On stage at EVO 2022, SNK introduced {that a} new entry within the lengthy-dormant Fatal Fury/Garou sequence is in growth. Will probably be the primary entry within the sequence since 1999’s Garou: Mark of the Wolves. No launch window or platforms had been named, because the announcement was solely paired with a brief teaser trailer and a single piece of paintings.

Presently, SNK is barely referring to the sport as “New Fatal Fury/Garou”, nevertheless it does seem like a observe-as much as Mark of the Wolves, because the teaser trailer ends with the reveal of Rock Howard, the protaganist of that title.

The quick teaser trailer provides us three mysterious hints of what to anticipate within the recreation’s story, together with, “The Metropolis of Legend Nonetheless Breathes”, “Hungry Wolves Again on the Prowl”, and “A New Future Hidden In Darkness”. Together with the reveal of Rock, two silhouettes had been proven within the background through the trailer. These two characters seem like Billy Kane, a recurring character all through the sequence, and Kain R. Heinlein, the ultimate boss of Garou: Mark of the Wolves.

Also called the Garou sequence, the Fatal Fury franchise started in 1991 with the discharge of Fatal Fury: King of Fighters on the Neo Geo. The sequence continued on the Neo Geo by way of the Nineties, till Garou: Mark of the Wolves launched in late 1999. The sequence got here to a halt after that entry, that means this newly-introduced title would be the franchise’s first in over 20 years.

Regardless that the sequence has been dormant for over 20 years, many of its characters have lived on by way of SNK’s King of Fighters sequence, which mixes characters from Fatal Fury, Artwork of Combating, and extra. Characters resembling Terry Bogard, Andy Bogard, and Joe Higashi are staples within the KOF sequence. Rock Howard, Geese Howard, and extra have been added to KOF XV as DLC characters.

For extra on what’s occurring at EVO, take a look at the large announcement of rollback netcode coming to Dragon Ball FighterZ. Or, learn up on PlayStation’s EVO survey about NFTs.

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Logan Plant is a contract author for IGN. You’ll find him on Twitter @LoganJPlant.

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