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Review: Samurai Shodown V Special (PS4)

Samurai Shodown is unfortunately one of those fighting game series that never quite caught on. The methodical series of fighters and its focus on steady, patient fundamentals came and went on the Neo Geo (RIP, we miss you everyday) and it c...

 
 
 
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Fatal Fury 3 available now on PS4 and Xbox One

As part of the ever-expanding ACA Neo Geo range, Hamster have released colourful Fatal Fury 3: Road to the Final Victory, on PS4 and Xbox One.The title, developed and released by SNK back in 1995, once again features the Bogard brothers, Te...

 
 
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Review: Windjammers

The Neo Geo was a seriously underrated piece of hardware. It may not have been popular in its heyday, but the machine has earned a well-deserved cult following over the years from its extremely tight and eclectic collection of games. Things...

 
 
 
 
 
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Three more Neo Geo arcade classics now available

Three more games became available for download recently as part of the Neo Geo ACA range. Each platform received a different classic pulled from SNK's arcade archives.The PS4 received kaiju-wrasslin' game King of the Monsters, destroyer of ...

 
 
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Samurai Shodown V Special trailer is a bloodbath

I have fond memories of the Samurai Shodown series, but I never got around to playing Samurai Shodown V. Turns out, I'm gonna have to. Since being revealed as SNK's mystery EVO title, more details about the somewhat forgotten entry in the s...

 
 
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Samurai Shodown V Special announced, playable at EVO

In no uncertain terms, SNK has said that it's back. No longer chained by just being a pachinko licensing lease factory, it's crafted new games, one of which already made an impact in the fighting game arena. But there's plenty of room ...

 
 
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Neo Geo shmup Pulstar blasts onto Xbox One

Almost nothing recalls the halcyon days of the arcade quite like a shmup. The twitchy, reactive and often infuriating genre swamped game rooms the world over, ensnaring a community of masochistic fans who are still dedicated to the genre to...

 
 
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SNK continues world Neo-Geo domination with GOG releases

There are nearly more Neo-Geo Switch ports than actual Switch games -- that's how aggressively SNK and Hamster have been pushing on that platform. Now SNK is looking to another outlet in PC, by way of GOG. 15 games (Blazing Star, Fatal Fury...

 
 
 
 
 
 
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Rock Howard makes his mark on King of Fighters XIV

I'm not really sure how, but SNK has really impressed with each of their DLC character announcements. While some folks (like myself) might have wanted Baenessa Vanessa, Whip, and Yamazaki in the base roster, it's been so good to see them co...

 
 
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Vanessa boxes her way into King of Fighters XIV

The King of Fighters XIV DLC characters have been delivering on every count so far. Sometime after Whip and Ryuji Yamazaki come to the game as DLC, fan-favorite boxing mom Vanessa joins the roster.  I've never been a big Vanessa user, ...

 
 
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Ryuji Yamazaki snakes his way into King of Fighters XIV

Plenty of the King of Fighters XIV fans (myself included) were chomping at the bit for a possible Yamazaki roster addition as soon as DLC characters were announced, and with Whip confirmed as the first character, luckily Yamazaki was a...

 
 
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Whip confirmed as King of Fighters XIV's first DLC character

King of Fighters XIV gets a bad rap. It's yet another great entry in the franchise even if the new art style makes it seem more stiff than previous entries. I'll admit it was tough for me to get used to at first, but after putting some time...

 
 
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SNK teases new characters for King of Fighters XIV

As I've said before, King of Fighters XIV deserves more credit. Look, I get it if you were hesitant because of the art style. The pixelated visuals of the last few games were gorgeous, and eliminating it feels like a betrayal of sorts ...

 
 
 
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That King of Fighters XIV graphical overhaul is here

I'm still very happy with King of Fighters XIV, and although I can't find that many people that actually play it, it's still getting plenty of love from SNK and the community at large. Part of that passion from the former group has tak...

 
 
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SNK developing new mystery RPG

SNK isn't known for branching out and trying new properties on any given day, but that seems to be what they're planning this year, at least for one mobile project. The publisher that's back from the dead has announced that they're working ...

 
 
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New SNES fighting game set to launch in February 2017

The Super Nintendo was the most popular console of its generation, and nearly 50 million units were sold worldwide. There's no telling how many of those are still in working condition, but you may want to warm up a CRT television, dig yours...

 
 


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For those of you new to the Yakuza series, and deeply in love with the awesome cut-scenes, skip to 7:45 in this clip, and look at the vocal dub/translation we were forced to endure back on Y1s original release

 
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New Mario Odyssey footage is floating around and Im trying SO HARD not to look!

 
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If I had the funds, Shadow of the Colossus would spur me to buy a Ive always wanted to play that game and just never got the opportunity

 
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These Splatoon shirts look pretty fresh! My heart tells me to buy them, but my wallet says Didnt you get enough new shirts this year? My brain chimes in with Arent you buying Senran Kagura in a week?

 
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That feeling when you realize your SNES Classic pre-order wont get released until the 29th, not the

 
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Seeing that new ZOE2 trailer makes me regret never having listened to Beyond the Bounds in its That chorus is seriously blowing my mind right

 
 

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