Neo Geo, as a brand, has always seemed to be about extravagant, weird ideas. First it was an arcade machine that used cartridges, then a wildly expensive home machine released in 1990, now a mini-console with its own screen and a tiny joystick for a controller. As a novelty item, Neo Geo Mini has an undeniable…
The SNK brand is celebrating its 40th anniversary. To mark this milestone and to thank fans, the Osaka-based game company is working on a “new game machine” that will feature a compilation of popular Neo-Geo games.
Being Australian, I don’t have much time for baseball. That doesn’t mean I can’t enjoy baseball video games, though. Especially when they’re from the future.
This week, I booted up Windjammers for the first time on a PlayStation 4. A Neo Geo cult classic, I never had the chance to play it when I was young. I suspect many picking it up now didn’t either.
Every month a smattering of classic Neo Geo games comes to modern consoles thanks to Hamster Corporation’s Arcade Archives program, but some of the system’s most unique and unusual games have yet to make the leap.
Super Baseball 2020, one of the greatest sports games ever made, is coming back to the PS4 and Xbox One on June 29.
When Street Fighter II hit the big time in the early 1990s, it spawned a lot of competition. Some of these rivals emerged as beloved fighting game series in their own right, and would live on for years. Others, like World Heroes, couldn’t quite escape the crush of the bandwagon.
Fighting game matches can come in many forms, from quick blowouts to drawn-out bouts, but one Japanese arcade has introduced something quite unique, holding tournaments for the game Galaxy Fight in which the rounds last only two seconds each.
Hey, remember that unfinished Neo Geo fighting game that was discovered lurking on an arcade board? And how nobody knew what the hell it was? The man behind the game has been found, and he’s been able to reveal all kinds of stuff about it.
Last month, NeoTurfMasta bought an old Neo Geo test board for $750. After messing around with it for a while, he made one hell of a discovery: lurking inside was a prototype version of an unknown, unreleased Neo Geo fighting game.
On the weekend, SNK issued a press release saying that the Neo Geo X handheld - a re-release of the company's famous home console - was done for. Only a few days later, the company licensing the handheld from SNK says nope, we'll keep selling it.
The NeoGeo X, the handheld NeoGeo platform, is no more. SNK Playmore, the owner of the NeoGeo hardware, terminated its license with manufacturer and distributor Tommo Inc. effective Oct. 2, according to this notice on SNK's web site.
Are you serious about the Neo Geo? Like, really serious? Then you should check out Analogue Interactive, a company that makes console-sized Neo Geo MVS arcade systems that will run on your home entertainment center.
Godzilla and his atomic breath are one of the most recognizable metaphors for the atomic bombings of WWII—and they're also icons of Japanese pop culture. With a steady supply of Kaiju movies, giant monsters nestled themselves comfortably in video games, creating a huge library of monster mayhem-based titles. We have…
The color schemes and the attention to the tiniest details of the backgrounds in classic 2D fighters always fascinated me. Dodgy streets, abandoned buildings, mystical Far Eastern temples: all important elements of these games, just as important as the gameplay mechanics or the featured characters.
The hacking of a portable system is often bad news for game developers working on the platform, but somehow I don't think that's going to be the case for the Neo Geo X.
From the same guys who brought you Gunlord, comes NEO XYX, a shooter for the Neo Geo that...yes, this will be a Neo Geo game. On a cartridge and everything.
Remember in January how everyone got a little excited about the official return of the Neo Geo brand, via a new handheld system called the NEOGEO X GOLD? Yeah, well, it might be time to get a little less excited.