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News: SNK Playmore Ditches Pachinko Machines To Focus Entirely On Video Games

SNK Playmore Ditches Pachinko Machines To Focus Entirely On Video Games

You know, just like it used to

SNK Playmore has announced that it is abandoning the manufacture of Pachinko machines in favour of focusing totally on video games and smartphone titles. The company began making Pachinko units when it was acquired by Aruze in 2000, a company famous for its Pachinko machines. SNK would file for bankruptcy in 2001 but...

News: SNK Playmore's New Chinese Owners Aim To "Do A Marvel" With Its Famous Franchises

SNK Playmore's New Chinese Owners Aim To "Do A Marvel" With Its Famous Franchises

$63.5 million paid for 81.25 percent of the gaming veteran

SNK Playmore has been acquired by a a group of Chinese investors, Gameindustry.biz is reporting. Ledo Millennium has paid $63.5 million for 81.25 percent of the company's shares, purchased from former SNK CEO Eikichi Kawasaki and his wife Natsuyo Kawasaki. Chinese companies Oriental...

Feature: The Neo Geo Shooters We Need On Virtual Console

The Neo Geo Shooters We Need On Virtual Console

Come on SNK! Less fighting, more shooting!

While it's fairly common knowledge that the Neo Geo system sported a rather sizable library of fighting titles, many people don't realise that the system also featured an extremely impressive assortment of shoot 'em up releases as well. In fact, several of these games rank as some of the best shooters of all time among avid fans of the genre. So why is it..