PS4 Adding Classic Neo Geo Games Like Metal Slug and King of Fighters This Year

The excellent Samurai Shodown is also on its way to the PS4.


Classic Neo Geo games, such as The King of Fighters '94 and Metal Slug, are coming to PS4 this year, Hamster Corporation director Taeko Muto announced. The developer is responsible for bringing several classic arcade games to Sony's console, including Rygar and Contra.

The Arcade Archive Neo Geo series will kick off with The King of Fighters '94 on October 27. Later this year, we'll see Metal Slug, Samurai Shodown, Alpha Mission II, Fatal Fury, and World Heroes hit the PS4. Neo Turf Masters and NAM-1975 will join the series in early 2017.

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Muto noted on the PlayStation Blog that the release dates are subject to change. He also added that Hamster will work with SNK Playmore to bring more Neo Geo games to the PS4. We'll keep you updated as more is revealed.

If you want to play Metal Slug right now, the PS4 offers Metal Slug Anthology for $20. It includes Metal Slug 1-6 and X. You can see it on the PlayStation Store here.

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