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SNK vs. Capcom: SVC Chaos promotional art.

The SNK vs. Capcom (or alternately Capcom vs. SNK) series is a collection of fighting games by either Capcom or SNK featuring characters that appear in games created by both of these two companies. 

The games in this series either contain SNK vs. Capcom or Capcom vs. SNK, the first company name (in these cases) denoting the company behind the game's development. Games in this series appear for various platforms, including the Sega NAOMI (arcade), Neo*Geo (arcade and home system), PlayStation, PlayStation 2, Nintendo GameCube, Nintendo DS, Xbox, Neo Geo Pocket Color, and Dreamcast.

HistoryEdit

The supposed origin behind this series was an issue of the Arcadia magazine in which there were articles covering both The King of Fighters '98 and Street Fighter Alpha 3, both of which were released at around the same time. Readers had misread the cover, which said KOF vs. SF, suggesting that there was a fighting game that would pit characters from the Street Fighter and The King of Fighters series. Because of this uproar, Capcom and SNK supposedly signed a deal that would allow them to produce only two fighting games concerning both franchises in 1999 (the Card Fighters series were not fighting games and therefore were exempt from the rule).

It is possible that SNK vs. Capcom: SVC Chaos was made in order to fulfill the contract obligations[citation needed] that SNK made prior to the company filing bankruptcy and their eventual closing in 2000. If one company was the main developer of one game, the distributing company would gain the profits and not the company that licensed the characters for use. SNK gave the rights to use their characters to Capcom for the first Capcom vs. SNK game although SNK didn't profit from it.

There were interviews which SNK stated that it would be possible to renew their contract with Capcom to make new SNK vs. Capcom games[1] but in an another interview, both companies stated that they would not do any further collaboration with each other, SNK vs. Capcom: Card Fighters DS may possibly be the last crossover game between both companies.[2] However, in an interview from January 2009, Street Fighter producer Yoshinori Ono expressed interest in a possible third game if fans demand it.[3]

While obviously not a SNK vs. Capcom game, Bandai Namco's Tekken 7: Fated Retribution marks the first time in ten years (after Card Fighter DS' release) SNK and Capcom's characters clashes, in this case; Akuma and Geese Howard who both appeared as playable guest fighters in the 3D fighting game.

GamesEdit

SNK-producedEdit

Capcom-producedEdit

CharactersEdit

SNK CharactersEdit

The King of Fighters charactersEdit

Character appears in
SvC CvS CvS 2 SVC Chaos
Bao No No Stage Cameo in Hugo's pre-fight
Benimaru Nikaido No Yes Yes No
Chang Koehan No No Yes in Kim Kaphwan and Chin Gentsai's ending
Chin Gentsai No No Stage Cameo No
Chizuru Kagura Error messages cameo No No in Goenitz's ending
Choi Bounge No No part of Chang's moveset Yes
Chris Error messages cameo No No No
Goenitz No No No Yes
Goro Daimon No No Stage Cameo No
Heavy D! No No No in Wild Iori's ending
Iori Yagami Yes Yes Yes Yes
K' Error messages cameo No No No
Kyo Kusanagi Yes Yes Yes Yes
Leona Heidern Yes No Stage Cameo No
Lucky Glauber No No No in Wild Iori's ending
Mature No part of Vice's moveset part of Vice's moveset No
May Lee No No No in Kim Kaphwan's ending
Wild Iori Yes Yes Yes Yes
Rugal Bernstein No Yes Yes No
Shermie Error messages cameo No No No
Vice No Yes Yes No
Yashiro Nanakase Error messages cameo No No No

Fatal Fury charactersEdit

Character appears in
SvC CvS CvS 2 SVC Chaos
Billy Kane Yes (DC LINK) No Stage Cameo in Geese Howard's ending
Geese Howard Yes Yes Yes Yes
Hokutomaru No No No in Mai Shiranui's ending
Joe Higashi No Yes Yes in Terry Bogard's ending
Li Xiangfei Error messages cameo No Stage Cameo No
Kim Kaphwan No Yes Yes Yes
Lilly Kane No No Stage Cameo No
Mai Shiranui Yes Yes Yes Yes
Terry Bogard Yes Yes Yes Yes
Raiden No Yes Yes No
Rock Howard No No Yes No
Ryuji Yamazaki No Yes Yes No

Art of Fighting charactersEdit

Character appears in
SvC CvS CvS 2 SVC Chaos
Karman Cole No No Stage Cameo No
Kasumi Todoh No No No Yes
King Error messages cameo Yes Yes No
Lee Pai Long No No No in Serious Mr. Karate's ending
Mr. Karate No No No Yes
Robert Garcia No No No in Ryo Sakazaki and Mr. Karate's endings
Ryo Sakazaki Yes Yes Yes Yes
Ryuhaku Todoh part of Akari's moveset No Yes in Kasumi Todoh's ending
Yuri Sakazaki Yes Yes Yes in Ryo Sakazaki and Mr. Karate's endings

Samurai Shodown charactersEdit

Character appears in
SvC CvS CvS 2 SVC Chaos
Earthquake No No No Yes
Gandara No No No During Shiki’s transformation by lose to Red Arremer
Genjuro Kibagami Error messages cameo No No Yes
Half-Shaded Shiki No No No During Shiki’s transformation by Demitri's Midnight Bliss
Haohmaru Yes No Yes No
Jubei Yagyu Olympic Mode No No No
Kyoshiro Senryo No No Stage Cameo No
Kuroko Olympic Mode cameo No No No
Mizuki Rashojin part of Akari's moveset No No No
Nakoruru Yes Yes Yes No
Rimururu Olympic Mode No No No
Shiki No No No Yes
Shiro Tokisada Amakusa part of Akari's moveset No No No

The Last Blade charactersEdit

Character appears in
SvC CvS CvS 2 SVC Chaos
Akari Ichijou Yes No No No
Hibiki Takane No No Yes No
Kaede Error messages cameo No No No
Mukuro part of Akari's moveset No No No

Metal Slug charactersEdit

Character appears in
SvC CvS CvS 2 SVC Chaos
Eri Kasamoto No No No in Mars People's ending
Fiolina "Fio" Germi Olympic Mode No No in Mars People's ending
Marco Rossi Olympic Mode No No in Mars People's ending
Mars People Olympic Mode No No Yes
Tarma Roving No No No in Mars People's ending

Ikari Warriors charactersEdit

Character appears in
SvC CvS CvS 2 SVC Chaos
Clark Still No No Stage Cameo No
Heidern No No Stage Cameo No
Ralf Jones No No Stage Cameo No

Other SNK charactersEdit

Character appears in
SvC CvS CvS 2 SVC Chaos
Athena (Athena) No No No Yes
Athena Asamiya (Psycho Soldier) Yes Yes Yes No
Miss X (SNK Gals' Fighters) No No No During Wild Iori’s transformation by Demitri's Midnight Bliss

Original SNK charactersEdit

Character appears in
SvC CvS CvS 2 SVC Chaos
Ultimate Rugal (God Rugal) No No Yes No
Serious Mr. Karate No No No Yes

Capcom CharactersEdit

Street Fighter charactersEdit

Character appears in
SvC CvS CvS 2 SVC Chaos
Akuma (Gouki) Yes Yes Yes Yes
Alex Error messages cameo No Stage Cameo No
Balrog Error messages cameo Yes Yes Yes
Blanka No Yes Yes Yes
Cammy No Yes Yes No
Chun-Li Yes Yes Yes Yes
Dan Yes Yes Yes Yes
Dhalsim No Yes Yes Yes
Dudley No No Stage Cameo No
E. Honda No Yes Yes No
Eagle No No Yes No
Elena No No Stage Cameo No
Evil Ryu Yes Yes Yes No
Go Hibiki part of Akari's moveset No No No
Guile Yes Yes Yes Yes
Juli No No No in M. Bison's ending
Juni No No No in M. Bison's ending
Karin Olympic Mode No No No
Ken Yes Yes Yes Yes
M. Bison Yes Yes Yes Yes
Rose No No Stage Cameo No
Ryu Yes Yes Yes Yes
Sagat Olympic Mode Yes Yes Yes
Sakura Yes Yes Yes No
Shin Akuma No No Yes Yes
Vega Yes (DC LINK) Yes Yes Yes
Yang No No part of Yun's moveset No
Yun No No Yes No
Zangief Yes Yes Yes No

Darkstalkers charactersEdit

Character appears in
SvC CvS CvS 2 SVC Chaos
Baby Bonnie Hood (Bulleta) Yes No No No
Demitri Maximoff No No No Yes
Dhylec part of Akari's moveset No No No
Felicia Yes No No No
Hannya part of Akari's moveset No No No
Hsien-Ko No No Stage Cameo No
Huitzil part of B.B. Hood's moveset No No No
Lilith Error messages cameo No No No
Lord Raptor Olympic Mode cameo No No No
Morrigan Aensland Yes Yes Yes No

Final Fight charactersEdit

Character appears in
SvC CvS CvS 2 SVC Chaos
Damnd No No No in Chun-Li's ending
Hugo No No No Yes
Maki No No Yes No
Poison No No No in Hugo's pre-fight, winning and ending
Rolento No No Yes No
Sodom No No No in Chun-Li's ending

Rival Schools charactersEdit

Character appears in
SvC CvS CvS 2 SVC Chaos
Batsu Ichimonji No No part of Kyosuke Kagami's moveset No
Hinata Wakaba No No part of Kyosuke Kagami's moveset No
Kyosuke Kagami No No Yes No

Ghosts 'n Goblins charactersEdit

Character appears in
SvC CvS CvS 2 SVC Chaos
Arthur Olympic Mode No No No
Astaroth No No No in Akuma and Demitri Maximoff's endings
Red Arremer Olympic Mode No No Yes

Red Earth charactersEdit

Character appears in
SvC CvS CvS 2 SVC Chaos
Mai-Ling No No Stage Cameo No
Tessa No No No Yes

Mega Man Zero charactersEdit

Character appears in
SvC CvS CvS 2 SVC Chaos
Ciel No No No in Zero's pre-fight, taunt and ending
Zero No No No Yes

Power Stone charactersEdit

Character appears in
SvC CvS CvS 2 SVC Chaos
Falcon No No Stage Cameo No
Rouge No No Stage Cameo No

Star Gladiator charactersEdit

Character appears in
SvC CvS CvS 2 SVC Chaos
Gore part of Akari's moveset No No No
June No No Stage Cameo No

Original Capcom charactersEdit

Character appears in
SvC CvS CvS 2 SVC Chaos
Violent Ken No No No Yes

References Edit

  1. http://www.cyberfanatix.com/index.php?m=single&id=606
  2. http://www.cyberfanatix.com/index.php?m=single&id=635
  3. http://www.gamercenteronline.net/2009/01/17/capcom-vs-snk-3-is-very-not-impossible

External Links Edit

SNK vs. Capcom series
Capcom-produced Capcom vs. SNK: Millennium Fight 2000 · Capcom vs. SNK 2: Mark of the Millennium 2001 (EO)
SNK-produced SNK vs. Capcom: The Match of the Millennium · SNK vs. Capcom: Card Fighters Clash · SNK vs. Capcom: Card Fighters 2 Expand Edition · SNK vs. Capcom: SVC Chaos · SNK vs. Capcom: Card Fighters DS