So wait, wasn’t Mister Paige after all?
SNK had a streak a few weeks ago that now reveal brand new characters for The King of Fighters 15, but they’re finally back to give fans a closer look at a core series that will definitely make people happy.
As I’m sure everyone has already guessed from this morning’s silhouette, Mai Shiranoy is the latest character to receive a full trailer to play even though she’s not the last member of the Women Fighters squad as many have expected.
Like most returning actors, May’s players will likely feel at home in KOF15 with most of her moves and specials appearing to do exactly the same as she did in the last entry – only with a new graphic overhaul.
Ryuuenbu, Fan toss, Hissatsu Shinobi-Bachi, Musasabi no Mai, Chou Hissatsu Shinobi-Bachi, and Kagerou no Mai are among their specials and supers that are back although they have shown that they have a new alternative for their climax.
Slide is back too, and it’s revocable this time too.
Many assumed May would be the final member of the Women Fighters, but since there was no confirmation at the end of the trailer as was the case with Hero, Fatal Fury, and Sacred Treasures, this probably means that the original group isn’t bringing the band back together after all.
May, King, and Yuri formed the first women’s team along the way in ’94 although they only began to fight together a few times with the last team appearing in KOF13.
The female fighter team was among those in the series with the most changes among the entries. While Mai and King have typically remained consistent members over the years, Yuri has bounced back and forth between them and the martial art team, which has opened the door to other members in the past including Blue Mary, Mai Lee Jinjo, Kasumi Todo, Hinako Shijou, Alice Nakata, and Li Xiangfei.
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With King and Mai being the most consistent members over the years, the apparent distrust likely means that Yuri has a much better chance of joining the Art of Fighting team again alongside Ryo and Robert – although neither is confirmed on these. Stage.
This also opens the door for former members to rejoin the ranks, or maybe SNK will follow a veteran matching pattern with a rising newcomer as we just saw in KOF14 with Alice.
May was one of the characters to appear in the initial KOF15 teaser as K ‘and Leona remained as the only fighters who had yet to shine in the spotlight.
You can check out the game show below, and we’ve also included the official HD screenshots of Mai from SNK above in the gallery.
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