Format reviewed: Neo Geo Pocket Colour
This assessment was initially revealed in Arcade subject 18, April 2000
SNK and Capcom deal a profitable hand
Psychological pictures may be humorous issues, however if you happen to’ve all the time imagined card-playing periods to contain a group of knifescarred underworld hoodlums smoking cigars within the backroom of a seedy nightclub, then the brilliant, neon-lit, up all night time world of Card Fighters’ Conflict will fulfil your each fantasy.
It must be some of the addictive and unique video games ever to grace any console, with an engrossing mixture of RPG and card sport that regularly will get its hooks into you and received’t let go.
Principally, your character travels across the Card Fighters world accumulating totally different playing cards, enjoying mini-games and battling different gamers with a pack that includes characters from SNK and Capcom video games. In case you defeat an opponent, you obtain extra enjoying playing cards so as to add to your assortment.
Initially, the sport may be daunting and fairly bewildering, with a algorithm to study and playing cards which have hit factors, soul factors and actions. However after just a few battles you begin to decide up the sport and turn out to be decided to gather extra highly effective playing cards to construct up a deck that may tackle the toughest of Card Fighters.
The graphics are massive, vivid and vibrant. All the playing cards are plastered with comedian e-book representations of videogame stars equivalent to the stunning Jill Valentine from Resident Evil and gangly Dhalsim from Avenue Fighter 2.
The position enjoying sport bit entails visiting quite a few worlds, together with Capcom Plaza, Neo Geo Land and Misplaced World, which incorporates a very foolish dinosaur exhibit that roars once you pull a change. There’s even a spooky Resident Evil mansion in SC Park, filled with cute zombies, hidden bonus playing cards and evil Card Fighter opponents.
The one-player sport is excellent, but in addition included is a twoplayer link-up, enabling you to battle in opposition to or commerce playing cards with your mates. Card Fighters’ Conflict is a type of uncommon titles that appears to look from nowhere, however surprises you by delivering a sport that’s contemporary, enjoyable and extremely addictive. That is Prime Trumps for the brand new Millennium.
Uppers & Downers
Ace of Spades
Tons of character strikes
Two of Golf equipment
Will take over your life.