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KOF 02/03 to be released as a double pack
SNK gears up to unleash a double dose of 2D fighting action.

by | October 19, 2004

2D fighting enthusiasts will be delighted to know that SNK NEOGEO USA announced today that King of Fighters 2002 and 2003 will be released as a combo package, scheduled for release on the PS2 next month.

Since 1994, The King of Fighters series has appeared on a variety of gaming platforms, as well as in the arcade, where it has garnered a legion of fans. Over 3 million copies of the series have sold to date. Below is a breakdown of the features players can look forward to in each KOF installment:

King of Fighters 2002 is a "greatest hits" collection that brings together all of the famous characters from the previous KOF 99-01 trilogy KOF

KOF 2002 features:

  • A total of 44 characters from KOF 96 through KOF 2001 available for the first time in one arena
  • Thirteen extreme 2D fighting teams with 5 bonus secret characters to unlock
  • Revives the extremely popular 3 on 3 battle format
  • Upgraded Max-On Power System
  • Over-the-top Super Special Moves to cause extreme damage

King of Fighters 2003 marked the beginning of a new epic saga in the KOF series. KOF 2003 also introduced SNK's now popular "Multi-Shift System" which allows for the free substitution of any team member during battle.

KOF 2003 features:

  • 8th installment of the franchise
  • A total of 35 characters yielding 11 of the most dangerous 2D fighting teams ever assembled plus hidden boss characters
  • Introducing 10 beautifully rendered 3D battle stages
  • Select your team leader with the new "Tactical Leader System"
  • Learn the combo moves for your favorite fighters and unleash massive attacks

King of Fighters 2002 / 2003 will be available at a suggested retail price of $39.99

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