Fighting Force 2
|Fighting Force 2|
NTSC Dreamcast Cover Art
|Genre(s)||Beat 'em up|
Fighting Force 2 is the sequel to 1997's original Fighting Force, which was one of the first 3D takes on the 2D beat-em-up genre. The game was released for the PlayStation and Dreamcast and was developed by Core Design and published by Eidos Interactive. It was released in North America on November 30, 1999.
Set in the not-too-distant future, human cloning has become a reality but has been banned by international treaty. The Knackmiche Corporation is suspected of researching cloning, and mercenary Hawk Manson is sent on a covert mission to investigate.
It features hand-to-hand and weapons combat like the original game but does not include multiplayer support. While it includes more weapons and larger levels than its predecessor, the sequel includes only one playable character this time around: Hawk Manson.
Unlike its predecessor which received some decent reviews, Fighting Force 2 was not very successful, and received very low ratings from most well known gaming publications. Due to its lackluster sales and a less-than-pleased fanbase, the series eventually ended. There was almost a third game, but it was cancelled when Core Design went under.
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