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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 promising.