You really have to hand it to SNK. By strategically issuing press releases every few weeks, they gurantee that their upcoming King of Fighters: Maximum Impact appears in headlines. Today they revealed three more characters, two of whom, K' and Maxima, are prior KOF participants.

The "big" news (literally) lies in the third character, Mai Shiranui. Derived from Fatal Fury 2, many argue that Mai stole Chun Li's "Sexiest Character in a Fighting Game" banner when she arrived on the scene. Mai joins the lineup of 15 characters announced thus far, including 5 other suggestively rendered females. We'll have more on King of Fighters: Maximum Impact next week. In the meantime, you can check out character art over at the


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