vol.19
DETAILS
Format Magazine / Mook
Released 10 Dec 1995
Publisher Shinseisha
Product ID GMC-19
Size (cm) 25.7 x 21 x 0.8 (AB)
Weight (kg) 0.50
PRICE
STATUS
Third and final Gamest Mook for VF2, completing the coverage in style. Here chains and combinations are in the spotlight, along with a quick analysis of ver.2.1., advanced versus strategies, VF terminology, one final interview, and it's a wrap.

160 pages, 144 in colour, Japanese.

Virtua Fighter 2 Sega Saturn Fighting Manual
バーチャファイター2
GUIDE BOOK
DETAILS
Format Guide Book
Released 1 Jan 1996
Publisher Famitsu
Product ID ISBN4-89366-448-4
Size (cm) 21 x 14.8 x 1.4 (A5)
Weight (kg) 0.44
PRICE
STATUS
First is a set of three Sega Saturn VF2 books from Famitsu.
The set starts off with this large, efficient and relatively straightforward affair: basic techniques are followed by 20-page illustrated move sections for every character.

240 pages, full colour, Japanese.

Virtua Fighter CG Portrait Series Vol.7 Shun Di
バーチャファイター CGポートレートシリーズ Vol.7 舜帝

SEGA SATURN
DETAILS
Format Sega Saturn
Released 26 Jan 1996
Publisher Sega
Product ID GS-9070
Size (cm) 14.2 x 12.4 x 1
Weight (kg) 0.10
PRICE
STATUS
The 'CG Portait Series' continues with Shun Di doing what he does best: farming, hanging around, and boozing 'til he drops. 'Konron no Yume' makes sure the series' musical standards remain rock bottom.

CD case, Sega Saturn CD-ROM disc, 10-page colour manual, spine card.

Virtua Fighter CG Portrait Series Vol.8 Lion Rafale
バーチャファイター CGポートレートシリーズ Vol.8 リオン・ラファール

SEGA SATURN
DETAILS
Format Sega Saturn
Released 26 Jan 1996
Publisher Sega
Product ID GS-9071
Size (cm) 14.2 x 12.4 x 1
Weight (kg) 0.10
PRICE
STATUS
Vol.8 of the 'CG Portait Series' sees rich-kid pretty-boy Lion strut his stuff to the excrutiating vibes of 'Winner or Loser', a track that's worth it just for the mangled english: 'Oh, I kick your heart...'

CD case, Sega Saturn CD-ROM disc, 10-page colour manual, spine card.

Virtua Fighter 2
バーチャファイター2
GUIDE BOOK
DETAILS
Format Guide Book
Released 25 Feb 1996
Publisher Tokumashoten
Product ID (no ISBN#)
Size (cm) 21 x 14.8 x 1.5 (A5)
Weight (kg) 0.36
PRICE
STATUS
Efficient indie guide book that features a very complete move list section, 'beginner', 'standard', and 'expert' tactics, and additional 'notes', 'strategy' and 'Saturn appendix' chapters. Nae bad.

210 pages, full colour, Japanese.

Virtua Fighter CG Portrait Series Vol.9 Kage Maru
バーチャファイター CGポートレートシリーズ Vol.9 影丸

SEGA SATURN
DETAILS
Format Sega Saturn
Released 1 Mar 1996
Publisher Sega
Product ID GS-9067
Size (cm) 14.2 x 12.4 x 1
Weight (kg) 0.10
PRICE
STATUS
Kage makes the most of his 'CG Portait Series' to slip and slide through city scapes to the queasy and dreary sounds of 'Dare Mo Shiranai'.

CD case, Sega Saturn CD-ROM disc, 10-page colour manual, spine card.

