World Heroes Anthology

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World Heroes Anthology
World Heroes Anthology Coverart.png
Developer(s) Prosoft
Publisher(s) SNK, Takara
Platform(s) PlayStation 2
Release date(s)
  • JP October 18, 2007
  • NA March 11, 2008
  • AUS September 25, 2008
  • EU November 7, 2008
Genre(s) Versus fighting game
Mode(s) Single-player, 2 player Competitive
Cabinet Horizontal
Sound 1xYM-2610
Display Raster 304 x 224

World Heroes Anthology, known in Japan as World Heroes Gorgeous (ワールドヒーローズ ゴージャス?), is a game compilation, which includes all four games from ADK's World Heroes series, which were a part of the early Neo Geo titles from SNK. The four games presented here World Heroes, World Heroes 2, World Heroes 2 Jet, and World Heroes Perfect. The compilation was released for the PlayStation 2 on March 11, 2008.[1]

Story[edit]

The main storyline is based around Dr. Brown who has created a time machine able to bring together fighters from various times in history, with the goal of determining the greatest fighter of all time. As the games focus on different time frames throughout history, most of its characters are based on real people.

Reception[edit]

Reception
Aggregate score
Aggregator Score
Metacritic 53/100[4]
Review scores
Publication Score
Eurogamer 5/10[5]
GamesMaster 39%[6]
GameSpot 5.5/10[7]
GamesRadar 3/5 stars[8]
IGN 5.3/10[9]
X-Play 2/5 stars[10]

The game received "mixed" reviews according to video game review aggregator Metacritic.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Official website of World Heroes Anthology.
  2. ^ "World Heroes Gorgeous". 1UP.com. Retrieved February 21, 2016. 
  3. ^ Ahearn, Nate (September 21, 2007). "TGS 2007: World Heroes Gorgeous Hands-On". IGN. Retrieved February 21, 2016. 
  4. ^ a b "World Heroes Anthology for PlayStation 2 Reviews". Metacritic. Retrieved February 21, 2016. 
  5. ^ Spencer, Spanner (November 23, 2008). "SNK Retro Compilation Roundup". Eurogamer. Retrieved February 21, 2016. 
  6. ^ "World Heroes Anthology". GamesMaster: 84. December 25, 2008. 
  7. ^ Anderson, Lark (May 15, 2008). "World Heroes Anthology Review". GameSpot. Retrieved February 21, 2016. 
  8. ^ Hodgson, David S.J. (April 4, 2008). "World Heroes Anthology review". GamesRadar. Retrieved February 21, 2016. 
  9. ^ Clements, Ryan (March 17, 2008). "World Heroes Anthology Review". IGN. Retrieved February 21, 2016. 
  10. ^ Marriott, Scott Alan (March 27, 2008). "World Heroes Anthology". X-Play. Archived from the original on April 2, 2008. Retrieved February 21, 2016. 

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