King of the Monstersa game by SNK
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Grrr... Here's a monstrously the SNES that promises a beastly time. King of the Monsters is an interesting beat-em-up game with a mutant twist. Street Fighters, Too
Prepare for destruction on a grandiose scale as you take off on an eight level rampage through four of Japan's biggest cities -- Okayama, Osaka, Kyoto, and of course, Tokyo (the capital of creature movies). Impossible? NOT... that is, not if you're a gigantic Supercreature.
- Score extra damage against your opponents by slamming them into the high voltage wire that cages them inside the cities.
- Wait until the other monster's life gauge reads zero, and then pin him down.
You wreak havoc in King of the Monsters as any one of four equally- matched, gigantic Supercreatures. As a monstrous mutant, challenge the computer or go head-to-head against one of your friends in the two-player mode. You can even choose the same monster for mirror-image, head-to-head bashing.
The rules of this beastly wrestling match are simple -- pin your opponent for three counts and you'll be King of the Monsters. If neither monster pins the other and time runs out, both monsters lose.
Although the Supercreatures all have similar moves and powers with slight variations on some special maneuvers, the only real difference between them is the way the moves are animated. Too bad there weren't more strengths and weaknesses.
Mediocre control means your Supercreature doesn't always do what you want. Each monster can run, jump, kick, punch, charge, and pull off a combination of holds and throws. Each also has a special weapon that they can beam at their opponents and a unique charge move. Unfortunately, although these moves look different, they do similar damage. Collect power-up points to increase the strength of your creature's special attacks and their special weapon. Power-up points appear when you slam a monstrous opponent to the ground.
- The special weapon beam takes a few seconds to generate. Use it only while your opponent is down.
- Use the charge move as your opponent gets up.
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The Supercreatures can also snag passing military vehicles and use them as weapons. Crush tanks and battleships before you pick them up. Jump and grab planes and helicopters out of the sky.
- Although these military weapons come in handy, their main purpose is to protect the city from you! So, be careful! Their bullets will damage your life gauge.
- After they bounce off the high voltage line a first time, use your monster's charge move to slam the opposing monster; one more time.
Although it's a howling good time, King of the Monsters for the SNES is not as good as the Neo»Geo and arcade versions of the game. The screen is cluttered with graphic details, and the animation is pretty average. However, the sound does a good job of mimicking a typical Godzilla vs. Ghidra film. Adding up all the pros and cons, the fiery action, cool moves, and icy-hot fun (especially in the two-player monster-mashing mode) still make for a royal good time. King of the Monsters will bring out the savage beast in every gamer.
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Sometime in the future, the world devolves into a place where monsters rule supreme. After years of wreaking having on Earth, these so-called Super Monsters ask the existential question, "Which among us is the most powerful?" After years of fighting, four rise to prominence.
They are the superhero Astro Guy, whose Power Weapon is a Flash Wave; Godzilla-like Geon, who is deadly with a Flame Crusher; stone-faced Rockey, who crushes opponents with his Rockey Bomber; and slimy mutant Beetlemania, who attacks his foes with a Beetle Missile. To play this game, you choose one of these four monsters, using him to fight the rest of the monsters one at a time.
In the two-player mode, you and a friend each choose a monster and fight each other. The two of you can also choose a favorite level: Megaport, Castle City, Dragon City, or Tokyo. Each level consists of two stages. While fighting a monster, you should be on the lookout for tanks, jets, battleships, and laser vehicles that will attack you from all sides. To defeat your opponent, you must weaken him and pin him down for a count of three.
Defeat the other monsters to become King Of The Monsters.
King of the Monsters features:
- Features four monsters
- Eight stages
- Special attacks
- Unique weapons
- Support for two players