Hokuto no Ken 2: seikimatsu kyuuseishu densetsu

Hokuto no Ken 2 - Title Screen

While this sequel was a step in the right direction, gaming was just too immature to be able to create a truly satisfying Hokuto no Ken beat-em-up experience at this point.

Hokuto no Ken

Hokuto no Ken Famicom Title Screen

Of course all of the game’s mechanics were detailed in the manual, but if you don’t have it (or access to the Internet, if you’re playing this in modern times) then you will probably never make it past the first stage.

Hokuto no Ken

Hokuto no Ken Title Screen

The sprites do all of the characters justice, and the bosses include Shin, Toki, Souther and of course Raoh