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zatoicchi
19.09.08, 10:55
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TOKYO--Back in September of 2006, SNK Playmore announced that it was giving the formerly annual King of Fighters franchise a long-overdue graphic overhaul with King of Fighters XII. Today at the Amusement Machine Show in Japan, the game was finally presented to the world with a playable build and a release date.

It's about time.

Appearing onstage at the AM Show, producer Masaaki Kukino announced that KOFXII will be released in Japanese arcades next April. Kukino also took the occasion to introduce his game to the visiting press, and he talked a little bit about the development of the game.

Kukino started off by revealing that the concept behind KOFXII is "Rebirth." With 2009 marking the 15th anniversary of the King of Fighters series, the developers decided to take the game back to its roots and to give it a new start and new graphics.

King of Fighters XII knuckles up next year (http://www.gamespot.com/news/6197909.html?part=rss&tag=gs_news&subj=6197909)

Aurion
20.09.08, 02:22
hopefully the gfx looks alike the posted picture,since such an interesting game would be OK for wasting some time

anon
20.09.08, 02:26
Its graphics do look different that those of older KoF games :smile:

xixifrank
24.12.08, 06:05
KOF 97 is the most classic,i play it even now.

Mutter
24.12.08, 09:51
All KoF-Pieces were great. Hope they dont spoil it now!

Tekrader
26.12.08, 19:17
Hi,
I love the KOF series. I bought a Neo Geo because of it (and Samurai Showdown) back in the day. I think it is great that the game is 2D like the other parts.

Regards

pi_1st
27.12.08, 23:44
i like SNK fighting games like KOF, FF, AOF

garou mark of the wolves is the last one i liked from SNK
but i think right now they are progressing quite nicely with the new company