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King of Fighters Neowave is a 2D fighting game where you select a team of 3 fighters and compete against other teams of 3 fighters with the ultimate goal of reaching the final boss and defeating him.

King of Fighters Neowave was developed for the Atomiswave arcade hardware and has now been ported to home systems. Fight using a team of 3 fighters chosen from 43 characters plus several secret characters. Backgrounds are now detailed 3d models replacing the flat backgrounds of previous King of Fighters games. Choose from 3 different fighting styles, Super Cancel, Guard Break and Max 2. Try endless mode where you fight an unlimited number of opponents. This game also features a practice mode and an art gallery.


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The King of Fighters: Neowave Screenshot
The King of Fighters: Neowave Screenshot
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The Next Level May 03, 2006 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70 (UK) May 29, 2006 7 out of 10 70
IGN Apr 12, 2006 6.8 out of 10 68
GameSpot Apr 10, 2006 6.5 out of 10 65
GameZone Apr 12, 2006 6.4 out of 10 64
Deeko Apr 24, 2006 6 out of 10 60
1UP Apr 17, 2006 6 out of 10 60
GameSpy May 05, 2006 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Worth Playing Jun 27, 2006 5.5 out of 10 55
Diehard GameFan May 14, 2006 5.5 out of 10 55


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azereal (52) added The King of Fighters: Neowave (Xbox) on Feb 24, 2007
Other platforms contributed by Charly2.0 (221005), Terok Nor (28246) and azereal (52)