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SNK Heroines: Tag Team Frenzy Announced For Nintendo Switch [UPDATE]

by Jelani James

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Update (1/11/2018):

SNK Heroines: Tag Team Frenzy will also be headed to the PlayStation 4.

Both versions will get a special “Dream Diamond Edition” that will cost $119.99.

Original Article

NIS America and SNK have announced that a new fighting game, called SNK Heroines: Tag Team Frenzy, will be headed to the Nintendo Switch.

There isn’t much known about the title beyond that it will be a 2v2 title and that it will feature the female characters from SNK-developed fighting games. However, based on the description provided by Nintendo, it appears that this won’t be a particularly serious fighting game, as there will be an extensive costume/accessory system and players will be able execute special attacks with a single button press.

Here’s more about the game from Nintendo:

About

Play online or with friends as SNK’s iconic heroines in the brand-new two-versus-two fighting game, SNK Heroines: Tag Team Frenzy!

Activate Special Moves with a single button, and make use of special items to change the tide of battle! However, the fight isn’t over the moment you’ve chipped enough health away. Once your opponent is on the ropes, utilize your Dream Finish technique to win the match! Spectate on other battles online, and wage on who you think will win using in-game points. Use your winnings to buy voice clips and accessories in an all-new costume system, and customize your favorite heroine to your heart’s content!

Key Features

— Assemble Your Heroines and Battle Head-to-Head – A brand new tag battle action fighting game is here! Players can participate in a four-multiplayer frenzy online or with friends!
— An Iconic Cast of SNK’s Female Characters! – Choose from a generous roster of female heroines from the SNK universe!
— Defeat Foes With Style and Elegance – Coordination is key, as players can choose from up to 100 different accessories for their characters. Accessories including cat ears, glasses, face paint, and new sound effects.

SNK doesn’t have a particularly long history with Nintendo, as the last time it released a physical fighting game on one of its home consoles was Fatal Fury 2 back in 1994. Since then, the only times a SNK fighting game arrived on a Nintendo console was either in the form of a collection or as a stand-alone on the virtual console.

However, now it looks like things are changing and perhaps indicating that KOFXIV or future titles might head there as well.

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