Kof97, Samura Shodown II, Metal Slug 2 to receive HD remakes from CMGE

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Over at the ChinaJoy Expo in Shanghai, Chinese mobile gaming giant CMGE (China Mobile Games and Entertainment) announced their official partnership with SNK Playmore.

Along with a video message from SNK Playmore president, CMGE announced that they have received official licenses for “The King of Fighters 97,” “Metal Slug 2,” and “Samurai Shodown 2.”  The three classic NeoGeo titles will receive HD treatment.  Samurai Shodown 2 in particular is currently in development, and will begin beta testing as early as August.  We currently do not have any further information on what platforms the games will be released on, or whether the HD titles will be available outside China.

CMGE also announced a few other partnerships in their three-hour press conference. One notable partnership is the eSports company World Cyber Games as the company aims to move into mobile eSports space.

For more information, check out the sources below.

Source:  GameBusiness.jp, Venture Beat via KofKoucha

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