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The King of Fighters XV Wiki Page Created

Following the excitement of the King of Fighters XV first trailer (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XrUsfHLrsv8) released by SNK recently, we have created a wiki landing page for the game!

https://dreamcancel.com/wiki/index.php/The_King_of_Fighters_XV

More information will be added when more news is shared from SNK! If you would like to help us, be sure to create an editing account. We plan to have our wiki become the most helpful written gameplay resource for KOFXV!

Why is KOF Considered Hard?

Have you ever wondered why many fighting game players feel that the KOF series is very hard to learn on a competitive gameplay level? If so, check out the new article written thefgtreehouse, explaining in detail, the challenges players face when learning how to properly play King of Fighters.

If you have ever approached the king of fighters series as a new player, there is something that you most likely will have heard or stumbled upon: “KOF is hard”

I am wondering though, how many people will have encountered an exact explanation of what might make the game hard to approach if that is a hard truth at all…

In this article, I will try and do just that by breaking down not only the aspects that supposedly make the game hard, but I will also do it in order of importance (in my opinion).

Read the rest of the article: https://thefgtreehouse.wordpress.com/2020/12/22/why-is-kof-considered-hard/

KOF2002UM Rollback Netcode Returns FOR GOOD! Which Game Do You Think Is Next?

On Tuesday, November 10th, SNK released a finished rollback netcode update worked on by Code Mystics, for King of Fighters 2002UM on Steam. The update adds new some features to the netplay and graphics system such as scanlines, a win-loss screen at the end of matches, name display during matches, and a playback/replay mode!

Code Mystics expressed gratitude to the FGC for their assistance and support:

Which SNK title do you think is next to receive a rollback netcode update? Share your thoughts in the comments!

King of Fighters 2002UM Is Getting Rollback Netcode! Join The Beta Test

We are proud to officially announce that King of Fighters 2002UM On Steam is getting rollback netcode! SNK tweeted this out:

Be sure to join the OPEN community beta Thursday, October 1st!

The Bodega Classic #5: KOFXIV PS4/Steam Online Tournament Results

The fifth Bodega Classic was held this past weekend (September 11th and 12th 2020) for King of Fighters XIV PSN/Steam players! Well known players such as Luis Cha, Violent Kain, Decimo and El Rosa were featured in the PSN bracket, while many other talented players were in the Steam bracket.

https://smash.gg/tournament/the-bodega-classic-kofxiv-online-edition-5/event/the-bodega-classic-ps4/overview

Below are the tournament results from the PS4 and Steam/PC brackets:

Be sure to watch the video archives on Twitch:
Day 1 Steam bracket: https://www.twitch.tv/videos/738340734
Day 2 PSN bracket: https://www.twitch.tv/videos/739052451

Matcherino for PS4: https://matcherino.com/tournaments/35341/overview
Matcherino for PC: https://matcherino.com/tournaments/35340/overview

Bodega Royale KOFXIV Online Tournament Results

The recent King of Fighters XIV (PS4) online tournament, Bodega Royale was a collaborative event combining the efforts of MarcoPolo (Bodega Classic) and Rome_Himself (Regime Royale). The event was created & inspired to help support SNK community memeber, JDash whose father has recently passed away. More information can be found here: https://smash.gg/tournament/bodega-royale/details

The tournament was a 16 player invitation, full of extremely talented King of Fighters XIV players from USA, Canada and Mexico. Below are the bracket results:

Be sure to check out the twitch archive to see all the action that was streamed: https://www.twitch.tv/videos/711182732

Youtube Archive: https://youtu.be/y8l8yxAJKUA

The Bodega Classic #4: KOFXIV PS4/Steam Online Tournament Results

This past weekend (July 31st 2020), the 4th Bodega Classic was held for King of Fighters XIV players on Steam and PS4. Well-known tournament players Violent Kain, Wero Asamiya, Dechimo and El Rosa were featured in the PS4 bracket.

https://smash.gg/tournament/the-bodega-classic-kofxiv-online-edition-4/details

Below are the tournament results from the PS4 and Steam/PC brackets:

Be sure to watch the video archives on Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/videos/697440261

Matcherino for PS4: https://matcherino.com/tournaments/32554/overview
Matcherino for PC: https://matcherino.com/tournaments/32555/overview

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