Best Neo Geo Games

Check out the <em>best neo geo games</em> here. Neo Geo is a video gaming console that was produced by company called SNK. This console model was supported from 1990 all the way to 2004, when SNK stopped creating software for the console. In 1990s during the start of the global gaming console markets, Neo Geo console become of the most popular ones and thousands of games were launched to be played with Neo Geo. For everybody who wants to play those legenday games, this list has plenty to offer. Some examples of those games than can be found on the list are Metal Slug, Shock Troopers, Blazing Star and Neo Turf Masters. In case you're already familiar with this genre and don't find your favourite neo geo game this list, you can add and vote it to share it with other neo geo fans.

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    Fight Fever

    The game plays similarly to other 2D versus fighting games, especially both SNK’s Fatal Fury 2 and Art of Fighting. In fact, it shapes itself after Fatal Fury 2 while it uses Art of Fighting’s game engine]. There are 8 characters…

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    Legend of Success Joe

    Legend of Success Joe is a boxingvideo game created by Wave Corp. and released for the Neo-Geo arcade and home system. The game is based on Tomorrow’s Joe, a manga created by Tetsuya Chiba and Asao Takamori in the early 1970s,…

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    Baseball Stars Professional

    Baseball Stars Professional, a challenging arcade style baseball game originally released for SNK’s Neo Geo in 1990, doesn’t include the same groundbreaking customization that its predecessor Baseball Stars is known for. Nonetheless,…

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    Bomberman: Panic Bomber

    It is a “falling blocks” puzzle game based on the Bomberman franchise. The goal of the game is essentially to cause your opponent to lose by causing their gameplay field to fill to the top with objects. You do this by…

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    Voltage Fighter Gowcaizer

    Voltage Fighter Gowcaizer is a 1995superhero-themed head-to-head fighting game produced by Technos Japan Corp. for the Neo Geo arcade and home console. It was the company’s second attempt at a fighting game, following the Neo Geo…

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    Bang Bead

    Two of nine characters square off in a back and forth 2D tennis match. The speed and arc of the Bead was affected by reaction time from throw to catch and motions of the joystick, with quarter circle movements. The first character to lose all of…

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    Puzzle De Pon

    Puzzle De Pon! is a puzzle video game made by the Taito Corporation in 1995. It was initially released for the Neo Geo arcade platform. The game plays similarly to Taito’s own Puzzle…

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    Power Instinct

    Released in Japan as Gōketsuji Ichizoku, the first game of the series was released in 1993. In it, players play as a member of the Gōketsuji clan, who are battling to determine who will replace 78-year-old Oume Gōketsuji as head of the clan. It…

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    Burning Fight

    Burning Fight follows a formula and concepts commonly seen in titles of this genre, such as Streets of Rage, Double Dragon and Final Fight : balanced character selection, objects and weapons found on the ground cause…

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    Battle Flip Shot

    Although the game is largely a Pong clone, it does introduce several twists to the gameplay. Players are depicted as humans wielding large shields rather than the “paddles” alone. The setting consists of various…

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    3 Count Bout

    The game consists of 5 championships with their own stages. The first stage type is a wrestling ring where the opponents can bounce from the edges and can be out of bounds. The second stage type is street wrestling, where there are objects to…

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    Aggressors of Dark Kombat

    Aggressors of Dark Kombat, known in Japan as Tsuukai GANGAN Koushinkyoku or simply GanGan (gan-gan is a Japanese onomatopoeia for the sound of a large bell or a scolding voice) is a 1994one-on-one fightingarcade game developed by Alpha…

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    Fighter’s History

    Fighter’s History is a series of fighting games that were produced by Data East during the 1990s. The original Fighter’s History was first released for the arcades in 1993 and ported to the Super Nintendo Entertainment…

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    Breakers

    Somewhere in Hong Kong, two martial artists face each other in a vast courtyard. The challenger is a stout man in brown skin. The ground has been tainted with blood. However, his crescent blade hasn’t touched his opponent yet. It was a…

