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King of Fighters 13 has found a home on Steam, hitting PC on September 13 for $30. Buy it before launch day and get it for $25, 17 percent off. Those who want to jump into the action early can apply to be a Steam Edition beta tester now, and SNK Playmore will pick 300 players in a lottery drawing o...

August 12th 2013 at 11:55pm 0 Comments
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Metal Slug XX, compatible with both PSP and PS Vita, is this week's new recruit for the PlayStation Plus Instant Game Collection. PS Plus subscribers can grab SNK's run-and-gunner gratis starting tomorrow - the usual asking price is $20. Metal Slug XX is an altered version of Metal Slug 7 on the N...

July 22nd 2013 at 3:15pm 0 Comments
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The classic Neo Geo fighting game, Samurai Shodown 2, is now on the iOS App Store and Google Play. The port features customizable controls in the form of virtual touchscreen buttons, which can be placed outside of the game's visual area in "window mode." All 15 characters are included, and multipl...

June 29th 2013 at 2:00am 0 Comments
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Update: This article originally listed these products' collective release date as June 6, which is incorrect. The actual release date is June 25, and the body of this post has been changed to reflect that. Original: Those looking to play some new games on their Neo Geo X consoles can now preorder...

May 25th 2013 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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SNK Playmore recently launched Metal Slug X on iOS and Android. The run-and-gun game is a remake of the Neo Geo game Metal Slug 2, and includes online leaderboards, customizable controls and local multiplayer via bluetooth.Metal Slug X, which shouldn't be confused with Metal Slug XX, can be downloa...

March 10th 2013 at 10:30pm 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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Despite the fact that 20+ years passed since you last played Neogeo, its portable rebirth this December will be shockingly expensive at $200. Tommo Inc. announced the handheld console's December 6 launch date for North America overnight, and put detail to the various pre-installed software it comes...

August 13th 2012 at 4:40am 0 Comments
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Our initial reaction upon receiving the announcement for King of Fighters Android was something along the lines of, "Yes! Finally, SNK Playmore must have read all our letters and decided to make a special version of King of Fighters XIII with the Cell Saga androids from Dragon Ball Z! Yes."Well, it...

March 22nd 2012 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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Catherine I have a soft spot for the bizarre and the esoteric. If something is complicated, either through the machinations of its mechanical workings or through the intricacies of its conceptual nature, its hard for me to focus on anything else until I feel like I really understand what I'm look...

January 3rd 2012 at 6:30pm 0 Comments
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Originally slated for a simultaneous 360 and PS3 release on December 20, King of Fighters XIII's upcoming "NESTS Kyo" character DLC pack has been delayed for PS3 fighters until January 10. A fantastically vague "technical error" is to blame for the issue, according to the Atlus press release afte...

December 20th 2011 at 7:00am 0 Comments
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It's tough living in someone else's shadow. Your achievements may be numerous and impressive, but existing outside of the limelight can be disheartening after a while. Constantly fighting for relevance in a crowded genre is a consuming, arduous fight; one that SNK Playmore has waged ever since Fa...

November 24th 2011 at 10:00am 0 Comments