In the fighting game world, the two biggest hitters are of course Capcom’s Street Fighter series and SNK’s King of Fighters franchise (at least back in the day, anyway). It’s a real Coke or Pepsi situation, you usually pledge allegiance to one or the other. Much like Mia Wallace’s quote about the Beatles and Elvis, there are Street Fighter people and King of Fighters people. King of Fighters people can still like Street Fighter, and Street Fighter people can still like King of Fighters, but nobody likes them both equally, somewhere you have to make a choice– and that choice tells you who you are.
It’s unfortunate, though, that while there’s definitely fun to be had here, SNK Heroines Tag Team Frenzy isn’t going to convince anyone to be a King of Fighters person.