Neo Geo best in series. There can be only one.

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Neo Geo best in series. There can be only one.

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I'm getting back into MVS but want to keep my collection relatively small and add to it over time. I thought a good way to do this would be to only pick up one game per series.

But which ones would you consider the pinnacle of each series .

King of Fighters 98
Real Bout Fatal Fury Special
Waku Waku 7
Metal Slug
Shock Troopers
WindJammers
Puzzle bobble
Pulstar
Neo Turf Master
Sengoku 3
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That’s easy.

King of Fighters 98
Samurai Shodown 2
The Last Blade
Metal Slug
Shock Troopers
Real Bout Special
Neo Turf Masters
Super Sidekicks 2
Windjammers
Magician Lord

Shooters, I have had them all and found Strikers 1945+ was the one I played the most.

Puzzle games I do not play but Magical Drop 3 is supposed to be good.
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thegreathopper wrote:
January 17th, 2021, 3:57 pm
Shooters, I have had them all and found Strikers 1945+ was the one I played the most.
Viewpoint is probably my favourite shooter.

And if you fancy a change from Metal Slug: Top Hunter is good.
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thegreathopper wrote:
January 17th, 2021, 3:57 pm
That’s easy.

King of Fighters 98
Samurai Shodown 2
The Last Blade
Metal Slug
Shock Troopers
Real Bout Special
Neo Turf Masters
Super Sidekicks 2
Windjammers
Magician Lord
No love for Art of Fighting?
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EvilGazebo wrote:
January 17th, 2021, 4:30 pm
thegreathopper wrote:
January 17th, 2021, 3:57 pm
That’s easy.

King of Fighters 98
Samurai Shodown 2
The Last Blade
Metal Slug
Shock Troopers
Real Bout Special
Neo Turf Masters
Super Sidekicks 2
Windjammers
Magician Lord
No love for Art of Fighting?
Not much, I bought Art of Fighting 2 when it came out on home cart and enjoyed it at the time but I don’t think it’s aged well... 1&3 are no fun.
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Sonic Wings 2
King of Fighters 98
Sengoku 3
Samurai Shodown 2
Breakers
The Last Blade
Metal Slug 2
Real Bout Fatal Fury Special
Art Of Fighting 3
Magical Drop 3

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Puzzle Bobble.
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King of Fighters 98 and Real Bout Fatal Fury Special added to the list so far.
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/me joins the conversation with my usual kof96 > 98 :awe:
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Fatal Fury Special is all you need. :awe:
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atro wrote:
January 17th, 2021, 9:49 pm
Fatal Fury Special is all you need. :awe:
Would you take it over Garou Mark Of The Wolves.
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Garou is superbly presented, arguably the best animated 2D fighter anywhere, but it gets old quickly in play.

You need Waku Waku 7 on your list.
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Waku 7 is the one Neogeo game i'd choose above all the rest
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Waku Waku 7 added to the list.

Is there a definitive Metal Slug game? I've not played 3 onwards.
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Slug 1 is the best ;)
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EvilGazebo wrote:
January 18th, 2021, 4:28 pm
I've not played 3 onwards.
Don't.

Metal Slug is like Star Wars in this regard.
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zak wrote:
January 18th, 2021, 4:48 pm
Slug 1 is the best ;)
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Metal Slug
Waku Waku 7
WindJammers
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Metal slug, kof96 ,thrash rally , windjammers and puzzle bobble is all that's needed

I haven't spent time playing ww7
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If really pushed, Metal Slug, but I often change my mind between 1 & 2 (2>X).

Best fighting game on there, Mark of the Wolves.

Best sports game, Neo Turf Masters.

I haven’t played enough shmups on there, but Blazing Star is very cool...

Best of Homebrew, post Neo Geo era games is probably Kraut Buster...

But no MVS collection is complete without a full set of Metal Slug
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