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vf2o: MAME ROM Information.


Virtua Fighter 2 (c) 1994 Sega.


Sega Model 2A hardware

Main CPU : i960KB (@ 25 Mhz), 68000 (@ 12 Mhz)

Sound Chips : SCSP (@ 12 Mhz)

Players : 2

Control : 8-way joystick

Buttons : 4


Released in November 1994.

Virtua Fighter 2 (or VF2 for short) was a technical knockout for its time with 300,000 polygons per second. Two times faster than "Virtua Fighter".

A super deformed version of this game, "Virtua Fighter Kids", was released in 1996.

Soundtrack releases:

[JP] [Audio CD] Feb. 22, 1995; Virtua Fighter 2 Sound Track [TYCY-5410]

[JP] [Audio CD] July 26, 1995; Dancing Shadows. - Virtua Fighter 2 [TYCY-5449]

Video releases:

[JP] [VHS] Feb. 22, 1995; Virtua Fighter 2 [TYVY-5004]

[JP] [VHS] Apr. 20, 1995; Virtua Fighter 2 [Gamest Video Vol.15]

[JP] [VHS] Apr. 26, 1995; Virtua Fighter 2 - Eternal Battle [TYVY-5006]

[JP] [Video CD] June 23, 1995; Virtua Fighter 2 [TYIY-5001]

[JP] [VHS] Nov. 08, 1995; Wheel of Fortune - Virtua Fighter 2 [Akira] [TYVH-5004]

[JP] [VHS] Nov. 08, 1995; Wheel of Fortune - Virtua Fighter 2 [Jacky] [TYVH-5005]

[JP] [VHS] Nov. 08, 1995; Wheel of Fortune - Virtua Fighter 2 [Sarah] [TYVH-5006]

[JP] [VHS] Nov. 08, 1995; Wheel of Fortune - Virtua Fighter 2 [Lau] [TYVH-5007]

[JP] [VHS] Nov. 08, 1995; Wheel of Fortune - Virtua Fighter 2 [Pai] [TYVH-5008]

[JP] [VHS] Nov. 08, 1995; Wheel of Fortune - Virtua Fighter 2 [Wolf] [TYVH-5009]

[JP] [VHS] Nov. 08, 1995; Wheel of Fortune - Virtua Fighter 2 [Jeffry] [TYVH-5010]

[JP] [VHS] Nov. 08, 1995; Wheel of Fortune - Virtua Fighter 2 [Kage] [TYVH-5011]

[JP] [VHS] Nov. 08, 1995; Wheel of Fortune - Virtua Fighter 2 [Shun] [TYVH-5012]

[JP] [VHS] Nov. 08, 1995; Wheel of Fortune - Virtua Fighter 2 [Lion] [TYVH-5013]

[JP] [VHS] Nov. 08, 1995; Wheel of Fortune - Virtua Fighter 2 [Dural] [TYVH-5014]

[JP] [Video CD] Mar. 29, 1996; Virtua Fighter 2 - Wheel of Fortune The Best Bout [TYIY-5002]

Related literatures:

[JP] Mar. 09, 1995; Virtua Fighter 2 Act.1 [Gamest Mook Vol.5]

[JP] June 20, 1995; Virtua Fighter 2 Act.2 [Gamest Mook Vol.10]

[JP] Dec. 10, 1995; Virtua Fighter 2 Act.3 [Gamest Mook Vol.19]


* Slow motion replay : Hold Punch + Kick + Dodge immediately after winning a round. This may only be done once per game.

* Replay taunt : Hold Punch, Kick, or Dodge during a replay. Another taunt is available if a round is won in less than ten seconds.

* View credits : Hold Start during demo mode.

* Alternate music : Hold Start in the brief pause before the first match of each round. Player one and two's Start butting brings up different music.

* Alternate costumes : Hold Up while choosing a fighter at the character selection screen.

* Hint : View Kage unmasked : Fight as Kage and win twenty consecutive matches. From now on, Kage's mask will fall off when he is knocked down.

* Hint : Bird in Jacky's stage : Hold all buttons and both joysticks down during Jacky's mountain stage to bring a bird that will appear in the background. It will fly over the fighter that loses the match.

* Hint : Shake high score screen : Play as Akira and get to the high score screen. Enter you initials, but do not select "End". Move Akira back as far as possible, then execute any special move.


