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King Of Fighters XV announces new character Omega Rugal, and Boss Challenge game mode

SNK have announced that the latest playable character coming to King Of Fighters XV is Omega Rugal. He’s the in-universe organiser of the King Of Fighters tournament, but he’s arguably more infamous for being in older KOF games as a ridiculously difficult boss. You can expect him to show up on April 14th as free DLC, along with a game mode called Boss Challenge. Love a bit of free DLC. Read more

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King of Fighters 15 devs talk about the struggles of creating the latest game – and their favourite characters

With the release of King of Fighters 15, SNK has let out into the world yet another entry into one of the most historied fighting game series in the games industry – and one I like quite a lot! It was great to sit down, during an intense month filled with exciting games flying out from every direction, and play a classic fighting game. However, to simply pile KoF 15 on top of the stack of other titles that make up the series would be missing out on much of what makes the game special! At the surface level, the…

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Top games releasing in February: Elden Ring, Horizon Forbidden West, Dying Light 2 and more

It’s a pretty big February in the gaming world, and we’re here to break down why you should be excited about 2022’s first uber-stacked month. Give yourselves a pat on the back, folks; you’ve made it. You’ve trudged through the long January evenings – no doubt subsisting off cheap food because this is one uncomfortably long gap between paychecks – and now we’re heading into February. Hooray? Well, maybe hold the celebrations. Things are about to get expensive. It’s a big month for games. 2022 continues on its campaign of trying to bankrupt us all, unabated, and even if you’ve…

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King of Fighters 15, Atlus, Arc System Works and more confirmed for Tokyo Game Show 2021

If you click on a link and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. Read our editorial policy. As well as the expected names, it looks like Microsoft and Xbox are going to be present at Tokyo Game Show 2021. Like gamescom 2021 that wrapped up earlier this week, Tokyo Game Show 2021 is once again going to be an online event – and the schedule has just been released. The Japanese industry conference is going to be held digitally between September 30 and October 3, and you can expect some big festivities as this is going to…

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The King of Fighters 15’s latest trailer shows off Vanessa

By Dom Peppiatt 24 June 2021 11:00 GMT After a short hiatus, there’s another character reveal for The King of Fighters 15 this week, and this time we see the glorious return of Vanessa.The game’s 23rd fighter – the latest reveal in a long line of characters drip-fed to an audience on tenterhooks – Vanessa makes her return to the ring after being a DLC character in King of Fighters 14.The reveal of the character also showed off Team Secret Agent; a new team that also contains Luong. She joins the likes of Chris, Mai, King, Yashiro Nanakase, Yuri Sakazaki, Kyo, Shun’ei, Chizuru Kagura, Iori Yagami, Benimaru, Joe, and Meitenkun in the roster.She…

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The King of Fighters 15 shows off Chris in latest trailer

By Stephany Nunneley 1 May 2021 20:26 GMT Chris has been announced as the latest character to join The King of Fighters roster.The King of Fighters 15’s roster has expanded with Chris who is part of team Orochi Team.Watch on YouTubeIn charge of vocals for the band CYS, he and his bandmates Shermie and Yashiro is also a member of the Four Heavenly Kings of Orochi.Although he has no experience in martial arts, he overwhelms his opponent with attacks that take advantage of his lightness and speed. At first glance, he is a polite and humble boy, but he also…

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The King of Fighters 15’s latest trailer shows off King

By Stephany Nunneley, Thursday, 1 April 2021 17:26 GMT Another character reveal for The King of Fighters 15 has occurred and it’s one of the series’ fan-favorites, King.The latest trailer for The King of Fighters 15 shows off King kicking the heck out of her opponents. You also get to see the carnival stage in the trailer (thanks, Gematsu).King debuted in the original Art of Fighting as the only playable female character before becoming part of The King of Fighters franchise.The character is just the latest to join the line-up. As recently as last week, Yashiro Nanakase was confirmed to be part…

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The King of Fighters 15 announces Yuri Sakazaki with a new trailer

By Dom Peppiatt, Thursday, 11 March 2021 11:38 GMT Another week, another character reveal for The King of Fighters 15, and this time we can look forward to seeing Yuri Sakazaki take to the arena in SNK’s latest game.Though fans were expecting recent Super Smash Bros. Ultimate fighter Terry Bogard to follow his brother Andy Bogard’s announcement last week, SNK has thrown a curveball and instead announced Yuri Sakazaki.The newly revealed character is otherwise known as the ‘Wild Flying Swallow’ and as such you’ll see a lot of her moves hop off the ground in order to have more impact on the foes…

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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…