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SNK is working on rollback netcode for The King of Fighters 15

By Stephany Nunneley, Saturday, 27 February 2021 15:23 GMT The King of Fighters 15 team is working hard to implement rollback netcode into the fighting game.The feature, which will aid online matches providing improved performance and functionality, is being worked on for The King of Fighters 15. Previous iterations in the series used a delay-based netcode (thanks, ScreenRant).According to the game’s producer Yasuyuki Oda, the team at SNK has been “working hard on an internal rollback solution” from early in the development cycle.“There is still a lot of work remaining so we can’t make any promises yet, but please be…

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Iori Yagami revealed for King of Fighters 15 with new gameplay trailer

By Dom Peppiatt, Sunday, 7 February 2021 10:08 GMT Iori Yagami has been revealed for The King of Fighters 15, and his new trailer shows off just how the veteran character will play in the game.Iori first joined the King of Fighters series back in 1995, and has long been the main rival of Kyo Kusanagi, making Iori something of a key villain for the esteemed fighting franchise.His appearance in The King of Fighters 15 sees a slight difference in setup to what we’ve seen before, with the character now sporting a jacket-and-red-trousers look, with his brooding fringe drooping over one…

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Benimaru gets his own trailer for The King Of Fighters 15

By Dom Peppiatt, Sunday, 31 January 2021 09:55 GMT Benimaru Nikaido is coming to The King of Fighters 15 with the tall-haired brawler confirmed in a new trailer that shows him joining Team Hero with Shun’ei and Meitenkun.A new trailer showing off Benimaru’s abilities has been released this week, giving us a look at the strange-haired fighter in action in the upcoming game.Anyone that’s familiar with the series will recognize his trademark spiral dive kick, his powerful moves that can pop opponents off the ground, and electrically-charged attacks that can stun enemies and open them up for more punishmentBenimaru, as you…

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The King of Fighters 15 trailer reveals Meitenkun for the roster

By Dom Peppiatt, Thursday, 21 January 2021 15:03 GMT SNK has published another trailer for The King of Fighters 15, and this time the company has confirmed that the carefree and sleepy Meitenkun is returning from KOH 14.Meitenkun – who has become something of a meme amongst the series’ fans because he is always, always seen carrying a pillow – will be returning to the long-running fighting franchise in King of Fighters 15.The combatant, who uses a sort-of Drunken Fist fighting technique called Hakkyokuminminken (or ‘Eight Extremes Sleepy Fist’), first appeared in King of Fighters 14, as part of Team China. You…

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The King of Fighters 15’s first three characters have been revealed

By Dom Peppiatt, Thursday, 3 December 2020 16:31 GMT SNK has finally announced three of the characters coming to King of Fighters 15, the latest installment in the classic SNK fighting series that was announced back in 2019.In a trailer, SNK producer Yasuyuki Oda and creative director Eisuke Ogura have revealed that series veterans Kyo, Benimaru and Shun’ei are all set to make it into the next game’s roster.Long-time fans of the series will recognize Kyo and the flamboyantly-haired Benimaru from the very first game (and multiple titles since), whilst Shun’ei returns from King of Fighters 14 to lead the charge…

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Prime Gaming adds new SNK games, Apex Legends skin, Rocket Arena and more

Prime Gaming is handing out some more bonuses for Amazon Prime subscribers in September.As well as the opportunity to try out more games, you will also be able to claim even more in-game loot in various titles.From now through until October 10, Prime members can add EA’s recently launched (and quickly forgotten) title, Rocket Arena, on PC via Origin.Final Strike Games and EA Originals collaborative team-based shooter has failed to get much traction with players since it launched earlier this summer, but maybe a shot in the arm via this Prime Gaming giveaway will be able to attract a few…

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Third and final SNK collection drop now available through Prime Gaming

By Stephany Nunneley, Tuesday, 8 September 2020 17:13 GMT Prime users can now download the final SNK drop for Prime Gaming.Amazon Prime members can now claim the third and final eight-game collection of free arcade classics SNK, as part of Prime Gaming.This collection features a total of 20 free titles that can be claimed until March 2021.The third collection of free SNK games includes the following titles: The Last Blade 2 Garou: Mark of the Wolves Metal Slug 3 Samurai Shodown V Special The King of Fighters ’97 Global Match The King of Fighters ’98 Ultimate Match Final Edition The…