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Average Player Score Based on 167 ratings
8.5
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Score Breakdown Based on 167 ratings
  1. 10 (31)
  2. 9 (80)
  3. 8 (43)
  4. 7 (9)
  5. 6 (0)
  6. 5 (1)
  7. 4 (0)
  8. 3 (1)
  9. 2 (0)
  10. 1 (2)

Most Helpful Positive Player Reviews

  • Rating:9.8

    To simply put it Street fighter Alpha 3, Tekken Advance, Mortal Kombbat T.E. etc can't shake a stick to this game. Truly remarkable! I recently bought King of Fighters 2000/2001 for PS2 and Capcom Vs. SNK EO for my Xbox.... Read Full Review

    3 of 4 users found the following review helpful

What Gamespot Users have to say about The King of Fighters EX2: Howling Blood

  • Rating:8.5

    Best fighting game on GBA

    I first came to know about this game from playing it on xbox via emulation. I was hooked on the game so I decided to buy it on the GBA. There are 2 other beat em up games i have played on the GBA. Super Street fighter... Read Full Review

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

    When it comes to fighting games for the GBA, this definately is one of the best games that the GBA has to offer.

    King of Fighter EX2: Howling Blood is continuation for the previous title. This games offer more intense fighting and action than its predecessors did. KOF not only offer a quality fighting game on the go, but the sound ... Read Full Review

    2 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9.1

    A must have 2D fighting game for the GBA

    As far as 2D fighting games go, this one goes above the standard. People might be unwilling due to the lack of its predecesor, but believe me this one is nothing like its predecessor. It is so good that at time I would w... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8.2

    If you can get your hands on a copy, it is a solid old-school fighting game.

    This game is actually pretty rare as of that i was fortunate enough to own a copy. the graphics are surprisingly detailed accounting to the fact of the now limited power of the GBA. you have weak and strong punches as w... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8.6

    Fans of arcade style fighting rejoice!

    Overall, this game was a fairly good title for GBA, but may not grab attention for a long while. Gameplay: 9/10 The gameplay relates mostly to the older arcade style fighting games. The controls are pretty easy to le... Read Full Review

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

    Don't shy away from this year's gba version of what is one of the greatest 2-d series merely because last year's sucked. Presentation is much improved, sound is so much better, graphics are great, but most importantly, ... Read Full Review

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

    I must say, for a gba port, Kof Ex2 holds up rather nicely. Don't get me wrong, Kof is obviously better in arcade and on console with its favourable control scheme, but the gba incarnation is quite well done. Kof Ex2 is ... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful