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Platform: Capcom CPS1

Final Fight (Japan set 1)

| 1989
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Controls/Input Device: Control(joy8way), Buttons(3)
Number of Players: 2
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MAME folder name: ffightj

Display: raster 384x224 @ 59.61Hz (59.61 pixclock)
Sound: 1 channels

Emulated in MAME via driver cps1.c:
Status: good; Emulation: good
Graphic: good; Sound: good; Color: good
Palette size: 3072; Savestate: unsupported

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Mameinfo.dat entry:
0.37b10 [Yochizo]


WIP:

- 0.147u2: hap fixed clone Omega Fighter Special. The game fails to boot or finish post. After showing bad rom errors, the game resets.

- 0.147u1: Fixed maincpu rom loading.

- 0.122u7: Fixed gfx1/2/3/4/5 rom loading.

- 0.89u3: Changed Z80 CPU2 clock speed to 5MHz.

- 0.37b10: Yochizo added 'Omega Fighter' (UPL 1989) and clone Omega Fighter Special.

- 21st November 2000: Yochizo fixed some graphics bugs in the Omega Fighter / Atomic Robo-kid driver.

- 8th November 2000: Yochizo sent in a driver for Omega Fighter and Atomic Robo-kid.

- 25th April 1999: Dumped Omega Fighter Special.


LEVELS: 8 (restarts once)


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Romset: 2016 kb / 8 files / 457.8 zip


Credits Mameinfo and Mametesters Project Robert J. Rabgno et al.
History.dat entry:
Final Fight (c) 1989 Capcom Company, Limited.

Jessica, the daughter of the city Mayor Mike Haggar has been kidnapped by the evil 'Mad Gear' gang. Set in the fictional Metro City, Haggar rounds up two of his closest friends, Guy and Cody, and sets out to battle Mad Gear's gang members and ultimately rescue his daughter.

1 or 2 players choose to play as either Guy, Cody or Haggar in this superb, sideways scrolling beat-em-up. As well as the standard punch and kick moves, each character also has a special attack. This move is powerful enough to fell several enemies at once, but with the trade-off that each time a special attack is executed, some of the player's energy is lost. Energy levels can be replenished by finding the food that lies hidden in certain crates and barrels. Some of the Mad Gear gang members will drop a weapon when they are felled. These weapons can then be picked up and used by the players.

After the benchmark-setting "Double Dragon", released by Technos in 1987, Final Fight would become the standard-bearer of the scrolling beat-em-up genre. Featuring a large variety of distinctive, well animated characters moving through colorful and detailed backgrounds, and with a control system that is as intuitive as it is complex, Final Fight is still considered to be the finest example of its kind.

- TECHNICAL -

Runs on the "CP System" hardware.
B-Board ID: 88622B-3

Players: Up to 2 simultaneously.
Control per player: 8-way joystick.
Buttons per player: 3.
=> [1] Attack, [2] Jump, [3] Release (when grabbed by enemies).

- TRIVIA -

Final Fight was released in December 1989 in the Japanese arcades. It was known there as the 8th video game made for the CP System.

This game was originally billed as the sequel to "Street Fighter" and was to be called "Street Fighter '89". While the game had become a major hit in its own right, Capcom decided to change the name to "Final Fight" and save the "Street Fighter" name for another game, 2 years later.

Guy's name is written with the kanji meaning 'victory song'. The character of Guy has been allegedly inspired by the lead singer of the post hardcore group Fugazi, Guy Picciotto.

The enemy character, Andore, and all of his relatives (Andore Jr., Uncle Andore, Father Andore and Grandfather Andore) are Capcom's homage to the now late WWF Champion, Andre Rene Roussimoff, better known as 'Andre the Giant'.

Two other Mad Gear characters, Axl and Slash, are parodies of the lead singer and guitarist respectively from American rock band, 'Guns N' Roses'.

Poison is taken from the glam rock group of the '80s, in which the singer used to wear a similar hat to the female character in the game. The character Poison is actually a male transvestite and so is Roxy (although a translation error in the Capcom Classics Collection character profiles refers to Roxy as a female).

Abigail is a King Diamond album, whose singer (King Diamond) resembles the character in the game.

Sodom is a famous German thrash metal band founded in the eighties.

