The first two episodes of The King of Fighters 3D anime can be viewed on YouTube. The episodes are in Japanese but have English language subtitles.
When Street Fighter II hit the big time in the early 1990s, it spawned a lot of competition. Some of these rivals emerged as beloved fighting game series in their own right, and would live on for years. Others, like World Heroes, couldn’t quite escape the crush of the bandwagon.
For a country that has made a whole bunch of fighting games, you better believe that Japan has its favorites. A recent survey revealed top twenty beloved titles, according to Weekly Famitsu readers.
The King of Fighters is getting a CG animated series. Titled The King of Fighters: Destiny, it’s starting this spring in China. No word if and when it will hit other regions.
Ryuji Yamazaki is coming to The King of Fighters XIV as an upcoming DLC character. Here’s a first look at the character in action. No word yet on when he’ll be released, er, unleashed.
There are few classes of consumer electronics that have had as exhilarating heights and as cringe-inducing lows as video game consoles. Since the Magnavox Odyssey plugged into TVs back in 1972 and delivered Pong to the masses, gaming consoles have demanded our attention.
It’s not size that counts, but how awesome you can make tiny block sculptures.
Over the decades, Japanese developers have churned out a mind-boggling number of video games. Some are good, and some are bad. These are the thirty-one most important ones.
On the top left we have a screenshot from the release version of The King of Fighters XIV, a game that transformed beautiful 2D characters into lifeless 3D husks. On the bottom right, a shot from the game’s 1.10 update, which is looking to add a little life back into the game. This is good.
Many fighting games take place all over the world. So, to bring those locations to life, game developers often stick pretty close to reality.
As of December 1, SNK Playmore’s official name will be SNK Corporation, returning the company back to its roots.
With 50 characters, tons of stages, plenty of online and offline modes and almost absurd technical depth, The King of Fighters XIV is everything fans of SNK’s long-running fighting game franchise could want, though it’s shed a little charisma with the transition to 3D.
Being Australian, I don’t have much time for baseball. That doesn’t mean I can’t enjoy baseball video games, though. Especially when they’re from the future.
Hey, remember that unfinished Neo Geo fighting game that was discovered lurking on an arcade board? And how nobody knew what the hell it was? The man behind the game has been found, and he’s been able to reveal all kinds of stuff about it.
Mai Shiranui is joining the newest King of Fighters. While it might seem like Mai Shiranui’s addition to the fray is a given no-brainer, seeing as she is one of KoF’s most popular fighters, SNK actually refrained from putting her in 2009's The King of Fighters XII release.
Last month, NeoTurfMasta bought an old Neo Geo test board for $750. After messing around with it for a while, he made one hell of a discovery: lurking inside was a prototype version of an unknown, unreleased Neo Geo fighting game.
There will be a new King of Fighters anime and live-action film. That’s according to a report on Tencent, which adds that the anime and film will target Asia, but a North American release is planned.
Listen up, King of Fighters fans. SNK exec Yutaka Noguchi tells Famitsu that many former SNK devs have returned to the company since it has refocused on gaming and left the pachinko business. Noguchi also added that devs who were working on pachinko-slot machines have been switched back to games. This all sounds…