21
Aug
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Listen up if you're particularly fond of classic 2D platformers, old-school fighters, or general nostalgia. SNK Playmore is currently offering all of its paid games for just 99 cents apiece. For one title, The Rhythm of Fighters, this is the usual price. For the nine other releases available, this is a discount of roughly 75%, as they usually go for around $3.99.  That means you could go through the list and get the full collection for the same amount three games would usually cost.

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Even if you were a big gamer in the 90s, there's no shame in admitting if you missed out on a couple of these experiences. I understand. Only in the past couple of years have I played any of them myself. So to help get you up to speed, I've consolidated much of our previous coverage on each of these titles. Consider it a quick refresher.

Here is SNK Playmore's Google Play page if you just want to start purchasing games right away, but you can also find individual links at the end of each post.

Thanks, Phil Eichinger.

Bertel King, Jr.
Born and raised in the rural South, Bertel knows what it's like to live without 4G LTE - or 3G, for that matter. The only things he likes sweeter than his tea are his gadgets, and while few objects burn more than a metal phone on a summer day, he prefers them that way anyway.

  • dude

    HOT SHIT, buying spree!

  • remister

    Metal Slug series, I'm down!

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  • NERV

    KOF 97 98 !!

  • http://mekakiwi.blogspot.com.br/ ED-Zが現れた!

    It's Buying Spree Time!!!

    • http://mekakiwi.blogspot.com.br/ ED-Zが現れた!

      Well, shortly after I posted this I realized that I already own all theses games...

  • cabbieBot

    Alright if I'm going to take the plunge on just one of these, which should it be? I will let the commenters decide for me.

    • thunderbird32

      You can't go wrong with any of the Metal Slug games, but my vote would be for Metal Slug 3.

      • NERV

        Metal Slug 3 basically includes everything from 1,2 and X.
        So 3.

    • dude

      Metal Slug 3, although the other ones are very good also. 2 and X are pretty much the same, I actually prefer 2 over X even though the latter is supposed to be an upgraded version.

  • Jeff Moreira

    Shame I've got them all already!!

  • Bradley Ruiz

    Also almost all of the Cartoon Network games are also 0.99

  • jeffhesser

    SWEET. A whole bunch of games that REALLY NEED controller support but refuse to include any whatsoever...

    • dude

      Well I just load up KoF98. It let me pick Moga, Samsung, Google(?) and Xperia.

  • senor_heisenberg

    That black & white KOF picture always reminds me of Michael Jackson.

  • xero1

    No KOF 2012 for KitKat?

    • Ghost

      It only runs on tablets.

      • xero1

        Under recommend devices it says Sammy s3 and s2. Hmm oh well, I wouldn't mind having this on my M7.

        • asdfg

          I'm using it on kitakat, lg v500 g pad

  • Timothy Vreeland

    Do the Metal Slug games have unlimited credits? If so, I'll pass. I like to have a built in difficulty bar at which to challenge myself. That is why I usually stay away from arcade ports with the exception of fighters.

    • XIII

      Would you rather they charge you $1 per credit as IAP?

  • WilliamSurname

    How well do those Metal Slug titles work with Shield Tablet controller mapping?

  • Hugh Johnson

    Wow I am so butthurt. I just spent $3.99 on KoF 98 a few days ago.