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Atlus is localizing The King of Fighters XIV

Atlus is bringing The King of Fighters XIV to the Americas later this year on PlayStation 4. This is the first game in the main series that ditches sprites and instead opts to go fully 3D, as the Maximum Impact spinoffs were in 3D pre...   read

 
 
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CAPCOM

Senior Capcom designer leaves for SNK Playmore

Hidetoshi "Neo G" Ishizawa has departed Capcom for a new position at SNK Playmore. Though Ishizawa may not be as familiar a name as, say, Yoshinori Ono, the fact remains he's been with Capcom since 1995 and has credits on a myriad of belove...   read

 
 
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King of Fighters XIV

King of Fighters XIV roster allegedly leaked

The leaks for King of Fighters XIV have been off the chain. Just about everything leaked so far has been accurate, and that includes this brand new one that shows off the entire roster. If you care about those kind of things don't look...   read

 
 
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SNK reveals new King of Fighters XIV characters

King of Fighters XIV is still coming along, and other than the art style, I'm basically on board. SNK has been slowly revealing new characters over the past year or so, and now, they've unveiled Chin, Tung Fu Rue, and Choi. They all lo...   read

 
 
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KOFXIV
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King of Fighters XIV adds four characters including the King of Dinosaurs

Over at the PlayStation Blog, four more characters were confirmed for the King of Fighters XIV roster. The standout is series newcomer King of Dinosaurs, whose name parallelism with the series title is only topped by the fact that he's a lu...   read

 
 
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Benimaru
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Aw man, Benimaru is in King of Fighters XIV

SNK's King of Fighters XIV is still in development, and we've been getting sparse updates as of late. But thanks to this new trailer, we now know that K', Robert Garcia, and Benimaru are in. There's still no set release date, but the d...   read

 
 
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Capcom

Do you want a new Rival Schools or Capcom vs. SNK 3?

At one point a few years ago, it seemed as though Capcom might make a new Darkstalkers game. Unfortunately, that didn't come to pass. After years of teasing fans, the company decided to test the waters with Darkstalkers Resurrection, a rema...   read

 
 
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SNK

New pachinko laws pushed SNK back to games

Six years after its last major release, SNK Playmore is getting back to its roots as a game studio. In 2015, SNK made a surprising about-face. Not only did the Neo Geo company announce a new entry in the King of Fighters series after spendi...   read

 
 
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Humble Bundle

This Humble Neo Geo Bundle is real tempting

This week's Humble Bundle woke me right the hell up. It's a smorgasbord of great SNK titles! Pay what you want: Art of Fighting 2 Fatal Fury Special King of the Monsters Metal Slug 2 Samurai Shodown II Sengoku 3 The King of Fighters 2000 B...   read

 
 
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Garou

Garou: Mark of the Wolves seems to be coming to Steam

Among fighting game fans, Garou: Mark of the Wolves remains a classic. I first played it on the Dreamcast many years back, and along with Last Blade 2, it was a staple among my friends. Although Garou has been widely available on ...   read

 
 
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King of Fighters XIV
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Andy Bogard is confirmed for King of Fighters XIV

So, I'm going to level with you from the start, I know nothing about King of Fighters as a series. I know it's a fighting game series, and I know that King of Fighters XIV looks pretty unimpressive visually right now compared to its modern ...   read

 
 
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King of Fighters
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King of Fighers XIV may look ugly, but the mechanics seem fine so far

We don't have a whole lot of information regarding King of Fighters XIV, outside of the fact that it has a severely downgraded set of visuals, but based on this comparison video (with XIII), it seems mechanically sound. There is one last g...   read

 
 
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Hit the lever!

