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Garou: Mark of the Wolves

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General Information

Available on:PlayStation 4Dec 3, 2016
PCDec 6, 2016
PlayStation VitaDec 3, 2016
PlayStation 5Nov 12, 2020

Developer: DotEmu


Genre: Fighting

“GAROU: MARK OF THE WOLVES”, the latest entry in the legendary "FATAL FURY" Series which still continues to fascinate players around the world to this day, returns for a new fight! Rock Howard has been invited by the Heinlein Family to the 'King of Fighters' tournament which has not been held since his father Geese Howard passed away nearly a decade earlier. The young protagonist enters the tournament without hesitation in order to find out the truth about his mother... Pick a fighter from the 12 (+2) characters available, and fight your way via the “T.O.P. System”, “Just Defended”, and “Breaking” new battle mechanics in the 'King of Fighters: Maximum Mayhem' tournament, held this time in 'Second Southtown'. Defy the best GAROU rivals worldwide via Online Mode, and await online matches while honing your skills via multiplayer's Practice Mode. Enjoy the game's nostalgic arts via the brand new 'Gallery' mode, and set your favorite character's tune / sound options anytime via the Main Menu.

Garou: Mark of the Wolves Critic Reviews

One of the best fighting games ever made finally receives a Steam port. It isn't a perfect representation of the classic fighter, but the strategic, combo-friendly gameplay remains intact.

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While Street Fighter and King of Fighters continue to dominate the one-on-one combat genre, Garou: Mark of the Wolves will be remembered as an undisputed high-point for this style of game. This is the work of a company at the height of its powers, with an intimate understanding of hardware which was - by 1999 - almost a decade old. The controls are tight, the cast is varied and appealing (if a little small) and the visuals rank as some of the best examples of hand-drawn artwork ever seen in a video game. It therefore goes without saying that Garou is an essential purchase for each and every Switch owner, even if you don't consider yourself to be a fan of the genre.

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GAROU: MARK OF THE WOLVES - PlayStation Experience 2016: Launch Trailer | PS4, PS Vita thumbnail

GAROU: MARK OF THE WOLVES - PlayStation Experience 2016: Launch Trailer | PS4, PS Vita

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