Capcom Fighting Collection’s ‘Red Earth’ Used RPG Systems To Narrow Genre’s “Growing Skill Gap”

Being localised for the first time later this month.

One of the things we always hope for with gaming compilations is that it’ll give us access to some otherwise rare and unlocalised titles that we haven’t had the chance to play before. Capcom Fighting Collection is doing just by including the first-ever official English release of Red Earth, a 1996 Japan-exclusive fighting game, amongst a handful of other popular titles.

Launching alongside two Pocket Fighter games and five Darkstalkers games, Red Earth stands out for its RPG inspirations, including its single-player ‘Quest Mode’ which lets players choose between four characters and fight a series of bosses. Each boss you beat nets you experience which you can use to upgrade character stats and even learn new moves.

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