Ep. 42: Neo Geo, Worth Its Weight in Gold

Martin Robinson of Eurogamer brings us the history of the Neo Geo, an interesting console of its time owned by an interesting type of person. Referring to his recent article, When the arcade came home: a short oral history of the Neo Geo, Robinson lays out what it was like at SNK making games for this outlier of a console, longs for the freedom some of these developers had in their creative processes, and blows our minds with a revelation about Metal Slug.

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