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SNK Arcade Classics vol. 1
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  opened by paleface at 06:44:15 08/10/08  
  paleface [sys=PS2; cat=Action_Variety; loc=NA]
           
This *would* have been a really great collection, except that the emulation of the sixteen included Neo*Geo games is really bad: it looks okay (once you switch off the default stretch-screen video size, anyway) right up until things start moving, and then you realize that the framerate is awful, and it renders most of these action-oriented games pretty unpleasant to play, with control input that feels about a half-second behind. Yuuuuck.
 
SNK's Japanese developers can emulate a Neo*Geo game perfectly, but apparently SNK USA hasn't quite got the hang of it yet.
 
Too bad, too, because I really did want to play some of these (as listed on the back cover):
 
Art of Fighting
Baseball Stars 2
Burning Fight
Fatal Fury
King of the Monsters
Last Resort
Magician Lord
Metal Slug
Neo Turf Masters
Samurai Shodown
Sengoku
Shock Troopers
The King of Fighters 94
Top Hunter
World Heroes
    

 
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