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SNK Playmore has released The Rhythm of Fighters, a touchscreen-based iOS and Android rhythm game based on its long-running King of Fighters franchise. Similar in setup to SNK's Dreamcast obscurity Cool Cool Toon, The Rhythm of Fighters challenges players to tap and swipe the screen according to o...

June 26th 2014 at 8:30pm 0 Comments
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If you're too impatient to see how Legend of Raven turns out under the guide of former King of Fighters developers, King of Fighters '97 can help you relive an iteration of SNK's fighter on iOS and Android devices. The pre-existing four button layout is still an option, but a new six button spraw...

November 17th 2013 at 11:30am 0 Comments
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Yatagarasu Attack on Cataclysm, the enhanced version of indie PC fighter Yatagarasu, has bested its Indiegogo fundraising goal of $68,000 by almost an additional $30,000 as of press time. As a result, Yatagarasu Attack on Cataclysm will launch on PC "around February 2014" with GGPO netcode for onli...

August 10th 2013 at 9:00pm 0 Comments
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SNK is hosting a month-long half-off sale on a handful of Neo Geo games for PS3 and PSP. PSN games drop to $4.50 apiece and PSP games are $3.50; the Neo Geo Station Bundle Pack of 10 games for PS3 runs $40.The SNK sale includes Metal Slug and Metal Slug 2, Fatal Fury, Shock Troopers and The King of...

August 28th 2012 at 9:00pm 0 Comments
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While it won't be one of the tournament's 5 official fighting games, the console version of King of Fighters XIII will so-totally be playable at this year's EVO2011 Championship Series. Attendees will have the opportunity to test-drive Atlus' 2D hold-out, as well as take part in a Q&A panel w...

July 16th 2011 at 4:30pm 0 Comments
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SNK Playmore has announced via its Facebook page that an updated version of the arcade fighter, King of Fighters 2002 Unlimited Match, is headed to Xbox Live Arcade. The game was announced for Japan late last year and is due in "Autumn 2010" here in the US. SNK promises "a high-quality conversion"...

October 15th 2010 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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SNK's oddball bullet hell shmup, KOF Sky Stage, has finally been dated for Xbox Live Arcade -- in Japan, at least. Masochists can check it out on September 15 for 800 MS Points ($10). That's a small price to pay to see Terry Bogard and company fly around and shoot stuff. And, y' know, play a super-...

September 3rd 2010 at 6:00am 0 Comments
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Fight fans get their fix this week in VC in Brief. The lone release available for download is King of Fighters '95, a mish-mash of SNK's best fighters from its most prominent franchises. KOF '95 introduces us to Iori Yagami, who would go on to be one of the series' favorite brawlers. King of F...

April 26th 2010 at 7:45pm 0 Comments
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There is a lot of stuff on the Wii and DSi Shops this week, but no obvious standouts. The most potentially exciting games are a Lemmings-like thing about dodo eggs, a DSiWare version of a Scrabble card game we didn't know existed, and a fighting game of which you might already have three or four cop...

April 26th 2010 at 11:07am 0 Comments
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King of Fighters XII wasn't quite the spectacular high-definition debut the series deserved. Sure, there were problems with the netcode, but one problem with the roster irritated just as many fans: the omission of the scantily clad ninja, Mai Shiranui. So, naturally, SNK is leading with the bouncy c...

March 25th 2010 at 10:05am 0 Comments
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[Dengeki] Despite the cool reception to its last King of Fighters game, SNK Playmore has announced that it is working on King of Fighters XIII. The fighting game will be shown for the first time at an event in Akihabara on March 25. Until then, we know nothing about the game other than that it run...

February 25th 2010 at 11:00am 0 Comments