I bug you once more about Neo-Geo

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zenzerotron

I bug you once more about Neo-Geo

Postby zenzerotron » April 17th, 2005, 3:20 pm

After doing alot of online research, I'm leaning toward getting a cd-system instead of the AES.

I recall when I first asked you about it, you said that the cd-system had some unbearable load times. Just how unbearable?? Can you give examples of certain games where the load times are horrible? Do Neo-Geo cd games in general have bad load times, or just certain titles??

Also, is the cd-system like the Neogeo Pocket, where region doesn't matter?? If I buy a Japanese cd game, can I put the in-game text to English?

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Postby VideoGameCritic » April 17th, 2005, 8:40 pm

About the load times, they're not bad in most games like shooters and sports titles, because you only need to wait for the game to load once. It may take a minute or so to load. However, for fighting games the thing has to reload between matches, which is harder to tolerate.

And yes, you can play a game from any region on your Neo Geo CD and it will come up in English.

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Postby sega saturn x » April 17th, 2005, 10:11 pm

Some of the newer games loads are a joke 30 second loads between rounds in kof 99.


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Postby chrisbid1 » April 19th, 2005, 7:26 am

the best part of the CD system are the controllers, it has the same clicky thumbpad as the neo geo pocket, which works wonders for fighting games

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Postby J.M. Vargas » April 19th, 2005, 8:30 am

Let me see!  30-50 second loading waits on a CD-based AES system with cheap CD games ($30-60) versus instantaneous loading on a $100-350 cartridge in a regular AES system?  Mmmphhh, I think I'll stick with my NGPC!


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Postby Zenzerotron » April 19th, 2005, 1:18 pm

I love the clicky-stick on NGCP. That is unless I am playing Pac-Man or Crush Roller; then I'm constantly dying from making unintentional wrong turns.......

Are AES and CD controllers swappable/compatible with each other?

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I bug you once more about Neo-Geo

Postby Gunstarhero » April 19th, 2005, 1:46 pm

[QUOTE=Zenzerotron]

Are AES and CD controllers swappable/compatible with each other?[/QUOTE]

Yes.

 

About the load times....consider this fact; The Neo Geo CD player is a 1x speed cd drive. The Atari Jaguar CD was also 1x speed, and playing Primal Rage is a chore with the load times. Just about any game on a 1x drive is gonna have annoying load times.


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Postby sega saturn x » April 19th, 2005, 2:51 pm

Maybe thats why they tanked so badly?  Then again the playstation has some pretty scarry load times thats one thing the saturn never had.  I will never forget the endless loading screens when i tried playing half of my psx games.


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I bug you once more about Neo-Geo

Postby VideoGameCritic » April 19th, 2005, 5:28 pm

[QUOTE=sega saturn x]Maybe thats why they tanked so badly? Then again the playstation has some pretty scarry load times thats one thing the saturn never had. I will never forget the endless loading screens when i tried playing half of my psx games.
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Even play the first Street Fighter Alpha for the Playstation? Man that was hurting. The loading screen just said "Now Loading..." and it took forever.

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Postby sega saturn x » April 19th, 2005, 6:07 pm

No never 1 but i have 3 and the slow down is sad.



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