Username
Password

Remember?
Click here to register.
Forgot Your Password?
Search:
November 23 2017

Navigation
· Home
· Reviews
· Kazuya's Neo Top 10
· In Depth FAQ's
· Downloads
· Web Links
· News Categories
· Image Gallery
· Official Wallpapers
· Fan Made Wallpapers

· NGFL Site Projects

· Neo Geo - The Console
· Neo Geo Pocket Handheld
· Articles

· SNK Jukebox
· NGFL Arcade

· Discussion Forum
· Chatroom
· Latest Comments
· Xbox Live Leaderboard
· NGFL World Map

· Contact Me
· Site FAQ's
· Search Site

· Submit News
· Submit Link
· Submit Article
· Submit a Photo
· Submit Download

Random Review
Breakers

Users Online
· Guests Online: 2

· Members Online: 0

· Total Members: 2,345
· Newest Member: 4d

Last Seen Users
Murikov01:46:36
Supergrafx01:47:23
RiKo21:19:49
merlin 1 day
dhowerter 1 day
green beret 6 days
NeoStrayCat 1 week
cthulhu 1 week
Sensi 1 week
rollinsonphilip 2 weeks

Ad

Support Us!
Donate To Us!
Enter an amount to donate:
¤

Why Donate?

Game events
Latest scores
NeoStrayCat
scored 193 points in
League Bowling
League Bowling
Henke
scored 523 points in
Snow Bowling
Snow Bowling
Henke
scored 172 points in
League Bowling
League Bowling
Henke
scored 28725 points in
Heli Boarding
Heli Boarding

Latest champions
Henke
is the new champion in
Snow Bowling with 523 points
Snow Bowling
Henke
is the new champion in
Heli Boarding with 28725 points
Heli Boarding
Henke
is the new champion in
Donkey Kong with 24900 points
Donkey Kong
Spooky
is the new champion in
Helicopter with 1125 points
Helicopter


Thread Author: NeoStrayCat
Thread ID: 2941
Thread Info
There are 7 posts in this thread, and it has been viewed 4436 times.
  View Thread
Who is here? 1 guest(s)
 Print Thread
Hokuto Musou/Fist of the North Star: Ken's Rage
NeoStrayCat
Hello there Hokuto No Ken/Fist of the North Star fans, the wait is over, the game is coming out on US shores Nov. 2 and in EU shores on the 5th. Although its out anyway for Import (JP), the gameplay is kinda like the Dynasty Warriors Series, but its really not much or more like that. But we'll wait and see, the Demo is out now for PS3/360.

image.com.com/gamespot/images/bigboxshots/2/976862_144328_front.jpg
Edited by NeoStrayCat on 19. October 2010 21:27
card.exophase.com/1/712966.png
 
http://www.youtube.com/user/NeoStrayCat
reelmojo
Whoa, thanks for the tip that the demo is out! I'm downloading it right now. I've been looking forward to trying this game out since I heard about it at E3. I'll post thoughts about the demo after I give it a go.
 
NeoGeoNinja
I PLAYED THIS...
months ago when it hit Japan. I got a friend into Hokuto No Ken a few years back, and he jumped into the whole thing >100%... to the point where he actually imported this very game!

So we all sat down to play it with HIGH hopes (regardless of the KOEI ties) and, I have to say, it was VERY average. All in all, if it didn't have the HNK tie-in, it would have been very painful, and below average. As it stands, the HNK tie-in makes the game more bearable. I'm a BIG Hokuto No Ken fan (have been since being a teenager...) and I have to say, this didn't grab me I'm afraid. Still, the demo is totally worth a look guys.

See what you think...

Ninja
i699.photobucket.com/albums/vv359/NeoGeoNinja/NGNsignatureRev1.jpg
 
reelmojo
Hmmm, interesting to read that you weren't impressed with it, Ninja. I loved the demo, but of course that's just a demo and you played the full game. I already planned on renting it first though so it's all good. If anyone hasn't tried the demo though I highly recommend it. To me it's more like a 3D beat'em up than a Dynasty Warriors game. You can definitely feel the DW influence though, so fans of that series might enjoy it too.

Yeah, it probably won't top the Arc's Fist of the North Star fighting game but based on the demo it's pretty good.
 
Murikov
As a Hokuto No Ken fan I already heard from the new game a while ago.

But somehow I don't really like the way it looks. It aren't just the graphics or the gameplay that disturb me, it seems more like the developers created it after their tastes or wanted to keep up with the times. Everything looks too polished in comparison to the rough and dirty setting of the original series / mangas / or whatever.

And some character designs for example just look too new-fashioned to me (I know, there are downloadable character skins which let them appear true to original, but these don't count) . Just take a look on Mamiya. Doesn't she looks, well, a bit ... slutty? I've got nothing against revelead feminine charms, but I've got the intention that her game appearance seems to be designed for western pubescent, lusty gamers...

Anyway, I shouldn't slaughter this game without ever playing it. I assume that the gameplay itself isn't bad at all. One day I definitely will take a look on it.

By the way; Has anyone of you ever played the PSX 3D beat-em-up version? It was released in 2000 exclusively in Japan.

www.hokutonoken.it/videogames/psx/cover.jpg

I completed it a while ago on the emulator and was satisfied with it in the end. The graphics might look pretty dusty for today but the typical Hokuto No Ken atmosphere was pretty well implemented.
i.imgur.com/aLu1k0m.gif
 
NeoStrayCat
Well, at least some input was necessary for a yes/no opinion, I still have to try it out soon, I hope you guys also tried Fighting/Punching Mania which is a Konami Rhythm game, but with Puching Pads which light up, its good though, even the English sometimes too, but when you pull of the Ultimate Techs., the screen goes red, which would have shown a gory scene, but no.
card.exophase.com/1/712966.png
 
http://www.youtube.com/user/NeoStrayCat
TF73
Tried the demo yesterday and it was a hugh dissapointment. Thought the gameplay was just simply boring and graphics had looked more suited for the PS2. If this game sells, it's just because of the gore and nothing else!
 
Jump to Forum:

  Similar Threads
Thread Forum Replies Last Post
Blazing Star Devloper Interview Neo Geo & General SNK Talk 7 04. December 2016 18:30
Blazing Star (AES) on Ebay Neo Geo & General SNK Talk 11 27. March 2016 20:00
Blazing Star: NGFL High Score Challenge Neo Geo High Score Challenges! 217 02. March 2016 00:22
WTB: Blazing star AES Selling Forum 1 23. June 2013 23:00
Samurai Shodown 64 / Warriors Rage - Game of the Week Neo Geo & General SNK Talk 2 19. June 2013 10:28