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The King of Fighters XII
6.0 out of 10

The King of Fighters XII

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Overall 7
6.8

King of Fighters XII

ztgd.com
26 January 2011
  • Excerpt: Not quite the rebirth we were hoping for. With 2009 being the year that fighting […]
  • Pros: + Excellent gameplay, + Well-rounded character roster
  • Cons: Lack of features, Online lag, Feels incomplete
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Overall 7
7.0

The King of Fighters XII Xbox 360 Review

Console Obsession
29 May 2010
  • Excerpt: The marvellous Street Fighter IV didn’t only have excellent mechanics that translated into some of the most intense fights in a fighting game, but it also boasted a gorgeous art style that made the game look stunning, too.
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King of Fighters XII

The Armchair Empire
29 January 2010
  • Conclusion: include more than just the very basic fighting game modes or create attractive menus or fix some of the hit boxes so clearly landed hits actually count. King of Fighters XII's fighting looks so good, I'd put it against heavy hitters like Street Fighter, Tekken, Soul Calibur, and DOA.
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Overall 6
5.6
Gameplay 1
0.6
Graphics 1
0.7
Sound 1
0.8
Versatility 0
0.4
Funfactor 0
0.4

King of Fighters XII (Xbox 360) Review

411mania.com
8 January 2010
  • Summary: I’ve played SNK fighters before, so I was expecting a story similar to what Art of Fighting, or Fatal Fury would offer. So the lack of story in this game really threw me off. As I stated above I’m not much of a fan of time trial style games, and that’s what this game offers in spades.
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Review: The King of Fighters XII (Microsoft Xbox 360)

Diehard GameFAN
4 January 2010
  • Summary: : King of Fighters XII was originally heralded as the rebirth of the King of Fighters franchise due to its massive visual redesign, but thanks to some lacking mechanics and a broken online mechanic, it may well be the undoing of it instead.
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Overall 6
6.0

Expert Review

Game Informer
22 December 2009
  • Summary: With redrawn characters and backgrounds to match its pruned gameplay, KoF XII is something of a reboot for the series. Unlike Street Fighter IV's reimagining of classic sensibilities, though, this is little more than a straight-up love letter to 1995. Many of your favorite characters are all here ?
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Overall 7
7.4
Graphics 10
9.6
Sound 8
7.8
Control 7
7.4
Addiction 7
6.6

The King of Fighters XII Review

Cheat Code Central
22 December 2009
Overall 7
7.0

King of Fighters XII

Game Over Online
12 December 2009
  • Excerpt: Since its inception in 1994, the King of Fighters series has provided high-quality team-based fighting action and has evolved with every installment. The twelfth main series entry brings with it the greatest visual overhaul yet since the graphics have been given a high-res overhaul, allowing it to...
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Overall 6
6.0

The King of Fighters XII

Square-Go
10 December 2009
  • Excerpt: Fighting games of this generation seem to have followed the same pattern. It’s all about 3D and looking great. Some are just stepping foot into the third dimension, while others are just trying to perfect it. Street Fighter 4 opted for 3D graphics while staying fixed on a 2D environment .
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Overall 2
2.0

Hellboy: Science of Evil

Square-Go
10 December 2009
  • Excerpt: Ok, so my hopes have been up recently. The last few games to come out on the PSP have been pretty good, and there have even been a few decent movie tie-ins over the last few months. So what went wrong?
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