King of the Fighters XII ready to brawl on PS3 this summer

Fighting fans rejoice – publisher Ignition Entertainment has confirmed that the latest instalment in the venerable King of the Fighters series will be hitting PlayStation 3 this summer.

According to SNK, The King of Fighters XII has experienced the longest development cycle of any title in the series to date, having been built from the ground up to accommodate an all-new game engine and improved character sprites.

Check out the accompanying North American debut trailer below to get an idea of what to expect.