SNK PLAYMORE USA CORPORATION (Corporate HQ: Suita-city, Osaka, Japan, Company President: Ryo Mizufune) is proud to announce the North & South American release of 2 more nostalgic SNK Arcade Classics (“CHOPPER I” and “THE NEXT SPACE” as PlayStation Minis titles on PSP (also compatible with PS3), via the “New Releases” category and the “SNK NEOGEO” Featured Publishers page available on the PlayStation Store.

The SNK minis titles are a commemorative “retro-arcade emulation” project that allows players to enjoy a grand collection of action, shooting, platform, and action/puzzle titles. Many of these nostalgic, highly innovative arcade classics released during SNK’s Golden Age of action-shooting, etc. during the 80’s, are now exclusively available on PSP (PlayStation Portable) and compatible on the PlayStation 3 computer entertainment system as well for even greater enjoyment!

CHOPPER I

Infiltrate the enemy territory and take down enemy choppers, tanks and boats in this vertically scrolling helicopter shooting game released by SNK in 1988.

THE NEXT SPACE

Pilot a spaceship, collect various speed and weapon items to take down a multitude of enemies, and restore peace to the galaxy in this vertical scrolling shooter released by SNK in 1989.

The previous sets of titles included some of SNK’s arcade masterpieces such as “ATHENA”, “IKARI WARRIORS”, “GUERRILLA WAR”, “STREET SMART”, and “VANGUARD”, along with a number of other lesser known, yet revolutionary titles to be enjoyed by both retro gamers and younger generations of players alike.

“As we will continue to follow up in releasing more nostalgic arcade classics via PS minis on PlayStation┬«Network, make sure to stay tuned by becoming a member of our frequently updated official Facebook Fan Page: http://www.facebook.com/NeoGeoStation for more info!”

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