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Fatal Fury: King of Fighters
Box artwork for Fatal Fury: King of Fighters.
Japanese title 餓狼 伝説 (Garō Densetsu: Shukumei no Tatakai)
Developer(s) SNK
Publisher(s) SNK
Distributor(s) Wii Virtual Console, GameTap
Release date(s)
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Arcade
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Neo Geo
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Neo Geo CD
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SNES
Flag of the United States.svg April, 1993
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Sega Genesis
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Wii Virtual Console
Genre(s) Fighting
System(s) Arcade, Neo Geo, Sega Genesis, SNES, Wii
Players 1-2
Rating(s)
CERO: CERO B.jpg Ages 12 and up
ESRB: ESRB T.png Teen
PEGI: PEGI 12.png Ages 12+
OFLC: OFLC PG.svg Parental Guidance
Followed by Fatal Fury 2
Series Fatal Fury
Neoseeker Related Pages
This is the first game in the Fatal Fury series. For other games in the series see the Fatal Fury category.

The first game of the Fatal Fury series allowed players to select one of three characters, Terry Bogard, Andy Bogard, and Joe Higashi, as they battled a gauntlet of computer-controlled opponents ending with Billy Kane and Geese Howard. When two players were playing, players had the option of either playing cooperatively against a computer opponent or competitively against each other.

The Fatal Fury series chronicles the rise of the "Hungry Wolf" Terry Bogard (hence the Japanese title, which translates to Legend of the Hungry Wolf), and the simultaneous fall of the criminal empire of Geese Howard. Like many other SNK titles of the time, the first installment takes place in a fictitious American city called Southtown. Brimming with violence and corruption, Southtown forms the ideal backdrop for the annual King of Fighters fighting tournament, organized by the notorious crime lord Geese. No fighter has ever managed to beat his right-hand man and appointed champion, Billy Kane, until Terry arrives on the scene.

Table of Contents

Character Select[edit]

Joe Terry Andy
Duck King Richard Michael Tung Hwa Raiden Billy
Geese