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    Fatal Fury: King of Fighters

    The plot of Fatal Fury centers around a martial arts tournament known as the “King of Fighters” tournament, held in the fictional American city of South Town and sponsored by local crime boss Geese Howard. Ten years prior to…

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    Savage Reign

    Savage Reign is set in the first half of the 21st century in the fictional city of South Town (the same city used in the Fatal Fury and Art of Fighting series), which has now been upgraded and renamed as Jipang City. A mysterious legendary…

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    Fast Striker

    2D arcade shooting game with emphasis on scoring originally developed for NEO·GEO. The game lets the player choose between 3 game modes with different scoring systems. Novice Mode for beginners, Original Mode for classic Shoot’ em Up players and…

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    Fatal Fury 2

    After Geese Howard‘s death in the original Fatal Fury, a mysterious nobleman becomes the sponsor of the new “King of Fighters” tournament. This time, the tournament is held worldwide with fighters around the globe…

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    Blue’s Journey

    In the game the player controls a heroic young man named Blue who has to save the peaceful planet of Raguy. It has been invaded by the evil Daruma Empire, who plans on consuming the planet’s resources and polluting it. Blue has the ability to…

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    8 Man

    Murdered by criminals, Detective Yokoda’s body is retrieved by Professor Tani and taken to his laboratory. There, Tani performs an experiment that has failed seven times; Yokoda is the eighth subject to have his life force transferred into…

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    Rage Of The Dragons

    Rage of the Dragons features a tag team system, in which the player takes control of two characters and can switch between one or the other during gameplay. The character who is not being controlled will slowly recover part of his or…

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    Last Hope

    An evil empire from another galaxy is heading towards Earth. Barely 24 hours beforehand, they had penetrated the last line of defense in Earth’s galaxy, the Arsion Laser Belt. Millions of innocent people perished in outer space colonies. 70%…

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    Super Baseball 2020

    Super Baseball 2020 is a futuristic baseball video game.[ It was first released in Japan for the Neo Geo in 1991, and then it was later released in North America for the Sega Genesis (ported by NuFX and released by Electronic Arts)…

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    Puzzle Bobble 2

    Puzzle Bobble 2 is a tile-matching video game by Taito. The first sequel to Puzzle Bobble, it was titled in Europe and North America as Bust-A-Move Again on the arcade and Bust-A-Move 2 Arcade Edition on…

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    Neo Bomberman

    Neo Bomberman[ is one of two Bomberman games developed by Hudson Soft that was released for the Neo Geo hardware, the other being Panic Bomber. Unlike Panic Bomber, a puzzle game, Neo Bomberman retains the traditional top-down gameplay.…

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    Money Idol Exchanger

    Money Idol Exchanger is a stacking game similar to the Magical Drop, Astro Pop, and Puzzle Bobble series whereby players race to prevent a perpetually falling array of coins in different values from filling up the screen. Coins…

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    Street Slam

    Street Slam, known in Japan as Dunk Dream and known in Europe as Street Hoop, is a basketball video game developed by Data East for Neo Geo, released in 1994. The game features three-on-three basketball match-ups with a variety of different…

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    Crossed Swords

    In the enchanted land of Belkana all was well until plagues of creatures started rampaging through. But it didn’t stop there, from deep within the mountains of Graisia, the Demon Warlord Nausizz arose and led the attacks wiping out settlement…

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    Art Of Fighting 3 – The Path Of The Warrior

    Art of Fighting 3: The Path of the Warrior was the first game in the series (and the first SNK fighting game) to use motion capture for its animation.[5] It features a new cast of characters with the exception of Ryo and Robert. Yuri Sakazaki is…

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    Andro Dunos

    Our little game features eight long and hard stages to clear, guarded by pretty tough and massive Bosses. With the four credits available at the beginning, you certainly won’t be able to clear Andro Dunos on your first runs (at least in normal…

