It is a big name conglomerate that is not unheard of in
advanced countries. PROBE-NEXUS has had substantial economic influence after the
reconstruction of a devastated country. But within the corporation, there is a
change needed after the first generation of PROBE-NEXUS' initial creation has
Vlad, the founder of the corporation and its chairman,
announced his abrupt retirement for unclear reasons. Rumors passed through the
population that he sponsored an underground fighting tournament known as the
Fight for Survival, or F.F.S. for short., and they speculated this as the reason
for his retirement.
Even so, the F.F.S., now in its sixth incarnation, would
continue to rage on. Who would be behind the sponsorship this time?
All 16 fighters of The
Rumble Fish 2.
The sequel to The Rumble Fish brings
back the entire roster from the first game and introduces several new characters
to the roster, including: Bazoo, Sheryl, Mito, Lud, and Beatrice. The core
gameplay system from the first game is kept in place, but there are some
That's a lotta punches...
The Offense and Defense gauges have been divided into three
sections each, allowing for more usage of Offensive and Defensive Arts, as well
as techniques tied to each gauge. An addition to the system is the Boost Dive,
which puts each character into a powered-up state according to their style. All
returning characters offer some new moves, and some commands have changed.
Unfortunately, I never
got around to playing the first Rumble
Fish... and you guessed it, I haven't played the sequel either. At a
glance, some of RF2's character designs are fairly interesting. From the gameplay
footage I've seen, it seems like a solid enough game... definitely one I want to
try eventually. Here's an idea: How about they release a compilation pack with
both games for PS3/360 or even PS4/XB1? I'd buy it in a heartbeat. ~TFG