|Founded||July 1978 (defunct on October 22, 2001)
August 1, 2001 (as Playmore)2003 (as SNK Playmore)
|Located||Suita, Osaka, Japan|
|Website||Official US site|
SNK Playmore Corporation (株式会社SNKプレイモア Kabushikigaisha Esu Enu Kei Pureimoa?, also known as SNK or Playmore) is a Japanese video game hardware and software company. SNK is an abbreviation of (新日本企画 Shin Nihon Kikaku?, lit. "New Japan Project"), which was SNK's original name. The company's legal and trading name became SNK in 1986.
The original SNK was founded in Suita, Osaka, Japan, in July 1978 by Eikichi Kawasaki and existed until October 22, 2001. Anticipating the end of his first company, Kawasaki founded the company Playmore in August 2001 which became SNK Playmore in 2003. Due to this strong resemblance to the previous company both in name and identity, SNK Playmore is sometimes referred to simply as SNK.
SNK is most notable for creating the Neo Geo family in 1990, which contained many game consoles and arcade systems throughout the 1990s. Their most popular and successful console was the handheld Neo Geo Pocket Color from 1999, which was the last console of the Neo Geo family, which ended in 2001, but it was then revived in 2012, with the Neo Geo X.
This category has the following 4 subcategories, out of 4 total.
Pages in category "SNK Playmore"
The following 90 pages are in this category, out of 90 total.
- Kabuki Klash: Far East of Eden
- The King of Fighters '94 Re-Bout
- The King of Fighters '94
- The King of Fighters '95
- The King of Fighters '96
- The King of Fighters '97
- The King of Fighters '98 Ultimate Match
- The King of Fighters '98
- The King of Fighters '99
- The King of Fighters 2000
- The King of Fighters 2001
- The King of Fighters 2002
- The King of Fighters 2003
- The King of Fighters NESTS Collection
- The King of Fighters Orochi Collection
- The King of Fighters XI
- The King of Fighters XII
- The King of Fighters XIII
- King of the Monsters
- Samurai Shodown
- Samurai Shodown II
- Samurai Shodown III
- Samurai Shodown IV
- Samurai Shodown V
- Samurai Shodown V Special
- Samurai Shodown VI
- Samurai Shodown!
- Samurai Spirits
- SNK Arcade Classics Vol. 1
- SNK Playmore/Character pages
- SNK Playmore/Move lists
- SNK vs. Capcom: Card Fighters Clash
- SNK vs. Capcom: Match of the Millennium
- Super Baseball 2020
- SVC Chaos: SNK vs. Capcom