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Type Public
Founded 1978
Headquarters Japan Osaka
Key people Eikichi Kawasaki
Industry Video Games
Products Video game hardware and software
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SNK Corporation (Shin Nihon Kikaku, lit. "New Japan Project") is a Japanese video game hardware and software company, known for producing the Neo-Geo line of arcade systems and consoles, as well as several franchises, including Fatal Fury, The King of Fighters, Samurai Shodown, Metal Slug, Shock Troopers, and Ikari Warriors. They have collaborated with multiple companies on various projects, such as antagonist Geese Howard in Bandai Namco's Tekken 7 and their dedicated crossover series with Capcom, Capcom vs. SNK.

In Super Smash Bros. Ultimate[edit]

Terry Bogard, the main protagonist of Fatal Fury and regular combatant in The King of Fighters, was confirmed on September 4, 2019 to be the fourth DLC character in the Fighters Pass for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate.


  • SNK is the third company represented in the Smash Bros. series to have competed against Nintendo in the console market, after Sega and Microsoft. As with the former, however, it stopped producing its own consoles before providing content for Smash Bros. (and like the latter, released some games for Nintendo's consoles despite producing a competing system).
  • SNK is the fourth third-party company to be introduced to the Super Smash Bros. series as DLC, the first three being Square Enix, Atlus, and Microsoft.
  • SNK's The King of Fighters series actually played a part in the creation of the Super Smash Bros. series, as Masahiro Sakurai got the idea to create a newcomer-friendly fighting game after effortlessly winning against a young couple in King of Fighters '95.[1]