Ignition Entertainment , today announced that it has signed an agreement to
publish SNK's portfolio of titles throughout Europe. The deal starts with the
release of Metal Slug Advance and Metal Slug 3 on Xbox and PlayStation2 in
October 2004. Between September and early 2005, European console owners will be
treated to home versions of some of SNK's most popular franchises including:
King of Fighters, Samurai Shodown, Metal Slug, SNK vs. Capcom. Along with these,
will be the eagerly awaited King of Fighters: Maximum Impact – the series'
first, explosive move to 3D.
"SNK games have always proved very popular with gamers," says Vijay Chadha,
Managing Director, Ignition Entertainment, "We're committed to working with SNK
to officially bring their titles to all PAL territories. We're all massive fans
of SNK titles here at Ignition, and are very much looking forward to bringing
the SNK brand back to Europe"