I’m really glad to see SNK still making games. They have a deep library of goodies that I would love to see on Xbox Live and/or PS2 such as Magician Lord and the entire Samurai Showdown series. Here’s the full release:
Tag-Team Fighter Features Characters from Popular SNK PLAYMORE Games
Wall, NJ – Dec. 13, 2007 – SNK PLAYMORE USA CORPORATION, the U.S. publishing arm of the SNK PLAYMORE CORPORATION, today announced that NEOGEO BATTLE COLISEUM for the PlayStation?2 computer entertainment system is shipping to retailers across North America.
Set in the year 2017, NEOGEO BATTLE COLISEUM pits players against a man determined to rule the NEOGEO world. The game employs a two vs. two tag-team battle system, allowing players to switch characters during play and perform team attacks on their opponents. The character roster has 40 characters represented by well-known faces from the likes of WORLD HEROES, ART OF FIGHTING, FATAL FURY, SAMURAI SHODOWN, LAST BLADE, METAL SLUG and KIZUNA ENCOUNTER.
“NEOGEO BATTLE COLISEUM brings together dozens of beloved SNK characters in one big tag-team extravaganza,” said Ben Herman, president of SNK PLAYMORE USA CORPORATION. “It’s a great choice for SNK fans new and old.”