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NIS America Launches Summer 2020 Sale on the Nintendo Switch eShop

Game publisher NIS America has launched the “Summer 2020 Sale” on the Nintendo Switch eShop, featuring steep discounts on several of their titles. Here’s the full list of games included: Destiny Connect: Tick-Tock Travelers $23.99 Disgaea 1 Complete $24.99 Disgaea 5 Complete $19.99 GOD WARS The Complete Legend $14.99 Happy Birthdays $19.99 Labyrinth of Refrain: Coven of Dusk $24.99 Lapis

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“Samurai Shodown” second DLC season takes shape

SNK Corporation has announced three of the four DLC fighters coming to Samurai Shodown second season: Mina, Sogetsu, and Iroha. All three are veterans of the Samurai Shodown series, while the fourth DLC character remains a mystery. You can check out the official character announcement trailer below. The reboot of SNK’s weapons-based fighter is currently available for Nintendo Switch (in

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“Samurai Shodown” arrives on Nintendo Switch in February

According to a new listing on Nintendo’s website, the Switch version of Samurai Shodown (Samurai Spirits in Japan) will launch on 25 February in western territories. The reboot of SNK’s weapons-based fighter has been available to Japanese Switch owners since December 2019, while the PS4 and Xbox One versions released back in June 2019 (followed by Stadia in November 2019,

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SNK to add Wan-Fu to “Samurai Shodown” on 18 December

On Sunday, SNK announced that series veteran Wan-Fu will soon be joining the character roster of Samurai Shodown as DLC. How soon? Try 18 December. Wan-Fu is available as part of the $19.99 Season Pass, or he can be purchased separately for $5.99. You can check out Wan-Fu’s gameplay trailer below. Samurai Shodown is published by Athlon Games and is

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SNK’s Haohmaru coming to “Soulcalibur VI” as part of the 2nd DLC season

Bandai Namco has announced that Soulcalibur VI will be getting a second season of DLC, which will include Haohmaru from SNK’s Samurai Shodown series (aka Samurai Spirits). Haohmaru is just one of four characters coming as part of the second season of DLC, though he will be the only guest character among them. The rest will be natives of the

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SNK rejects exclusivity deal with an “unnamed PC platform” for “Samurai Shodown”

In a recent interview with Korean outlet GameFocus, Samurai Shodown director and art director Nobuyuki Kuroki revealed that SNK executives rejected an exclusivity offer from an unnamed “PC sales platform.” While the chief suspect is certainly the Epic Games Store, as Niche Gamer astutely points out, the platform could very well have been GOG, Itch.io, Steam or others. According to

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“Go, Poppy!” SNK releases Galford character trailer for “Samurai Shodown”

SNK and developer Athlon Games have released yet another character trailer for the upcoming Samurai Shodown. You can find a SNK’s bio of Galford below: Meet the all-American ninja and self-proclaimed “Superhero of Justice,” fan-favorite Galford. Traveling the world on a quest for peace, he is accompanied by his pet dog Poppy and his Justice Blade. Together, Galford and Poppy

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New “Samurai Shodown” trailer features Charlotte

SNK has revealed another trailer featuring one of Samurai Shodown‘s 16 playable characters, this time highlighting series veteran Charlotte. You can watch Charlotte’s character trailer below. Samurai Shodown is published by Athlon Games and is scheduled for release this June on PS4 and Xbox One. A version for Nintendo Switch is expected in Q4 2019 while the Windows PC version does

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SNK 40th Anniversary Collection coming to Xbox One in May, “Baseball Stars” added as Xbox exclusive

Despite being available for Nintendo Switch and PS4 for months, Xbox One owners are finally getting a chance to play the SNK 40th Anniversary Collection on 3 May. While the Xbox One version will be a digital-only release, SNK is adding the classic arcade sports title Baseball Stars as an Xbox One exclusive. Here’s a full list of the titles included with

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SNK releases new trailer for “Samurai Shodown”; full roster revealed