Virtua Fighter CG Portrait Series Vol.10 Jeffry McWild
バーチャファイター CGポートレートシリーズ Vol.10 ジェフリー・マクワイルト

SEGA SATURN
DETAILS
Format Sega Saturn
Released 1 Mar 1996
Publisher Sega
Product ID GS-9072
Size (cm) 14.2 x 12.4 x 1
Weight (kg) 0.10
PRICE
STATUS
Vol.10 of the 'CG Portrait Series' provides solid proof that Jeffry loves to swim, and has very large feet. The slow and soppy 'Ano Nami Wo Koete' is best left forgotten.

CD case, Sega Saturn CD-ROM disc, 10-page colour manual, spine card.

Virtua Fighter CG Portrait Series The Final Dural
バーチャファイター CGポートレートシリーズ The Final デュラル

SEGA SATURN
DETAILS
Format Sega Saturn
Released ?
Publisher Sega
Product ID GS-9073
Size (cm) 14.2 x 12.4 x 0.3
Weight (kg) 0.10
PRICE
STATUS
Dural's 'The Final' installment of the VF 'CG Portrait Series' was available only as a mail-in promo disc, and as such has become quite a collectible of sorts.

Cardboard sleeve, Sega Saturn CD-ROM disc, insert.

Virtua Fighter 2 Wheel of Fortune The Best Bout
バーチャファイター2 ウィール・オブ・フォーチュン ザ・ベストバウト

VIDEO CD
DETAILS
Format Video CD
Released 29 Mar 1996
Publisher Toshiba EMI
Product ID TYIY-5002
Size (cm) 14.2 x 12.4 x 2.4
Weight (kg) 0.20
PRICE
STATUS
Double Video CD set featuring 'Combination Blow', 'Aerial' and 'Encounter' tactics for every character. Some footage is taken from the 'Mission's' videos, and some is new.

Double CD case, 2 x Video CDs, 4-page colour manual, spine card.

Virtua Fighter 2 Sega Saturn Fighting Manual
バーチャファイター2 セガサターンファイティングマニュアル
VOL.2 FOR EXPERT
DETAILS
Format Guide Book
Released 11 May 1996
Publisher Famitsu
Product ID ISBN4-89366-499-9
Size (cm) 21 x 14.8 x 1.1 (A5)
Weight (kg) 0.32
PRICE
STATUS
Second 'Fighting Manual' guide book from the Famitsu team.
Quickly gets its teeth into the finest, sweetest, and most deadly combinations and strategies, all illustrated by photos and flow charts.
This is a good one.

176 pages, full colour, Japanese.

Virtua Fighter Relax
バーチャファイター リラックス
GUIDE BOOK
DETAILS
Format Guide Book
Released 13 Sep 1996
Publisher Famitsu
Product ID ISBN4-89366-571-5
Size (cm) 21 x 14.8 x 1.1 (A5)
Weight (kg) 0.34
PRICE
STATUS
Closure for Famitsu's extensive Virtua Fighter guide book series with this 'tribute book' of sorts.
Full of advanced hints, Q&As, in-jokes and fuckarounds; along with some additional combos thrown in here and there.

168 pages, full colour, Japanese.

Virtua Fighter 2 [Satacore]
バーチャファイター2 [サタコレ]

SEGA SATURN COLLECTION
DETAILS
Format Sega Saturn
Released 25 Apr 1997
Publisher Sega
Product ID GS-9146
Size (cm) 14.2 x 12.4 x 1
Weight (kg) 0.10
PRICE
STATUS
'Sega Saturn Collection' re-issue.

CD case, Sega Saturn CD-ROM disc, 30-page colour manual, spine card.

Virtua Fighter 2
バーチャファイター2

SEGA AGES 2500 SERIES Vol.16
DETAILS
Format PlayStation 2
Released 14 Oct 2004
Publisher Sega
Product ID SLPM-62547
Size (cm) 19 x 13.5 x 1.5
Weight (kg) 0.18
PRICE
STATUS
Direct port of VF2 for PlayStation 2, Vol.16 in the Sega Ages 2500 series.
Read up about this first: some players have complained about control issues.

PS2 case, PlayStation 2 DVD-ROM disc, colour booklet, 'Sega Ages 2500' file card.

 



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