Retro Face/Off: Bust-A-Move (NGCD/SNES)

Retro Face/Off: Bust-A-Move (NGCD/SNES)

Bust-A-Move, known as Puzzle Bobble in the East, is a puzzle game from Taito, debuting in arcades in 1994. The home ports followed shortly thereafter, with both the Neo Geo CD and Super Nintendo versions arriving in 1995. The game was an immediate hit, and continues to spawn sequels and spin-offs to this very day.

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Video Review: Last Resort (Neo Geo CD)

Video Review: Last Resort (Neo Geo CD)

Last Resort is a horizontal shmup originally released for the Neo Geo in 1992, and this CD version following in 94. You pilot a Cyber Jet ship, which has a striking resemblance to the R-9a Arrowhead from R-Type. The similarities don’t stop there, as you also control an orb, which can soak up bullets as well as deliver extra firepower.

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Video Review: Riding Hero (Neo Geo CD)

Video Review: Riding Hero (Neo Geo CD)

Riding Hero was developed by SNK and released on the Neo Geo CD in 1995. Aesthetically, the title is clearly inspired by Sega’s Hang-On. In addition to the checkpoint styled racing action provided by that title, SNK put their own spin on the game with real circuits, and a secondary goal of finishing in third place or better in addition to meeting tough time limits.

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5 Reasonably Priced Neo Geo CD Games

5 Reasonably Priced Neo Geo CD Games

The Neo Geo CD is a great way to experience arcade perfect versions of classic Neo Geo games, at a much more wallet friendly price than the cartridge alternatives. However, most of the better CD games are still expensive, or are fighting games. For this video, I am going to look at 5 reasonably priced Neo Geo CD games.

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Video Review: Aero Fighters 2 (Neo Geo CD)

Aero Fighters 2, Sonic Wings 2 in the East, is a vertical shmup released in the arcades in 1994 on SNK’s Neo Geo hardware. The game was released on the Neo Geo CD a year later. The original Aero Fighters was released in arcades in 1992, and the Super Nintendo in 1994. So how does the Neo Geo sequel hold up? Check out our video review to find out. 

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Video Review: Metal Slug: Super Vehicle - 001 (Neo Geo CD)

Metal Slug is is easily one of the most popular Neo Geo games of all time, and one of the few to still be receiving sequels and re-releases to this day. This Neo Geo CD release is one of the most expensive Neo Geo CD titles to obtain, but can still be had for less than a hundred bucks. Is it worth it? Check out our video review to find out. 

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