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THE KING OF FIGHTERS Collection: The Orochi Saga Shipping for the PlayStation 2 and PSP

October 30, 2008

THE KING OF FIGHTERS Collection: The Orochi Saga Shipping for the PlayStation 2 and PSP

First Ever KOF Collection Ships to Retailers Across North America

SNK PLAYMORE USA CORPORATION, the U.S. publishing arm of the SNK PLAYMORE CORPORATION, today announced THE KING OF FIGHTERS Collection: The Orochi Saga for the PlayStation 2 and the PSP is shipping to retailers across North America, with the Wii version to ship in November.

The first ever collection for THE KING OF FIGHTERS consists of 5 complete games on one action-packed disc. Not only will the collection feature the entire Orochi Saga ( KOF '95, KOF '96, KOF '97), but it will also feature THE KING OF FIGHTERS '94 and fan favorite, THE KING OF FIGHTERS '98 Dream Match Never Ends.

GAMES INCLUDED:

  • THE KING OF FIGHTERS '94:
    Rugal Bernstein, an incredibly rich and notorious crime lord, as well as an incredibly skilled fighter, has become bored with the lack of worthy fighting opponents and decides to host a new King of Fighters tournament. Invitations to the tournament have been sent to the world's greatest warriors. The tournament begins.

  • THE KING OF FIGHTERS '95:
    Rugal Bernstein, thought to have perished in an explosion in KOF 94, had in fact survived and has sent out invitations to the fighting teams signed simply 'R'. Unknown to everyone, Rugal has been augmented with cybernetic implants making him a Cyborg (known as 'Omega Rugal'). A new tournament begins and out fighters set forth to face a new threat.

  • THE KING OF FIGHTERS '96:
    The King of Fighters tournament's fame has grown immensely, to the point that it has turned into a major international event. This year's sponsor, a woman named Chizuru Kagura, intends to make contact with Kyo Kusanagi, as well as his rival and enemy, Iori Yagami. After fighting Kyo, Chizuru reveals to him that a larger power was afoot, known as the Orochi, and that he would soon have to battle against it.

  • THE KING OF FIGHTERS '97:
    Determined to harness the secret power of the Orochi, Geese Howard has created and entered a new '97 Special Team, which consists of Ryuji Yamazaki, Blue Mary and Billy Kane. Also, a mysterious New Faces Team, composed of three band-members (Shermie, Yashiro Nanakase and Chris) enters the tournament with the terrible intentions of raising Orochi from his slumber. Let The King of Fighters '97 commence!

  • THE KING OF FIGHTERS '98:
    Known as a "Dream Match" KOF 98 contains the greatest fighters up to this point in the KOF history. A total of 50 characters making up 12 teams plus bonus and hidden characters.

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