*"After SNK Playmore USA’s president Ben Herman sat down with IGN, several little tidbits of information were revealed that seemed to hint towards new Wii projects similar in scope to Metal Slug Anthology. Art of Fighting Anthology has been announced for US release as a Playstation 2 project for a few months now, but fighting game fans on other platforms can be satisfied in knowing that it will also be finding home on the Nintendo Wii.
The ESRB’s ratings website has recently updated their entry for the Art of Fighting Anthology (due for release in the US on the Playstation 2 in June), and it now includes the Nintendo Wii under available platforms.
No further information has been provided at this time.
For those unfamiliar with the way the ESRB handles its reviews, for a game to be rated, a full version of the title must be submitted to the ESRB. It is a great source to find information on upcoming releases and previously unannounced projects (such as this one). I’ll keep you updated if we hear word on a tentative release date."*
Despite announcing intent to milk the virtual console, it seems that SNK USA has an eye towards some of the PS2 anthology collections for the Nintendo Wii. It seems that may be possibly double cutting themselves by taking that route, but we’ll see if Fatal Fury or King of Fighter’s Anthologies are announced also for US release on the Wii.
Fortunately, if their latest interview on IGN was to be believed, the Classic Controller support will be there for all future SNK Collections and releases. Thank god.