SNK Playmore Corporation, developer of The King of Fighters, Metal Slug and among many other franchises, will change its name to SNK Corporation on December 1.
You can read the message from SNK regarding the name change below:
This change of corporation name to “SNK”, and slogan to “The Future Is Now” marks a return to SNK’s glorious gaming history. Through the huge success of many of its game franchises in the past, SNK is still a brand supported by countless fans from around the world to this day. The new corporation name chosen for this turning point, signifies both a return to the origins of SNK, and revival of our pioneer spirit to always offer long-time fans of SNK, as well as newcomers, entertainment of an even higher quality moving forward.