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Bustaaaa boogie!
Over the past few decades, SNK has created a vast stable of memorable characters and franchises. I remember going into an arcade as a child for the first time and spending $10 on Fatal Fury, finding the fighters there more ap... read feature

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King of Fighters Rhythm

That King of Fighters rhythm game is out now on iOS and Android


It also has Samurai Shodown and Metal Slug in it
Jun 27
A rhyhthm game based on various franchises from the SNK world (most notably King of Fighters) is a thing, and it's dropping on iOS and Android this week. The base app is $0.99, with extra songs available via in-app-purchasing... read
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The Rhythm of Fighters

The Rhythm of Fighters combines music with brawling for your gaming pleasure


Putting the "beat" back in music
Jun 20
Do you love fighting games? Do you love music games? What about a combination of the two? No, I'm not talking about Kickbeat. I'm actually talking about The Rhythm of Fighters - SNK Original Sound Collection. Strangely enough... read
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King of Fighters

King of Fighters '97 slams its way onto iOS and Android


Classic fighting game available now
Nov 16
Joining the likes of Samurai Showdown 2, SNK Playmore has ported another one of its iconic fighting games,The King of Fighters '97, to Android and iOS platforms. Available for $3.99, the classic fighter features 35 icon... read
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King of Fighters XIII

King of Fighters XIII extends its Steam beta


It's now running until September 6
Aug 30
King of Fighters XIII is finally coming to Steam on September 13th, and if you're a part of the beta, you can now enjoy your extended testing period until September 6th. A change of plans has occurred access wise, and now any... read
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There's a King of Fighters ... MOBA


Oh god no
Aug 27
Yeah. Um. Alright then! King of Fighters Online just went into closed beta stages over in Thailand, and yeah, it's a freaking MOBA. The Dragonfly developed title has so far revealed five characters, Kyo, Iori, Joe, Griffon, ... read
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King of Fighters XIII

PSA: King of Fighters XIII is on Steam, on sale


Blow off some steam, punch some chumps
Aug 13
Last week, we reported on some leaks that suggested SNK Playmore's King of Fighters XIII would follow the trajectory of many contemporary fighters and end up on Steam. That has in fact happened.The Steam release touts, "vastl... read
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KoF XIII Steam

King of Fighters XIII seems to be coming to Steam


King of biters
Aug 09
Fighting games showing the PC some love seems to be all the rage these days. Mortal Kombat 9 made its way over to Steam this year following a Vita port last year. Super Street Fighter IV: Arcade Edition eventually graced PCs.... read
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Villains defeated and new heroes crowned
Another year, another Evolution Championship Series under wraps. This year's premiere fighting game tournament was by far the biggest to date boasting over 3,000 participants from over 30 countries, stretching across nine of ... read feature

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EVO 2K13 lineup announced, will feature Persona 4 Arena


Plus, UMvC 3, MK 9, KoF, SF and more
Jan 09
EVO 2K13 will be taking place from July 12-14 this year at the Paris Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. As for the games players will be competing in? It will consist of Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3, Super Street Fighter 4 Arcad... read
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Atlus and Level|Up hosting fighting game tournament


Will have prizes for attendees, tourney winners, and viewers
Nov 09
If you're in or near Walnut, California the weekend of the 17th later this month, you can attend or participate in an Atlus fighting games tournament at Super Arcade being hosted by Level|Up in association with, of course, At... read
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Behold the glorious home page of D-Arts Terry Bogard


Jul 28
Remember the Bandai D-Arts figure of King of Fighter's Terry Bogard that was showcased at Comic-Con a few weeks back? Someone saw fit to give the man a promotional website all of his own. It's pretty amazing. In addition to o... read
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Sanitize: Dude jacks it on a KOF arcade machine in Tokyo


Jul 25
You might want to give the next Japanese arcade machine you play a wipe down first after reading this. My Tokyo-based friend and fighting game community figure, Scott Popular (he calls me Yankee Blue Jeans for some ... read
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SDCC: D-Arts Sigma and Terry Bogard figures are so ace


Jul 13
Bandai's D-Arts figures are the shizz, especially if you've got a thing for Mega Man X characters. At SDCC, Bandai's US distributor Bluefin has been showing off some possible new models for the X line, headlined by none other... read
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KOF XIII debuts at EVO, Atlus bringing Persona 4 Arena


Jul 05
EVO 2012 is this weekend, but I'm sure you already knew that. We're counting the hours here at Destructoid and -- hold on. Wait a minute. Just one more second. It's time to GET HYPE! Atlus is already amped for the festivities... read
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King of Fighters XIII gets a patch and a price reduction


Jan 31
A patch that primarily focuses on improving the online functionality in The King of Fighters XIII is now live for PlayStation Network and will soon be available on Xbox Live. Here's what it does: Ranked match filtering allow... read
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I fell madly in love with The King of Fighters XII the first time I played it. After slogging through the slow-paced, polygon-based KoF: Maximum Impact games, it was such a relief to see the series return to its roo... read feature

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Cities in fighting games suck (or are totally awesome)


Nov 30
One of the two. I can't decide which. Fighterpedia is a fairly new web series about fighting game lore. There have been two videos prior to this one, but I wasn't sold on the concept until episode three here compared the his... read
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6 new King of Fighters XIII trailers will keep you happy


Oct 19
If you're a The King of Fighters fan anticipating Atlus' latest venture into the long series, then you might want to sit down for this because the company has today shown us what loving your fan base really looks like i... read
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King of Fighters XIII delayed to November 22nd


Oct 01
If you were expecting to finally get your eager hands on King of Fighters XIII in late-October, you're going to have to wait just a tad longer. Atlus announced earlier this week that the fighter won't be available within the... read
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New King of Fighters XIII details, preorder bonus


Jul 29
The King of Fighters series made it's way to the current console generation in 2009 and, sadly, it didn't pack quite pack the punch fans had been expecting. The inclusion of online multiplayer fell flat and there was a notice... read
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E3: Atlus to release King of Fighters XIII in America


Jun 07
As originally posted on Japanator Yes, please. King of Fighters XIII is finally going to get released over here, so I can finally jump into the series exactly where I want to. Atlus claims to have improved the netcode signi... read






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