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Average Player Score Based on 224 ratings
8.1
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Score Breakdown Based on 224 ratings
  1. 10 (49)
  2. 9 (83)
  3. 8 (53)
  4. 7 (12)
  5. 6 (9)
  6. 5 (5)
  7. 4 (1)
  8. 3 (1)
  9. 2 (1)
  10. 1 (10)

Most Helpful Positive Player Reviews

  • User Rating:9.3

    THE GREATEST

    This is the Best fighting game for me I enjoyed so much at that time on the arcades that kept me comin' over and over to them just to play that game & even to play with others to see who's the best.Man what a thrill it ... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful

What Gamespot Users have to say about The King of Fighters '97

  • User Rating:10

    KoF 97

    this game is a super amazing example of the fighters back in the day!! this game is just amazing to play!! i have completed the game with amazing characters that really put me trough the action that the game has to offe... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.7

    Yet another great beat-em-up by SNK

    Yet another of SNK's greatest title gets released on PSX after being successful on arcade and Neo-Geo. The King of Fighters 97, the fourth one of the series, is just as SNK had gotten us used to. But don't let that fool ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.3

    THE GREATEST

    This is the Best fighting game for me I enjoyed so much at that time on the arcades that kept me comin' over and over to them just to play that game & even to play with others to see who's the best.Man what a thrill it ... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:10

    KoF 97

    The graphics at this time were not the best but people that have played this game have to agree with me when i say that the game is just a good taste of old school This game is just one of the best i have played so far. ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9

    solid port of an even more great game

    KOF 97 stands as a solid 2-D fighting while keeping the fighting style created for the 96 version kept making significant improvements . This is a PS1 KOF version so you better be ready... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful