The King of Fighters XV Introduces Iori Yagami in New Character Trailer

SNK released new gameplay from their much-anticipated fighter The King of Fighters XV, coming in later in 2021.

This trailer highlights the beloved fighter Iori Yagami who fights with a trench coat and sexy red pants. The trailer highlights many of his signature moves and also spends some time on a nice patronizing laugh. Iori first appeared in The King of Fighters ’95 and has since been a staple in the long-running fighter. Interestingly, he has the power to control fire and you bet he uses it in battle. He also has a demon side to him that will be interesting to see in this new entry.

More news about The King of Fighters XV will be released at a later date. Still, the game utilizes cell-shaded character designs, which resemble the developer’s previous Samurai Shodown entry.

The colorful graphics allow the team to be a bit more playful with the roster and telegraph movesets easier, which is needed for such a technical fighting game such as this. The game will feature a main campaign revolve around Shun’ei and how he acquired his mysterious powers at a young age. The game will also have a story for other characters on the roster.

In case you missed it, check out Shun’ei, Meitenku’s, and Benimaru gameplay trailers.

We’ll be sure to keep you updated on the release of The King of Fighters XV. For now, enjoy the short trailer showing off Iori’s moveset and abilities below:

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