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    Samurai Shodown V

    Samurai Shodown V, known as Samurai Spirits Zero in Japan, is the eighth game in SNK‘s Samurai Shodown/Samurai Spirits series of fighting games. It was one of the last games to be released on the Neo Geo. The original Japanese version…

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    The King of Fighters 2001

    Time has passed since most of Southtown was decimated by the now-destroyed Zero Cannon. Another KOF tournament is being held and this time, it’s hosted by the NESTS Organization, the group of antagonists behind the events of the previous two…

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    Magical Drop II

    A stack of random colored bubbles descend from the top, and a player is defeated when a bubble hits the bottom. Bubbles can be picked up and dropped by the player’s clown at the bottom, and are destroyed when three or more of the same color…

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    Metal Slug 5

    One year after the event of Metal Slug 7. A special disc that contains deep and intricate secrets about the Metal Slug project is stolen by a mysterious group called the Ptolemaic Army, whose speciality lies from within archaeological…

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    Ghost Pilots

    In World War II, an ambitious Nazi general sends his forces against the Allies. Two freelance ace pilots Tom Phillips and Charlie Stingley nicknamed “Ghost Pilots”, set off in their seaplanes to combat the Axis forces…

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    Alpha Mission II

    The game controls uses 2 or 3 buttons used depending on the selected shuttle mode. The ships armaments consist of air-to-air laser shots, air-to-ground missiles and any Power Weapons the player collects. The laser and missiles…

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    Top Hunter: Roddy & Cathy

    Top Hunter: Roddy & Cathy is a side scrolling arcade platform game developed by SNK for the Neo Geo in 1994. It was also released on the Neo Geo CD, and the Wii Virtual Console.…

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    Double Dragon

    The first game, Double Dragon, was released in the arcades in 1987. A Nintendo Entertainment System version produced by Technōs was released in 1988, followed by a Game Boy version in 1990. Various licensed versions…

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    World Heroes

    The series plays similar to many other fighting games, but instead of a 6-button layout, the original World Heroes uses only 3 of the standard 4 Neo-Geo buttons: one for punching, another for kicking, and the last for throwing. The former…

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    Real Bout Fatal Fury

    Real Bout Fatal Fury is a 1995 fighting game released by SNK for the Neo-Geo arcade and home platforms. It is the fifth installment in the Fatal Fury series, following Fatal Fury 3: Road to the Final Victory. Ports of Real Bout were…

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    The King of Fighters 2003

    The game revolves around The King of Fighters, an elite fighting tournament. From within the history of this remarkable and extraordinary competition, Rugal Bernstein was defeated, the Orochi was sealed away, and the NESTS cartel had fallen. The…

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    Fatal Fury 3: Road to the Final Victory

    Three years have passed since Terry Bogard had defeated Wolfgang Krauser and won the second “King of Fighters” tournament. Ever since then, Terry has traveled throughout the world, meeting new friends and battling many…

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    King of the Monsters

    Players choose one of six monsters (four in the 16-bit ports) for battle, and two players can join forces to fight the monsters together. Battles end when one of the monsters is pinned for a three count or if time expires (in which case the player…

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    Kizuna Encounter

    One year ago, King Leo had made and held the Battle of the Beast God tournament in order to see who was worthy enough to challenge and fight against him from within their own given time and opportunity. Nine fighters had entered the tournament upon…

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    Zed Blade

    In the future, mankind travels to every planet in the Solar System. A large project to establish the Space Frontier is started with the development of an automated space station called Yggdrasil which is controlled by a state of the art…

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    SNK vs. Capcom: SVC Chaos

    SNK vs. Capcom: SVC Chaos is a 2003 fighting game produced by Playmore (now SNK) for the Neo Geo arcade and home platform. The game was ported to the PlayStation 2 and Xbox in Japan and the PAL region, although only the Xbox version was…

