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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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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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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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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 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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Black Desert

Black Desert, that Korean MMO, is getting a King of Fighters costume

You may recognize the name Black Desert from its insanely detailed character creation tool. At this point though my interest has transcended mere avatar construction, and I want to play the damn thing. My interest has been further piqu...   read

 
 
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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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King of Fighters XIV coming to Japan in January

Hey King of Fighters fans, King of Fighters XIV just got announced at Sony's Tokyo Game Show press conference with a reveal trailer and a Japanese release date of January 21 2016. So, who's excited to fight even more kings? That's what Kin...   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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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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Review: The Rhythm of Fighters

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 appealing in many...   read

 
 
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King of Fighters Rhythm

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

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 (mobile DLC). ...   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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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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King of Fighters XIII

King of Fighters XIII extends its Steam beta

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 anyone who pre-ord...   read

 
 
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There's a King of Fighters ... MOBA

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, and Terry. You ...   read

 
 
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King of Fighters XIII

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

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, "vastly improved netc...   read

 
 
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KoF XIII Steam

King of Fighters XIII seems to be coming to Steam

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. Divekick is re...   read

 
 
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EVO 2013: Results, highlights, and all the hype

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 the most elite ...   read

 
 
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EVO 2K13 lineup announced, will feature Persona 4 Arena

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 Arcade Edition v2012...   read

 
 
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Atlus and Level|Up hosting fighting game tournament

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, Atlus. The two ga...   read

 
 
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Behold the glorious home page of D-Arts Terry Bogard

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 offering a selec...   read

 
 
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Sanitize: Dude jacks it on a KOF arcade machine in Tokyo

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 reason), blogge...   read

 
 
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SDCC: D-Arts Sigma and Terry Bogard figures are so ace

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 than Sigma. In...   read

 
 
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KOF XIII debuts at EVO, Atlus bringing Persona 4 Arena

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, announcing to...   read

 
 
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