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The King of Fighters '98 Ultimate Match Final Edition

SNK CORPORATION , SNK CORPORATION, Code Mystics
Dec 16, 2014 - PC
Strong

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78

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PCMag
5 / 5
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3 / 5
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3.6 / 5
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8 / 10
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Critic Reviews for The King of Fighters '98 Ultimate Match Final Edition

SNK, with an assist from Code Mystics, updates a classic fighting game with contemporary touches, such as excellent netcode, lobbies, and a spectator mode. This Mount Rushmore fighter reaches its zenith, delivering fun, flexible, and hard-hitting action with lag-free, online play.

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The King of Fighters '98 is one of those games that will always be remembered for being the best of the series, and The King of Fighters '98 Ultimate Match Final Edition continues to show why that is so while adding some modern networking improvements to make sure that it will be played online by the hardcore player base for a long time to come.

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Overall, SNK and Code Mystics have done an excellent job of revitalizing KOF 98 for fans and newcomers by adding even more content and improving old ones. With the impressive roster, intricate fighting mechanics, nostalgic visuals, and now competent online modes, The King of Fighters '98 Ultimate Match Final Edition is an excellent game that can be enjoyed by both modern and retro fighting game fans.

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KOF 98 UMFE has gone through two different iterations of upgrades and has set on its final form. This makes it the best balanced version yet, and the amount of content plus the rollback netcode is the cherry on top, all available on PS4. Since this old school KOF was before all the crazy max cancel combo days, it still remains some of the basic fundamentals of some fighting games and will definitely bring back some old memories while playing against someone online.

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