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A King of Fighters XII battle to the death tournament will be held this Saturday in a little burg known as Los Angeles. The event will be held May 30, from 12-7PM at Element (location details after the break). Cosplayers are welcome and there will be "goodies" on hand.Want to compete? The first 100...

May 28th 2009 at 7:30am 0 Comments

We never get tired of staring at King of Fighters XII. We were pleased, then, when Ignition sent over this new video of a match featuring Elisabeth Blanctorche, a recent addition to the KOF XII roster, facing off against SNK mainstay Joe Higashi.Confession time: when it comes to fighting games, even...

May 21st 2009 at 9:45pm 0 Comments
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Ignition Entertainment is asking for the community to decide The King of Fighters XII's box art for North America. Currently there are polls open on the company forums to decide between the four different covers -- two for each system -- of the Xbox 360 and PS3 versions. In both cases, "Option 1" i...

May 20th 2009 at 4:00am 0 Comments
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It looks like SNK is already preparing to outfit King of Fighters XII with DLC. The upcoming fighting game will have additional purchased content available on the Xbox Live Marketplace (as uncovered by Siliconera) and, presumably, on PSN as well. What that content is exactly, we don't know just yet...

May 16th 2009 at 1:00am 0 Comments
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You'll need to wield a sturdy fighting stick if you ever plan on becoming a champ in the fighting genre. Everyone knows that; Capcom knows it, Namco Bandai knows it, and SNK Playmore knows it, too, which is why the latter will be releasing two, brand-new controllers alongside King of Fighters XII i...

May 13th 2009 at 12:15pm 0 Comments
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In addition to the ultra smooth (and likely quite sophisticated) King of Fighters XII anti-aliasing graphical update, it appears as though the home version of the game will be coming with two new characters. Elizabeth Blanctorche and a character known only as "Mature" will be joining the ranks of t...

May 10th 2009 at 11:30pm 0 Comments
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Ready to compete in a game you've never played? Ignition Entertainment has officially announced the King of Fighters XII tournament teased last week on the game's website. The tournament, being held in cooperation with the EVO tournament group, will take place at Element in Hollywood on May 30th, du...

April 2nd 2009 at 4:45pm 0 Comments
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Click to embiggen.We're happy to be able to bring you these exclusive screens of King of Fighters XII, if only because it meant we got to look at screens of King of Fighters XII. Seriously, look at this thing. We couldn't be happier that SNK Playmore got the money together to make an HD fighter. Tha...

March 16th 2009 at 10:28am 0 Comments
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Ignition Entertainment has just announced a July 2009 worldwide release for King of Fighters XII, the impossibly gorgeous first HD entry in SNK Playmore's long-running 2D fighting series, on both Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. The fighter features 20 playable characters, all of whom appear as newly red...

March 3rd 2009 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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Since April 1st is no more, we can resume our duty of bringing you news with a fair amount of confidence that what we see is some semblance of truth. Sometimes we get tricked, too, you know. Anyway, some new scans from Famitsu show off a couple screens of the upcoming King of Fighters XII and we've...

April 2nd 2008 at 6:30am 0 Comments

We would never have expected 2008 to be the year of the fighter. Just off the top of our heads, we've got Tekken 6, Soul Calibur IV, BlazeBlue, Battle Fantasia, Street Fighter IV, and King of Fighters XII on their way. That's an amazing lineup not just for console gamers, but for those who go to tou...

February 15th 2008 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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Some of you might remember our post about King of Fighters XII coming to the PS3 in 2009. That seems like a long time from now, but don't worry old school fighting fans -- 2008 won't be going down without a little SNK love. The SNK-Capcom website tells fans that the AOU 2008 expo in Tokyo's Makuhari...

February 11th 2008 at 9:00pm 0 Comments