SNK Arcade Classics now out for Wii too

SNK Arcade Classics now out for Wii too


SNK Arcade Classics is has shipped to retailers across the country. The arcade compilation was originally released in April on the PS2 and PSP to average reviews. However, the new release for Wii should be better received, especially considering the arcade-hungry demographic that supports Nintendo’s console. The title will include 16 SNK classics, is rated T for Teen, and retails for $29.99.

July 28, 2008 – SNK Playmore USA Corporation, the U.S. publishing arm of the SNK Playmore Corporation, today announced SNK Arcade Classics Vol. 1 for the Wii home video game console is now available through retailers across North America.

SNK Arcade Classics: Vol. 1 is jam packed with the following classic SNK titles:

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.

“SNK Arcade Classics Vol. 1 is without a doubt, the most well rounded arcade compilation to date,” said Yoshihito Koyama, Director of Japan/US Relations for SNK PLAYMORE USA CORPORATION. “With 16 of SNK’s all-time masterpieces there is sure to be a little something for everyone.”

Aside from featuring 16 classic SNK games, SNK Arcade Classics Vol. 1 also features an intuitive, multi-tiered “Goals System” In which medals will be awarded for various conditions satisfied within each game. By obtaining medals players will be rewarded with game videos, artwork, music tracks, moves lists and more!

SNK Arcade Classics Vol. 1 is available now for Wii, PlayStation 2 computer entertainment system and the PSP (PlayStation Portable) system.

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