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    Art of Fighting

    The games follow the struggles of the students of the Kyokugen Karate Dojo, Ryo Sakazaki and Robert Garcia, in what appears to be the late 1980s, Ryo is the son of the Kyokugen Karate discipline’s creator, Takuma Sakazaki, and…

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    Cyber-Lip

    Cyber-Lip[ is a horizontally scrolling, side-view platformer shoot ’em up (this combination is sometimes referred to as “run and gun“) arcade game released by SNK in 1990 for the SNK Neo-Geo MVS. Players control Rick…

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    The King of Fighters 2000

    After an incident at the previous tournament, the commander of the Ikari Team, Heidern, is determined to investigate the objective of the NESTS cartel and stop it from achieving its ruthless ambition. Ling, a fellow commander and long-time friend of…

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    The King of Fighters ’99

    Two years have passed since the last King of Fighters tournament. Nobody has seen Kyo Kusanagi or Iori Yagami since they defeated the evil being Orochi at the climax of the 1997 tournament. Invitations are sent to many characters…

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    Viewpoint

    Viewpoint is Sammy’s only game for the Neo-Geo Multi Video System hardware. By default, Player 1 and Player 2 can only play one after another; in the Service Mode though, simultaneous gameplay can be enabled. Along with the ship’s…

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    Neo Drift Out: New Technology

    Neo Drift Out: New Technology[is a 1996 rallyingvideo game developed by Visco Corporation for the Neo Geo and Neo Geo CD. It is the fourth title in the Drift Out series. Though it follows Super Drift Out: World Rally Championships, it is…

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    The King of Fighters ’94

    The King of Fighters ’94 (KOF ’94) is a fighting game released by SNK for the Neo Geo-based arcade system in 1994, as the first in The King of Fighters series. The game was also…

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    Metal Slug 4

    One year after the events of Metal Slug 3 (timeline wise, also after Metal Slug 6, which takes place after 3) the world is trembling under the new threat of a mysterious but deadly cyber virus that threatens to attack and destroy any…

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    Samurai Shodown III

    The first part of a two-chapter story that is chronologically set between the events of Samurai Shodown and Samurai Shodown II, Samurai Shodown III follows the journey of a young semi-amnesic boy named Shizumaru Hisame as he…

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    Sengoku 2

    An evil warlord is intent on conquering the world, this time by the use of time travel to conquer every known important event in history. The two protagonists from the previous game are sent by a priestess from the past to battle the warlord’s…

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    Ninja Master’s: Haō Ninpō Chō

    Ninja Master’s: Haō Ninpō Chō is a ninja-themed competitive fighting game produced by ADK and originally released in 1996 for the Neo Geo arcade and home platform. Ninja Master’s was the sixth and final fighting game…

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    Magical Drop III

    The third Magical Drop game, first released in 1997, was also developed for the Neo Geo. This games adds representatives for the remaining Tarot Major Arcana, as well as introducing a “daughter” Strength character that more…

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    Super Sidekicks

    Upon starting the game, the player goes into a “Regional Qualifying Round Final” against another team from the same region. After beating it, the player’s team goes into the World (Cup) Tournament, in which they are grouped with…

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    Twinkle Star Sprites

    Twinkle Star Sprites is a 1996 competitive scrolling shooterarcade gameoriginally created by ADK. It was ADK’s last production for the Neo-Geo platform. The gameplay, which can be characterized as a combination of a fixed shooter and…

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    Puzzle Bobble

    Puzzle Bobble, also known as Bust-a-Move in North America, is a 1994 tile-matching arcade puzzle video game for one or two players created by Taito Corporation. It is based on Taito’s popular 1986 arcade game Bubble Bobble, featuring…

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    The Last Blade 2

    The game is set one year after the events of the first game. Long before humanity existed, death was an unknown, equally distant concept. When death first came to the world, the “Messenger from Afar” was born. With time, the Sealing Rite…

