Virtual Pro Wrestling 2 - Oudou Keishou [Model NUS-NA2J]

The Nintendo 64 Game by Asmik Ace Ent.

Virtual Pro Wrestling 2 - Oudou Keishou [Model NUS-NA2J] screenshot

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DESCRIPTION

[CONSOLE] Nintendo 64 Game

Virtual Pro Wrestling 2 - Oudou Keishou © 2000 Asmik Ace Entertainment.


Challenge the Royal Road Succession. Pick a tag team partner for a chance to win the World Tag and Asia Tag Championships of the All Japan Pro Wrestling promotion and become the Real World Tag League champions. Tackle the Battle Royal and win the Champion Carnival on your way to becoming the Triple Crown Champion of All Japan Pro Wrestling. Features 75 wrestlers having over 1,000 different move combinations, new modes including the Rally where you book a full wrestling card, an improved Edit mode with Belt editing features and more, including four player simultaneous play.

TECHNICAL INFORMATION

Players: 4
Control: 8-Way Joystick
Buttons: 7
=> [A] Grapple, [B] Strike, [C-Up] Enter/exit ring, tag partner, [C-Down] Run, [C-Right] Change focus, [C-Left] Flip downed opponent, [L] Dodge, [R] Block

TRIVIA

Released in Japan in January 28, 2000.

Officially licensed to All Japan Pro Wrestling and thus features the following wrestlers under their real names and appearances:

Giant Baba
Mitsuharu Misawa
Yoshinari Ogawa
Masahito Kakihara
Kenta Kobashi
Jun Akiyama
Kentaro Shiga
Toshiaki Kawada
Akira Taue
Takao Ohmori
Yoshihiro Takayama
Hiroshi Hase
Jun Izumida
Maunakea Mossman
Big Van Vader
Stan Hansen
Johnny Ace
Mike Barton
Gary Albright
Johnny Smith
Giant Kimala

The rest of the wrestlers were given fake names and altered appearances, use the Edit mode included in the game to rename them and alter their appearances back to their originals. Neo Strong Wrestling features the following characters based on New Japan Pro Wrestling wrestlers (Virtual Pro Wrestling name to the left = real wrestler name to the right):

Shizuo Hayashi = Shinya Hashimoto
Takuo Funakoshi = Tatsumi Fujinami
Keita Sakuma = Kensuke Sasaki
Shigezo Kohori = Shiro Koshinaka
Masao Nagase = Manabu Nakanishi
Yuta Nakamoto = Yuji Nagata
Kentaro Yajima = Kazuo Yamazaki
Takashi Yamada = Tadao Yasuda
Makio Chikura = Masahiro Chono
Kenichi Murata = Keiji Mutoh
Hisao Terada = Hiroyoshi Tenzan
Satoru Kosaka = Satoshi Kojima
Goro Saiki = Hiro Saito
Scotch Barbon = Scott Norton
Masked Danger = Jushin "Thunder" Liger
The Death Green = El Samurai
Mendo Kote Men = Kendo Ka Shin
Doctor Jr. = Dr. Wagner Jr.
Shinobu Ogawara = Shinjiro Ohtani
Tatsuhiko Taniguchi = Tatsuhito Takaiwa
Kojiro Kajita = Koji Kanemoto

Dead or Alive Wrestling has the following characters based on wrestlers from independent promotions, Frontier Martial-Arts Wrestling, Big Japan, etc.:

Hayate = Hayabusa
Masashi Takenaka = Masato Tanaka
Harumichi Fubuki = Hiromichi Fuyuki
Mixer Kajiro = Mr. Gannosuke
Garo = Jado
Gero = Gedo
The Radiator = The Gladiator Mike Awesome
Seiichiro Genryu = Genichiro Tenryu

Local Puroresu features characters based on the following wrestlers from both Michinoku Pro Wrestling and Toryumon:

Ninja Tasuke = The Great Sasuke
Issei Makitani = Jinsei Shinzaki
MICHI Takamoku = TAKA Michinoku
Buran Nanba = Gran Naniwa
Space Elwin = Super Delfin
Python TOKIO = Magnum TOKYO
Ceasor Masakado = Shima Nobunaga
Mini Dragon = Dragon Kid

Junks Network has these characters based on the following shootfighters from Fighting Network RINGS:

