Nostalgic NEOGEO masterpieces return for download on NEOGEO Station!
NEOGEO Station is a game service that allows the player to take full advantage of high-quality PlayStation®3 and PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) system ports of NEOGEO titles, games that overturned the basis of videogames in the 1990’s. You can enjoy the original version of the NEOGEO games you buy on the PlayStation®Store, and moreover, can play in Versus Mode and in Cooperative Mode on PS3™ system with the Online NETWORK MODE function. Similar functions are also available on PSP® system via a Wireless LAN connection (Ad hoc Mode).
In addition, NEOGEO Station features many options that didn’t exist at the time of the NEOGEO ROM system: along with common features such as changing the button configuration and display / screen size settings, the possibilities to save and replay your gameplay (replay data) at any time allows you to enjoy the NEOGEO games even more.
Set up all settings of your game and save!
Many settings such as the data concerning the SETTINGS in the MAIN MENU or in the PAUSE MENU, the configuration of the buttons and the screen size, volume settings and skipping the menu at the start can be saved via the SYSTEM SAVE. Go to SETTINGS in the MAIN MENU before starting a game or press the SELECT button during gameplay to display the PAUSE MENU and choose SETTINGS.
Once you have finished all your modifications in SETTINGS, do a SYSTEM SAVE in SAVE DATA.
Save your progression at any time during gameplay!
To perform a STATE SAVE, press SELECT during a gameplay to display the PAUSE MENU, select and confirm on SAVE to save your progression. Choose LOAD in the PAUSE MENU after have started a game to restart from the place you saved before.
The original NEOGEO MEMORY CARD is faithfully recreated!
A backup system of the original NEOGEO MEMORY CARD is faithfully recreated on NEOGEO Station..
First, select SETTINGS in the Main Menu of a NEOGEO game and go to the SETTINGS MENU.
Then, select SAVE DATA and set the NEOGEO MEMORY CARD option to ON in order to enjoy your NEOGEO games just as a NEOGEO ROM system with a MEMORY CARD inserted would let you do. You will be able to save and load your game progression, unlock hidden characters or perform cheats as well as it was possible on the original NEOGEO ROM system equipped of a NEOGEO MEMORY CARD. Furthermore, the information saved in the NEOGEO MEMORY CARD is saved as System Save data.
What's a “NEOGEO MEMORY CARD”?
A NEOGEO MEMORY CARD was necessary to save and load game data on the NEOGEO ROM system.
Also, originally the MVS cabinets in the arcades featured a MEMORY CARD port to allow people to share their game data for the same title in both arcades and at home.
Enjoy the NEOGEO games with the Online Play! ＜Only available on PS3™ system＞
With the PlayStation®Network, you can play online at all titles available on NEOGEO Station for PS3™ system. Depending on the title, you can do VERSUS PLAY and COOPERATIVE PLAY and choose various NETWORK MODE options described below:
1. QUICK MATCH： Search for random adversaries and/or cooperative partners without setting up search conditions.
2. MATCH SEARCH： Set up search conditions to find adversaries and/or cooperative partners fit to your preferences.
3. CREATE MATCH： Set up the conditions of search and wait for the participation of adversaries and/or cooperative partners.Also, it is possible to send an Invitation Message to registered Friends for Online Play.
4. CHECK INVITE： Check Invitation Messages from other players. When a message arrives, you can participate to the session created by the sender of the Invitation.
5. NETWORK SETTING： All types of settings concerning Voice Chat can be done here.
Play together on PSP® system via the Ad Hoc Mode! ＜Only available on PSP® system＞
You can play NEOGEO Station games for PSP® system together with other players by using the Wireless LAN (Ad Hoc Mode). Depending on the title, you can enjoy VERSUS MODE and/or COOPERATIVE MODE. Also, please note that ONLINE PLAY via the Internet is not possible in the case of using NETWORK MODE on PSP® system.
You can directly invite a friend during game! ＜Only available on PS3™ system＞
If you use the FRIEND INVITE function in the case of ONLINE PLAY in NETWORK MODE for PS3™ system NEOGEO Station games, you can invite players who have completed their friend request to enjoy smooth VERSUS PLAY and/or COOPERATIVE PLAY!
After you have selected “CREATE MATCH” in NETWORK MODE, select “INVITE FRIEND” and choose between “Select from Friends”, “Enter Online ID” and “Select from Chat Rooms”.
Furthermore, there are two methods of waiting for another player. You can choose between “Wait as it is” and “Wait while playing”.
Listen to your favorite BGM whenever!
You can listen to all background music (BGM) used in a game whenever, just by searching them in the SOUND PLAYER MODE included in the INFORMATION MENU of NEOGEO Station. The data of all types of BGM played in the SOUND PLAYER MODE are copied and played in the NEOGEO Station COMMON SAVE DATA FILE at the first use of a downloaded NEOGEO Station game. Therefore, except the necessity to install the games once, you can play all BGM of all the games you have downloaded in once. It means that you can even the BGM of Samurai Shodown in the SOUND PLAYER MODE of FATAL FURY.
Save and replay your game play!
On NEOGEO Station, you can save and replay your game play at any time.
The content of the game play is saved as 1 file for 1 replay with a maximum of 8 files for each title.
If the game locks up or freezes…
“I want to play a NEOGEO Station game exactly as its original version”. NEOGEO Station has not corrected any bug present in the original versions of the NEOGEO games, don’t worry. If a bug that locks up the game occurs, you can return to the game easily just by doing a reset with the RESET function in the PAUSE MENU.
When you don’t understand, open the electronic manual!
NEOGEO Station uses an IN GAME MANUAL. Select MANUAL, from INFORMATION MENU if it’s before the beginning of a game play or from PAUSE MENU if you are playing, to display an electronic manual on the screen in order to read and verify all types of information concerning the game.
Moreover, you can verify at any time the COMMAND LIST in the case of fighting games.