Last week, SNK revealed a new trailer for Samurai Shodown which finally unveiled the full roster of the game. Rounding out at 16 playable characters, the roster includes thirteen returning fighters as well as three all-new challengers: Darli Dagger, Wu-Ruixiang, and Yashamaru Kurama. You can watch the full character trailer below.   Samurai Shodown is scheduled to release for Xbox

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Athlon Games to publish the next “Samurai Shodown”

The next installment in SNK’s weapon-based fighting series Samurai Shodown will be published by Athlon Games. Athlon is a subsidiary of Leyou Technologies, who acquired an 81.25% stake in SNK in August 2015. Athlon Games has previously developed and published free-to-play games for both console and PC, though Athlon confirmed to Gematsu that Samurai Shodown (Samurai Spirits in Japan) will

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“SNK 40th Anniversary Collection” coming to PS4 in March; full game list

While SNK’s actual 40th anniversary was in 2018, NIS America is set to release a PS4 version of the SNK 40th Anniversary Collection on 19 March. Available on Nintendo Switch since last fall, now PlayStation owners will get a chance to enjoy the girthy retro gaming collection. To mark the occasion, NIS and SNK released a retro-themed trailer, which you

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“King of Fighters XV” in development; planned for 2020 release

A representative from SNK Corporation has announced that The King of Fighters XV is indeed in the works, and it’s expected to hit home sometime in 2020. The announcement came during an investors conference and was later confirmed by Ruliweb. At the moment, there are no other details, so I imagine that some of you may be upset that this

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“SNK Heroines: Tag Team Frenzy” adds Jeanne from “World Heroes” as DLC

Over the weekend, SNK revealed that Jeanne from the World Heroes series will be added to the roster of SNK Heroines: Tag Team Frenzy as DLC in December. You can watch Jeanne’s reveal trailer below.   Jeanne has been a World Heroes staple since day one, and she comes to SNK Heroines: Tag Team Frenzy with three costumes to pick

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Miss X joins the cast of “SNK Heroines Tag Team Tournament” (Shh! It’s really Iori…)

SNK has revealed the next DLC fighter coming to SNK Heroines Tag Team Frenzy, and once again, they’re bending the gender rules by adding “Miss X”, who is really longtime King of Fighters regular, Iori disguised in cross-dressing form. You can watch the Miss X reveal trailer below. Miss X first appeared as an alter ego for Iori in SNK Gals’

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“SNK Heroines: Tag Team Frenzy” adds boner lady Skullo Mania just in time for Halloween

This week, SNK announced that Skullo Mania would be joining the roster of SNK Heroines: Tag Team Frenzy via paid DLC on 11 October. You fighting game fans who recognize Skullo Mania from Fighting EX Layer may be asking, “Doesn’t SNK Heroines have a female-only roster and isn’t Skullo Mania a dude?” Right you are. However, Skullo Mania isn’t the first

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“Fatal Cuties” – Cosplay predicted the inclusion of a female Terry Bogard in SNK Heroines: Tag Team Frenzy (gallery)

SNK revealed last week that Fatal Fury lead character Terry Bogard would appear in gender-bended form in the upcoming female-only fighter SNK Heroines: Tag Team Frenzy. As it turns out, female fans of SNK and its characters have heralded the arrival of fem-Terry for quite some time- in cosplay form! Below is just a sample of the dedicated ladies who

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WTF? Terry Bogard joins the roster of SNK Heroines: Tag Team Frenzy

SNK Heroines: Tag Team Frenzy is certainly turning out to be a bizarre fighter, but according to the latest release by the game’s publisher, NIS America, it just got quite a bit stranger. Terry Bogard, the main protagonist of SNK’s Fatal Fury series, has been added to the roster. “Isn’t SNK Heroines only supposed to have female characters and isn’t

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SNK 40th Anniversary Collection coming to Nintendo Switch in November

NIS America has announced that the SNK 40th Anniversary Collection will be available November 13th in North America and November 16th in Europe. This collection includes over a dozen old-school SNK arcade games, and by “old-school,” I mean pre-Fatal Fury fighting game era SNK, though publisher NIS has teased that more games will be revealed at a later date. This collection

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