Hitoshi Noumura = Kiyoshi Tamura
Tsunehiko Takanaka = Tsuyoshi Kousaka
Gurujan Tamwell = Bitsadze Tariel
Wolf Man = Volk Han

Perfects includes the following based on shootfighters from Pancrase:

Toshikatsu Uraki = Masakatsu Funaki
Yoshinobu Takihashi = Yoshiki Takahashi
Hikaru Suzaki = Minoru Suzuki
Ragger Watauchi = Kendo Watanabe
Sailor Schmit = Semmy Schilt

Brand has these four characters based on these mixed martial artists from PRIDE:

Nobuhiro Takama = Nobuhiko Takada
Kazunari Sasakido = Kazushi Sakuraba
Eison Inoshita = Enson Inoue
Narumi Saito = Rumina Saito

Fighter Investigation features these four characters based on these shootfighters from Battlarts:

Yuji Ishizuka = Yuki Ishikawa
Kasandra Onizuka = Alexander Otsuka
Daigo Ikenami = Daisuke Ikeda
Mitsuru Takenaka = Minoru Tanaka

TIPS AND TRICKS

When you power on the game for the 20th time, a message will appear with someone performing Goldberg's Jackhammer. This will unlock content from WCW/nWo Revenge for use in Edit mode. These appear in yellow during the Edit menus.

When you power on the game 20 more times after that, the same thing happens, only you'll see someone using Mankind's Mandible Claw instead. This unlocks content from WWF Wrestlemania 2000 for use in Edit mode as well.

WARNING: Do not repeatedly power on and off the unit, doing so may result in damage to your Virtual Pro Wrestling 2 cartridge!

Hidden Characters

These can be unlocked by playing through the Royal Road Succession (first option to the right column of the main menu) with specific wrestlers, others can even be unlocked in Exhibition mode:

Jumbo Tsuruta
Using any wrestler in Royal Road Succession mode, win the Triple Crown Championship match at the Dome Road show, then win the following Special Match.

"Mil Mascaras"
Using any Jr. Heavyweight wrestler in Royal Road Succession, clear the month of July, then win the following Special Match.

"Terry Funk" and "Dory Funk Jr."
Using any wrestler in Royal Road Succession, win the Tag Tournament in the month of September, then win the following Special Match.

"Terry Gordy" and "Steve Williams"
Using any wrestler in Royal Road Succession, win the Real World Tag League in the month of November, then win the following Special Match.

"Bruiser Brody"
Using Stan Hansen in Royal Road Succession, clear the month of May, then win the following Special Match.

"Abdullah the Butcher"
Play a match in any mode with Bleeding turned on. Cause any wrestler in the match to bleed, then finish the match and the wrestler will be unlocked.

"Andre the Giant"
Using any wrestler in Royal Road Succession, win the Battle Royal in January, then win the following Special Match.

"Akira Maeda"
Using any character from Junks Network, clear the entire Royal Road Succession. Then win the following Special Match.

"Aleksander Karelin"
Once Akira Maeda is unlocked, use him in Royal Road Succession to clear the month of January, then win the following Special Match.

"Rickson Gracie"
Using any character from Junks Network or Brand in Royal Road Succession, clear the month of August and win the following Special Match.

"Mark Kerr"
Using any character from Brand in Royal Road Succession, clear the month of October. Then win the following Special Match.

"Bas Rutten"
Using any character from Perfects in Royal Road Succession, clear the month of May, then win the following Special Match.

"The Great Muta"
Play 10 Exhibition matches using Kenichi Murata.

"Ultimo Dragon"
Play 15 Exhibition matches using Python TOKIO, Ceasor Masakado or Mini Dragon.

"Antonio Inoki"
Using any wrestler from Neo Strong Wrestling, clear the entire Royal Road Succession, then win the following Special Match.

"Tiger Mask"
Using any wrestler from Local Puroresu or the third Neo Strong Wrestling category (Jr. Heavyweights) in Royal Road Succession, win a Singles Championship match in the month of January, then win the following Special Match.

"Naoya Ogawa"
Using Shizuo Hayashi in Royal Road Succession, clear the month of July and then win the following Special Match.

"Riki Choshu"
Using anyone from the first two Neo Strong Wrestling categories (Heavyweights) or Atsushi Onita (if you've him unlocked first) in Royal Road Succession, win a Singles Championship match in the month of January, then win the following Special Match.