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    Mutation Nation

    In the year of 2050, a mad scientist was shut down by his superiors after conducting bizarre biological experiments. However soon after, his lab exploded and the scientist himself mysteriously disappeared. Now several years later there are new…

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    The King of Fighters ’96

    A new King of Fighters tournament is announced, though the letters of invitation sent out to the fighters are no longer sent by Rugal Bernstein. There are many changes in the tournament’s approach. Since the previous year, the…

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    The King of Fighters ’95

    The King of Fighters ’95 marks the beginning of a story arc that later became known as the “Orochi Saga”. However, the only elements from the Orochi Saga known in this game is the introduction of Kyo’s rival, Iori…

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    Aero Fighters 3

    Ten different planes are available for selection by default, some of whom return from previous Aero Fighters games. An additional two secret characters from previous Video System games can be accessed by entering a code. Various characters…

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    Waku Waku 7

    “It is said that the person who collects all seven of the legendary Wheenisian balls will have their dearest wish granted. Those who find one of the balls become obsessed with the ruthless desire to obtain the others, who will be victorious in…

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    Samurai Shodown V Special

    An ordained meeting of 28 fierce warriors begins, to precede a series of duels to the death. These individuals entrust their fates to their skill and their weapons. For those not up to the task, a cherished end in battle is their only hope. The…

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    The King of Fighters ’97

    Despite the events at the end of the previous game, the KOF tournament was a huge commercial success and sparked a worldwide fighting craze. Within a few months of the tournament ending, various large corporations had held smaller KOF…

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    Magician Lord

    Once upon a time, the peaceful and prosperous land of Cadacis and its people were almost at the brink of extermination due to the sudden emergence of an sorcerer named Gal Agiese, whose evil power brought a legion of monsters to invade…

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    Last Resort

    Many years in the future, mankind has developed the technology for space colonization. However, a mysterious computer virus infects the primary computer running man’s first space station, causing it not only to affect its automated defenses,…

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    Strikers 1945 Plus

    It is winter of 1945 and the Strikers have successfully eliminated C.A.N.Y.’s forces. The fierce fight was considered a militarist coup d’état disapproving the acceptance of the Potsdam Declaration. The threat posed by C.A.N.Y.…

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    NAM-1975

    “The roar of the helicopters overhead snaps us back into reality. We will never forget the nightmare of that summer…” these were the phrases that started the story of Silver and Brown,[2] two soldiers who were recalled back to…

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    Sengoku 3

    Centuries ago a cruel and insanely tyrannical warlord was defeated by the two elite Samurais but had sworn to return in the future. When he does he unleashes undead forces of feudal Japanese warriors to destroy the world and its people.…

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    Samurai Shodown

    The stories in the series take place in 18th-century Japan, during the Sakoku or seclusion period of Japan (the first four games run across 1788 and 1789) with great artistic license so that foreign-born characters (including some from…

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    Baseball Stars 2

    Baseball Stars 2 is a 2-player baseball sports arcade game released by SNK in 1992 for the Neo-Geo console. A less detailed console version was released for the NES by Romstar the same year. The Neo-Geo version was released…

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    Real Bout Fatal Fury 2: The Newcomers

    Real Bout Fatal Fury 2: The Newcomersis a 1998fighting game by SNK for the Neo Geo platform. It is the seventh game in the Fatal Fury series and the third game in the Real Bout sub-series, following Real Bout Fatal Fury and Real Bout…

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    Samurai Shodown IV

    Samurai Shodown IV: Amakusa’s Revenge, also known as Samurai Spirits: Amakusa’s Descent in Japan, is the fourth in SNK‘s flagship Samurai Shodown series of fighting games. Chronologically, it is the second and final chapter…

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    Fatal Fury Special

    Fatal Fury Special is an updated version of Fatal Fury 2. It features many of the same graphics and gameplay, although some slight changes were made to the system, including faster game speed and an all new combo system. Unlike…

