Fire Pro Wrestling 3 - Legend Bout

The NEC PC-Engine Game by Human Ent.

Fire Pro Wrestling 3 - Legend Bout screenshot

Emulated in MAME !

DESCRIPTION

[CONSOLE] NEC PC-Engine Game

Fire Pro Wrestling 3 - Legend Bout © 1992 Human Entertainment.


Fire Pro Wrestling 3: Legend Bout. It provides players with 28 wrestlers and the first ever Edit mode to allow players to create their own original wrestlers.

TECHNICAL INFORMATION

Game ID: HM92006
Barcode: 4 959143 100060

Players: 4
Control: 8-Way Joystick
Buttons: 3
=> [II] Weak strike/grapple, [I] Medium strike/grapple, [Run] Run/Strong strike/grapple

TRIVIA

Released on Nov 13, 1992 in Japan.

Fire Pro Wrestling 3: Legend Bout features characters based on real life wrestlers. They are given fake names as HUMAN didn't secure any wrestling license. The following is a list of the available wrestlers with Fire Pro name shown left, and their real name listed right:

Victory Musashi = Antonio Inoki (New Japan Pro Wrestling)
Fighter Yamato = Tatsumi Fujinami (New Japan Pro Wrestling)
Hurricane Rikimaru = Riki Choshu (New Japan Pro Wrestling)
Shinya Hatamoto = Shinya Hashimoto (New Japan Pro Wrestling)
Masahiro Kono = Masahiro Chono (New Japan Pro Wrestling)
Hiro Date = Hiroshi Hase (New Japan Pro Wrestling)
Tommy Bomber = Jumbo Tsuruta (All Japan Pro Wrestling)
Hogara Tashin = Akira Taue (All Japan Pro Wrestling)
Mitsuhide Hikawa = Mitsuharu Misawa (All Japan Pro Wrestling)
Toshiie Kazama = Toshiaki Kawada (All Japan Pro Wrestling)
Teddy Gordy = Terry Gordy (All Japan Pro Wrestling)
Steel James = Steve Williams (All Japan Pro Wrestling)
Akira Saeha = Akira Maeda (Fighting Network RINGS)
Great Panther = Super Tiger (Universal Wrestling Federation)
Nobuhisa Sanada = Nobuhiko Takada (Union of Wrestling Forces International)
Kazuki Yamamoto = Kazuo Yamazaki (Union of Wrestling Forces International)
Masakatsu Higaki = Masakatsu Funaki (Pro Wrestling Fujiwara-Gumi)
Takashi Kajiwara = Yoshiaki Fujiwara (Pro Wrestling Fujiwara-Gumi)
Star Bison = Stan Hansen (All Japan Pro Wrestling)
B.G. Bull = Bruiser Brody (All Japan Pro Wrestling)
Axe Mogan = Hulk Hogan (World Wrestling Federation)
Thunder Ryu = Genichiro Tenryu (Super World of Sports)
Hitman Saber = Big Van Vader (New Japan Pro Wrestling)
Super Kaiser = Jushin Liger (New Japan Pro Wrestling)
Dynamic Billy = Dynamite Kid (All Japan Pro Wrestling)
Blade Musha = The Great Muta (New Japan Pro Wrestling)
Mad Tiger = Tiger Jeet Singh (Frontier Martial-Arts Wrestling)
Takeshi Niouden = Atsushi Onita (Frontier Martial-Arts Wrestling)

TIPS AND TRICKS

To enable the hidden wrestlers for Edit Mode, go into Edit Mode (fifth option on the main menu) and then enter the first option twice. You will be asked to input a name. Enter these Japanese characters (shown in this format: Row #, Column #): 4,4 - 3,10 - 1,14 - 1,18 - 2,5 - 7,7 (Space) - 3,4 - 1,13 - 3,1 - 5,8. Select end to go to the character select screen. Hold Select while cycling through the wrestlers to have the 4 hidden characters appear.