"Don Frye"
Using Makio Chikura, Antonio Inoki or Naoya Ogawa in Royal Road Succession, clear the month of May.

"Atsushi Onita"
Using Makio Chikura, Keita Sakuma, The Great Muta or any wrestler from Dead or Alive Wrestling in Royal Road Succession, clear the month of August, then win the following Special Match.

"Yoshiaki Fujiwara"
Using Antonio Inoki or any character from Perfects or Fighter Investigation in Royal Road Succession, clear the month of October and then win the following Special Match.

Unlock the following clothing items for Edit mode in Royal Road Succession:

Three Star Trunks
Clear the month of June using Jumbo Tsuruta with Andre the Giant as your tag team partner.

White Trunks
Use Mixer Kajiro. It unlocks before the Tag Tournament in September.

Spotted Trunks
Defend the Triple Crown Championship with any wrestler.

Tiger Mask II Tights
Use Mitsuharu Misawa. It unlocks before the Battle Royal in January.

Footloose Tights
Win the Triple Crown Championship using Toshiaki Kawada.

Tiger King Tights
Use Tiger Mask. Unlocks before the Tag Tournament in September. Also unlocks Tiger King Shirt 1.

Patriot Tights
Clear the month of July using Kenta Kobashi. Also unlocks the Patriot Mask.

Untouchable T-Shirt
Clear the month of June using Masahito Kakihara. Also unlocks Untochable T-Shirt for entrance attire.

Untouchable Jacket
Clear the month of October using the team of Mitsuharu Misawa and Yoshinari Ogawa.

GET Jacket
Win the World Tag Team Championship using the team of Kenta Kobashi and Johnny Ace.

Great Muta Entrance Attire
Clear the month of October using The Great Muta.

Issei Makitani Robe & Jingasa
Use Issei Makitani. It unlocks before the yearly Champion Carnival for the Triple Crown Championship.

Mil Mascaras Mask
Unlock Mil Mascaras by finishing the month of July and winnning the Special Match that follows with a Junior Heavyweight wrestler.

Tiger Mask's Mask
Win the Triple Crown Championship using any wrestler from the third Neo Strong Wrestling category (Jr. Heavyweights) or Local Puroresu.

Unlock the following clothing items for Edit mode in Exhibition matches:

Ippon Trunks
Play against a friend using any wrestler versus Antonio Inoki, and win the match via T.K.O.

Terry Funk Tights
Play 10 matches as Terry Funk.

Great Muta Pants
Play 3 matches as The Great Muta. Also unlocks the Gold & Red Muta Facepaint.

Burning T-Shirt
Play 10 matches using Kenta Kobashi, Jun Akiyama or Kentaro Shiga. Also unlocks the t-shirt for entrance attire.

Ultimo Dragon Chestplate
Play 3 matches using Ultimo Dragon.

Darkside Hayate Mask
Play against a friend and enable first blood for your match. Using Hayate, defeat MICHI Takamoku.

Destroyer Mask
Play against a friend using any wrestler versus Giant Baba, and win the match via submission.

Finally, unlock the following clothing items for Edit mode in the Rally:

Falcon Tights
Book a tag team match where Hayate is teamed up with Issei Makitani. Also unlocks the Falcon Hayate Mask and Falcon Hayate Wristbands.

Masked Danger Heavyweight Pants
Book a singles match: Masked Danger versus Shizuo Hayashi. Also unlocks the Masked Danger Heavyweight Mask and Masked Danger Wristbands.

Kikuchi Tights
Book a Giant Baba versus Giant Baba match.

Power Warrior Tights
Book a match featuring Keita Sakuma. Also unlocks the Power Warrior Facepaint and Power Warrior Bandana.

Great Nita Outfit
Book a singles match: Atsushi Onita versus The Great Muta. Also unlocks the Great Nita Facepaint.

To unlock anything else missing, play through Royal Road Succession, using different wrestlers each time. Keep in mind that you can always choose a different wrestler when restarting a Royal Road Succession. It will take many completions of the mode to unlock everything, and also make sure you win as many of your matches as possible, too.

SERIES

1. Virtual Pro Wrestling (1996, Playstation)
2. Virtual Pro Wrestling 64 (1997, Nintendo 64)
3. Virtual Pro Wrestling 2 - Oudou Keishou (2000, Nintendo 64)

SOURCES
Game's ROM.

Page last modified on April 11, 2015