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New SNK Website Open

by Daniel Bloodworth - August 17, 2004, 6:53 pm PDT
Total comments: 4 Source: Press Release

SNK NEOGEO promises a comprehensive site with lots of extras and updates for their fans.

SNK NEOGEO USA CONSUMER Launches New, Enhanced Website

WWW.SNKNEOGEOUSACONSUMER.com to Support Massive Game Roll-Out in 2004-2005

WALL, NJ. – August 17, 2004 –SNK NEOGEO USA CONSUMER CORPORATION, the North American publishing arm of the SNK NEOGEO CORPORATION, announced today that they have revised their website to make it more user friendly for consumers, press and retailers, and will relaunch it on August 15, 2004. The site, www.snkneogeousaconsumer.com., will be the definitive source for SNK corporate information and game news for all of SNK’s upcoming titles including KOF: MAXIMUM IMPACT for the PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system, SVC CHAOS: SNK VS CAPCOM Live for the Xbox® video game system from Microsoft and METAL SLUG ADVANCE for the Nintendo Game Boy® Advance. All three games will ship this Fall 2004.

To support SNK’s growing worldwide fan base the SNK website will now feature a Gamers Chat area and Message Boards as well as a consumer download section where fans can find screenshots, movies, screensavers, and other media for SNK’s past and upcoming titles. In addition, the new website will have special password protected Retail and Press sections for SNK sales and media materials.

“Fan requests for a website home where they can find everything they could possibly want to know about our games has been growing with every new release we bring out,” commented Ben Herman, President of SNK NEOGEO USA CONSUMER CORPORATION. “With constant updated information, we know that everyone will find the new SNK site so comprehensive, they’ll be making many visits.”

SNK to Boost Marketing Efforts

SNK signs on Most Management to develop licensing agreements with comic book, toy, and clothing companies, among others.

SNK ENTERS THE LICENSING RING AND TAPS MOST MANAGEMENT AS ITS NORTH AMERICAN LICENSING AGENCY

WALL, NJ - August 18, 2004 - SNK NEOGEO USA CONSUMER CORPORATION announced today that it has retained MOST MANAGEMENT LLC as its North American licensing agent for its video game character library. SNK has been creating video games since 1981 with evergreen franchises that include THE KING OF FIGHTERS, FATAL FURY, SAMURAI SHODOWN, and METAL SLUG. With the appointment of a licensing agent, SNK will be actively extending these popular franchises by licensing their characters and game titles to various consumer products companies.

MOST MANAGEMENT plans to support SNK’s worldwide fan base by entering into strategic licensing relationships with several toy, apparel and comic book companies. Plans for THE KING OF FIGHTERS 10th Anniversary beginning in 2004 include promotional tie-ins with SNK videogame releases, retailers and key promotional partners. “I am excited to be working with SNK,” stated Marc Mostman, President of MOST MANAGEMENT. “SNK is synonymous with classic arcade gaming, and has a strong library of video game properties and characters. Their ability to keep classic titles like THE KING OF FIGHTERS and METAL SLUG fresh is a tribute to their ability to understand the consumers who make up the billion dollar interactive entertainment environment.”

“We look forward to offering fans, new and old, the opportunity to add additional items from their favorite games or characters,” commented Ben Herman, SNK NEOGEO USA CONSUMER CORPORATION president. “MOST MANAGEMENT understands the draw of interactive entertainment and the limitless potential for expanding great game franchises into broad consumer products programs."

Talkback

rholderAugust 17, 2004

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to make it more user friendly for consumers


www.snkneogeousaconsumer.com....well, as an outsider I know where they could start making it more friendly...

Seriously...who wants to ever type that in? Makes you wonder about the intelligence of marketing people.

/on second thought, marketing people aren't intelligent. Duh.

Flames_of_chaosLukasz Balicki, Staff AlumnusAugust 17, 2004

At least it isnt engrish like the neogeouscosumahh.cohm

NephilimAugust 17, 2004

No suprise no KOF for gamecube

im a consumer and cause of this im not friendly

and making a down graded port of a arcade machine, yay

KDR_11kAugust 17, 2004

I'll listen when they treat us like customers, not consumers.

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