SNK PLAYMORE Announces SNK ARCADE CLASSICS: VOLUME 1

January 21. 2008

SNK PLAYMORE Announces SNK ARCADE
CLASSICS: VOLUME 1 Collection to Include 16 Classic

SNK PLAYMORE USA CORPORATION, the
U.S. publishing arm of the SNK PLAYMORE CORPORATION, today announced SNK ARCADE
CLASSICS: VOLUME 1 for the PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system and the
PSP system

SNK ARCADE CLASSICS: VOLUME 1 will
include the following SNK games:

  • 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.

  • 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 futuristic shooter.

  • 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 popular series.

  • NEO TURF MASTERS – A golf game
    which debuted on the Neo Geo Pocket Color in 1999. 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
    Bloody Scorpions. 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
    time travel.

"With 16 of our most beloved games,
SNK ARCADE CLASSICS: VOLUME 1 is a must-have addition to any arcade fan’s
collection," said Ben Herman, president of SNK PLAYMORE USA CORPORATION.


SNK ARCADE CLASSICS: VOLUME 1 will be available for PlayStation2 system and the
PSP(r) (PlayStation(r) Portable) in the first half of 2008.