THE KING OF FIGHTERS ’97 Now Available on iOS & Android

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THE KING OF FIGHTERS ’97 Now Available on iOS & Android

Step up as the new challenger in this all-time NEOGEO classic

Seattle, WA – November 15, 2013 – SNK PLAYMORE USA CORPORATION (Corporate HQ: Suita-city, Osaka, Japan, Company President & CEO: Masao Ohata) is proud to announce the worldwide release of THE KING OF FIGHTERS ’97 for iOS and Android devices.

THE KING OF FIGHTERS ’97, the third and final chapter of the Orochi Saga storyline, is now available on iOS and Android enabled mobile devices. Popular for its strategic team-based fighting system, lore-filled legacy, and memorable character cast, this classic iteration of the renowned 2D versus fighting series is a top choice for any fighting game fan with a compatible mobile device. The Virtual Pad’s smooth touch controls allow players to easily reproduce moves specific to the KOF series, giving THE KING OF FIGHTERS ’97 the traditional NEOGEO feel that fans know and expect.

Put an end to the evil Orochi resurrection scheme, and settle the score between Kyo Kusanagi and Iori Yagami in the mobile version of this NEOGEO classic!

Game Features:

A robust roster of 35 fierce fighters

Play as iconic SNK fighters such as Kyo Kusanagi and Terry Bogard, and try to master the infamous New Face Team or the KOF ’97 Special Team! The NEOGEO version’s hidden characters are now available directly on the character select screen, so players can easily crush their opponents using Orochi Iori or Orochi Leona.

 Two special game modes

Based on modes from previous titles in the series, Extra Mode and Advance Mode challenge players to compete in tournaments with special rules. Master the challenge by beating rivals into the ground!

A NEOGEO Perfect Port

Play THE KING OF FIGHTERS ’97 the way it was intended with 4 buttons, or enjoy the new and enhanced 6-button control scheme, including the simplified special move (SP) button!




■ Release Date: November 14, 2013

■ Genre: 2D Versus Fighting

■ Marketplace: Apple App Store / Google Play

■ Price: $3.99 USD


App Store download URL: KOF 97 itunes page link

Google Play download URL: KOF 97 Google Play page link


THE KING OF FIGHTERS ’97 for iOS/Android Official Website:

KING OF FIGHTERS 97 iOS/Android Official Webpage


“KOF World” official Facebook fan page:

KOF World Official Facebook Fan Page


SNK PLAYMORE Official Twitter Account

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Headquartered in Osaka, Japan, SNK PLAYMORE CORPORATION (SNK) develops, publishes and distributes interactive entertainment software in Japan, North America, Europe and Asia. Founded in 1978, SNK is one of the largest privately held interactive entertainment content providers in the world. Known for such franchises as THE KING OF FIGHTERS, METAL SLUG, and SAMURAI SHODOWN, SNK continues to be an industry leader by focusing on their rich arcade history. More information on SNK PLAYMORE CORPORATION can be found at

SNK PLAYMORE USA is a wholly owned subsidiary of SNK PLAYMORE CORPORATION with offices in San Mateo, CA. It handles operations in North America including publishing, marketing, development and localization. More information on SNK PLAYMORE USA can be found at



In 1990, SNK (Currently SNK PLAYMORE) developed and sold arcade games and a console that could play these high-quality titles at home: the NEOGEO. The specs for both the MVS “Arcade” and the AES “Home” systems were the same, making them playable even in fans’ living room. It was also the first console offering a memory card allowing users to save progress at home, and for use at the arcade as well!


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