Ignition Entertainment is an interactive entertainment developer and publisher headquartered in the U.K. with offices in Los Angeles, Florida and Tokyo. It works as a publisher for many of SNK Playmore most recent games, including The King of Fighters XII and Metal Slug 7.
Ignition was founded in 2002. In 2007 it received major investment from UTV Software, a diversified conglomerate based in Mumbai, India, and listed on the Mumbai and London stock exchanges. UTV has Walt Disney as its major shareholder, which current owns 60% of its common stock.