The King of Fighters

Year: 1994

Publisher: SNK

Developer: SNK

Country: Japan

Genre: Fighting

Platforms: Various

The King of Fighters is a series of games which began in 1994 and was originally developed for the Neo Geo. There are 13 games in the main series, as well as several remakes of earlier games.

LGBTQ references in this series:

Benimaru Nikaido (first appearance 1994)

Transphobia/Homophobia in The King of Fighters XIII (2010)



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