Looking back at the old fighting games two decades ago

In this article, let’s look back at the old fighting games that were once blockbusters two decades ago.

The King of Fighters

The King of Fighters (KOF) – SNK game brand has been a name associated with the childhood of so many lovers of the fighting game series. The quality of this game is the opposing team system of 3 characters on the list of more than 50 names for gamers to freely choose and collect.

The interesting thing about each character is that they all have different characteristics, models, and tactics. Through the formation of a squad with 3 characters, the order of combos will also have virtual variables. This directly promotes creativity after each match in KOF in particular and the fighting game in general.

The most representative of KOF characters such as Kyo Kusanagi, Iori Yagami, Orochi, Terry, … all make players fascinated because of their nature. Over time, KOF has more and more versions for many devices and platforms. It is not too much to say that it deserves to become an immortal monument in the hearts of gamers who love the fighting genre.

Samurai Shodown

Samurai Shodown also known as Samurai Spirits in Japan has made a deep impression on players who have been playing arcade games more than 20 years ago. Last year, this game was revived by SNK with a simple but equally awesome gameplay system.

The frame, character spacing and attacks are the core of the attraction for Samurai Shodown. The game really emphasizes tactics, which many other fighting games intentionally mitigate. This directly affects the player’s calculations in order to win.

Possessing names like Ukyo, Galford or Haohmaru, Samurai Shodown has made a deep impression on the fighting game devotees.

The Last Blade

The Last Blade is a cult fighting game in 1997 on arcade system. This game set in Japan in the 19th century is considered a model for Samurai Shodown to later reach. The strength of The Last Blade is the extremely attractive combat system that includes two fighting styles for each character.

For those who have been passionate about the fighting game products mentioned above, the ambition of a series of familiar characters such as Kyo Kusanagi, Iori Yagami, Tachibana Ukyo or Nakoruru side by side, overcoming challenges in a project. New game projects are not so unrealistic.