“THE KING OF FIGHTERS” 2D versus fighting series returns with a new play-feeling!
Los Angeles, CA- July 07th , 2011 - SNK PLAYMORE USA CORPORATION (Corporate HQ: Suita-city, Osaka, Japan, Company President: Ryo Mizufune) is proud to announce the worldwide release of “THE KING OF FIGHTERS-i”, the newest installment in THE KING OF FIGHTERS 2D versus fighting series, offering a brand new play-feeling on iPhone / iPod touch from July 7th, 2011.
Enjoy innovative, user-friendly KOF controls on iPhone / iPod touch!
The gorgeous graphics of SNK PLAYMORE’s world-famous KOF 2D versus fighting series have been faithfully recreated on iPhone / iPod touch via “KOF-i”. The touch screen “tapping-based” controls will allow players to take full advantage of “KOF-i”’s simple, user-friendly gameplay to easily perform various special moves and combinations. The use of the Virtual Pad / Joystick perfectly reproduces KOF’s controls. Moreover, by featuring a “TUTORIAL” mode, which explains all the basic control operations available in the game, and a "TRAINING" mode, to practice your favorite character’s moves and combos as well, even novice players will enjoy this new KOF play-feeling!!
4 types of gameplay in 1-Player Mode!! Compatible with Apple Game Center!
“KOF-i” features the following 4 game modes: “TEAM BATTLE” for classic KOF 3-on-3 battles, “SINGLE BATTLE” for 1-on-1 fights, “ENDLESS” Mode to defeat as many opponents as possible with just one character (life), and “TRAINING” Mode which will help the player to get accustomed with the Virtual Pad-based controls and practice your combos. In addition, “KOF-i” is compatible with Apple Game Center, and information sharing is also made possible online when comparing your game completion level, rankings, achievements, etc. with other players.
Tons of TRADING CARDS, ILLUSTRATIONS, and other BONUS CONTENT!
You can view bonus content unlocked during gameplay in “GALLERY” Mode at any time, such as: Premium Trading Cards from original SNK PLAYMORE illustrations, various art and rough sketches of many KOF characters, KOF Team novel stories from “THE KING OF FIGHTERS XIII” (latest installment in the KOF series), misc. KOF movies, and many more hidden treasures that fans can’t afford to miss!! Furthermore, you can trade this bonus content at any time via the in-game marketplace.
Challenge your friends and trade your data anytime, anywhere!
You can challenge other people equipped with an iPhone / iPod touch in versus battles via Bluetooth within its signal area. Furthermore, Bluetooth will also allow the exchanging of trading cards collected by players, viewing of “MY CARD” (gamer profile cards), and the sending & receiving of versus battle replay data for even more interaction with other players.
14 legendary fighters clash on iPhone / iPod touch!
The formidable roster of “KOF-i” features 14 very charismatic characters such as the legendary heroes of the KOF series Kyo Kusanagi, K’ and Ash Crimson; along with Billy Kane who enters the tournament for the first time since his last participation in “KOF 2003”!!
Additional Content will be available to download for free by October, 2011!! Up to 20 characters!!
Extra characters, and exclusive background stages will also be available to download for even more intense battles, so be sure not to miss them!
Title： THE KING OF FIGHTERS-i
Release Date： July 7th, 2011
Compatible Systems： iPhone 3GS (iOS4.1 and later), iPhone 4, iPod touch (3rd generation and later)
Qualifying Age： 12+
“THE KING OF FIGHTERS-i” Official (English) Web Site:
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SNK PLAYMORE Official Game Web Site: (Japanese only): http://game.snkplaymore.co.jp/
SNK PLAYMORE USA Official Web Site: http://www.snkplaymoreusa.com/
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Michael Meyers Public Relations
About SNK PLAYMORE USA CORPORATION
Headquartered in Osaka, Japan, SNK PLAYMORE CORPORATION (SNK) develops, publishes and distributes interactive entertainment software in Japan, North America, Europe and Asia. Founded in 1978, SNK is one of the largest privately held interactive entertainment content providers in the world. Known for such franchises as THE KING OF FIGHTERS, METAL SLUG, and SAMURAI SHODOWN, SNK continues to be an industry leader by focusing on their rich arcade history. More information on SNK PLAYMORE CORPORATION can be found at www.snkplaymore.co.jp
SNK PLAYMORE USA is a wholly owned subsidiary of SNK PLAYMORE CORPORATION with offices in Los Angeles, CA. It handles operations in North America including publishing, marketing, development and localization. More information on SNK PLAYMORE USA can be found at www.snkplaymoreusa.com
Thu, July 7, 2011
by SNK PLAYMORE USA