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SNK World Championship 2023 Finals Hit the Stage This Week

The SNK World Championship 2023 finals are about to commence! This esports tournament features players competing for the top spot in The King of Fighters XV. Qualifying Tournaments have taken place worldwide, leading to 32 finalists who will battle it out at the Finals Tournament. The total prize pool for all tournaments exceeds US$200,000. Don't m...

EVO Japan 2024 Games Lineup Announced

EVO Japan 2024 game lineup has officially been announced. With registration commencing, Some of the best fighting game players in the world will come together to fight for a piece of the ¥14 million prizepool. This year is a bit different as EVO has announced that they are introducing a participation fee to enhance the overall quality of conten...

Kakuchopurei Best 30 Games Of 2022: #26

For the rest of the list, head here. For #27, head here. #26. The King of Fighters XV (PS5, Xbox Series X | S, PS4, PC) Inheriting the series' traditional 3-on-3 team battle, The King of Fighters XV or KOF XV as it's simply known was released back in February in a landscape of already-existing fighters like Guilty Gear Strive and Tekken 7. ...

Shingo & Kim Are Coming To KOF XV In January 2023 Onward; Samurai Shodown Also Gets Rollback

The King Of Fighters XV's Season 2 Pass will start rolling out on January 2023. SNK has launched a trailer announcing its arrival. It also mentions that character balance and refinements, along with classic character Shingo Yabuki will be out first in January 2023. For those not in the know, Shingo is Kyo's pupil in the art of fighting. He has s...

SNK And Capcom Are Interested In Bringing Back Capcom VS SNK

Capcom and SNK are fighting game juggernauts then and now, so it only made sense for both of them to team up at one point to make a crossover fighting game between the two factions. That happened with 2000's Capcom VS SNK and 2001's Capcom VS SNK 2, with both games being very popular in their time. Will there be a revival for this? It's a possib...

Guess Who Owns The Majority Of SNK Now?

Never thought we'd see a figurehead of a country take over one of the 90s most prominent arcade game-making companies. In recent news via Twitter's Gatoray_KOF, SNK's majority of shares has been purchased by the Saudi-based Electronic Gaming Development Company; about 33.3 percent. That's not all though: the Saudi Crown Prince, Mohammed bin Salm...

[Rumour] The King of Fighters XV Will Bring Back A Few Fan-Favourites

The upcoming SNK fighting game The King of Fighters XV may be bringing back some fighters from the dead. At least if we're basing this on the endings of KOF XIV. New Blood Team head Yashiro (or Orochi Yashiro), Ash, and Nameless (K9999) will be some of the new characters returning to KOF XV according to a recent playtest session of the game featur...

[Rumour] The King Of Fighters XV Will Be A Huge Overhaul From Part XIV

A lot of fighting game folks and SNK aficionados are waiting on for official King of Fighters XV news later this year. You don't have to wait any longer; if these rumours are true, fans are in for a huge revamp. According to this Reddit thread, the game's characters will be remade and remodelled from scratch. Nothing from KOF XIV will be reused. D...

A Brief History of Nonbinary & Alt Gender Fighting Game Characters (Video)

Kakuchopurei's Mr Toffee takes a quick look at the fighting game history of guy characters who look like girls. Or girl characters who look like guys. Or ???. https://youtu.be/OL2hum0bZDYIf you want to read the full article, head here. Video credit: Persona Entertainment, The Beast_FGC, Super Best Friends Play, GAME PALACE, BoukenJima, TheInnoc...

These Are The 20 Games For The Neo Geo Arcade Stick

We talked about the Neo Geo Arcade Stick a while ago, but we don't know what games are in the machine. Now we do (via IT Media). Here's the full list: The King of Fighters ‘95 The King of Fighters ‘97 The King of Fighters ‘98 The King of Fighters ‘99 The King of Fighters 2000 The King of Fighters 2002 Fatal Fury Spe...

FV Cup x TWT 2019 Becomes Bedrock To Pakistan’s Newest Rise To Power In Tekken

Continuing one of the most fascinating story arcs Tekken 7 has seen in a while, Pakistan swoops in for yet another beastly victory at FV Cup x TWT 2019 in Malaysia. Pakistan’s Awais Honey clawed his way through a lengthy loser’s bracket to defeat Korea’s Knee by 3-0 and 3-2 in Tekken 7 Grand Finals. If you haven’t he...

The Top 20 2D Fighting Game Characters Of All Time (Part 1)

This is part 1 of a 2-part feature. Head here for part 2 if you want to see who is #1!  As a genre, fighting games have always been home to some of the most iconic and memorable characters in fighting game history. Here’s our pick of the top 20 2D fighting game characters of all time based on their design, moveset, lore, history, popul...

Brave Frontier Collaborates With The King of Fighters To Bring 4 New Fighters This Spring

gumi Inc has just announced the collaboration between Brave Frontiers and THE KING OF FIGHTERS. Starting from 22 April to 24 May, players will get the chance to acquire 4 new characters as well as some old favourite fighters from the series. Here are the new characters featured in the collaboration; [caption id="attachment_23970" align="alignce...

The 13 Most Influential SNK Fighting Game Moves

Our Retro DNA-themed SNK 8-week tribute continues. Check out the links below for our previous features.  Hail To The King (Of Fighters) The Top 15 SNK Games You Must Play Before You Die The Art of Shinkiro Why The Neo Geo Was Successful Every time a new fighting game crops up, you can be sure that it has some sick moves and fightin...

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...

Neo Geo Mini Review Roundup: Is It Truly “Giga Power”ed?

While our Neo Geo Mini console is still in the mail and probably still on a jet plane somewhere from Japan, we figured it's our duty to inform you about SNK's latest retro item in some way or form. Thank goodness for YouTube and hobbyists around the world who manage to snag a console before we did, eh? ETA Prime got a Japanese version of the Neo G...

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