Excerpt: Since its inception, The King of Fighters series has had a dedicated fan base, that have followed the series religiously, through both the joyful highlights and crippling disappointments, purchasing the requisite arcade stick to get the most out of the game and dedicating themselves to mastering the...
Excerpt: The King of Fighters XI continues the KOF fighting series. I don't know what to say to you if you're new to the series, really. While I can't say it does anything better than the many rival fighting games out there, it still holds a special place in my heart.
Summary: The 2D fighter will never have the same level of popularity as it once did, since when 3D became the new 2D, but it will also never die when companies like SNK can still provide classics of this level.
Excerpt: Deeper than you know. Every year, it grows increasingly difficult to find new fighting games that are content with two dimensions. Considering the success of popular franchises such as Tekken and Dead or Alive , that's no surprise.
Pros: Detailed environments, Lots of characters, Plenty of modes, Deep combat systems, Only $20, Unlocking extra characters isn't intuitive, Final boss is really, really cheap