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Metal Slug 3 is already up on the Switch eShop as part of the Arcade Archives series. Later this week, the very first Metal Slug game will be showing up as well.

The European eShop is listing Metal Slug for release on Thursday. Hamster has generally been bringing out the same NeoGeo game across all regions each week, so North America and Japan should be getting it as well.

Here’s a closer look at the listing:

And a trailer for the game:

Switch has all sorts of different ways of playing. With Hamster’s Arcade Archives series, it looks like you can actually have a setup in which the screen is displayed vertically. This was discovered with the latest Neo Geo release, Neo Turf Masters, but it applies to the other titles as well.

The screen option admittedly doesn’t have a tremendous amount of use here. In the future though, it’ll be interesting to see if any other Switch games are made with a vertical format in mind.

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Arcade Archives is live on the Japanese Switch eShop, with the North American and European release taking place very shortly. Watch some footage below.

Neo Turf Masters is the next game joining the Arcade Archives series on Switch, and it’s out tomorrow. View a trailer below.

Hamster has promised regular Neo Geo releases on Switch through its Arcade Archives series. Thus far, the company is holding true to that.

Neo Turf Masters is hitting the European Switch eShop tomorrow, according to a listing on Nintendo UK’s site. Japan should have it on the same day, and possibly North America as well.

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The Neo Geo games from Hamster’s Arcade Archives series weren’t in the best of shape when they initially launched on Switch. Players reported issues with the sound, but even more significant were problems relating to brightness.

It didn’t take long for Hamster to address the situation thankfully. All of its Neo Geo games received patches a few days ago to remedy things. You can see just how big of an improvement was made with the video below.

Another Neo Geo game is joining the Arcade Archives series tomorrow. In Europe and Japan at least, The King of Fighters ’94 will be available.

Hamster confirms the news for Japan on its Twitter page. As for Europe, we’re able to see the game’s listing on the eShop. The status for North America is unclear, but The King of Fighters ’94 should be out soon regardless.

Here’s a video:

Several Neo Geo games from the Arcade Archives are already available on the Switch eShop. Early on though, players were noticing issues pertaining to brightness and sound.

Developer Hamster has been quick to address the problems. We’re hearing that updates are now out for the various games. They should be updated to version 1.0.1.

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Hamster has prepared a few videos for its recent Neo Geo releases on Switch from the Arcade Archives series. We’ve rounded them up below.

ACA NeoGeo NAM-1975 footage

Posted on 2 weeks ago by (@NE_Brian) in Switch eShop, Videos | 1 Comment | 0 Likes

NAM-1975 is the newest addition to the lineup of Neo Geo games on Switch through Arcade Archives. Check out some footage below.

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