SNK Playmore is abandoning pachinko machines entirely

Pachinko. The word brings terror to any person’s heart after Konami did well… Konami things… and made it seem like it was the best thing to happen to any Japanese publisher since video games. Don’t worry though, as...   read

 
 
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King of Fighters XIV
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Chang and Leona return in King of Fighters XIV

After revealing King of Fighters XIV at Tokyo Game Show in September, SNK Playmore showed off the fighting game again today at a Sony Computer Entertainment press event in South Korea. The morsel of new footage shows off a couple familiar f...   read

 
 
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Metal Slug x Battle Cats

Metal Slug teams up with The Battle Cats

My experience with Metal Slug Defense is watching former Destructoid writer Jim Sterling suffer through its free-to-play trappings for a video. My experience with The Battle Cats, a similar strategy game about overwhelming your opponent's b...   read

 
 
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Video games are dead

Someone besides Konami wants to turn gamers into gamblers

"Our company is a Pachinko Slot maker, but we're also video game developers. We'd like to work hard to make video game fans into Pachinko Slot fans," said a SNK Playmore rep at a Beast Busters Pachinko slot press conference recently.  ...   read

 
 
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SNK sold

SNK Playmore has been acquired by China's Ledo Millenium

SNK Playmore has reportedly been bought by Chinese company Ledo Millenium, paying out $63.5 million for 81.25% of their shares, granting them majority stake in the company. The core reason given by Oriential Securities (part of a joint vent...   read

 
 
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Rhythm of Fighters

Download SNK's The Rhythm of Fighters before it's delisted

We've got less than a week to download The Rhythm of Figthers - SNK Original Sound Collection before SNK Playmore removes the game from the Apple App Store and Google Play. The company thanked fans for their support but did not offer an exp...   read

 
 
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Metal Slug 3

Metal Slug 3 blasts its way onto PS4, PS3, and Vita

Have you played the phenomenal Metal Slug 3 yet? If not, you really have no excuse at this point, as the game has come to just about every console imaginable. Today, the Neo Geo classic is also available on PS4, PS3, and PS Vita. Metal Slug...   read

 
 
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Fatal Fury Final
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Fatal Fury Final, a fanmade beat-'em-up, is now out on PC

As we all know, Fatal Fury started off as a traditional fighting game in 1991. But over the years the cast has seem some genre crossover, even into the shoot-'em-up arena with one of my personal favorites, KOF Sky Stage. Now a mo...   read

 
 
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Square suit

Cops raided Square Enix after criminal lawsuit from SNK

Osaka police raided a Shinjuku, Tokyo Square Enix office yesterday, the result of a May criminal filing against Square Enix by SNK.  SNK alleges that Square Enix infringed (a lot) on SNK intellectual properties, citing over 100 in...   read

 
 
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The Rhythm of Fighters

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

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, it's an upcom...   read

 
 
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Metal Slug

Okay, sure: Metal Slug 3 hits Steam next month

I have lost track of the number of times I've bought Metal Slug 3, which usually isn't a good sign -- but it's one of those timeless games and I can't help myself. Absolutely no regrets. Temptation will arise once again in February when the...   read

 
 
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Neo Geo X Gold dispute

Neo Geo X maker calls SNK Playmore a bully

Tommo is continuing its fight with SNK Playmore over the right to sell the Neo Geo X Gold. The company alleges SNK has asked a number of Tommo's retail and distribution partners to stop selling the retro console and supporting products. "Th...   read

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

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 iconic warriors duk...   read

 
 
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Im a bit surprised Undertale doesnt use Steam Its a bit convoluted but I figured out how transfer my save to my Mac so I can finish while Im away at

 
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I can just walk up to a cat, stand still, do absolutely nothing, and the cat/kitten will just start I dont even need to pet them, and yet my cats just start purring once Im close Why do cats do this?

 
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Never really was interested in The Witcher series, but after all the hype, time to play this baby myself to see why its loved so Over 800 awards, eh? Lets see if its deserving of those accolades compared to other open-world titles Ive :)

 
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If any of you got that Humble NeoGeo bundle a while back it looks like a few more of those games were added to Steam - and they gave us keys for Love when publishers follow through for people who support them like

 
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I should really finish Fire Emblem: Birthright at some point, but all joking aside about it being the trash kingdom, it just really isnt compelling from both a story and gameplay Videogames shouldnt make you feel obligated to complete

 
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