SNK announced that The King of Fighters XIV will have a Version 2 demo which has the 1.10 Patch that features graphical upgrades and additional colors, to be released in late December. The demo will be free. The demo will […]
Garou: Mark of the Wolves, one of SNK‘s Magnum Opus for the NEOGEO, which is coming for the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita, is out last December 3rd (December 4th in Japan).
The PlayStation Channel released a trailer for The King of Fighters XIV with the 1.10 Patch. The 1.10 Patch gives KOF a massive Graphic update. In addition, the patch also gives more color options on the character. The patch will […]
SNK announced that The King of Fighters XIV will get a graphical overhaul with the 1.10 Patch. This version will be playable at the PlayStation Experience 2016 at the Anaheim Convention Center on December 3rd and 4th. It is remembered […]
PlayStation Blog released a list of playable games at the PlayStation Experience 2016 at Anaheim Convention Center on December 3rd and 4th. Among them are SNK‘s The King of Fighters XIV and Garou: Mark of the Wolves. Back then, SNK […]
Gamepoch, the Chinese publisher of The King of Fighters XIV unveiled their Premium Edition for the Chinese audience, which will be available this November.
Like most Premium editions of the game, it contains a Premium Art Book, a Steelbox Case, a letter from the staff in a form of a KOF Invitation and a 3-CD Soundtrack. However, this version is unique because it also contains a never seen content before, which is the Classic Costume for Iori Yagami as an exclusive bonus for the Chinese version as seen below.
Will this Classic Iori costume be available outside China soon? Stay Tuned.
Special Thanks and head’s up to tox at Twitter for this information.
Effective December 1st, 2016. SNK will finally drop Playmore from their company name and be called as SNK Corportation again. Even if SNK dropped Playmore in their name they are still called SNK Playmore as their company name until now.
In response to the company renaming, the web domains are renamed from www.snkplaymore.co.jp to www.snk-corp.co.jp.
The changes are a response to the furthering the goal by expanding SNK’s brand name worldwide, and enhancing its corporate value. The new corporation name was chosen for this turning point, signifying both a return to the origins of SNK, and revival of their pioneer spirit to always offer their long-time fans, as well as newcomers, entertainment of an even higher quality moving forward.
After being launched in February, SNK‘s subsidiary, SNK Entertainment, renews its website.
The subsidiary is led by Junichi Shoda, with the returning Falcoon as the Art Director.
You can visit SNK Enterainment’s Official Website.
The Patch consists of balance updates, further netcode fixes, gameplay adjustments such as the removal of fuzzy guard (also known as F-Shiki) and adjustments to input commands, and a harsher ragequit punishment. (Source: MadMan’s Cafe)
The King of Fighters XIV will come soon in the Japanese Arcades via Taito‘s NESiCA x Live 2 (tentative title) on Summer 2017 as it’s launch title. NESiCA x Live 2 will have online matchmaking.
This announcement came at Toushinsai 2016. More information will come in the future at JAEPO 2017 on February 10th to 12, 2017.
(Credits to Gatoray for the video)
闘.ch (tou.ch) will host a King of Fighters XIV tournament in 闘.ch Battle EXTRA as part of the e-sports SQUARE CUP. The tournament will be held in e-sports SQUARE in Akihabara on October 21st from 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM (JST). It will be streamed on 闘.ch’s NicoNico account.
Further information about the tournament will be found here.
The PlayStation Channel released a trailer for The King of Fighters XIV featuring the The King of Fighters XIV World Championship what will be held around 2017. The trailer features Antonov and his assistant, Yakov discussing about it.
Stay tuned for the remaining upcoming information.
In Canada Cup‘s Twitter, they announced that The King of Fighters XIV Tournament in Canada Cup is a KOF World Championship Qualifier.
Canada Cup will be held from October 28th to 30th at The Holiday Inn, Toronto Airport in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Northeast Championships will also be a part of the KOF World Championship Qualifier.
Source: Canada Cup (Twitter)
The King of Fighters XIV will be at SoCal Regionals (SCR) that will be held on October 14th to 16th at eSports Arena in Santa Ana, California.
Level | Up Series will stream the matches.
UPDATE: Level | Up Series announced in their Twitter that Atlus USA added an additional $1,000 pot bonus, as well as as a qualifier for the KOF XIV World Championship.