Metal Slug Review

Metal Slug Developer: SNK Playmore Publisher:  SNK Playmore Platforms: iPad (Reviewed), iPhone, iPod Touch Release Date: December 13th, 2012 Price: $1.99 Get it Here Overview Metal Slug 1 is the classic side scrolling arcade shooter that spawned a franchise that almost rivaled Street Fighter in its quantity of incarnations. It was first released to arcades in 1996 and won the hearts of gamers worl...

NEO GEO X GOLD Limited Edition Hits Stores

Retro lovers, your new toy has arrived. After much hype and promotion, the Neo Geo X Gold Limited Edition has hit store shelves, allowing fans to legitimately own a piece of one of the most loved brands in history.  This set comes with a NEOGEO X Arcade Stick and the NEOGEO X Station – a replica of the NEOGEO AES console that allows memorable NEOGEO titles to be played on a big screen or mon...

Metal Slug charging onto iOS and Android

Fans of the Metal Slug series will be pleased to hear that SNK Playmore have announced the release of the groundbreaking Metal Slug for both iOS and Android devices. For those who cant remember, Metal Slug has had 10 installments and was responsible for bringing the NEOGEO console into popularity with its state of the art pixel like graphics and addictive gameplay. Such is the demand that they hav...

NEOGEO X Gold Out this Month

Remember the days of NEOGEO? Well, prepare for a heavy nostalgia trip as the device is making a comeback this month, with the NEOGEO X Gold. Much like you would expect, this portable will be packed with the classics, featuring 20 preloaded titles and a cartridge slot that will be used for future physical releases. Those titles include: 3 Count Bout League Bowling Art of Fighting Magician Lord Alph...

NEOGEO X GOLD Limited Edition System Announced

Fans of the classic NEOGEO AES system and its games will be interested to know that SNK Playmore and Tommo, Inc have partnered to bring the NEOGEO X GOLD Limited Edition.  Altogether the system includes the NEOGEO X Handheld, the Station for charging and additional A/V outputs, one Arcade Stick to use with the Station, and 20 classic AES games pre-loaded on the Handheld. The pre-loaded games with ...

Blazing Star Review

Blazing Star Developer: DotEmu/SNK Playmore Publisher: SNK Playmore Platform: iPhone Release: 26/7/12 Price: $2.99 – Available Here Overview Straight out of the late 1990’s and onto your phone, the Neo Geo classic Blazing Star is back. Developed by SNK Playmore and retro-game enthusiasts Dot Emu, Blazing Star says bye to the old home console and control, and hello to touch screen contr...

METAL SLUG 3 Released for iOS and Android

  SNK Playmore announced the worldwide release of METAL SLUG 3 for iOS and Android devices. The most famous and highly praised iteration of the METAL SLUG  series, METAL SLUG 3 allows players to play through the whole game in Arcade Mode or practice difficult levels in Mission Mode. Players will be able to command multiple vehicles including the Slug Mariners, Drill Slugs, Elephant Slugs, alo...

The King of Fighters-i 2012 Now Available

SNK Playmore has released the second installment of the King of Fighters-i series for iPhone and iPod Touch. King of Fighters-i 2012 is a fighting game featuring special moves and combos. Changes from the original KoF-i is the addition of fight rules which were an exclusive to the PS3/Xbox 360 versions of the game. Also the original roster containing 20 fighters from KoF-i is expanded with four ne...

Xbox Live News with Pipper – April 04, 2012

Entering a new month means some April showers of awesomeness with Xbox Live News with Pipper! I have failed to mention to all of our readers that I have done some sport fighting alongside my career in gaming. While not immersed into a console I was occasionally wrestling to prove my worth on the mat (take that however you want to). A sweaty victory is a victory none-the-less. The reason I bring th...

King Of Fighters Android Out Now!

The legendary King Of Fighters franchise has made it’s way onto the Android video game marketplace for mobile. The release is a worldwide release according to the press-release released by SNK for their platform G-Gee. The game will feature five modes of play within the game. These modes are: Team Battle, Single Battle, Endless Mode, Challenge Mode and training mode. Each of these game modes...

The Neo Geo Pocket lives!

It seems that a semi-official successor to SNK’s now defunct Neo Geo Pocket line of handheld consoles is in the works. The device is called the Neo Geo Portable Device and is carries the official SNK Playmore licensing but apparently it is being developed and manufactured by another company (which is not known at this stage).The upcoming device has the following specs: Screen: 4.3 inch Internal St...

16 SNK Playmore Neo Geo titles discounted by 50%

We just heard about Sony offering 12 games for 30%-50% off in their “12 for ’12” sale and now SNK Playmore is jumping on the sale bandwagon by announcing that they will be offering a very large sale that will run alongside the “12 for ’12” sale. This means the sale will begin on January 17 and end on January 24. What games will be for sale you ask? Well 16 of th...

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