SNK does not make StarCraft. Blizzard makes StarCraft, and SNK made its name with 2D games like Samurai Shodown and The King of Fighters. But if SNK made a game with Blizzard's characters, it might look like this.
Huh. As tipster Sang points out, Samurai Shodown characters are now appearing in a South Korean runner game called Everyone Kal Kal Kal. "Kal" (칼) means "sword". SNK signed off on the game, which is for iOS and Android. So there ya go!
SNK Playmore is hiring up for, as the Osaka-based studio's help wanted page reads, "the strongest 3D King of Fighters and Samurai Shodown". Guess they're going to work on new games...
Just like cats, man's best friend is a returning character in every genre. We've selected those video game dogs—from games both old and new—which are usually portrayed as companions; sidekicks who can both help us with minor tasks and save our asses in difficult situations.
When the CG artists who inhabit the Polycount forums direct their creative juices at redesigning the famous fighters of video games like Street Fighter, Mortal Kombat, Killer Instinct, Tekken and more, we're the real winners.
Long hours, hard work, crap weather. Then there's the boredom, the long hours of boredom, followed by the bursts of heart-pounding adrenaline. This is war.
Last week's unveiling of Marvel Vs. Capcom 3 came with an interesting walk-through by Capcom of their take on the history of fighting games.
Suzuhime, heroine of Samurai Shodown: Edge of Destiny, is getting a 1/8 figurine from figure maker Kotobukiya. This is the back of it. Want to see the front?
But before that, here is a game trailer.
At the Microsoft event in Tokyo, it was announced that Samurai Shodown: Edge of Destiny (Samurai Spirits Sen) would be coming to Xbox LIVE Arcade.