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King of Fighters XIV Trailer Introduces Returning Character Mai, New Character Banderas

posted on by Karen Ressler
PS4 game with 50+ fighters slated for this year

The official PlayStation YouTube channel began streaming a 12th teaser video for SNK Playmore's PlayStation 4 game The King of Fighters XIV on Thursday. The English-subtitled video introduces returning character Mai Shiranui and new character Banderas Hattori.

The game is slated for release later this year. SNK Playmore and Atlus USA are partnering to release the game in the Americas.

The game will feature more than 50 playable fighters, including new characters to the franchise. Previously announced characters include Kyo Kusanagi, Iori Yagami, Leona Heidern, Chang Koehan, Andy Bogard, Billy Kane, Kula, King, Angel, Ralf, K', Benimaru Nikaido, Robert Garcia, King of Dinosaurs, Maxima, Clark Still, Terry Bogard, Mui Mui, and Kukri.

Sony stated that while the game visuals will feature 3D graphics, the game keeps the classic 2D gameplay. The game will also feature new multiplayer online modes such as the Party Battle mode. This mode will feature up to six people in an online battle (three players per team).

SNK Playmore released an arcade version of the latest installment in The King of Fighters franchise, King of Fighters XIII, in Japan in July 2010. The company then released a PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 version in North America, Europe, and Japan in 2011. SNK Playmore USA also released the game for PC on Steam.

[Via Siliconera]


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