King of Fighters 96 Guides & Walkthroughs
The King of Fighters '96 is a popular 2D fighting game released in 1996 by SNK for the Neo Geo arcade system and home consoles. It is the third installment in The King of Fighters series, which is known for its fast-paced, team-based fighting mechanics and memorable characters. The game features a large roster of characters from various SNK fighting games, including Fatal Fury, Art of Fighting, and Ikari Warriors, among others. Players can assemble teams of three fighters and engage in intense battles against AI-controlled opponents or against other players in local or online multiplayer modes.
The King of Fighters '96 introduced several new gameplay features, such as the ability to perform Team Edit to create custom teams, Advance and Extra modes with different gameplay mechanics, and Desperation Moves that allow fighters to unleash powerful special moves when their health is low. The game also features improved graphics, animations, and sound effects compared to its predecessors. The King of Fighters '96 received critical acclaim for its gameplay depth, character roster, and technical improvements over previous entries in the series. It is considered a classic in the fighting game genre and has since been re-released on various platforms and compilations.