1. Virtua Fighter (1993)

2. Virtua Fighter 2 (1994)

3. Virtua Fighter Remix (1995)

4. Virtua Fighter Kids (1996)

5. Virtua Fighter 3 (1996)

6. Virtua Fighter 3 - Team Battle (1997)

7. Virtua Fighter 4 (2001)

8. Virtua Fighter 4 Evolution (2002)

9. Virtua Fighter 4 Final Tuned (2004)

10. Virtua Fighter Cyber Generation - Judgment Six No Yabou (2004, Sony PlayStation 2)

11. Virtua Fighter 5 (2006)

12. Virtua Fighter 5 R (2008)

13. Virtua Fighter 5 - Final Showdown (2010)


Main programmer : Toru Ikebuchi

Main designer : Kazuhiro Izaki

Motion choreographer : Shin Kimura

Variety : Tetsuya Kaku

Enemy : Daichi Katagiri

Object : Kazuhiko Yamada

Character Effects : Takeshi Suzuki

Co-processor : Eisuke Miura

AI&Rank mode : Kota Matsumoto

Motion set : Shinji Ohshima

Stage Effects : Takashi Fujimura

Scroll : Goho Ogura

Motion designers : Toshiya Inoue, Takayuki Ota, Naotake Nishimura, Yasuo Kawagoshi, Kaoru Nagahama

Character designers : Tomohiro Ishii, Kaori Yamamoto

Stage designers : Toshihiro Nagoshi, Yasuko Suzuki, Takafumi Kagaya, Makoto Osaki

Texture designers : Kenji Okada, Takashi Isono, Kaznori O, Jeffry Buchanan, Yukinobu Arikawa

Scroll designer : Hideaki Kato

Motion capture : Susumu Takatsuka

Planning support : Manabu Tsukamoto, Hiroshi Masui

Publicist : Fumio Kurokawa

Sound designers : Takayuki Nakamura, Takenobu Mitsuyoshi, Youichi Ueda, Akiko Hashimoto


Producer & Director : Yu Suzuki


* Consoles :

Sega Saturn [JP] (Dec. 01, 1995) "Virtua Fighter 2 [Model GS-9079]"

Sega Saturn [JP] (Apr. 05, 1997) "Virtua Fighter 2 [Sega Saturn Collection] [Model GS-9146]"

Sega Genesis [US] (1997) "Virtua Fighter 2 [Model 1845]"

Sony PlayStation 2 [JP] (Oct. 14, 2004) "Virtua Fighter 2 [Sega Ages 2500 Series Vol.16] [Model SLPM-62547]"

Sony PlayStation 2 [US] (July, 11, 2006) "Sega Genesis Collection [Model SLUS-21542]"

Sony PSP [US] (Nov. 16, 2006) "Sega Genesis Collection [Model ULUS-10192]"

Sony PlayStation 2 [EU] (Feb., 02, 2007) "Sega Mega Drive Collection [Model SLES-54333]"

Sony PSP [EU] (Feb., 02, 2007) "Sega Mega Drive Collection [Model ULES-00556]"

Sony PSP [AU] (Feb., 08, 2007) "Sega Mega Drive Collection [Model ULES 00556]"

Nintendo Wii [Virtual Console] [JP] (Mar. 20, 2007) "Virtua Fighter 2 [Model MAWJ]" (Mega Drive version)

Nintendo Wii [Virtual Console] [US] (Apr. 16, 2007) "Virtua Fighter 2 [Model MAWE]" (Mega Drive version)

Nintendo Wii [Virtual Console] [EU] (May 05, 2007) "Virtua Fighter 2 [Model MAWP]" (Mega Drive version)

* Computers :

PC [MS-Windows] (Sep. ??, 1997) [HCJ-0127]

PC [MS-Windows] [EU] (Nov. 26, 2010) "Sega Mega Drive Classic Collection Volume 3"

PC [MS-Windows] [US] (Mar. 15, 2011) "Sega Genesis Classic Collection [Gold Edition]"

PC [MS-Windows] [EU] (Mar. 18, 2011) "Sega Mega Drive Classic Collection [Gold Edition]"

* Others :

Tiger R-Zone (1996)


Game's rom.

Machine's picture.

MAME Info:

0.87u2 [R. Belmont]

0.87u1 [R. Belmont]


- 0.127u1: Changed description to 'Virtua Fighter 2 (Version 2.1)'.

- 0.126u1: Peabo and ElSemi added clone Virtua Fighter 2 (Revision A). Added sound1 rom ($400000) from clone (Revision A) to Virtua Fighter 2, (ver 2.1) and (Revision B).

- 0.126: Changed description of clone 'Virtua Fighter 2 (ver B)' to 'Virtua Fighter 2 (Revision B)'.

- 0.87u2: Added clone Virtua Fighter 2 (original). Changed 'Virtua Fighter 2' to clone 'Virtua Fighter 2 (ver B)'. Renamed (vf2) to (vf2b) and (vf21) to (vf2).

- 0.87u1: R. Belmont added Virtua Fighter 2 (Sega 1995) and clone (ver 2.1).

- 24th September 2004: R. Belmont - Even more Model 2 and i960 work... Virtua Fighter 2.

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* Model 2

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Romset: 48384 kb / 36 files / 18.4 zip

MAME XML Output:

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