SNK Playmore USA Releases 3 More Vintage Pre-NeoGeo Era Arcade Classics on the PSN Today

SNK Playmore USA Releases 3 More Vintage Pre-NeoGeo Era Arcade Classics on the PSN Today. More details after the jump.


SNK PLAYMORE USA CORPORATION is proud to announce the North and South American release of 3 more nostalgic SNK Arcade Classics (“ALPHA MISSION”, “T.N.K. III”, and “VANGUARD II” as PlayStation® minis titles on PSP® (also compatible with PS3™), via the “New Releases” category and the “SNK NEOGEO” Featured Publishers page available on the PlayStation®Store, from Tuesday, September 6th, 2011.

The SNK minis titles are a commemorative “retro-arcade emulation” project that allows players to enjoy a grand collection of action, shooting, platform, and action/puzzle titles. Many of these nostalgic, highly innovative arcade classics released during SNK’s Golden Age of action-shooting, etc. during the 80’s, are now exclusively available on PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) and compatible on the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system as well for even greater enjoyment!

The first set of titles included some of SNK’s arcade masterpieces such as “ATHENA”, “IKARI WARRIORS”, and “GUERRILLA WAR”, along with a number of lesser known, yet revolutionary titles to be enjoyed by both retro gamers and younger generations of players alike.

As we will continue to follow up in releasing more nostalgic arcade classics via PS minis on PlayStation®Network, make sure to stay tuned by becoming a member of our frequently updated official Facebook Fan Page:  for more info!

List of the minis titles available to download via the PlayStation®Store from September 6, 2011.
GAME TITLE Release Date Price
ALPHA MISSION Sept. 6th, 2011 $2.99
T.N.K. III Sept. 6th, 2011 $2.99
VANGUARD II Sept. 6th, 2011 $2.99




Pilot the fighter ship SYD and attack both air & ground based enemy targets, collect power-ups and defeat the bosses in this 1985 precursor to the early NEOGEO era sequel! The fate of Earth rests in your hands!


Play as Colonel Ralf, maneuvering your tank and firing its machine guns and cannon. Destroy the enemy army in this arcade classic originally released in 1985, featuring revolutionary controls for its time!


Destroy hostile enemies and their massive base in this innovative sequel to the arcade hit!

* 2P gameplay / ad-hoc functionality is not available for this software


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