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    The King of Fighters 2002

    The King of Fighters 2002: Challenge to Ultimate Battle (KOF ’02) is a fighting game produced by Eolith and Playmore for the Neo Geo in 2002. It is the ninth game in The King of…

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    Metal Slug 2

    Metal Slug 2: Super Vehicle-001/II is a run and gunvideo game developed by SNK. It was originally released in 1998 for the Neo-Geo MVS arcade platform as the sequel to the popular 1996 game Metal Slug. It was re-released in 1999 in a slightly…

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    Aero Fighters 2

    The game is played with two buttons, with the A button firing projectiles from the plane and the B button launching a special bomb attack which uses a bomb from a limited stock of bombs. Power projectiles can be obtained by destroying buildings and…

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    Pulstar

    In the year 2248, the first recorded sign of extraterrestrial life is discovered coming from Mars. The signal emanates from the planet and from it an object travels through space at light speed out of the Solar System. Earth scientists read the…

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    Windjammers

    Windjammers (also known as Flying Power Disc in Japan) is a fast-paced sports arcade game released by Data East on the Neo Geo arcade system in 1994 and later on the Wii Virtual…

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    Real Bout Fatal Fury Special

    Real Bout Fatal Fury Special, is a 1997fighting game released by SNK for the Neo Geo platform. It is the sixth installment in the Fatal Furyseries and the second game in the Real Bout sub-series, following the original Real Bout Fatal…

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    Neo Turf Masters

    Neo Turf Masters (Big Tournament Golf in Japan) is a golf video game by Nazca for the Neo Geo, released in 1996. This is also one of the first two titles by Nazca, the other being the popular Metal…

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    The Last Blade

    The Last Blade, released in Japan as Bakumatsu Roman: Gekka no Kenshi, is a fighting game developed and released by SNK for the Neo Geo system in 1997. It was also ported to several home systems. A sequel, The Last Blade 2, was released in…

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    Metal Slug X

    Two years have passed since the end of Metal Slug, when Capt. Marco Rossi and Lt. Tarma Roving of Peregrine Falcon Strike Force defeated and apparently killed the evil General Morden, who had staged a coup d’état against the…

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    Blazing Star

    Blazing Star is a shoot ’em up video game developed by Yumekobo and published by SNK in 1998 for the Neo Geo arcade and home systems. It is a follow-up to Pulstar (1995) and…

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    Shock Troopers

    The Bloody Scorpions terrorist group have kidnapped a scientist and his granddaughter Cecilia in order to gain the powerful drug, Alpha-301, which converts normal people into superhuman soldiers. A special team composed of eight soldiers from…

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    Samurai Shodown II

    One year after the defeat of Amakusa from within the first Samurai Shodown, a new threat soon emerges in the form of Mizuki Rashojin: a vengeful spirit who possess a local shrine priestess named Mizuki and seeks to bring forth chaos and…

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    Metal Slug 3

    Metal Slug 3 is a run and gunvideo game developed by SNK. It was originally released in 2000 for the Neo-Geo MVS arcade platform as the sequel to Metal Slug 2/Metal Slug X. The music of the game was developed by Noise Factory.[13] The…

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    The King of Fighters ’98

    The King of Fighters ’98 (KOF ’98, subtitled Dream Match Never Ends in Japan and The Slugfest in the U.S.) is a fighting gamereleased by SNK released for the Neo Geo arcade and home…

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    Garou: Mark of the Wolves

    Ten years after crime lord Geese Howard’s death, the city of Southtown has become more peaceful leading it to be known as the Second Southtown (having formerly been corrupted by Geese). A new fighting tournament called “King of Fighters:…

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    Metal Slug

    The first game’s story involved the Peregrine Falcon (PF) Squad, a small but skilled team of soldiers serving under the Regular Army’s special operations division, who fight against the army of General Donald Morden in order to prevent a…

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