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King Of Fighters '98: The Slugfest, The King Of Fighters '98: The Slugfest, The - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

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One more version of the classic three-on-three fighting game, introducing an advantage system. If you lose a character, you get an advantage depending on your play mode. In Advanced, you get one more power stock and in Extra, the gauge size decreases.

King Of Fighters '98: The Slugfest, The was produced by SNK in 1998.

SNK released 183 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1978. SNK was based in Japan.

Other machines made by SNK during the time period King Of Fighters '98: The Slugfest, The was produced include: Hyper Neo Geo 64, King Of Fighters '97, The, Puzzle De Pon! R, Last Blade, The, Samurai Shodown 64, Metal Slug 2, Last Blade 2, The, Fatal Fury Wild Ambition, Garou Densetsu Wild Ambition, and King Of Fighters '98: Dream Match Never Ends, The

King of Fighters '98, The
King of Fighters '98, The


Name King Of Fighters '98: The Slugfest, The
Developer SNK (Japan)
Year 1998
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 8319
Class Wide Release
Genre Fighting
Conversion Class Neo Geo MVS
# Simultaneous Players 2
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Competitive
Control Panel Layout Multiple Player
  • Joystick: 8-way
  • Buttons: 4 - Weak Punch|Weak Kick|Strong Punch|Strong Kick
Sound Amplified Stereo (two channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard

King Of Fighters '98: The Slugfest, The KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 0.00 (0 votes)

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Cheats, Tricks, Bugs, and Easter Eggs

Alternate version of some characters: At the character select screen, put the cursor over one of these characters: Kyo Kusanagi, Terry Bogard, Andy Bogard, Joe Higashi, Ryo Sakazaki, Robert Garcia, Yuri Sakazaki, Mai Shiranui, Yashiro Nanakase, Shermie, Chris or Billy Kane, press and hold Start then press any of the A/B/C/D buttons to select him/her and play with his/her alternate version.



An alternate name for this game is "King Of Fighters '98: Dream Match Never Ends."


COPY OF: The King Of Fighters '98: Dream Match Never Ends

VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op King Of Fighters '98: The Slugfest, The Census

There are 14,912 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,532 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 165,200 machines (6,928 unique titles).

Very Common - There are 107 known instances of this machine owned by King Of Fighters '98: The Slugfest, The collectors who are active members. Of these, 4 of them are original dedicated machines. 2 of them are conversions in which game circuit boards (and possibly cabinet graphics) have been placed in (and on) another game cabinet. 101 of them are only circuit boards which a collector could put into a generic case if desired.

For Sale - There are 2 active VAPS members with a King Of Fighters '98: The Slugfest, The circuit boards for sale.

Wanted - No active members have added this machine to their wish list.

This game ranks a 35 on a scale out of 100 (100 = most often seen, 1=least common) in popularity based on census ownership records.

Rarity and Popularity independently are not necessarily indications of value. [More Information]




Main ---- CPU: Motorola 68000 at 12 MHz RAM: 64 KB

Sound ----- CPU: Zilog Z80 CPU at 6 MHz FM Synthesizer: YM-2610 at 8 MHz

Graphics -------- Resolution: 304x224 Colors: 4096 Video RAM: 68 KB


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