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SNK PLAYMORE CORPORATION: iPhone/Android Application "THE KING OF FIGHTERS '98" Release Announcement

SNK PLAYMORE CORPORATION (Corporate HQ: Suita-city, Osaka, Japan, Company President & CEO: Koichi Toyama) is proud to announce the worldwide release of “THE KING OF FIGHTERS ’98” for iOS and Android devices.

Series' masterpiece "KOF '98" finally joins the battle! (Photo: Business Wire)

Series' masterpiece "KOF '98" finally joins the battle! (Photo: Business Wire)

"THE KING OF FIGHTERS" series is extremely popular among fighting game fans for its history, its charismatic characters, and its highly strategic team-based fighting game system. ”THE KING OF FIGHTERS '98”, praised amongst KOF fans around the world for its stellar game balance, is now available on iOS and Android devices!

This iOS / Android port of “KOF ‘98” not only faithfully reproduces the original NEOGEO Ver., but also includes a lot of unique features for an even better game experience!

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  • The best game balance in the “KOF” series!

“KOF ‘98” is praised among KOF fans around the world as being the ultimate compilation of “KOF ‘94” ~ “KOF ‘97” titles and for its fantastic game balance. Moreover, this perfect port of “KOF ‘98” features 2 different gameplay modes, “EXTRA” & “ADVANCED”, and also includes a “TRAINING MODE” where you can master all your combos! “KOF ‘98” is also compatible with Bluetooth game controllers for the best gameplay experience ever!!

  • 38 playable characters!

In addition to the series’ iconic characters, “Iori” and “American Sports” teams as well as “Shingo Yabuki” and “Rugal Bernstein” edit characters return in “KOF ‘98” to complete the gorgeous roster of 38 characters and for a never ending dream match!

  • A NEOGEO Perfect Port with added features!

Play “KOF ‘98” with its original 4 buttons configuration, or use its unique control scheme of 6 button settings and the simplified special moves with the help of the “SP” button!

  • Challenge your friends via Bluetooth!

Duel with other KOF players via Bluetooth Multiplayer Mode for epic and unforgettable battles!



Release Date : Android : July 24th, 2014 / iPhone: July 25th, 2014
Genre : 2D Versus Fighting
Platform : Apple App Store / Google Play
Price : $3.99 USD

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