October 11, 2011 -SNK PLAYMORE USA CORPORATION (Corporate HQ: Suita-city, Osaka, Japan, Company President & CEO: Ryo Mizufune) is proud to announce the release of PS3™ Ver. & PSP® Ver. "METAL SLUG 2" and "THE KING OF FIGHTERS '96", as the fourth set of downloadable game titles for "NEOGEO Station", via the "New Releases" category and the "SNK NEOGEO" Featured Publishers page available on SONY's PlayStation®Store, from Tuesday, Oct 11th, 2011.
"NEOGEO Station" is a commemorative project that allows players to enjoy the many nostalgic fighting, action, shooting, sports and many other NEOGEO titles released after 1990, exclusively on PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system and PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) systems. The first,second, and third set included classic titles such as "BASEBALL STARS 2", "KOF '94", "KOF '95", "METAL SLUG", "SAMURAI SHODOWN", which are all currently available on the PlayStation®Store as well.
This time, 2 more new titles have been released for a total of 16 titles.
List of the titles available to download on "NEOGEO Station" from Oct 11th, 2011.
GAME TITLE Release Date PS3™ Ver.
SRP PSP® system Ver.
METAL SLUG 2 October 11th, 2011 $8.99 $6.99
THE KING OF FIGHTERS '96 October 11th, 2011 $8.99 $6.99
METAL SLUG 2
MARCO and TARMA return to the battlefront on NEOGEO Station, this time accompanied by two new recruits FIOLINA GERMI and ERI KASAMOTO, in order to thwart the new coup attempt by General Morden, infamous leader of the Rebel Army and main antagonist of the "METAL SLUG" series. Fight alone or with a buddy, on foot or aboard a tank, and deliver the prisoners for freedom in this masterpiece of run-and-gun action shooting from SNK!
THE KING OF FIGHTERS '96
Play with your favorite characters and newcomers such as the mysterious Leona and the legendary Geese Howard, Wolfgang Krauser, and Mr. Big in this third installment of the popular "3-on-3" versus fighting series from SNK! With its unforgettable cast of 27 characters, and over 2,900 possible team combinations, KOF '96 promises endless, intense battles on NEOGEO Station!
"NEOGEO Station" Official Web Site: NEOGEO STATION Official Website
"NEOGEO Station" Official Facebook Fan Page: NEOGEO STATION Facebook Page
NEOGEO 20th Anniversary Official Web Site: "NEOGEO MUSEUM": NEOGEO MUSEUM 20th Anniversary Website
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Editor's Note: Art and screenshots for both these titles are available for your use on the MMPR FTP site: MMPR FTP SITE - SNK Folder
North American PR Contact:
Michael Meyers Public Relations