The King of Fighters XIV Website Update (China Team)

SNK updated the official The King of Fighters XIV website. Not only they added their own version of the Game Play Trailer of The China Team. They also updated the website by adding their official character section. China Team Stay […]

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The King of Fighters XIV Website Update (Updated Gameplay and Story Mode Videos)

SNK updated the official The King of Fighters XIV website. They re-released an updated version of the Gameplay Video and added the Story Mode Video in 4 languages (Japanese, English, Chinese (Simplified and Traditional) and Korean). Updated Gameplay Video: English […]

The King of Fighters XIV China Team Gameplay Trailer Revealed

Unexpectedly, the PlayStation Channel recently released a new game play trailer for The King of Fighters XIV. The trailer features game play clips of Shun’ei, Tung Fu Rue, and the first formal introduction of Meitenkun, who is a sleepy child […]

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KOF Station Channel XIV Second Episode Aired

Fresh from EVO, the Second Episode of KOF Station Channel XIV is aired. The Web program about The King of Fighters XIV is hosted by voice actors Mitsuhiro Ichiki and Tomoaki Maeno. Like the previous episode, the guests are Yasuyuki […]

The King of Fighters XIV Story Mode Preview Revealed (+ Antonov Gameplay Trailer)

A few days away before the Demo is released. PlayStation Channel recently released the Story Mode Trailer for The King of Fighters XIV. Also, they released a Game Play Trailer of the Tournament Organizer, Antonov. Update: However, PlayStation Europe has […]

 

The King of Fighters XIV World Premiere Tour Announced

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With the release of The King of Fighters XIV closing in, SNK announced “The King of Fighters XIV World Premiere Tour”.

They will use the 48-character build for the World Tour starting at EVO 2016 in Las Vegas and ending it in a pre-release event by SNK in both on Osaka in August 20th and Tokyo in August 21st.

Here is the KOF XIV World Premiere Tour schedule.

  • Las Vegas, USAEVO 2016July 15th to 17th
  • Bucheon, South KoreaBIFAN 2016July 22nd to 24th
  • Shanghai, ChinaChinajoy 2016July 28th to 31st
  • Hong KongAnimation-Comic-Game Hong Kong 2016 (ACGHK 2016) – July 29th to August 2nd
  • TaipeiPlayStation Gaming FestivalAugust 5th to 7th
  • Philadelphia, USASummer Jam XAugust 19th to 21st
  • Osaka, JapanAugust 20th (SNK)
  • Tokyo, JapanAugust 21st (SNK)

For more details, visit The King of Fighters XIV World Premiere Tour press release by SNK.

The King of Fighters XIV Demo in China and Hong Kong?

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According to A9VG.com, Sony Hong Kong announced that a playable demo for The King of Fighters XIV will be available to Hong Kong and China on July 20th.

If you avail the demo, you will get a Mai Shiranui Ps4 theme for free.

Will this be available on other places as well? Only time will tell, stay tuned.

Source: A9VG.com, Orochinagi (for the translation)

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In a related news, SNK originally posted on Twitter that a demo for KOF XIV is available in North America and Europe through Sony Interactive Entertainment. However, SNK retracted the statement and deleted the tweet.

Instead they posted this. They instead posted that the digital preorders for KOF XIV is now open to North America and Europe.

Was this an error in SNK’s behalf or there is a truth behind it? Only time will tell, stay tuned.

The King of Fighters XIV Digital Bonuses Confirmed

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For those who wanted to pre-order The King of Fighters XIV digitally. You will get the following for free.

  • Classic Kyo Costume
  • Nightmare Geese Costume
  • Neo-Esaka Dynamic Theme

Originally found here (Italian and login required now). Now available in English (thanks to Atlus USA).

Also, we get a preview of the Nightmare Geese costume.

48 Character Build for The King of Fighters XIV Unveiled

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SNK, in collaboration with Koch Media, has unveiled the 48 Character build at the Japan Expo 2016 in France. The latest build features all 16 teams for the very first time in public. KOF XIV director Yasuyuki Oda featured the 48 character build to the public at the venue’s main stage.

Subsequent playable demos (including EVO 2016) after Japan Expo will probably have the 16 team build.

Stay tuned for more upcoming information.

Source: Koch Media France’s Twitter Account, Madman’s Cafe

 

Mai Shiranui to join Dead or Alive 5 Last Round

SNK‘s resident kunoichi, Mai Shiranui of Fatal Fury and The King of Fighters fame, joins the Dead or Alive 5 Last Round cast.

Along with that announcement, there will be KOF themed costumes featuring The King of Fighters 2000 Women Fighters Team (Yuri Sakazaki, Kasumi Todoh and Hinako Shijou).

Mai and the KOF themed costumes will come on September this year. Further information will be posted soon.

The collaboration with SNK is part of a series of mega-collaborations for DOA5LR that was announced in the Dead or Alive Festival 2016. Along with collaborations of the manga series, Attack on Titan (Shingeki no Kyojin) for the costumes and a stage, coming later this month, and with the visual novel company, Aquaplus for the costumes, coming on December this year.

Source: Dengeki

The King of Fighters XIV Website Update (Mexico Team)

SNK updated the official The King of Fighters XIV website.

Not only they added their own version of the Game Play Trailer of The Mexico Team. They also updated the website by adding their official character section.

Stay tuned for more upcoming information.

The King of Fighters XIV Mexico Team Gameplay Trailer Revealed

The PlayStation Channel recently released a new game play trailer for The King of Fighters XIV.

The trailer features game play clips of Angel, King of Dinosaurs, and the first formal introduction of Ramon, who was last time playable in (The King of Fighters XI, story wise and The King of Fighters 2002 Unlimited Match, game wise).

Stay Tuned for more Game Play Trailers in the days to come.

The King of Fighters XIV in EVO 2016

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Atlus USA announced that they will be bringing The King of Fighters XIV to the biggest fighting game tournaments, Evolution Championship Series, or EVO for short that will be held in Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.

They will bring a playable demo (not sure if it will be the 48-character demo this time) that can be played all day on July 15th and 16th.

Also, they will hold a discussion panel and an autograph session with the SNK development team behind KOF XIV on the 16th.

And most importantly, they will hold a side tournament on the same day. Entry is free.

Full information can be found at Atlus USA.

The King of Fighters XIV Art Book Previewed

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SNK updated the Products Section of The King of Fighters XIV, especially the preorder bonus, The King of Fighters XIV Art Book.

However, there are subtle differences in the number of pages and the contents as shown below.

  • Japan (120 pages)
  • USA (144 pages)
  • Asia (Korea and Hong Kong) (56 pages)

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You can see the KOF XIV Art Book previews here (Japan) and here (Hong Kong).

The King of Fighters XIV Website Update (South America Team)

SNK updated the official The King of Fighters XIV website.

Not only they added their own version of the Game Play Trailer of The South America Team. They also updated the website by adding their official character section.

Stay tuned for more upcoming information.