We’ve learned (via the Neo-Geo forums) that an unknown, unreleased Neo Geo game has been discovered.
The find was made by Brian Hargrove (who goes by the alias NeoTurfMasta), who purchased an unlabeled ROM from an online auction in Japan. After he did some digging, he found the data for an unfinished 2D fighting game, for the Neo Geo system.
You can view this unnamed, unreleased fighting game’s character select screen featured above. It’s worth mentioning this is an unfinished game, meaning some characters are missing spritework, and the entire game itself appears to be missing its audio, unfortunately.
The key feature of this fighting game was its three stances, each of which affecting the characters’ abilities: lawful, chaotic, and neutral. Boss characters are viewable, however you can’t actually fight them because they’re not in a playable/functional state.
You can find a dump of screenshots from the game below:
The actual name of the game and its developer are currently unknown, as there is no actual title screen for the ROM. Some fans are speculating the developer could actually be Technōs Japan, as the dates on the ROM coincide with the year the developer went bankrupt.