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Starting today, the NEOGEO POCKET COLOR classics KING OF FIGHTERS R-2 and SAMURAI SHODOWN! 2 will be available for download on the Nintendo Switch™!

 

SNK CORPORATION (Corporate HQ: Suita-city, Osaka, Japan, Company President & CEO: Koichi Toyama) is proud to announce both KING OF FIGHTERS R-2 and SAMURAI SHODOWN! 2 are coming to the Nintendo Switch today (Aug 7th, 2020) via Nintendo eShop download.

 

 

KING OF FIGHTERS R-2 and SAMURAI SHODOWN! 2 have come to the NEOGEO POCKET COLOR SELECTION!

 

SNK launched the NEOGEO POCKET COLOR, a literal pocket-sized handheld gaming system back in 1999. Many games were made for it, and finally, some of those amazing classics are finding their way to the Nintendo Switch though the NEOGEO POCKET COLOR SELECTION. Not only are these games perfectly emulated to look and play as they did back on the NEOGEO POCKET COLOR, but advancements in technology have enabled them to be played together with a friend with just one copy, and you can even change the virtual exterior designs on a whim! Now, KING OF FIGHTERS R-2 and SAMURAI SHODOWN! 2 joins the wildly popular SNK GALS’ FIGHTERS together on the Nintendo Switch. More games are on the way so stay tuned!

 

 

 

Take the popular hit fighting game THE KING OF FIGHTERS wherever you go!

Create a team of three fighters and aim for the top!

 

 

 ■ 23 fighters in total, including hidden characters! Of course, the game is also in color, bringing these characters into sharper, more vivid definition!

■ Edit a fighter in Making Mode for an extra spin on the game! *Not available during DC data transfer

■ Take on a friend in either Tabletop Mode or Handheld Mode. Find out who is worthy of the KOF throne!

 

【Information】

Title: KING OF FIGHTERS R-2

Genre: Versus Fighting Game

Platform: Nintendo Switch (Download)

Release Date: August 7th, 2020

Price: $7.99

Players: 1 to 2 players

ESRB: Everyone 10+

Store: Nintendo eShop

https://www.nintendo.com/games/detail/king-of-fighters-r-2-switch/

 

▶︎Trailer

https://youtu.be/9X7tCUM_W94

 

 

HAOHMARU, TACHIBANA UKYO, NAKORURU, and many other fan favorites dive straight into 16-bit battles!

Customize your character and take down the big baddie!

 

 

■ Each character has two playstyles (slash and burst), so pick which one you feel comfortable with!

■ Completing certain requirements nets you special cards that can power up your characters!

■ Find out who has the true Samurai Spirit by taking on a friend in either Tabletop Mode or Handheld Mode!

*Though this game is now individually priced, it was originally released as a free pre-order bonus for SAMURAI SHODOWN on the Nintendo Switch. Be sure to check if you already have the game before purchasing.

 

【Information】

Title: SAMURAI SHODOWN! 2

Genre: Versus Fighting Game

Platform: Nintendo Switch (Download)

Release Date: August 7th, 2020

Price: $7.99

Players: 1 to 2 players

ESRB: Everyone

Store: Nintendo eShop

https://www.nintendo.com/games/detail/samurai-shodown2-switch/

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*Nintendo Switch is a trademark of Nintendo.

*All in-game footage displayed is work-in-progress. Design and specifications are subject to change.

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