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The Full Character Roster In The King of Fighters XV So Far [Update]

A new gaming generation means another new King of Fighters game to rival Capcom's offering. The King of Fighters XV was announced and features a nifty art style, some new battle mechanics in its 3v3 combat, and the return of fan favourites. Here are the revealed characters so far, each with their own trailers. Team Rival Isla https://www.yout...

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Classic SNK Vs Capcom Card Fighter Is Now Available On Nintendo Switch

The classic 23-year-old Neo Geo Pocket game, SNK Vs Capcom Card Fighters’ Clash is now available for download on the Nintendo Switch. First released all the way back in 1999, the classic game SNK Vs Capcom Card Fighters’ Clash is making a return on the Nintendo Switch and is available for purchase right now on the Nintendo eShop. O...

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We’ll Be Getting Our First Look At The King of Fighter XV Next Year

Fans of SNK's 3v3 fighting game series The King of Fighters will not need to wait too long for the fifteenth(?) game. The King of Fighters XV will have its first official reveal on 7th January 2021 (via IGN). The first three characters who are confirmed for the series are: Kyo Kusanagi Benimaru in a new Chinese getup without sleeves S...

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The Best Grapples & Command Grabs In Fighting Games

In honour of Street Fighter's Red Cyclone wrestler man-guy Zangief's birthday next week (on 1st June), we cherry-pick 20 of our favourite bone-crunching and damage-dealing command grabs throughout fighting game history. Rules? It has to be a command grab that can't be blocked. Special AND super moves apply. Enjoy the vid! https://youtu.be/vD-FPFX...

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SNK Celebrates Mai Shiranui’s Birthday With A Family Friendly Pop-up Shop

There are a lot of reasons why Mai Shiranui is one of the most popular fighting game characters in the world. Well, a pair of reasons in particular. Her birthday is coming up really soon and SNK is celebrating it in a very awesome way. From 26 December 2019 to 6 January 2020, SNK is opening an "all-ages" Mai Shiranui pop-up shop at The Akihabara...

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The SNK Neo Geo Arcade Stick Pro Is An Entire Retro Console Inside A Controller

SNK has announced the Neo Geo Arcade Stick. Inspired by the classic Neo Geo CD's controller design, it is essentially an entire retro gaming console in the form of controller. It comes with over 20 pre-installed games. The company has yet to reveal what any of these games are, but they will likely include iconic titles like King of Fighters, Fa...

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PSA: The Neo Geo World Tour 2 Tournament Finals Is This July

It's going to be the final stretch of the ongoing Neo Geo World Tour 2 tournament where SNK hosts its own The King of Fighters tournament series with some SNK retro competition in the mix. Fans of KOF XIV and KOF '98 should do well to pay attention to see the world's finest go 3v3 with their team of choice. The Global Finals of the tournament will...

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You Need To Go To These SNK Themed Stores And Cafes (In Japan)

As Kakuchopurei's official SNK nut, it is imperative that I share these couple of tidbits to you retro/arcade fans out there. There are currently four official SNK shops in Tokyo that is chock-filled with themed food, drinks, and merchandise. The first shop is called NeoGeo Land and it's located at the Akihabara Container in, well, Akihabara. It'l...

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These Are The Most Expensive SNK AES Games This Year

We're in the final stretches; this is yet another SNK article in conjunction with Retro DNA, who will have an SNK tribute booth at GameStart Asia 13th-14th October. Check out our other SNK feature offerings here.  If you love collection SNK games and Neo Geo AES boards, chances are you have a high-paying job and you are a hardcore gaming nut in...

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Hail To The King (Of Fighters): Looking Back At SNK’s Battle Royale

We can't have a continuous SNK retrospective leading up to Retro DNA's showcase this October without doing a King of Fighters article now, can we? Ask and you shall receive.  Here are the past SNK retrospectives:  Why The Neo Geo Was Successful The Top 15 SNK Games You Must Play Before You Die The Art Of Shinkiro Back on August...

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The Top 15 SNK Games You Need To Play Before You Die

From this mid-August until mid-October, we'll be releasing an SNK-themed retrospective per week as part of our tribute to SNK's 40th anniversary. This is in conjunction with the folks at Retro DNA & Versus City.  When you think the arcades and the 90s, what do you remember? Street Fighter? The King of Fighters? Strikers 1941? Metal Slug? Ye...

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SNK Heroines Tag Team Frenzy Pulls A Rule 63 On Terry Bogard

We really have no words for this. SNK revealed one more new character in their casual-savvy tag-team fighting game SNK Heroines Tag Team Frenzy. And it's a gender-swapped version of Terry Bogard, arguably SNK's most recognizable mascot next to Iori, Marco, and Haohmaru. The trailer below shows off his moves, ranging from his Buster Wolf to his Pow...

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Get Your KOF On With The Neo Geo World Tour 2018 In Malaysia

It's good to be an SNK fan in Malaysia, especially if you're into The King of Fighters and Metal Slug. And wouldn't you know it: there's a Neo Geo-themed tournament on the horizon next month. According to a post from Mohd Aliffa of FV Esports, the Neo Geo World Tour 2018: Malaysia Stop tournament will be held at Berjaya Times Square on June 23....

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