April. 29, 2008
SNK ARCADE CLASSICS: VOLUME 1
Ships for the PlayStation 2 and PSP Systems
‘Holy Grail’ Collection of Arcade
Classics Ships to Retailers Across North America
SNK PLAYMORE USA CORPORATION, the
U.S. publishing arm of the SNK PLAYMORE CORPORATION, today announced SNK Arcade
Classics Vol. 1 for the PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system and the PSP
is shipping to retailers across North America. The Wii version to ship in
SNK Arcade Classics: Vol. 1 is jam
packed with 16 of the following SNK games all on 1 disc:
ART OF FIGHTING – The first game in
SNK’s second fighting-game franchise, set in the same universe as FATAL FURY.
BASEBALL STARS 2 – The sequel to SNK’s popular baseball arcade game.
BURNING FIGHT – New York
detectives battle organized crime in this fighter.
FATAL FURY – First released in
1991, FATAL FURY introduced the two-plane fighting system. THE KING OF
FIGHTERS ’94 – The first game in the popular KING OF FIGHTERS series.
KING OF THE MONSTERS – In KING OF
THE MONSTERS, giant monsters fight for power in epic battles.
LAST RESORT – A challenging
MAGICIAN LORD – Players help the
wizard Elta save his homeworld in this platformer.
METAL SLUG – Known for its humor
and fast- moving gameplay, this run-and-gun side-scroller was the first in the
NEO TURF MASTERS – A golf game
which debuted in the arcades in 1996.
SAMURAI SHODOWN – Set in the 18th
century, SAMURAI SHODOWN features bladed-weapon combat and an international
cast of characters.
SENGOKU – In SENGOKU, players face
off against undead feudal Japanese armies.
SHOCK TROOPERS – In this
run-and-gun adventure, players save a scientist and his granddaughter from the
SUPER SIDEKICKS 3 – A soccer game
featuring teams from all over the world.
TOP HUNTER – Bounty hunters
protect colonists from space pirates in this futuristic action game.
WORLD HEROES – This classic
fighter pits players against historical figures in a tournament enabled by
"I see SNK ARCADE CLASSICS VOL 1 as
being the first ‘Holy Grail’ collection for the SNK classic arcade fan," said
Ben Herman, president of SNK PLAYMORE USA CORPORATION. "It is by far the most
comprehensive SNK NEOGEO compilation to date."