The enemy character 'Two P' appears in "Forgotten Worlds" as the second player ('Two P' for 2P, 'Player 2').

The game shares a similar plot with the 1984 movie 'Streets of Fire' directed by Walter Hill. Starring : Michael Paré, Diane Lane, Rick Moranis and Willem Dafoe. Here's a list of the things the movie and the game have in common (Warning! Contains movie spoilers) :
1) The main character played by Michael Paré is named 'Tom Cody' and resembles the game character. Wears jeans and a white shirt at some points during the movie.
2) The city is plagued by gangs and a motorcycle gang kidnaps Cody's Ex girlfriend.
3) The cop that arranges a meeting between Cody and the Gang's boss is nothing other than a corrupted cop by the name of 'Ed Price', the only Cop in the game is called 'Eddie'.
4) The city has an old and trashed look similar to the game.
5) At the end of the movie, Cody leaves the girl just like in the game. Only this time there is no 'Guy' to stop him from leaving (see Final Fight ending sequence)

Known re-release: "Final Fight [B-Board 89625B-1]"
Known Export release: "Final Fight [B-Board 89624B-3]"

A bootleg of this game is known as "Final Crash".

Before the release of "Final Fight", Capcom released a vertically scrolling driving/shoot-em-up called "Mad Gear".

Pony Canyon/Scitron released a limited-edition soundtrack album for this game (Final Fight : G.S.M. Capcom 3 - PCCB-00030) on May 21, 1990.

- UPDATES -

First revision:
* No Build Date screen.

Second revision:
* Buid Date screen added.
* Build date: 900112

Third revision:
* Build date: 900305

Fourth revision:
* Build date: 900613

- TIPS AND TRICKS -

* At the front of the train of Level 2, stand on the barrel and let the clock get to about 45. You will skip the section without defeating the Mad Gear guys.

* Special Endings : Finish the game without having to continue to see an additional credit sequence (meet the staff).

* Hidden Stuff :
Gaining extra points : To gain jewels and other high points items from breakable stuff like barrels, dustbins. Execute the jump+down attack move. (Cody - headbutt, Guy - Elbow). When doing the move, rapidly jag controller left to right. Usually, jewels will appear instead of other cheap things.
Crewing Gum : When fighting Eddie B. (Cop), you will notice that he spit out a wad of gum. That thing will give you about half a life if you pick it up.
Last Boss : Cody is able to punch away the bolts that the last boss fires. No other character can do it.
Off the wall attack : Besides doing the normal off the wall flying kick, you can change it into a flying elbow drop by doing down+attack.
Hidden Gems : On the way to the last boss, there is a stage when there are some pillars. Located at the bottom of each pillar are gems. Make sure you get them.

* Super Combo : This super combo can be easily executed with Cody or Guy, but it's a bit tougher with Haggar. To begin, initiate a punching combo (press attack, attack, attack for Cody or Guy) or (attack, attack for Haggar.) While you're pressing these buttons, hold the D-pad AWAY from your enemy. Before you do your final ending combo blow, you will throw the enemy, delivering massive damage!
Note : You can also start this combo with a jumping knee (jump and hold down, press attack) to deal even more damage! (This will not work for Haggar).
There's an easier way to do this: simply pull the joystick down while punching and the combo will finish throwing the enemy.

* Cody is the only character who can attack with a knife without throwing it. Press Attack while standing next to an enemy to stab them.

- SERIES -

1. Final Fight [B-Board 88622B-3] (1989, Arcade)
2. Final Fight 2 [Model SHVC-F2] (1993, Super Famicom)
3. Mighty Final Fight (1993, Famicom)
4. Final Fight Tough [Model SHVC-AFZJ-JPN] (1995, Super Famicom)
5. Final Fight Revenge (1999, Arcade)
6. Final Fight - Streetwise (2006, PS2/XBOX)

- STAFF -

Planner : Pon G, Akira Nishitani (Nin), Akira Yasuda (Akiman)
Programmers : Kiyomi Kaneko (Kanekon), Shin., Tomiyan, Yokoyan
Character designers : S.Y., Tissue, Prince
Backgrounds designers : Mikman, Okachan, Fukumary, Nissui
Music : Yoshihiro Sakaguchi (Youki Chan's papa)

Special thanks : CBX, Noritaka Funamizu (Poo), Chin, Yamachan

- PORTS -

Here is a list of Japanese ports. To see ports released in other regions, please see the export version entry; "Final Fight [B-Board 89624B-3]".

