Switch eShop / Neo Geo
Impressive fighting finale
HAMSTER’s ACA Neo Geo series has brought a number of one-on-one brawlers to the Switch, and now here’s another one. The first Art of Fighting game may have been visually impressive for its time, but it was lacking in the gameplay department meaning there was little reason to pick it up on Switch. Laughing in the face...
Wii Virtual Console / Neo Geo
Third time's a charm?
Art of Fighting sprang onto the Neo Geo arcade scene in 1993 and brought with it several innovations that would become a staple of future Neo fighting titles. For one thing the game featured huge character sprites, some spanning nearly the height of the screen. It also introduced the now famous SNK zoom system that would keep...
About The Game
Released in 1996, Art of Fighting 3: The Path of the Warrior is a fighting game set in Grasshill Valley, where drama and battles unfold among various fighters.
Aside from the protagonists Ryo and Robert, this installment has all-new characters. Art of Fighting 3: The Path of the Warrior features powerful airborne combos, more efficient parrying maneuvers, the ability to inflict damage to downed opponents, and the Ultimate K.O., which allows characters to win a match in just one round. Furthermore, the graphics are based off of motion capture technology rendering them smoother than ever before, making it one of the most innovative 2D fighting games at the time.