Most people know SNK for the NeoGeo but the company was famous for arcade hits long before its console was released; in fact, those arcade titles were the main selling point of the ludicrously overpriced NeoGeo. Now SNK Playmore is reviving a few more of its classic titles with both Time Soldiers
and Gang Wars
coming to the Playstation Store. Both titles are only $2.99, which approaches Steam-levels of impulse buy territory. The games are primarily for the PSP but are also compatible with PS3.
SNK PLAYMORE USA CORPORATION (Corporate HQ: Suita-city, Osaka, Japan, Company President: Ryo Mizufune) is proud to announce the North & South American release of 2 more nostalgic SNK Arcade Classics ("GANG WARS" and "TIME SOLDIERS" as PlayStation® Minis titles on PSP® (also compatible with PS3™), via the "New Releases" category and the "SNK NEOGEO" Featured Publishers page available on the PlayStation®Store, from Tuesday, July 24th, 2012.
The SNK minis titles are a commemorative "retro-arcade emulation" project that allows players to enjoy a grand collection of action, shooting, platform, and action/puzzle titles. Many of these nostalgic, highly innovative arcade classics released during SNK's Golden Age of action-shooting, etc. during the 80's, are now exclusively available on PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) and compatible on the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system as well for even greater enjoyment!
The previous sets of titles included some of SNK's arcade masterpieces such as "ATHENA", "IKARI WARRIORS", "GUERRILLA WAR", "P.O.W. - PRISONERS OF WAR", "STREET SMART", and "VANGUARD", along with a number of other lesser known, yet revolutionary titles to be enjoyed by both retro gamers and younger generations of players alike.
"As we will continue to follow up in releasing more nostalgic arcade classics via PS minis on PlayStation®Network, make sure to stay tuned by becoming a member of our frequently updated official Facebook Fan Page: http://www.facebook.com/NeoGeoStation for more info!"