CES: SNK Becomes Fifth Nintendo Licensee

SNK has been around in the arcade scene for a few years now, so it’s exciting to see yet another developer publish games for the NES. The announcement was made at this year’s Winter CES show in Las Vegas.

SNK isn’t divulging its full slate of games coming this year, but it was willing to confirm that Ikari Warriors will be arriving on the NES before summer. It’s just one of the latest arcade to NES conversions that will feature two-player simultaneous action. No more taking turns (we’re looking at you, Commando)!

 

 

There are now a total of five Nintendo third-party licensees in North America. Take a look at what they bring to the table:

Credit: Howard Phillips

 

Expect this stack of games to vastly increase as the year goes on:

 

Credit: Howard Phillips

 

 

Craig Majaski

Craig has been covering the video game industry since 1995. His work has been published across a wide spectrum of media sites. He's currently the Editor-In-Chief of Nintendo Times and contributes to Gaming Age.

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