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The King Of Fighters XV Gets Goenitz & Cross Play DLC For Free Next Week

"Koko desu ka?" Those infamous words from The King of Fighters 1996's uber-boss Goenitz will be ringing in people's ears in 2023 when The King Of Fighters XV's next free update goes live on 20th June; that's next week. Not only will KOF XV get crossplay across all existing platforms -PC, Xbox, and PlayStation- but will also get Goenitz as a p...

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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. ...

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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...

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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...

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KOF XV Samurai Shodown Team Announced; Shingo & Kim Kaphwan Coming In 2023

After The King of Fighters XV grand finals at EVO 2022, SNK made a slew of grand announcements. Chief of them is the next slew of DLC characters for KOF XV. First up is Team Samurai, which consists of characters from Samurai Shodown: Haohmaru, Nakoruru, and Darlie Dagger. The trailer only showed off the character models in-game (definitely lifte...

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One Of The King Of Fighter’s Top Players From China Shares His KOF XV Tier List

Xiaohai is a name you hear often in high-level The King of Fighters and 2D fighting game play. Without him, there wouldn't be other Chinese and Taiwanese players like ET picking up the KOF mantle and keeping the scene alive. So when you hear him craft up his tier list for the recently-out The King of Fighters XV, you would darn well listen. His ...

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SNK Is Now 96% Owned By The Saudi Arabian Crown Prince

The company that made The King of Fighters XV and other classic 2D action and fighting games is pretty much fully owned by Saudi Arabian royalty. In late 2020, the company known as Electronic Gaming Development Company (EGDC), that is owned by Saudi Arabia crown prince Mohammed bin Salman, previously purchased a 33% stake and became SNK's larges...

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KOF XV Will Add Omega Rugal This April For Genocide Cutting Goodness

KOF XV has one more surprise in store: the addition of SNK uberboss Omega Rugal as a playable character. This DLC was announced during the Japan Fighting Game Publishers roundtable that happened an hour ago. Apart from him being a free DLC character, SNK will also release a special Boss Challenge version of him, where he's more powerful and will...

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The King Of Fighters Orochi Shermie Gets The 1/6th Statue Treatment

While there aren't any standout The King of Fighters XV figures and statues up for pre-order right now, company Flying Fish has the next best thing. The statue and figure-making company just announced pre-orders for The King of Fighters '97 Orochi Shermie, the Orochi version of sexy wrestler fighter and fan of eye-covering long bangs Shermie fro...

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KOF XV Starts Out Big With 8k Peak Players

The King of Fighters XV is out now for all major platforms, and it's doing great so far on SNK's side. According to Steam Charts (via Eventhubs), KOF XV has hit an all-time peak of 8,205 players. At this point in typing, the game is being played by 6,049 people for the last 24 hours. This puts KOF XV as one of the best launch SNK titles on PC so...

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Here’s A Pretty Accurate KOF XV Climax Tier List

While it'll take some time for The King of Fighters pro players and content creators to make up a definitive bunch of KOF XV tier lists for competitive play, here's a good alternative to sate your thirsts. Pro gamer Justin Wong, known for having a lot of people pull off EVO Moment 37 on him during online play, just published his own KOF XV tier ...

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The King Of Fighters XV Is Great For Hardcore Fighting Game Fans, Not So Much Everyone Else

Platform(s): PS4 (version reviewed), PS5, PC, Xbox One, Xbox Series Genre: 2D fighting game with 3v3 and legacy mechanics If anything, SNK clearly knows its audience and niche. Rather than making a mass appeal 2D fighting game from scratch, the company sticks to what it knows best and just pile it on for its loyal fanbase and top players. Th...

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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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The King Of Fighters ’98 Is Getting Rollback Netcode In New Update

SNK has announced that The King Of Fighters '98 Ultimate Match Final Edition will finally be getting a highly-anticipated feature via a new major update. Something that online players will definitely appreciate. Rollback netcode. The King Of Fighters '98 Ultimate Match Final Edition will receive a major Steam update this winter, adding major ...

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The King of Fighters XV Is Confirmed For PlayStation, Xbox, & PC

SNK and Koch Media will be partnering up to release the former's sequel fighting game The King of Fighters XV on a global scale. The game will be out for Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, PS4, PS5, and PC (Steam and Epic Games) in Q1 2022. Just like past entries, the fighting game pits fighters in a 3v3 match featuring characters from Fatal Fury, Art o...

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[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...

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AESF Launches #YourHomeYourArena Campaign To Combat COVID-19

Amidst the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Asian Electronic Sports Federation (AESF) is launching the Your Home, Your Arena (YHYA) campaign, with the objective of connecting and uniting the esports community through social media and online tournaments. The YHYA campaign will also aid communities impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic through esports act...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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