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Capcom vs. SNK 2 EO is the same game as Capcom vs. SNK 2: Mark of the Millennium 2001, but with minor changes in gameplay and the inclusion of an EO ("Extreme Offence") system that allows the player to perform specific attacks by simply moving the right analog stick in a certain direction. Capcom vs. SNK 2 also removed the Roll Cancel glitch that was in Capcom vs. SNK 2.

Like all other home versions of the game, Capcom vs. SNK 2 EO also contains four bonus characters: Evil Ryu, Riot Iori, Shin Akuma (Shin Gouki in Japan), and Ultimate Rugal (God Rugal in Japan), powered-up versions of four regular characters. Shin Akuma and Ultimate Rugal are the boss fighters, and display tactics typical of bosses from SNK Playmore's fighting games. However, the damage taken by Shin Akuma and Ultimate Rugal is increased to balance their above-average speed and special attacks.

Before selecting a team, the game offers a selection of "Grooves", which change the way the game is played, as well as "AC-ism" or "GC-ism" Grooves; GC-ism simplifies the control scheme, originally designed for the GameCube gamepad. In the Xbox version it's called EO-ism.

In addition, the Xbox version of Capcom vs. SNK 2 EO also includes online play for up to 2 players on Xbox Live as well as progressive-scan (480p) support, which was noticeably absent in the PlayStation 2 version of Capcom vs. SNK 2.


While the game is virtually identical across both consoles, the GameCube version received lower review scores due to the native control scheme of the Gamecube controller, not designed for traditional fighting games.

Review scores
Publication Score
GC Xbox
GameSpot 5.4 out of 10[1] 8.7 out of 10[2]
GameSpy Star fullStar full.svgStar full.svgStar empty.svgStar empty.svg[3] Star fullStar full.svgStar empty.svgStar empty.svgStar empty.svg[4]
IGN 6.6 out of 10[5] 8.6 out of 10[6]
Aggregate scores
GameRankings 71.8% (37 reviews)[7] 79.9% (44 reviews)[8]
Metacritic 68% (20 reviews)[9] 80% (26 reviews)[10]


  1. GameCube review. GameSpot..
  2. Xbox review. GameSpot..
  3. GameCube review. GameSpy..
  4. Xbox review. GameSpy..
  5. GameCube review. IGN..
  6. Xbox review. IGN..
  7. Aggregate score for GameCube. Game Rankings..
  8. Aggregate score for Xbox. Game Rankings..
  9. Aggregate score for GameCube. Metacritic..
  10. Aggregate score for Xbox. Metacritic..
Facts about "Capcom vs. SNK 2 EO"RDF feed
ComposerSatoshi Ise +
ContentTypeVideo Game +
DesignerHideaki Itsuno +
DeveloperCapcom +
DisplayNameCapcom vs. SNK 2 EO +
ELSPA11+ +
European GameCube Release30 August 2002 +
European Release30 August 2002 + and 7 March 2003 +
European Xbox Release7 March 2003 +
GameCatVideo Game +
GameCube Release30 August 2002 +, 23 September 2002 + and 4 July 2002 +
GenreFighting +
Japanese GameCube Release4 July 2002 +
Japanese Release4 July 2002 + and 16 January 2003 +
Japanese Xbox Release16 January 2003 +
NameCapcom vs. SNK 2 EO +
NamePageCapcom vs. SNK 2 EO +
NamesCapcom vs. SNK 2 EO +
North American GameCube Release23 September 2002 +
North American Release23 September 2002 + and 11 February 2003 +
North American Xbox Release11 February 2003 +
PageNameCapcom vs. SNK 2 EO +
PageTypeVideo Games + and Games +
PublisherCapcom +
RatingBodiesCERO +, ESRB +, OFLCA + and ELSPA +
RatingsCERO-A +, ESRB-T +, OFLCA-M + and ELSPA-11+ +
RegionEurope +, North America + and Japan +
StatusReleased +
Xbox Release7 March 2003 +, 11 February 2003 + and 16 January 2003 +
Year2002 + and 2003 +

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