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Art of Fighting Anthology Hits PS4 Tomorrow: The Origins of an SNK Classic

Posted by on Aug 29, 2017

Hi everyone. Tomorrow sees the launch of Art of Fighting Anthology on PlayStation Store. It’s a compilation that includes Art of Fighting, Art of Fighting 2 and Art of Fighting 3: The Path of the Warrior.

Not familiar with the series? Art of Fighting is an important part of fighting game history as it introduced a variety of systems that have gone on to become staples of the genre, such as Desperation Moves, the Spirit Gauge, special pre-battle intros and much more.

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Arcade Legend Samurai Shodown V Special Coming to PS4, Vita

Posted by on Jul 13, 2017

We’re finally worthy. Heralded as the magnum opus of the fan favorite Samurai Shodown series, the home version (AES) of Samurai Shodown V Special was a victim of circumstance and experienced a rocky original launch. The arcade version of the game was a clear evolution of the series, building upon what was already one of the most violent fighting game series in the industry. The most notable addition was the inclusion of brutal Overkill moves which gave players the ability to end a match with a visceral fatal strike unique to each character. Samurai Shodown IV had already featured generic fatality-like moves, and Samurai Shodown V Special was meant to take that even further with character specific moves.

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SNK Titles on Sale for PlayStation Plus and SEGA Holiday Sale Starts Tomorrow

Posted by on Dec 20, 2010

Hi everyone, As the holidays inch closer, the PlayStation Store decided to partner with two publishers who shaped many gamers’ youths —SNK and SEGA. Both have released some of most noteworthy titles of the 1990s, including Sonic the Hedgehog and King of Fighters. SEGA has done a great job of bringing some of their most […]

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