SNK PLAYMORE USA releases 2 more vintage pre-NEOGEO era Arcade Classics
on Sony Computer Ent. America’s PlayStation®Store from November 22, 2011!
SNK PLAYMORE USA CORPORATION (Corporate HQ: Suita-city, Osaka, Japan, Company President: Ryo Mizufune) is proud to announce the North & South American release of 2 more nostalgic SNK Arcade Classics (“IKARI WARRIORS II : VICTORY ROAD” and “PSYCHO SOLDIER” as PlayStation® minis titles on PSP® (also compatible with PS3™), via the “New Releases” category and the “SNK NEOGEO” Featured Publishers page available on the PlayStation®Store, from Tuesday, November 22, 2011.
The SNK minis titles are a commemorative “retro-arcade emulation” project that allows players to enjoy a grand collection of action, shooting, platform, and action/puzzle titles. Many of these nostalgic, highly innovative arcade classics released during SNK’s Golden Age of action-shooting, etc. during the 80’s, are now exclusively available on PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) and compatible on the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system as well for even greater enjoyment!
The previous sets of titles included some of SNK’s arcade masterpieces such as “ATHENA”, “IKARI WARRIORS”, “GUERRILLA WAR”, “STREET SMART”, and “VANGUARD”, along with a number of other lesser known, yet revolutionary titles to be enjoyed by both retro gamers and younger generations of players alike.
“As we will continue to follow up in releasing more nostalgic arcade classics via PS minis on PlayStation®Network, make sure to stay tuned by becoming a member of our frequently updated official Facebook Fan Page: http://www.facebook.com/NeoGeoStation for more info!”
■ List of the minis titles available to download via the PlayStation®Store from Nov 22, 2011.
IKARI WARRIORS II : VICTORY ROAD
Famous sequel to IKARI WARRIORS, where they are caught in a time warp, and transported to another dimension to face Zang Zip, the War Dog, and his horde of alien monsters! New weapons such as swords, boomerangs, and bazookas will help you during your mission through space and time, in this classic vertical scrolling action-shooter released by SNK in 1986!
Sequel to ATHENA, and first appearance of the young psychic powered "Idol" schoolgirl Athena Asamiya! Get rid of the monsters from her hometown using her Psycho Powers! PSYCHO SOLDIER (originally released in 1987) is also noteworthy for being the very first arcade game to utilize a vocal track during gameplay!
* 2P gameplay / ad-hoc functionality is not available for this software
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Tue, November 22, 2011
by SNK PLAYMORE USA