* Consoles :
Nintendo Super Famicom [JP] (December 21, 1990) "Final Fight [Model SHVC-FT]"
Nintendo Super Famicom [JP] (March 20, 1992) "Final Fight Guy [Model SHVC-FY]"
Sega Mega CD [JP] (April 2, 1993) "Final Fight CD [Model G-6013]"
Sony PlayStation 2 [JP] (March 2, 2006) "Capcom Classics Collection [Model SLPM-66317]"

* Handhelds :
Nintendo Game Boy Advance [JP] (May 25, 2001) "Final Fight One [Model AGB-AFFJ-JPN]"

* Computers :
Sharp X68000 [JP] (July 17, 1992)

- CONTRIBUTE -

Edit this entry: http://www.arcade-history.com/?&page=detail&id=838&o=2


Licensed from Alexis Bousiges under a CC Attribution 3.0 License
cheat.dat entry:
00000000 FF80AF 00000099 FFFFFFFF Infinite Time
00000001 FF8129 00000001 FFFFFFFF Clear this Scene Now! Turn Off Bonus Stage
00000001 FF80BE 00000005 FFFFFFFF Go to Final Stage Now!
00000000 FF8701 00000000 FFFFFFFF One Hit to Kill Goons
00010000 FF87C1 00000000 FFFFFFFF One Hit to Kill Goons (02/13)
00010000 FF8881 00000000 FFFFFFFF One Hit to Kill Goons (03/13)
00010000 FF8941 00000000 FFFFFFFF One Hit to Kill Goons (04/13)
00010000 FF8A01 00000000 FFFFFFFF One Hit to Kill Goons (05/13)
00010000 FF8AC1 00000000 FFFFFFFF One Hit to Kill Goons (06/13)
00010000 FF8B81 00000000 FFFFFFFF One Hit to Kill Goons (07/13)
00010000 FF8C41 00000000 FFFFFFFF One Hit to Kill Goons (08/13)
00010000 FF8D01 00000000 FFFFFFFF One Hit to Kill Goons (09/13)
00010000 FF8DC1 00000000 FFFFFFFF One Hit to Kill Goons (10/13)
00010000 FF8E81 00000000 FFFFFFFF One Hit to Kill Goons (11/13)
00010000 FF8F41 00000000 FFFFFFFF One Hit to Kill Goons (12/13)
00010000 FF9001 00000000 FFFFFFFF One Hit to Kill Goons (13/13)
00100001 FF9A80 00000008 FFFFFFFF Kill Boss Faster Now!
60000000 000000 00000000 00000000
00000000 FF85E8 00000009 FFFFFFFF Infinite Lives PL1
00000000 FF85C9 000000FE FFFFFFFF Invincibility PL1
00000000 FF8581 00000090 FFFFFFFF Infinite Energy PL1
00000000 FF860B 00000000 FFFFFFFF Punch Only Combo PL1
00000000 FF860B 00000002 FFFFFFFF Bodyblow Only Combo PL1 Haggar Finish
00000000 FF860B 00000004 FFFFFFFF Cody Finish PL1 Haggar is Punch
00000000 FF860B 00000006 FFFFFFFF Guy Finish PL1 Cody & Haggar is Punch
00000000 FF8590 00000001 FFFFFFFF Action Speed Up PL1
60000000 000000 00000000 00000000
00000000 FF86A8 00000009 FFFFFFFF Infinite Lives PL2
00000000 FF8689 000000FE FFFFFFFF Invincibility PL2
00000000 FF8641 00000090 FFFFFFFF Infinite Energy PL2
00000000 FF86CB 00000000 FFFFFFFF Punch Only Combo PL2
00000000 FF86CB 00000002 FFFFFFFF Bodyblow Only Combo PL2 Haggar Finish
00000000 FF86CB 00000004 FFFFFFFF Cody Finish PL2 Haggar is Punch
00000000 FF86CB 00000006 FFFFFFFF Guy Finish PL2 Cody & Haggar is Punch
00000000 FF8650 00000001 FFFFFFFF Action Speed Up PL2

Credit Pugsy's MAME Cheat file
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