16 SNK Playmore Neo Geo titles discounted by 50%

We just heard about Sony offering 12 games for 30%-50% off in their “12 for ’12” sale and now SNK Playmore is jumping on the sale bandwagon by announcing that they will be offering a very large sale that will run alongside the “12 for ’12” sale. This means the sale will begin on January 17 and end on January 24. What games will be for sale you ask? Well 16 of th...

EVO 2012 Lineup Confirmed

In case you haven’t heard of it, EVO is  the Evolution Championship Series: the world’s biggest and longest-running fighting game tournament and it’s pretty much a big deal! 2012 marks EVO’s 10th anniversary, and like all EVO tournaments intense and exciting competition is guaranteed! This years game roster as recently been revealed via Shoryuken, and as usual it does not d...

SNK PLAYMORE’s Nostalgic Releases

New on the American Playstation®Store market is SNK PLAYMORE USA CORPORATION’s P.O.W. – Prisoners Of War and PREHISTORIC ISLE. These SNK mini titles are blasts from the past, being brought back from SNK’s Golden Age of action-shooting games from the 80’s. The release of these two titles is part of a “retro-arcade emulation” project, which aims to bring back the classic gaming experience through a ...

King of Fighters XIII Demo Out Now

Atlus and SNK Playmore have released a demo for The King Of Fighters XIII for Xbox Live Arcade, and a demo is also coming to the PlayStation Network tomorrow. The demo features six playable characters, two stages and even supports online play! Two teams are available-Team K’ which consists of K’, Kula and Maxima and Team Fatal Fury which consists of Terry, Andy and Joe which can fight ...

King of Fighters ’96 Review

King of Fighters ’96 Developer/Publisher: SNK Consoles: Playstation 3 (PSN), Playstation Portable (PSN, reviewed) Release Date: Out Now Price: $9.99 (PS3)/$6.99 (PSP) The King of Fighters can be described as SNK’s answer to the highly successful Capcom franchise Street Fighter. With the first game released way back in 1994, the series has featured various original and established characters ...

Vanguard II Review

Vanguard II Developer: SNK Publisher: SNK Platforms: Playstation 3/Playstation Portable (minis) Release Date: Out Now Price: $2.99 Over the past few days, I have been reviewing a couple of 1980’s arcade games developed and published by SNK (now known as SNK Playmore). Now, I have one more to conduct and I am not disappointed with this one. In fact I am quite pleased with this particular title. I a...

T.N.K III Review

T.N.K III Developer: SNK Publisher: SNK Platform: Playstation 3/Playstation Portable (minis) Release Date: Out Now Price: $2.99 Man, there are quite a bit of arcade re-releases at the moment. Apparently that seems to be the business right about now. With that in mind, it’s time for another downloadable re-release review with tank battles the focus of this review. Get ready for a grand war as you, ...

Alpha Mission Review

Alpha Mission Developer: SNK Publisher: SNK Platforms: Playstation 3/Playstation Portable (minis) Release Date: Out Now (US PSN) Price: $2.99 Man, there are quite a bit of arcade re-releases at the moment. Apparently that seems to be the business right about now. With that in mind, it’s time for another downloadable re-release review. This time, space is the setting. Get ready for a deep adv...

Three More SNK Games For The PSN

On the back of releasing World Heroes (review) and Shock Troopers (review), SNK Playmore USA have revealed three more titles to head to the US Playstation Store as minis. They are Alpha Mission, T.N.K III and Vanguard II. Let’s have a quick look at the games: Alpha Mission: Pilot the fighter ship SYD and attack both air & ground based enemy targets, collect power-ups and defeat the bosse...

Shock Troopers Review

Shock Troopers Developer: Saurus Publisher: SNK Playmore Platforms: Playstation Portable (PSN, reviewed), Playstation 3 (PSN) Release Date: Out Now Price: $8.99 (PS3)/$6.99 (PSP) The Neo Geo was both an arcade board and a console released in 1990 in Japan, with a subsequence release in the United States. Although it was lost in the video game jungle, thanks to the rise of Nintendo and Sega, it sti...

World Heroes Review

World Heroes Developer: Alpha Denshi/ADK Publisher: SNK Playmore Platforms: Playstation Portable (PSN), reviewed), Playstation 3 (PSN) Release Date: Out Now Price: $8.99 (PS3)/$6.99 (PSP) The Neo Geo was both an arcade board and a console released in 1990in Japan, whit subsequence release in the United States. Although it was lost in the video game jungle, thanks to the rise of Nintendo and Sega, ...

Shock Troopers – New SNK game coming to Playstation

One of SNK’s classic games is set to return this year to the Playstation 3 and Playstation Portable via the Minis service on the Playstation Store. Part of “NeoGeo Station,” it is set to hit Japan on August 25, and the top down shooter is most likely releasing everywhere else as well. One of eight squad troopers is under your control as you fight through the jungle to rescue a sc...

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