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
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
"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.