Tag Archives: Neo Geo

Top 10 Neo Geo Games

This Top 10 Neo Geo game list was in need of an update (Dec, 2022). When I first made the list I played most of the games on Neo Geo CD, Wii Virtual Console and the Switch but now that I have an AES and a way to play all the games on a deeper level my perspective has changed a bit at therefore the list.
I’m not going to waste my breath telling you about the Neo Geo system but if you are interested in knowing some of the basics you can look up the difference from the AES, MVS and CD systems and all bios options etc.
I have cleared all the games in the top 10 with my cousin, friend or wife so I am confident when I give them the “Cousin Gaming” stamp of approval.

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Shock Troopers (Neo Geo MVS/WiiVC 1997)

Next up in our Neo Geo reviews is Shock Troopers! Shock Troopers was released in 1997 on the MVS but never on the AES or Neo Geo CD systems which is a shame. We played it on the WiiVC which should be accurate to the MVS version. The game was also released with an online feature on Steam but i’ve heard that the port is a bad, choppy emulation.
Shock Troopers is a 2-player co-op run and gun game thatkinda makes you think “what if Ikari Warriors was actually a good game?”. Yes, you have the overhead view and can walk/shoot in 8 directions.
Now lets gun down some bad guys!
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Windjammers (Neo Geo CD 1995)

This review marks a breakthrough for the website as in this is our first Neo Geo game review. This means that eventually we will have a “Top 10 Neo Geo games” list and a lot more co-op recommendations because the Neo Geo is essentially an arcade system and the AES and CD home consoles are all arcade games on home consoles.
So yeah i got myself a Neo Geo CD. It has long loading times, not all Neo Geo games were released on the system and most games suffer from the infinite credit syndrome. Still, no one can afford the AES games and for all the games that were not released on the Neo Geo CD and/or if i feel want to have a set number of credits in some games i get the game for the Wii Virtual Console.
Windjammers (Flying Power Disc) was released in 1995 and it is a head to head pong game in a fancy suit. Great fun and a great way to break into the Neo Geo library also because the game is set for release on the PS4 with online functionality.
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