Ryuuko no Ken [Model SHVC-RW-JPN]

The Super Famicom Game by KAC

Ryuuko no Ken [Model SHVC-RW-JPN] screenshot


Emulated in MAME ! [Console] Super Famicom Game

龍虎の拳 © 1993 KAC [K.Amusement Lising Co.].

(Ryuuko no Ken)

More than you can handle!

South Town is no place for the weak. Yet into this urban battlezone comes Ryo, braving the mean streets in order to rescue his kidnapped sister. With his friend Robert, the two must use all their strength and skills to battle and defeat the toughest fighters ever assembled.

Features blazing fast animation with huge graphics, unique cinematic zoom in, zoom out, and movie style animation, extended stereo sound effects, equipped with the world's first spirit gauge, taunt your opponent and decrease their power, choose from among 2 heroes and 6 others in VS MODE or from 2 heroes to battle 6 other fighters in STORY MODE, dozens of fighting modes and special skills to learn and use and many dangerous locations. Play against the computer or tackle another player in head to head combat for 1 or 2 players.

These fighters are big, powerful, strong - each possesses special skills that will be hard to counter. Ryo must master the Super Attacks if he is to be victorious.

Fight hard, fast and furious.

Only the strongest of fighters will survive the streets of South Town.


Cartridge ID: SHVC-RW-JPN
Barcode: 4 988622 117008


The game was presented at the Famicom Spaceworld' 93 in August 1993 in Japan.

Ryuuko no Ken for Super Famicom was released on October 29, 1993 in Japan.

This version of the game features an extended ending that ties to the sequel, Ryuuko no Ken 2, rather than ending the game on a cliffhanger like the original MVS and AES versions do.


View ending sequence
Select the story mode option at the title screen. Press Start and choose any character. Immediately press Select to pause the game, then press Up, X, Left, Y, Down, B, Right, A, L, Y. The screen will fade and the ending sequence will begin.

Secret Moves
This version of the game gives Desperation Moves to all characters. When you clear the game in one of the eight difficulty levels, a Desperation Move is shown for a specific character. The characters will be listed by difficulty. Here is a simple legend for the commands:
A - Punch (Button X default)
B - Kick (Button Y default)
C - Strong Attack (Button R default)
U - Up
D - Down
B - Back
F - Forward

So DF is Down/Forward for example.

Mr. Karate
Ryuuko Ranbu - D, DF, F + C and A (press one after the other, same as Ryo and Robert)

Akira Oubu Ikazuchijin - B, DB, D, DF, F + AC (simultaneously)

Giant Press - B, DB, D, DF, F + C

Hishou Senpuugeki - F, B, DB, F + A

Bloody Dance - D, DB, B, F + C

Burning Rush - F, D, DF, F + BC

Spinning Crush - DB, F + C

Mr. Big
Lightning Cross - F, B, DB, D, DF, F + A

Press Select to pause the game. Then enter any of the following codes:
Up, X, Left, Y, Down, B, Right, A, L, Y to skip to the ending.
Up, X, Left, Y, Down, B, Right, A, L, R to have the computer assume control of Player 1.
Up, X, Left, Y, Down, B, Right, A, L, X to have the computer take control of Player 2.
Up, X, Left, Y, Down, B, Right, A, L, L to perform special moves anytime even if your Spirit meter is low.

See Goodies section.
Game's ROM.

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