Athena, Ikari Warriors, Guerrilla War, and others coming to PlayStation Store…
SNK PLAYMORE USA releases eight pre-NEOGEO era Arcade Classics
on the PlayStation®Store
PlayStation Plus Members Can Get Guerrilla War for Free!
|SNK’s Arcade Classic
LOS ANGELES – July 19, 2011 – SNK PLAYMORE USA CORPORATION (Corporate HQ: Suita-city, Osaka, Japan, Company President & CEO: Ryo Mizufune) is proud to announce the North American release of eight SNK Arcade Classics as PlayStation® minis titles for the PSP® (also compatible with PS3™) on the PlayStation®Store. These titles will be featured in both the “New Releases” category and the “SNK NEOGEO” Featured Publishers page.
The SNK minis titles are a commemorative “retro-arcade emulation” project that allows players to enjoy a outstanding collection of action, shooting, platform and puzzle titles. Many of these arcade classics from SNK’s Golden Age are now exclusively available on the Sony PSP® and compatible on the PlayStation®3.
The first set of eight titles includes SNK arcade masterpieces “ATHENA,” “IKARI WARRIORS,” and “GUERRILLA WAR,” along with a number of lesser known, yet revolutionary titles to be enjoyed by both retro gamers and younger generations alike.
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EDITORS NOTE: Screenshots and Art are available on the MMPR FTP Site in the SNK Folder:
|List of the minis titles available to download via the PlayStation®Store from July 19th, 2011.
* GUERRILLA WAR will be featured as a FREE GAME for Playstation®Plus members
for one month starting July 19th, 2011
** 2P gameplay / ad-hoc functionality is not available for this software
SASUKE vs COMMANDER
As colonel turned mercenary Ralf, use your machine gun, grenades, and jump in tanks to defeat countless foes. Infiltrate the enemy base and complete your mission in this ’80s run-and-gun mega-hit!
Enter the jungle and ruined cities of a tropical island to overthrow its tyrannical dictator, and liberate the nation held in his grip. Don’t forget to rescue your captured comrades along the way! Hail the heroes of the Revolution!
About SNK PLAYMORE USA CORPORATION
Headquartered in Osaka, Japan, SNK PLAYMORE CORPORATION (SNK) develops, publishes and distributes interactive entertainment software in Japan, North America, Europe and Asia. Founded in 1978, SNK is one of the largest privately held interactive entertainment content providers in the world. Known for such franchises as THE KING OF FIGHTERS, METAL SLUG, and SAMURAI SHODOWN, SNK continues to be an industry leader by focusing on their rich arcade history. More information on SNK PLAYMORE CORPORATION can be found at www.snkplaymore.co.jp
SNK PLAYMORE USA is a wholly owned subsidiary of SNK PLAYMORE CORPORATION with offices in Los Angeles, CA. It handles operations in North America including publishing, marketing, development and localization. More information on SNK PLAYMORE USA can be found at www.snkplaymoreusa.com
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“PlayStation”, “PlayStation 3″, and “PlayStation Portable” are registered trademarks of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.
“ATHENA”, “IKARI WARRIORS”, and “GUERRILLA WAR” are registered trademarks of SNK PLAYMORE CORPORATION.