Neo Geo 25th Anniversary Collection Edition is a bundle with classic SNK Games. I brought this at Humble Bundle using Amazon Pay. Humble Bundle is a website, that you can purchase games within a collection. Sometimes, there is single games but they’ve deals on bundles. Customers can buy a whole collection from Sega, Capcom and other brands. Check out their website for more, I am a Humble Bundle Partner too. That being said, Neo Geo is a console name as well. There is a handheld called Neo Geo Pocket just like Game Boy. Neo Geo is known for The King of Fighters, Art of Fighting, Fatal Fury and many more. Once, you play these game in an arcade. Gamers will recognized the Neo Geo jingle in start of the game. Neo Geo games teaches players how to play.
Which is a learning curve for beginners. Arcade games doesn’t give you a tutorial like Neo Geo games. Some may have a tutorial in their games but most don’t. Neo Geo 25th Anniversary Bundle have several games I will be reviewing. Also there is cons in Neo Geo 25th Anniversary I will get to later. Let’s started on the popular IPs such as The King of Fighters. There is two KOF games in the Neo Geo bundle. The King of Fighters 2000 introduce the “Striker System”. Striker System is a assist character that help you in battle. This system is similar to Marvel Vs Capcom Clash of Super Heroes. Strike System is unnecessary to KOF and wrongly implemented. Overall, The King of Fighters 2000 retains it’s core mechanics like previous installments.
Infinite Adventures is a dungeon crawler indie game developed by Stormseeker Games. The overall concept of Infinite Adventures is you are a traveler that goes on missions. Players can create a hero with races and archetypes. Also players can choose their personalities and voices. You can form or create your own party members. Select your classes with different abilities that fit your playstyle. Once you create your hero male or female, whatever you decide. Players can go on missions, taverns and dungeons that are procedurally generated. There are over 260 skills and 24 summons to master. Talk to 40 NPCs with full voiced actors. Note: you have to recruit 6 members for dungeons. During battle, you have to face enemies in different ways. For example, if you have a sword fight enemies on the front. Bow and arrow can defeat enemies in the back.
Players can switch between style during combat. You can attack, defend and use special skills called Kessen. Upgrade your hero with skill points to get stronger. Your hero have passive, skill tree and equipment to expand. Face off against bosses and learn the dark secrets of the Labyrinth. Infinite Adventures is an amazing rpg with beautiful art style. Stellar animation and amazing voice acting. I am loving the blend with 2D sprites and 3D backgrounds. The game definitely have replay value. It gives player a lot of control with character creation. Use strategy to plan your attack on enemies. Subtle soundtrack and challenging missions. This is the first rpg that allows player to create their own party. Instead of meeting party member like Final Fantasy and other rpg games. Infinite Adventures will keep rpg fans entertain for while. The game is available on PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.
Huniepop is a puzzle dating sim video game by Huniepot. The game is wildly popular seen it’s release. Huniepop is a very unique dating sim that’s not by in Japan. It’s a indie game and featuring full voiced acting. The plot is about a love angel named Kyu (who is disguised) to help you find love. Players will have to find girls and developed a relationship with them. Kyu provides insights and advice on how to win the girl. She gives the players a app that show girls preferences and hobbies. Kyu sends messages and very funny character. There is two phases which is interaction with each girl and learning more about her. Second phase is dating which results in tile matching and puzzle-like Puyo Puyo style. While talking with each girl, based on your choices. How will the girl coming to react to.
There are 6+ girls to get to know. You can give them food, items and drinks based on their preferences. For example, Jessie loves to drink and her strong trait is sexuality. Aiko loves going to Casino and she is a University Teacher. Audrey is a hot-headed girl who rants about life. Beil loves meditation and relaxation. Tiffany is a college student and loves education. Those are preferences that girls have. While traveling through places like Mail, Fitness Centers and Bars. The girls will have different outfits while interacting and dating. If you fail at your date, it’s back to square one. During dating, players must match five passion tokens expect for heartbreak (purple). Each token represents dating, yellow is for extra moves and means joy. Red is sexuality and passion is pink. Light blue is sentiment and blue means talent.
Video games have come along way in decades. Having no internet telling you how to be a video game. Looking at strategy guide for hints and tips for video games. Going into a friend’s house or play with a sibling. What about no online gaming but local multiplayer. There were no 720 and 1080 HD games back in early 80s. Esports were small back in 70s but not mainstream in the present. Live streaming gaming have not a thing in late 70s. You have to watch your friends play a video game. Gamers will have to wait for your turn to play. People will do that until this day. Remember going into a video arcade and putting in quarters to play. During the 80s arcade games come to consoles.
Video games consoles when playing arcade games, players have limited lives. During arcades, you have to put in quarters to continue. During the 80s, when buying a video game console, you have to buy games and accessories. Some accessories are brought separately when buying game like Battle Clash on SNES. Duck Hunt requires players to buy NES Zapper for the game. Games like Mario Paint were you need a Super NES Mouse. Super Nintendo Entertainment System also allow user to play Game Boy games with an accessory. In Atari days, the first game people play is pong. Afterwards video games transition to Pac-Man then Super Mario Bros. First, there is joystick to control and play the game. Fast forward in the present, it’s gamepad and controllers.
Jump Force video game is based on manga magazine called Weekly Shonen Jump. The magazine features big name manga series like Dragon Ball, One Piece and Naruto. This game is celebrating their 50th anniversary of the magazine. The IP is developed by Spike Chunsoft who brought you J Stars Victory Vs. There are more Shonen Jump crossover games out right now. The main plot or story of the game is. There is a rift between real world and Jump universe. Unknown beings called Venoms want to take over both worlds. Director Clover and Trunks from Dragon Ball put together a team to save them. Jump heroes and villains are at war with controlling both worlds. The game is a 3 vs 3 tag battle with share life bars. Unlike J Stars, all six characters are not on-screen at once.
Each characters have four attacks and awakening (some). There are 40+ characters in the game with their abilities. Different mechanics are included in the game such as pursuits. Pursuits take up your stamina and chain combos. There is two attack buttons for different combinations. More offense techniques such as awakening moves, charged attacks and more. Defense techniques like high counters, evading and blocking. Note: there is only one assist button and tag. Jump Force main hub is Umbra Base with your created avatar. When first start of the game, player have a choice to create a character. Later on you have to buy items, skills and many more.