Role Models, Heroes and Representation in King of Fighters.

2 08 2012

After my article expressing dismay at the disappointing parts of King of Fighters XIII, and the measured, reasonable responses I recieved from the fandom, I’ve thought a lot about what KoF means to me as a franchise, and which parts keep it in the library of games I still play and endure as my favourites.

I think the things that set KoF apart for me and make it worthwhile are the gameplay, the music and (most of) the characters. The latter is what I’m going to talk about today. King of Fighters has most of the best female fighting game characters out there in my opinion.

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