This was unexpected - many of you know that I've been trying to get an interview with Megaking of Korea (makers of Metal Slug 4) for some time now, but have been hampered by the language barrier. I've since come into contact with Han Lee, who has been doing a fair bit of translation work for me. I'm particularly interested in them because they currently hold the license (see MOBILE) to develop and publish games using SNK's licensed characters, for home computer and mobile platforms.
Their latest press release indicates that they'll be releasing KOF 2000 for PS2 in May. So while I did not recieve the interview I desired, Megaking of Korea business manager Sang Woo Kim emailed me some photos from an early build of their next project; KOF GP, for the Korean handheld console GP32. It looks to be developed by Matrix, the mysterious company which was credited in the KOF EX 2 staff roll.
Very interesting to see this game coming back. It was planned roughly a year ago, then promptly recalled. Great to see it coming back! I'll try to get more info on this as it comes, but for now, check out these shots of the game being played on an actual GP32.
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