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SNK vs. Capcom: The Match of the Millennium

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Based on 17 critic reviews
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76

Top Critic Average

76%

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Based on 17 critic reviews
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General Information

Available on:Nintendo SwitchFeb 17, 2021

Developer: SNK Corporation

Publisher: SNK Corporation

Genre: Fighting

SNK and CAPCOM brought their best fighters together for a fighting game extravaganza! It's the dream collab that can fit in your hands! - Fearsome fighters from killer series such as KOF, SAMURAI SHODOWN, STREET FIGHTER, and DARKSTALKERS clash fists in an all-out 26-fighter brawl! - Choose from either Single, Tag, or Team-based fighting modes! Additionally, there are 3 different battle styles you can choose from! - What's a fighting game without Survival, Time Attack, and Mini Games to keep you busy in-between bouts? Collect points and unlock those hidden characters! - Of course, SNK VS CAPCOM: THE MATCH OF THE MILLENNIUM also takes advantage of the Nintendo Switch's Tabletop and Handheld modes! That means you and a friend can duke it out wherever you want!

SNK vs. Capcom: The Match of the Millennium Critic Reviews

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SNK Vs. Capcom: Match of the Millennium is a decent, casual style fighting game from the previous century. It has tons of characters and modes to keep you interested for a short time, but don't expect any depth whatsoever here.

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Despite some re-release shortcomings, SNK vs. Capcom: Match of the Millennium remains not only a charming piece of history, but a comprehensive fighting game with impressively taut elasticity. Bursting with move-sets that accurately mirror the arcade counterparts from which they're derived, it represents the moment that a legendary rivalry thawed out and shook hands, and a fanfare for SNK's excellent but ill-fated handheld. There also remains something special about having so many faces from so many different series occupying the same screen space, and in such good spirits. Seeing pocket-sized Kyo and Chun-Li battle it out on her Great Wall stage or Ken and Ryu's fireballs trailing across Krauser's cathedral is an experience worth revisiting. It's an object of both its time and format, and you need to be prepared for that; but SNK versus Capcom? That really is the match of the millennium.

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Fairly priced, designed, and realized. This game is a really solid experience, and one I imagine will be elevated for anyone who looks back on this game with any nostalgia.

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While newcomers may find some shortcomings in the whole package, hardcore fans will still find it a delight. Sure, it feels rather dated, but this port of a Neo Geo Pocket Color classic still hits the mark where it counts.

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