Complete with online multiplayer
Originally released in Japanese arcades all the way back in 1998, The Last Blade 2 is bringing 18 swordsmen together on PlayStation 4 and Vita so that they can once again slice the snot out of each other. This is a tense 2D fighter that became something of a cult release, and it's being revived next month on Sony's...
The latest game in the long-running King of Fighters franchise was today announced at Sony's pre-Tokyo Game Show press conference. Titled The King of Fighters XIV, the brawler will be coming to PlayStation 4, however developer SNK Playmore didn't reveal if it'll be exclusive to Sony's super machine.
Back on active duty
Up for a bit of retro carnage this week? Well look no further than Metal Slug 3, which is being deployed on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, and Vita tomorrow in Europe. A port of the original game which released back on the NEOGEO, it goes the extra mile and supports all of the modern features that you'd expect, such as trophy...
Pixel perfect port
No self-respecting videogame console would be complete without at least a handful of Metal Slug ports to its name, so we're happy to report that Metal Slug 3 will be arriving on all three of Sony's super systems later this year. Recently announced on the PlayStation Blog, the bombastic port will apparently come packed with some...
Mai to go
North American PlayStation Plus subscribers will get to keep their fingers busy with The King of Fighters XIII this week, when the title is added to the service’s Instant Game Collection. The game promises a wealth of different gameplay modes, a refined engine, and 30 beautifully rendered fighters. And, yes, that monstrous roster does...
Atlus has announced that it has delayed the King Of Fighters XIII's upcoming "NESTS Kyo" character DLC pack, citing a remarkably vague "technical error" as the reason for the delay
The downloadable extension was originally intended for a December 20th release, but will now drop on January 10th. In order to make up for the delay, the DLC's price will be cut to $2.99 for a limited period upon launch..
Rising Star Games has confirmed that King Of Fighters XIII will release in the UK on November 25th
The game was originally due out in October, but was pushed earlier in the month. Those that pre-order the game will receive a limited edition four CD soundtrack taken from the history of the series. A double-sided A3 poster and digital art disc will also be included.
Fans of the King Of Fighters series will want to make sure they pre-order a copy of the upcoming King Of Fighters XIII in the UK
Publisher Rising Star has announced that all pre-orders will come with a four CD soundtrack spanning the history of the series. The incentive comes in addition to the retail product's variety of goodies, including the game, double-sided poster, digital art-disc and..
Rising Star Games has announced that The King Of Fighters XIII will launch on the PlayStation 3 in October
The arcade brawler first launched in Japanese arcades last year. The game takes place shortly after the events of The King Of Fighters XI and features a host of familiar faces including Terry Bogard.
In an email sent out to its "Faithful" mailing list, Atlus revealed plans to localise SNK's PlayStation 3 brawler, King Of Fighters XIII, for Noth American release this "holiday"
The game was originally released last year in Japan, and includes over 30 characters from the SNK fighting dynasty. Don't worry guys, Mai is included. The sequel promises a "rebuilt online mode" for enhanced..
.. You might end up wanting one of these PlayStation 3 compatible NEOGEO pads from SNK Playmore and Exar. The USB powered pad will work with both the PS3 and PC. It includes a PlayStation button for easy access to the XMB during gameplay, presumably so you can send your buddy expletives when he kicks your ass with Genan. Jerk. The controller's...
King Of Fighters XIII is happening
It's a real video game. It was announced in Tokyo this week, alongside a slew of screenshots (Kotaku's got your back) and word of the return of Mai Shiranui - every fan's big-boobed favourite. The game'll no doubt make it's way over to the Playstation 3 at some point. Anyone excited? We thought King Of Fighters XII was decent, but severely lacking in content.
King Of Fighters XII was ok, but kind of a let-down
Let's hope then, that SNK Playmore can hit the jackpot with King Of Fighters XIII - which was announced last night. Aside from the game running on the Taito Taito X2 hardware system, details are scant. We're sure there will be more in the coming weeks.
If you've been attempting to play King Of Fighters XII online on the Playstation 3 you may have noticed it's all a bit broken
Not anymore. Fixed."The patch fixes in-game issues such as buggy character combos and optimizes online matches. This update fundamentally changes the way game data is processed and synchronized during online matches,...
Been waiting for some King Of Fighters XII action on your Playstation 3? Couldn't be bothered to go through the hassle of importing? Well know that SNK Playmore's 2D beat 'em up is due to hit the Playstation 3 in Europe this September 25th courtesy of publisher Ignition Entertainment
The game won a slew of E3 best fighting game awards and sparks the continuation of a real fighting game renaissance..
These two new SNK themed fighting sticks are set to tie in with the upcoming King Of Fighters XII
Releasing on July 16th the controllers will retail at ¥6,279 ($65) for the KoFXII controller and ¥5,229 ($54) for the classic styled Neo Geo Stick 2. Of course, the Yen pricing means they're Japanese only we're afraid. You could always import them though.
Yay - beat 'em ups are back
Most notably, King Of Fighters is back; for it's, erm, 12th iteration. Which means a new game with a new box! Of which it's up to us to decide on the cover. There are two choices available. If you'd like to vote, head here. We know which one we prefer and it starts with "Option" and ends in "2".
Remember when no one cared about beat 'em up games
Well they're back. Mortal Kombat vs. DC Universe and Street Fighter IV have secured that. But what after that? Well, this July we'll all be playing as Terry Bogard in old favourite King Of Fighters. XII. The homeward bound arcade port will feature a roster beyond the arcades 20, and a new anti-aliasing mode to make the graphics all nice and smooth..
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