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    hatsunemiku598
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    Which do you think is better?

    #94884

    svenbtb
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    Can I cheat and say I like CvS2 the best?

    No but really, I don’t know if i’d say one is better than the other – they both kinda do their own thing. Street Fighter is more well known and more iconic – and it’s had some pretty amazing games. But KOF is consistently good (mostly), has some awesome character design. Plus I love that KOF is still sticking with hand-drawn 2D characters, they look gorgeous.

    #94896

    @ChannelSeals
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    I don’t know enough about fighting games, to say which one is better, from a gameplay standpoint. However, KOF seems overwhelming to me. From the outside, looking in of course.

    The reason is, because all of the KOF games I’ve seen, have been 3 vs. 3, like each player picks three characters, out of a roster of 30+ it seems.

    As a beginner, how to you approach that? SF just seems easier to pick up and play, so it gets points from me, for that.

    #94898

    Segaofmyhouse
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    Though I always hear people say KoF is a better series I’ve just never been able to get into them. At least in Street Fighter I’m half decent with Balrog and M. Bison so I’ll choose Street Fighter. My favourite Street Fighter game is Street Fighter 2010 on the NES, not even joking that game is a great title.

    #94904

    leaon79s
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    Honestly I was debating with myself whether or not to post this. But since the reason I come here is to sound off on gaming experiences, what the hell.

    Frankly I hate the King of Fighters franchise.
    As far as I’m concerned, this is the only good thing about it.
    But while I cannot deny the allure of the imagery, what the franchise represents more than anything is remind me of people who spend all day at the arcade playing it, then go home, f*p, then repeat the next day. I’m sorry but that’s my impression of the people who I remember seeing play it. (no I never spent all day at an arcade, and I don’t play KOF so I’m not one of them)

    In all honesty I can’t say Street Fighter is much better, but that at least doesn’t seem so blatantly built around teenage f*p culture. The same could be said for the likes of DOA or Soul Calibur, but KOF was the first. I’m not saying that’s the whole truth, but it is my very deep seated impression.
    I always wondered why SNK went bankrupt for a while back in 2000.
    Maybe it was their punishment…

    My apologies in advance for being a bit candid.

    #94908

    Soul of Natsu
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    Both are great games but I loke KOF more than SF. My favorite is KOF 98 and 2002, awesome times kicking our own butts and doing lots of crazy moves *ahembuttonmashingahem* but it sucked since all those Magic Plus hacks, everyone playing as Rugal and taking it too serious. Then I got KOF2002 Ultimate Match on the xbox360 and loved it. It has even more characters than the original 2002.

    Did I mention it has Mai Shiranui too? ;)

    #94910

    @ChannelSeals
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    Yeah, yeah yeah…..

    Mai-boobs-Mai-and-her-boobs. Who cares?

    If boobs was all it takes for a game to sell, DOA and KOF would beat COD and GTA. But they don’t…

    In fact, in terms of sold copies, I’m pretty sure SF beats them both. So, there you go! Street Fighter sells better, so it is better

    Simple.

    #94913

    selaht
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    I prefer street fighter because i’m more familiar with the characters… even when I play kof I use ryo and takuma who are street fighter knock offs

    #94931

    Mr.Atariable
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    Tough one but i would say KoF by a very narrow margin.
    I only like the 2D Street Fighters, while all KoF seem more consistent in their style.
    The backgrounds in the KoF series are just jaw dropping.
    Speaking of jaw dropping:

    @ Channelseals: in almost all KoF’s you can choose to do a 1v1 battle/tournament.
    My favorite fighting game is Samurai Shodown 2 which just beats the crap out of any Steet Fighter or KoF game.

    #94936

    Truxton4life
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    Street Fighter is the REAL King of Fighters!

    #94938

    killertofu
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    KoF never been able to get into street fighter

    #94959

    Spider Shinobi
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    I love fighting games, ao I can’t really come in and say one is better than the other without lots of buts.
    If you pick 2 random games from both series, chances are you’ll like KoF more, but if you consider the highest points of each series you’ll have trouble deciding. And I prefer to not go deep into their characteristics because both offer different experiences.

    @leaon79s
    I think that really depends on the player. I find most of the girls in those franchises to look boring at best (Mai not so far from that), except for Athena in KoF13, she looks good for an anime girl.

    #94966

    hatsunemiku598
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    I used to play some marvel vs capcom…
    tried to pick up KoF back in the day but was never successful….
    Recently, i tried to pick it up again… and i must say…
    The timing to execute special moves seem a lot hard to master than street fighter…

    #94968

    Spider Shinobi
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    @hatsunemiku598
    There is some assistance in Capcom games in the form of wider frame margins for command inputs and even special move simplifying at times (so you don’t always need to press every single of the buttons correctly in order for every special to work). I don’t know exactly which games have it there, though.

    #94978

    hatsunemiku598
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    …. i read some gamefaqs on kof and they sure werent helpful,…
    just a stuff of jargon and acroymns…

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