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Tag-fighter Kizuna Encounter returns on modern platforms

Hamster has released another old-school SNK title via their Neo Geo Classics range. Here's a suprise, its a forgotten, colourful fighting game from the mid-'90s. Kizuna Encounter is now available on PS4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch.Release...

 
 
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SNK 40th Anniversary Collection headed west on PS4 in March

NIS America has announced that retro compendium SNK 40th Anniversary Collection is expected to arrive in the west on PS4 in March. The collection was made available for Nintendo Switch worldwide back in November 2018.The 40th Anniversary Co...

 
 
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SNK's obscure fighter Ragnagard returns on Nintendo Switch

It's a new year, and Hamster are already continuing their pledge to re-release hundreds of arcade classics on modern platforms. This week sees the return of a particularly obscure SNK title, Ragnagard, which has been dusted off for the Nint...

 
 
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Contest: Win a PS4 copy of SNK Heroines: Tag Team Frenzy

Fight like a girl with this contest for your chance to win a PS4 copy of SNK Heroines: Tag Team Frenzy. I'm terrible at fighting games, but I've always enjoyed the spectacle around them. Bonu points for any fighting series that really goes ...

 
 
 
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Rediscover the roots of SNK's Athena on PS4 and Switch

The first of Hamster's retro re-releases this week looks at the origins of one of SNK's most popular heroines, goddess warrior Athena, often muddled with KoF's Athena Asamiya, but we'll get to that.Princess Athena is the heroine of 1986 arc...

 
 
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Fighting EX Layer to gain three more fighters in early 2019

Developer Arika has announced that there will be three more characters headed to their fighting game Fighting EX Layer in the first part of 2019. Two of these three characters will be added to the roster free-of-charge, whereas the third ch...

 
 
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Adorable shmup action as Twinkle Star Sprites returns

Those delightful retro-enthusiasts at Hamster have brought something a little different to the table for this week's Arcade Archive re-releases. From the mid-90s, Twinkle Star Sprites is a very colourful and cute anime shmup that might appe...

 
 
 
 
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The King of Fighters XV will hit the ring in 2020

Longtime developer/publisher SNK recently held an IPO press conference in Seoul, South Korea to discuss the state of play for their current and upcoming games. Among the announcements made was the confirmation of a new title in the long-run...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Miss X ready to rumble in SNK Heroines: Tag Team Frenzy

SNK's over-the-top fighter SNK Heroines: Tag Team Frenzy now has a another slugger available for its roster; Miss X, the boss character from Neo Geo Pocket title Gals Fighters, is making her long-awaited return to the ring.Miss X, who bears...

 
 
 
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SNK's Thrash Rally leaving skidmarks on modern consoles

Hamster revs its engines for this week's classic Neo Geo re-release, as SNK's Thrash Rally is back to burn rubber on PS4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch.Released on arcades and the Neo Geo platform back in 1991, the ADK developed title is a ...

 
 
 
 
 
 
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SNK shmup Alpha Mission returns on Nintendo Switch

This week, your retro friend and mine, Hamster, has pulled up another classic '80s arcade and given it a new lease of life on a modern platform, as SNK shmup Alpha Mission takes to the skies once more on Nintendo Switch.Released in arcades ...

 
 




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