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World Heroes

Average Rating: 6.85/10
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Primary Name
World Heroes
Alternate Names
ワールドヒーローズ
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1
Maximum Players
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Release Date
1992-06-28
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World Heroes
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Japanese Neo Geo CD edition
Rel Date: 1995-03-17
Publisher: SNK Corporation
Neo Geo
Developer: ADK
Media: CD-ROM
Region: 
Rating: (Not Rated)
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North American Genesis edition
Rel Date: 1994-08-16
Publisher: SEGA Corporation
SEGA Genesis
Developer: SEGA Corporation
Media: Cartridge
Region: North America
Rating: VRC: MA-13
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North American SNES edition
Rel Date: 1993-09-00
Publisher: Sunsoft
SNES
Developer: Sunsoft
Media: Cartridge
Region: North America
Rating: ESRB: T
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Japanese Super Famicom edition
Rel Date: 1993-08-12
Publisher: Sunsoft
SNES
Developer: Sunsoft
Media: Cartridge
Region: Asia (Except China)
Rating: (Not Rated)
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Rel Date: 1993-00-00
Publisher: Sunsoft
SNES
Developer: Sunsoft
Media: Cartridge
Region: Europe and Oceania
Rating: (Not Rated)
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World Heroes
Nick: 
Japanese Neo Geo edition
Rel Date: 1992-09-11
Publisher: SNK Corporation
Neo Geo
Developer: ADK
Media: Cartridge
Region: 
Rating: (Not Rated)
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World Heroes
Nick: 
North American Neo Geo edition
Rel Date: 1992-09-11
Publisher: SNK Corporation
Neo Geo
Developer: ADK
Media: Cartridge
Region: 
Rating: (Not Rated)
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World Heroes
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Arcade edition
Rel Date: 1992-06-28
Publisher: ADK, SNK Corporation
Arcade
Developer: ADK, SNK Corporation
Media: Arcade Machine
Region: 
Rating: (Not Rated)
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Description Edit | History

World Heroes is controlled with three of the four buttons ("A" to punch, "B" to kick and "C" to throw) used along with an 8-way joystick on the Neo Geo MVS arcade cabinet. The punch and kick buttons are pressure-sensitive, so the harder the players press, the more powerful the punches or kicks become, while lighter taps can create weaker, but faster punches or kicks. The throw button C, if close enough to the opponent, grabs and throws the opponent across the stage; however, if standing near either side of a stage, the opponent would be tossed the opposite direction. Introduced in the fighting game genre by World Heroes are some abilities exclusive to some characters that were used in several later fighting games, such as multi-jumping using Hanzou and Fuuma, and shooting projectiles from the air using Rasputin.

There are two different play modes for players to choose from: "Normal Game" and "Death Match". In "Normal Game", players have to select one of the eight playable characters in the roster, and defeat the other seven playable characters in a random order, followed by a battle against the final boss Geegus (misspelled as "Gee Gus" in localized English versions), all by using the chosen character. If the player loses a battle, he or she will decide whether to continue (by inserting coin) or quit. If the player defeats an opponent, he or she will move on the the next opponent; however, if the player wins against the final boss Geegus, the game will show the ending of the player's chosen character, followed by the "game over" screen, and back to attract mode; however, if a player beats a high score, he or she will type in three letters or text symbols to record his or her record before the "game over" screen appears. In "Death Match", players will fight in a ring with environmental hazards such as electricity and fire surrounding it, which players must avoid while fighting. Players also can force their opponents against the environmental hazards using several moves.

Source: Wikipedia, "World Heroes (arcade game)", available under the CC-BY-SA License.

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