To enable the Password screen, choose the last option of the main menu, then the first option that appears twice, then enter any of the following:

FPRO3SENSEI = 4 hidden wrestlers, these are:

Rikiouzan = Rikidozan (Japan Wrestling Association)
The Eliminator = The Destroyer (All Japan Pro Wrestling)
Carlos Krauser = Karl Gotch (New Japan Pro Wrestling)
R.J. Phase = Lou Thesz (New Japan Pro Wrestling)

FPRO3WOMAN = Female referee
AAAAA = See the normal ending upon winning a match
LEGENDROAD = Enable Hard Mode to face the hidden wrestlers at the end
HUMANSAIKO = See the Hard Mode ending when you win a match

SERIES

1. Fire Pro Wrestling - Combination Tag [Model HM89001] (1989, PCE)
2. Fire Pro Wrestling 2nd Bout [Model HM91005] (1991, PCE)
3. Super Fire Pro Wrestling [Model SHVC-FP] (1991, SFC)
4. Thunder Pro Wrestling Retsuden (1992, MD)
5. Fire Pro Wrestling 3 - Legend Bout (1992, PCE)
6. Super Fire Pro Wrestling 2 [Model SHVC-FF] (1992, SFC)
7. Super Fire Pro Wrestling III - Final Bout [Model SHVC-F3] (1993, SFC)
8. Fire Pro Joshi - All Star Dream Slam [Model SHVC-J4] (1994, SFC)
9. Super Fire Pro Wrestling Special [Model SHVC-AP4J-JPN] (1994, SFC)
10. Blazing Tornado (1994, ARC)
11. Wrestling Universe - Fire Pro Joshi - Dome Choujo Taisen - WOWOW vs. JWP [Model HMCD-4008] (1995, PCE CD)
12. Super Fire Pro Wrestling - Queen's Special [Model SHVC-AQQJ-JPN] (1995, SFC)
13. Super Fire Pro Wrestling X [Model SHVC-AF5J-JPN] (1995, SFC)
14. Fire Pro Wrestling - Iron Slam '96 (1996, PS)
15. Super Fire Pro Wrestling X Premium [Model SHVC-AF6J-JPN] (1996, SFC)
16. Fire Pro Wrestling S - 6Men Scramble [Model T-4308G] (1996, SAT)
17. Fire Pro Wrestling G (1999, PS)
18. Fire Pro Wrestling for WonderSwan (2000, WonderSwan)
19. Fire Pro Wrestling i (2001, i-mode)
20. Fire Pro Wrestling D (2001, Dreamcast)
21. Fire Pro Wrestling A (2001, GBA)
22. Fire Pro Wrestling J (2002, J-PHONE)
23. Final Fire Pro Wrestling - Yume no Dantai Unei! [Model AGB-AFWJ-JPN] (2002, GBA)
24. Fire Pro Wrestling Z (2003, PS2)
25. Fire Pro Wrestling Returns (2005, PS2)
26. Fire Pro Wrestling in Mobage (2011, Mobage)
27. Fire Pro Wrestling (2012, X360)

STAFF

Game Design: Daisuke Asako
Information Program: Masaaki Oiyama
Edit & Password Program: Kunihiro Yamada
Battle Program: Fumiki Yanagida
Ending Program: Nobuya Takahashi
Wrestler Design: Hiroshi Kikuchi
Information Wrestler: Toshiaki Tamura
Information & BG Design: Kiyoshi Suyama
Title Design: Takeshi Onozaki
Music Compose: HELP
Original Game Design: Masato Masuda, Hideaki Sasazawa
Special Thanks: Tōru Hayashi, Tadaaki Kitamura, Kenji Takaoka, Hajime Watanabe, Kazunori Iida, Ryōji Amano, Shinichi Fuyushiba, Kenichi Abe, Kazuyuki Kumagai, Teruyuki Yoneyama, Hiroaki Togawa, Ryōya Yano, Tatsunori Morohoshi, Jyunichi Yanagimachi

PORTS

Consoles:


Nintendo Wii (2008) Fire Pro Wrestling 3 - Legend Bout (Virtual Console)

SOURCES
Game's ROM.

Page last modified on April 16, 2015