The fighting game customization of Hokuto no Ken (known as Fist of the North Star in the west) has provided some of the most over– –the– –above Competitive moments of all time. But if a Twitter friend shared a screenshot of the continuation screen
I was forced to power up the arcade game’s PlayStation 2 port in 2005 to see it in motion. The folks at Arc System Works really made sure to use every real estate available to them to show how doomed you are if you don’t drop another quarter or, as in my case, hit the start button to To make another trick in the arcade mode.
What first caught your attention? Is it the copious amount of scrolling text? Are the missiles firing in the background? Or maybe it is Hokuto no Ken The radiant face of the antagonist Raoh sneaks up to the screen and dares to try again. I also have to give it up for the rock music that accompanies the animation.
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