King of Fighters R-2 is a fighting game for the Neo Geo Pocket Color. It's the sequel of King of Fighters R-1. The games features super-deformed sprites of The King of Fighters characters and has a simple gameplay based on Art of Fighting 2. The game is based on The King of Fighters '98 and can transfer data to its Dreamcast title, The King of Fighters: Dream Match 1999.
The game also features an extra journey mode which allows the player's favorite character to be buffed up with certain assets. Points earned in this mode can transfer to the Dreamcast port of The King of Fighters '98 to help boost characters and unlock gallery images.