Hajime no Ippo 2: Victorious Road (はじめの一歩2 VICTORIOUS ROAD) is a fighting game, developed by New and published by ESP Software and was released on January 29, 2004. It is the 2nd game in the series after Hajime no Ippo: Victorious Boxers
An action game based on the popular boxing manga Hajime no Ippo in the Weekly Shonen Magazine. Take control of the main character, Makunouchi Ippo , and fight against numerous rivals such as Miyata Ichirō and Sendō Takeshi, aiming for a featherweight champion. The story is developed according to the original, and the event scene is inserted before and after the game. In addition, you can learn a powerful punch called Jolt Blow when you finish the game, and you can also use punches such as Jofle upper and Dempsey Roll.
In addition to the main single mode, it also has a VS mode that allows you to play against friends. Since players can choose from about 40 players, they can play against cards that could not have been the original. As a game reproduced without losing the taste of the original, it is also a highly complete work as an action game.