Lately we’ve seen title after
title leaving the incredibly crowded November release calendar for the safer,
more open early 2012, so it’s pretty rare to see the reverse happen. Originally
the console version of SNK’s newest arcade fighter was planned for a late
October release. Now the most recent trailer confirms that US publisher Atlus
will be putting out the game November 22.
It’s a gutsy move, as the first
three weeks of November are typically the busiest release weeks of the gaming
year, with this November looking insane. Modern Warfare 3, Skyrim, Uncharted 3,
Zelda: Skyward Sword, Halo Anniversary, Super Mario 3D Land, Sonic Generations,
Assassin’s Creed Revelations, and about 900 other games will be hitting store
shelves, making it’s easy to imagine the more niche fighter getting lost in the
mix. Are the SNK faithful out there still planning on picking this up, or will
your wallets be empty by then?
Sep 28, 2011