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Free games: Twitch Prime teams up with SNK to give away 20+ arcade classics

Starting this week, Twitch shall be teaming up with SNK to provide Prime members free copies of a pair dozen classics from SNK’s prodigious library of arcade video games. Members will get the primary spherical of free video games May 26, with extra to comply with over the course of the summer season.

The first set of video games on Twitch Prime contains Art of Fighting 2, Blazing Star, Fatal Fury Special, The King of Fighters 2000 and 2002, Pulstar, and Samurai Shodown II. It’s a variety that reveals off precisely what SNK was well-known for within the ’90s: ‘shmups and and combating video games. Pulstar and Blazing Star cowl the shoot ’em up facet, whereas the remainder are examples of SNK’s now-familiar combating system. If you’ve acquired a mullet, a gi, and a few handwraps, you’re able to rumble.

They’re all Neo Geo classics, and in response to the trailer from Twitch Prime, they’ll be out there all yr as soon as the provide goes reside – regardless of having lengthy and storied profession devouring tokens at arcades worldwide. Perhaps some SNK government made the choice that quarters aren’t what they was once – who can say?

Here’s the trailer:

Free games: Twitch Prime teams up with SNK to give away 20+ arcade classics

Toward the top of the video, we get a touch at what’s to return: extra King of Fighters, plus King of Monsters, Metal Slug 2: Super Vehicle, Sengoku 3, and The Last Blade 2 are all on the docket for drops later in the summertime.

Again, the primary spherical arrives Tuesday, May 26. You’ll want an Amazon Prime account linked to your Twitch account to redeem the video games, which is able to present up and be installable by means of your Amazon Games Library. Click here to link your account.

Still hungry for classics? Check out our record of the most effective previous video games to play on PC or right here for the most effective free PC video games.

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