What simply occurred? Japanese online game maker SNK Corporation has confirmed rumors that it’s growing a brand new entry within the long-dormant Fatal Fury combating recreation franchise. SNK introduced the brand new mission on Twitter and printed a teaser trailer on YouTube. The 30-second clip does not characteristic any gameplay however that’s to be anticipated contemplating the title has simply been greenlit.
The first recreation within the sequence, Fatal Fury: King of Fighters, debuted method again in 1991 for the Neo Geo. It was designed by Takashi Nishiyama, the previous Capcom worker who directed and produced the unique Street Fighter. In reality, Nishiyama seen Fatal Fury as a religious successor of kinds to Street Fighter.
Fatal Fury was SNK’s first combating recreation for the Neo Geo and later led to the creation of the sequence The King of Fighters.
Legends by no means die…
After greater than 20 years, FATAL FURY / GAROU is coming again!
Finally, the lengthy awaited sequel has been green-lit!
— SNK GLOBAL (@SNKPofficial) August 7, 2022
SNK launched near a dozen Fatal Fury video games all through the Nineties however the sequence went dormant after the launch Garou: Mark of the Wolves in 1999, which was later launched on the Dreamcast as Fatal Fury: Mark of the Wolves.
We’re arising on 23 years with out a new Fatal Fury recreation, and it isn’t clear why it has taken the corporate so lengthy to revisit the basic franchise. Given the early state of the brand new mission, it is most likely a number of years out nonetheless. Fortunately, followers of the sequence have lots to maintain them entertained till then.
SNK’s Neo Geo mini from 2018 included a smattering of Fatal Fury and King of Fighters video games. The system is modeled after the Neo Geo MVS arcade cupboard and consists of 40 pre-loaded titles which can be playable on its 3.5-inch display. It will also be linked to an exterior show as a result of let’s face it, taking part in on that tiny display goes to get outdated after some time. It retails for $59 and remains to be accessible to buy from Amazon.
The $500 the Neo Geo Multi Video System, or MVSX for brief, additionally shipped with a wholesome dose of Fatal Fury and King of Fighters titles.