SNK, Neo Geo, Fun, and Settling for Less

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<iframe width=”420″ height=”315″ src=”http://www.youtube.com/embed/t8-pbHpcSqQ” frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen></iframe> Please read the text in that introduction, and tell me it isn’t hilarious. Yet, this was one of the best arcade fighting game release of the 1990s. Imagine that! Standards changed, no doubt, from 1994 to the modern day. SNK’s Neo Geo tells us…

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Mercenary Kings – PAXtravaganza 2013!

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Is Mercenary Kings a SNK rip-off? I’d call myself a rather large fan of SNK. For those not familiar with the arcade scene, SNK created the Neo Geo arcade system, a revolutionary idea at the time to release a home console and an arcade board simulatenously with the exact same…

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Darkstalkers and Resurrection

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I like me some Darkstalkers, enough to type this sentence wrongly (and even that adverb at the end was incorrect, so you know I’m serious). I’m not sure what appealed to my younger sensibilities. After all, I’d call myself a person prone to jump scares, monsters, demons, etc., of any…

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