List of Hokuto no Ken video games
-From Rage Quitter 87's Fist of the North Star site


Hokuto no Ken was released in the same year as the Nintendo Entertainment System was released in Japan: 1983. Thanks to the NES, the video game market picked up speed after the crash and it didn't take long for the first Hokuto no Ken video game to be released. Over the years there have been a number of games based on the series, some good, many bad. Most of these games are exclusive to Japan, but occasionally the odd title is released overseas. This is a fairly complete list of all Hokuto no Ken video games, in the order they were released. The only ones I missing at the moment are the Pachi Slot games.



Title: Hokuto no Ken: Violence Gekiga Adventure
Formats:
NEC PC-8801, NEC PC-9801, Fujitsu FM-7
By:
Enix
Released: May 1986
A graphic adventure game which features the Southern Cross arc from the Manga.



Title: Hokuto no Ken
Format:
Mark III
By:
SEGA
Released: July 1986
A scrolling beat 'em up in the style of Kung Fu Master.



Title: Hokuto no Ken
Format:
Famicom
By:
Toei
Released: October 1986
Another scrolling beat 'em up.



Title: Hokuto no Ken 2 Seikimatsu Kyūseishu Densetsu
Format:
Famicom
By:
Toei
Released: April 1987
Another scrolling beat 'em up, only this one actually got released in America.



Title: Hokuto no Ken: Seikimatsu Kyūseishu Densetsu
Format:
SEGA Mega Drive
By:
SEGA
Released: July 1989
The sequel to SEGA's Mark III game, which now focuses on the story of Hokuto no Ken 2. A heavily edited version of this game was released in America and Europe, under the name of Last Battle.



Title: Hokuto no Ken 3: Shin Seiki Sōzō: Seiken Retsuden
Format:
Famicom
By:
Toei
Released: October 1989
The first Hokuto no Ken RPG for Nintendo's console.



Title: Hokuto no Ken: Seizetsu Jūban Shōbu
Format:
GameBoy
By:
Toei
Released: December 1989
The first one on one fighting game based on the series.



Title: Hokuto no Ken 4: Shichisei Hakenden: Hokuto Shinken no Kanatae
Format:
Famicom
By:
Toei
Released: March 1991
The second Hokuto no Ken RPG for Nintendo's console, with a totally original storyline!



Title: Hokuto no Ken 5: Tenma Ryūsei Den: Ai Zesshō
Format:
Super Famicom
By:
Toei
Released: July 1992
The first Hokuto no Ken game for the Super Famicom is another RPG with another totally original story.



Title: Hokuto no Ken 6 Gekitō Denshōken: Haō no Michi
Format:
Super Famicom
By:
Toei
Released: November 1992
A few months after HnK 5 came this one on one fighting game.



Title: Hokuto no Ken 7 Seiken Retsuden: Denshōsha no Michi
Format:
Super Famicom
By:
Toei
Released: December 1993
The final Hokuto no Ken game for the Super Famicom.



Title: Hokuto no Ken
Formats:
SEGA Saturn, Sony Playstation
By:
Banpresto
Released: December 1995
A graphic adventure, which has a new story taking place after the events of Hokuto no Ken 2.



Title: Typing Ougi Hokuto no Ken Gekiuchi
Formats:
PC
By:
SSI Tristar
Released: March 1999
Learn to type on a keyboard in the first Hokuto no Ken typing tutor.



Title: Punch Mania: Hokuto no Ken
Format:
Arcade
By:
Konami
Released: March 2000
Considered by many to be the best HnK game, this lets you become the successor to Hokuto Shinken! Known as Fighting Mania outside Japan.



Title: Typing Haou Hokuto no Ken Gekiuchi 2
Format:
Arcade
By:
SSI Tristar
Released: July 2000
A new version of the previous typing tutor which has more levels and two different playable characters.



Title: Hokuto no Ken: Seikimatsu Kyūseishu Densetsu
Format:
Sony Playstation
By:
Bandai
Released: October 2000
The first 3D Hokuto no Ken is a beat 'em up. Also the second and last HnK game for the original Playstation.



Title: Punch Mania Hokuto no Ken 2: Gekitou Shura no Kuni Hen
Format:
Arcade
By:
Konami
Released: December 2000
An upgrade to Punch Mania that features everything from the original along with new chapters featuring characters from Hokuto no Ken 2.



Title: Typing Shuugyou Hokuto no Ken Gekiuchi Zero
Format:
PC
By:
SSI Tristar
Released: February 2001
The third typing tutor game.



Title: Hyakuretsu Ken Hokuto no Ken Gekiuchi 3
Format:
PC
By:
SSI Tristar
Released: April 2003
The fourth and seemingly final typing tutor game.



Title: SEGA Ages 2500: Hokuto no Ken
Format:
Playstation 2
By:
SEGA
Released: March 2004
A 3D remake of the 1986 Mark III game.



Title: Hokuto no Ken
Formats:
Arcade, Playstation 2
By:
Arc System Works
Released: December 2005
A 2D one on one fighting game. Also known as Hokuto no Ken Shinban no Sōsōsei: Kengō Retsuden and released in American arcades as just Fist of the North Star.



Title: Hokuto no Ken: Hokuto Shinken Denshōsha no Michi
Formats:
Nintendo DS
By:
Spike
Released: February 2008
An interactive version of the manga.



Title: Hokuto no Ken Raoh Gaiden: Ten no Haoh
Formats:
Playstation Portable
By:
Interchannel
Released: January 2009
Based on the Ten no Haoh anime, this is a one on one fighting game.



Title: Hokuto Musou
Formats:
Playstation 3, Xbox 360
By:
Koei
Released: March 2010
Known as Fist of the North Star: Ken's Rage outside of Japan.



Title: Shin Hokuto Musou
Formats:
Nintendo Wii U, Playstation 3, Xbox 360
By:
Koei
Released: December 2012
The sequel to Hokuto Musou greatly expands on the cast of playable cast of characters, speeds up the gameplay and has an online mode. This game is called Fist of the North Star: Ken's Rage 2 outside of Japan.



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