News: The KOF series will bring it's unique brand of fighting the Xbox.
SNK recently announced some of the updates and enhancements that would be coming to the Xbox version of King of Fighters: Maximum Impact. The port of the first 3D entry in the series will be known as King of Fighters: Maximum Impact Maniax and should ship in June.
The title will obviously include Xbox Live support with Head-to-Head, Re-Match, and Tournament Modes. Maniax will also feature a camera option so that players can pause their fight at any time, freely move the camera, and take "pictures". Finally, the game will allow the option of English or Japanese language tracks.
"SNK has been inundated with letters and emails to bring The Kingf of
Fighters series to the Xbox." said Ben Herman, SNK Playmore USA President. "KOF: Maximum Imapct Maniax will be the first of several big Xbox titles from SNK in 2005."