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Opponent health display

Video game concept

The opponent's health is displayed in similar manner (a bar, number, text, etc.) to the player character's health.

500
games
42
platforms

The first video game about Opponent health display was released on December 1984.

2K Games, Ubisoft and Capcom has published most of these games

Usually this is in form of health bar, numeric display, or simple text (e.g. "healthy", "slightly injured", "moderately hurt", etc.).

Possibly not very useful in vs fighting games as this is the norm in them. Not useful if limited to boss fights where it's usually known as "boss meter" or similar.
See also: health visualization

If this is limited to bosses, use boss meter instead.

Platforms

Windows 224
Linux 65
X360 34
Mac OS X 31
PS3 30
PS4 16
Arcade 11
Xbox One 10
NES 9
MS-DOS 7
Android 6
Amiga 3
Atari ST 3
Amstrad CPC 3
iOS 3
Internet Only 3
C64 3
Switch 3
PS2 2
X68000 2
MSX2 2
SNES 2
MSX 2
GB 2
Master System 2
PCE CD 2
PCE 2
Famicom Disk System 2
PS Vita 2
ZX Spectrum 2

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