Don’t miss the fifth battle on the 2018 Crazy Battle Circuit, slated to be Garou: Mark of the Wolves on Fightcade 1! The tournament is open to players of all skill levels and worldwide as long as you have stable, wired internet. It will take place on Sunday, March 25th @ 1PM PDT (4PM Eastern). To see more details and sign-up, please see the official website’s page for the game at http://cbc.dx.am/garou.html or the Challonge page.
The 4th and final DLC character has been announced for King of Fighters XIV, it is Geese’s son Rock Howard! He debuted in Garou: Mark of the Wolves back in 1999 and is finally set to cross over into the King of Fighters series proper. Producer Yasuyuki Oda has said many times that he’d like to revisit Garou as a series, perhaps this is his first step toward that. Check out the trailer:
Now that all the DLC characters are announced who are you looking forward to the most? Who will be the nightmare to fight against?
The Humble Bundle site is currently running a NeoGeo 25th anniversary bundle covering several NeoGeo titles, and additional extras at high enough tiers. This covers the applicable titles already available on Steam, and several others as DRM-free downloads which can also be played on a browser. Notably, on of the available titles is Samurai Shodown V Special, which has never been ported outside the NeoGeo.
The tier breakdown is as follows.
Pay what you want:
Art of Fighting 2
Baseball Stars 2
Fatal Fury Special
King of the Monsters
Metal Slug 2
Samurai Shodown II
The King of Fighters 2000
Above average – all of the above plus:
Metal Slug (Steam available)
Metal Slug 3 (Steam available)
NeoGeo 25th Anniversary Soundtrack (Art of Fighting 2, Fatal Fury Special, Metal Slug 3, Samurai Shodown II)
Neo Turf Masters
The King of Fighters ’98 Ultimate Match Final Edition (Steam only)
The Last Blade
Twinkle Star Sprites
$10 or more – all of the above plus:
Garou: Mark of the Wolves
Metal Slug X (Steam available)
Samurai Shodown V Special
Shock Troopers: 2nd Squad
The King of Fighters 2002 Unlimited Match (Steam only)
$40 or more – all of the above plus a Metal Slug t-shirt.
Forum member syxx and his group in Milwaukee are building hype for SNK games in an interesting manner. They’re holding 5 fight night ranbats through August that feature 1 Capcom and 1 SNK game. SNK games being featured are King of Fighters 98, Samurai Shodown 2, Real Bout Fatal Fury 2 and Garou: Mark of the Wolves. The last game will be determined by a vote of participants.