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World Heroes technical data

Name World Heroes
System Genesis - Mega Drive
Year 1994
Developer Alpha Denshi
Genre Fighting

World Heroes is a fighting video game developed by Alpha Denshi and released for the Sega Genesis/Mega Drive in 1994. It was the first game in the World Heroes series, which would spawn four more sequels over time.

The game features eight characters from different eras of history, each with their own unique moves and special attacks. The goal of the game is to defeat all other opponents and become the champion of the World Heroes Tournament. Each character has a life bar that depletes as they take damage, and when it reaches zero, they are defeated. There are also three difficulty levels to choose from, which affect how much damage enemies can dish out and how quickly they attack.

The control scheme of World Heroes consists of an 8-way directional pad (D-pad) for movement, two action buttons (A and B) for attacking and guarding, and one start button to pause or end matches. The action buttons allow players to perform standard punches, kicks, throws, and other special attacks depending on the character being used. There are also additional techniques that can be performed by pressing certain combinations of buttons at once, such as a “super move” that can be used to finish off an opponent quickly.

The stages in World Heroes feature various hazards such as spikes on the walls or floors that can cause extra damage if touched by either fighter. Additionally, some stages feature environmental objects like boulders or barrels that can be thrown at opponents for extra damage or knocked into them to stun them momentarily. These objects can also be used defensively by blocking incoming attacks with them instead of taking direct damage from them.

The single-player mode in World Heroes consists of seven opponents that must be defeated consecutively before facing off against the final boss character who holds the title of “World Hero”. Defeating this boss character will grant access to secret characters not available in normal play as well as bonus points needed to unlock additional content within the game itself.

Multiplayer options include support for up to four players simultaneously via split-screen or link cable connection depending on hardware availability. This allows friends or family members to compete against each other locally in either tag team matches where two players team up against two others or free-for-all brawls where everyone fights each other until only one remains standing victorious at the end.

Overall, World Heroes is a classic fighting game with a unique cast of characters taken from different periods throughout history combined with simple yet effective gameplay mechanics that make it easy for anyone regardless of skill level to pick up and play without feeling overwhelmed by complex inputs or overly difficult AI opponents found in modern day titles within this genre

Genesis - Mega Drive Fighting games