King Of Fighters '98: The Slugfest

Strive to become the true king of the ring

King of Fighters '98: The Slugfest is a legendary arcade fighting game that brings together a diverse roster of skilled fighters from various SNK franchises. Developed as a celebration of the King of Fighters series, this instalment offers fast-paced action, strategic gameplay, and a multitude of characters for players to master and unleash their fighting skills.

  • 1998
  • SNK
  • 2 Players
  • Fighting
  • Available At


In King of Fighters '98: The Slugfest, players engage in intense one-on-one battles as they strive to become the ultimate champion. The game features a roster of over 30 fighters, each with their own unique fighting style, special moves, and combinations, ensuring a rich and dynamic combat experience.

Players can choose from iconic characters from SNK franchises such as Fatal Fury, Art of Fighting, and The King of Fighters series. Whether it's Terry Bogard, Kyo Kusanagi, Mai Shiranui, or many others, players will find their favourite fighters and discover new ones to master.

The gameplay in King of Fighters '98 revolves around strategic decision-making, precise timing, and skilful execution of combos and special moves. Players must anticipate their opponents' actions, block or evade attacks, and counter with their own devastating moves to achieve victory.

How to Play

Playing King of Fighters '98: The Slugfest requires mastering the controls, understanding each fighter's moves, and employing strategic tactics during battles. The game utilises a combination of joystick movements and button inputs for various attacks.

Each fighter has a unique set of basic attacks, such as punches, kicks, and throws, which can be performed by pressing the corresponding buttons. By chaining together these basic attacks, players can execute combos and unleash devastating damage on their opponents.

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