Post by Nester the Lark on Aug 7, 2020 10:19:56 GMT -5
So, SNK news summary:
The Neo Geo Pocket Color games Samurai Shodown 2! and The King of Fighters R-2 should be available on the eShop today.
The Neo Geo Samurai Shodown Collection was also released last week.
A third season of DLC was announced for SamSho 2019, but no characters have been revealed yet. There was also a free DLC character released: Gongsun Li, a crossover character from the mobile game Honor of Kings.
On a somewhat related note, Famitsu has been publishing some article on Samurai Shodown recently... in English. Since when did Famitsu start publishing some articles in English? (And why are they all about SamSho?)
I admit I've fallen off the bus when it comes to supporting SNK on Switch, but I'm limited in what I can spend these days. Plus, I've been leaning more into JRPGs.
Also, they've released a video of Yasuyuki Oda announcing the release of the game, and they tease that one of the upcoming DLC characters for Samurai Shodown will be from The Last Blade. They don't say who it will be, but they say it's "someone the fans absolutely adore."
I'm betting it will be Hibiki from Last Blade 2. She always seemed to be one of the more popular Last Blade characters, and she was even included in Capcom vs. SNK 2.
Post by nocturnal YL on Nov 30, 2020 9:19:22 GMT -5
I'd say it was over back when Eikichi Kawasaki sold his share of the company. The buyers were Chinese game companies who saw subsidiaries as mostly financial investment, and didn't have the same moral concerns as the west do.
Post by Nester the Lark on Dec 4, 2020 9:26:51 GMT -5
Getting back to talking about the games, SNK announced that the official reveal trailer for King of Fighter XV will be released on January 7. Also, they will be announcing the next two DLC characters for Samurai Shodown, including the Last Blade character.
Post by Nester the Lark on Jan 8, 2021 10:10:59 GMT -5
Here is the presentation video (linked because embedding it is disabled due to age restriction) that shows the first trailer for King of Fighters XV, as well as the first two characters in the next season of SamSho DLC.
So, also, they've announced KoF XIV Ultimate Edition and KoF 2002 Unlimited Match for PS4. I'm guessing that aside from the NGPC games, they're phasing out Switch support.
As for SamSho, they've announced Cham Cham as the next DLC character, and the Last Blade crossover character will, indeed, be Hibiki. Both excellent choices, in my opinion.
Post by Nester the Lark on Feb 20, 2021 10:29:55 GMT -5
SNK vs. Capcom is out now. However, according to Nintendo Life, SNK has announced a compilation of Neo Geo Pocket Color games for the Switch (including SvC). The price and what games are included have not been revealed yet.
In other news, according to Gamasutra, Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund is buying up shares of Activision Blizzard, EA, and Take-Two, so SNK isn't the only company being gobbled up.
Shrikeswind: Date of birth, August 30, 2022. I'm an uncle.
Aug 31, 2022 3:47:06 GMT -5
Shrikeswind: Just woke up and within like a half an hour my brother-in-law sends me two pics of the little rapscallion. Not sharing because I don't believe in posting baby pics on the Internet, but I will say he's clearly going to be a genius.
Aug 31, 2022 3:49:29 GMT -5
Shrikeswind: His name is Elliott, btw.
Aug 31, 2022 3:59:08 GMT -5
nocturnal YL: Good to hear! Best of wishes to you and to your sister's family.
Aug 31, 2022 8:57:30 GMT -5
Nester the Lark: Congrats again, Uncle Shrikes!
Aug 31, 2022 9:18:34 GMT -5
Nester the Lark: The Japanese voice actor for Adol (of the Ys series), Yuji Kaji, will be making an appearance at Konami's TGS presentation to "represent the fans." In the past, Konami has showcased Falcom's games at TGS. I wonder if there will be more to it...
Aug 31, 2022 9:23:13 GMT -5
Nester the Lark: I'm reluctant to do spoiler discussions because if people are playing the game, they wouldn't want spoilers, and if they're not playing the game, they wouldn't be interested anyway.
Sept 3, 2022 9:00:36 GMT -5
nocturnal YL: I'm… not sure if I'll read your spoiler discussions. I don't think I'll get the chance to play this, but at the same time, I'm not entirely sure I won't, either.
Sept 4, 2022 11:28:04 GMT -5
nocturnal YL: I have yet another pile of games waiting to be played. Due to various circumstances (I'm busy at work, this month's weekends are filled with family events, and Project DIVA Mega Mix just got new DLC), I'm not able to play them yet.
Sept 4, 2022 11:30:56 GMT -5
nocturnal YL: I'm currently at 34 Switch games played. I've been thinking about my Switch review videos and I'll make another at 36 or 40 games. Leaning towards 36.
Sept 4, 2022 11:38:00 GMT -5
nocturnal YL: I actually wanted to remake the older ones as well. I didn't notice that the 2nd video had volume issues in the audio until I have my current PC.
Sept 4, 2022 11:40:15 GMT -5
Nester the Lark: If you're thinking of playing Xenoblade Chronicles 3, then definitely *don't* read the late-game spoilers I posted.
Sept 4, 2022 19:04:34 GMT -5
Shrikeswind: So I assume everyone here's heard the news but for those who haven't, Queen Elizabeth died today.
Sept 8, 2022 14:50:28 GMT -5
Shrikeswind: I learned on the way home from work today - I stopped in at a McDonalds for lunch, was checking the news in line, and...well, there it was.
Sept 8, 2022 14:51:39 GMT -5
Nester the Lark: I knew it was serious when I heard the whole royal family dropped whatever they were doing to be by her side.
Sept 9, 2022 8:49:46 GMT -5
Nester the Lark: I'm not British, but there's never not been a Queen of England during my lifetime (and indeed, most of a lifetime before that), so even though I knew it had to happen eventually, it still feels a little weird.
Sept 9, 2022 8:50:55 GMT -5
Nester the Lark: I guess there is still the "Queen Consort," but I'm talking about how there's a King now.
Sept 9, 2022 9:13:49 GMT -5
Nester the Lark: Well, a lot to take in there. I'll post my impressions either later or tomorrow.
Sept 13, 2022 9:47:11 GMT -5
Nester the Lark: The English lip sync in Xenoblade Chronicles 3 has spoiled me. I was hoping Fire Emblem: Engage would have it, too, but comparing the English and Japanese trailers, it doesn't seem to be the case.
Sept 19, 2022 8:44:03 GMT -5
Nester the Lark: Wondering if I should create a thread for Fire Emblem: Engage, or just talk about it in the general Fire Emblem thread...
Sept 19, 2022 8:55:44 GMT -5