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King of Fighters XIV Game Introduces 'Team Kim' in Video

posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
3-on-3 team-based fighting game ships on August 23

SNK Playmore began streaming a video for for its PlayStation 4 game The King of Fighters XIV on Thursday. The video highlights the fighters that make up Team Kim: Kim Kaphwan, Kim's master Gang-Il, and Gang-Il's lover Luong. Gang-Il and Luon are new characters to the series.

The company streamed a video for Team Art of Fighting (Ryo, Robert, Yuri) earlier this month.

Atlus USA previously streamed videos for Team Japan (Kyo Kusanagi, Benimaru Nikaido, and Goro Daimon), Team Fatal Fury (Terry, Andy, and Joe) and Team Yagami (Iori, Vice, and Mature) last month.

SNK Playmore and Atlus USA are partnering to release the game on August 23. The game will ship in Japan on August 25. Those who pre-order the game will receive a limited-edition steel book packaging. Those who pre-order the game will also get the "Classic Kyo" DLC costume.

The game will feature more than 50 playable fighters, including new characters to the franchise. The full character roster includes: Nakoruru, Shun'ei, Luong, Nelson, Sylvie Paula Paula, Ryo Sakazaki, Vice, Kim Kaphwan, Athena Asamiya, Chin Gentsai, Choi, Tung, Geese, Goro Daimon, Mature, Joe Higashi, Hein, Yuri, Gang-Il, Xanadu, Mian, Zarina, Ramon, Meitenkun, Kensou, Love, Alice, Mai Shiranui, Bandeiras Hattori, 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.

The site also lists Antonov The Tournament Master as a boss and an as-yet unrevealed final boss. There will be 16 different teams consisting of three characters each.

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).


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