Neo Geo Shmup Pulstar Now Available on Nintendo Switch

Hamster Corporation has ported Aicom and SNK’s NEO GEO shoot ’em up Pulstar to the Nintendo Switch.

The game is now available for the hybrid console, via the eShop. A price is set at $7.99.

Here’s a rundown on the game:

An outstanding space shoot ’em up! Master of multitude of items to defeat the alien threat!

“PULSTAR” is a side-scrolling shooting game released by SNK in 1995. Control the “Dino246”, and take down the aliens who are attacking the solar system. The game features a verity of offensive and defensive options, including 5 unique Voyager items and special IO items. Use everything at your disposal to protect your ship and defeat the alien threat!

The “ACA NEOGEO” series has faithfully reproduced many classic NEOGEO masterpieces. Players can change various game settings such as game difficulty, and also reproduce the atmosphere of arcade display settings at that time. Players can also compete against each other from all over the world with their high scores.

Please enjoy the masterpiece that built a generation for video games.

Brandon Orselli


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