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Square Enix sues SNK over past copyright infringement allegations

Square Enix announced that it brought a declaratory judgment suit against SNK Playmore as a response to previous accusations of copyright infringement. SNK sued Square Enix in May, claiming the Final Fantasy publisher used copyrighted SNK characters without permission in the High Score Girl manga. ...

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SNK sues Square Enix, claims copyrighted material in manga

Authorities in Japan are investigating the claim that Square Enix uses copyrighted SNK characters without permission in the manga High Score Girl. SNK filed a lawsuit against Square Enix in May, and police visited Square Enix offices on August 5 to collect evidence, Sankei News reports (as translat...

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Classic run-and-gunner Metal Slug 3 coming to Steam in February

SNK's run-and-gun action game Metal Slug 3 will launch on Steam in February. The arcade game first arrived in 2000, later leaping to multiple platforms like XBLA in early 2008, the Wii Virtual Console in May 2012 as well as iOS and Android in 2012. The Steam version will feature online cooperative ...

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PSA: King of Fighters '97 sneaks onto iOS, Android devices

If you're too impatient to see how Legend of Raven turns out under the guide of former King of Fighters developers, King of Fighters '97 can help you relive an iteration of SNK's fighter on iOS and Android devices. The pre-existing four button layout is still an option, but a new six button spr...

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SNK orders Neo Geo X Gold manufacturer to stop producing, selling units and games

The License and Distribution Agreement between TOMMO Inc. and SNK Playmore involving production of the Neo Geo X Gold line of products was "terminated" on October 2, a statement on SNK's site revealed this week. The post describes SNK's demand that TOMMO "immediately cease any and all manufactu...

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King of Fighters Online footage features familiar faces, isometric places

King of Fighters Online, the Thailand-only PC MOBA set in the KOF universe, entered beta last week on September 4, and as a result match videos are starting to crop up online. As we can see from this 30-ish minute demonstration, the game features all the expected MOBA trappings (click-to-move, ac...

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King of Fighters 13 Steam beta extended to Sept. 6

An ongoing closed beta for King of Fighters 13 on Steam has been extended to September 6, SNK has announced through Facebook. Anyone who pre-purchases the game through Steam gets instant access to the online beta. King of Fighters 13 launches on Steam next month, on September 13. In addition to ...

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Yatagarasu Attack on Cataclysm surpasses Indiegogo fundraising goal

Yatagarasu Attack on Cataclysm, the enhanced version of indie PC fighter Yatagarasu, has bested its Indiegogo fundraising goal of $68,000 by almost an additional $30,000 as of press time. As a result, Yatagarasu Attack on Cataclysm will launch on PC "around February 2014" with GGPO netcode for onli...

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PlayStation Plus deploys free Metal Slug XX this week

Metal Slug XX, compatible with both PSP and PS Vita, is this week's new recruit for the PlayStation Plus Instant Game Collection. PS Plus subscribers can grab SNK's run-and-gunner gratis starting tomorrow - the usual asking price is $20. Metal Slug XX is an altered version of Metal Slug 7 on the...

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Former King of Fighters devs seek funding for original 2D fighting game

Indie publishing partner and localization studio Nyu Media seeks funding for Yatagarasu Attack on Cataclysm, a 2D fighting game developed by a team of former SNK staffers. Originally released to western audiences back in April, Yatagarasu promises "a fighting game that everyone can enjoy by cr...

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