After the finals of the Evo 2022 King of Fighters 15, the representatives of SNK took to the stage to reveal that a new game of Fatal Fury/Garou Mark of the Wolves.
More than 20 years have passed since the first Garou: Mark of the Wolves came out in 1999. And now, a new teaser that lasts only about 30 seconds, in which we see some views of a dark urban landscape with some shadowy figures in the background, confirms its return. At the end of the teaser we see a familiar face, Rock Howard, son of Geese Howard, protégé of Terry Bogard and protagonist of the first Garou game, has his back to us.
Fatal Fury and King of Fighters share a universe and have remained a kind of parallel pillars in the evolution of fighting games. SNK over the years. It all started with a game called Fatal Fury in 1991, which saw about 10 additions in the form of sequels and major updates throughout the 1990s. The King of Fighters series also started in the 1990s , with his first solo installment in 1994.
King of Fighters proved to be the most outstanding series, with constant support, development and new installments since its inception. Fatal Fury would end up seeing a title called Garou: Mark of the Wolves in 1999. Mark of the Wolves made a notable departure from the previously used two-plane scenarios, and introduced new mechanics such as the “Attack Tactical Position” and “Defense Only” systems.
This would mean the end of the development of Fatal Furyas SNK it has only produced King of Fighters titles since then, but now we know there are plans to change that. In fact, there have been rumors and evidence that SNK is working on a second title of Garou over the years, but nothing, of course, had been official, until now.
Although SNK hasn’t given many details—such as a release window or a list of platforms it will appear on—we will finally have a second installment of Garou. The reveal snippet drops a few interesting lines of text, like “The city of legend still breathes,” “Hungry wolves prowl again,” and “A new destiny hidden in the dark.”