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Two martial artists and friends, Mike and Jackie, must traverse New York to save their friend Cynthia, who was kidnapped by a local mobster named Jaguar.
Gang wars is a typical beat 'em up, with a gameplay similar to SNK's earlier P.O.W: Prisoners of War. You have buttons for punching, kicking and jumping, being able to use different attacks by doing combinations with them. Players are also able to pick up various weapons strewn across the stages, including both blunt weapons as well as firearms with limited ammo.