Sunday, May 22nd, 2022

SNK VS. Capcom: Card Fighters Crash Review (Switch eShop)

This is the result I had expected before.when SNK vs. Capcom: Millennium Match When dropped on Switch almost a year ago, the outcome of a very brief alliance between two fighting game companies was once again considered “potentially out of play.”But when labeled as a great “Volume 1” Neo Geo Pocket Color Selection When it came out, we were a little cut down on the fact that we weren’t taken the opportunity to feature arguably the best games on the system, Card Fighters Crash.. We were skeptical that Volume 2 would follow the professed Volume 1 as much as we love Neo Geo Pocket Color. splendid), It doesn’t have the largest library and most of the already localized necessities were in its first batch. But now all bets are off — thank God — Card Fighters’ Clash has reached Switch. Calloo callay,’This is a fun day!

First released in 1999 (close enough to the Japanese release) Pokemon card game To alleviate the concrete accusations of biting style), it’s an RPG that fights cards Exceptional excellenceCreate a game with an incredibly simple mechanism — yes! — Very easy to understand, but deep enough to make a long-term effort to master.

Indeed, it is no different from a perennial Magic: The Gathering, You can place up to 3 character cards on each side, and draw one at a time. The cards attack each other first, then the “player” (you or your opponent) behind the card. For example, R. Suppose you play Terry Bogard against the opponent who played Mika. In that showdown, 1000 BP Terry removes 200 BP R. Mika from the field, but her 200 BP is deducted from that thousand and Terry is deducted from the opponent’s overall health to 800 BP. If you say your health is zero, you win, so it’s all about keeping pressure.

If it’s only for this top playing card, of course it’s too simple, so wrinkles are introduced with certain cards packed with special abilities that can be activated during play, during your turn, or after playing another card. Will be. It is also possible to combine related character cards (“unity”) and actually push the attack at the potential disadvantage of leaving it open on the counter.

In addition, playing by drawing a character card from your hand will give you SP, which you can use to use action cards to help you turn the tide. Think of a Pokemon TCG trainer card, or community chest. It’s the wise spending of your limited SP, the various abilities of your different character cards and the clever application of BP scores, and the power to reveal a completely fun, deeply tactical and incredibly addictive game. It is on the line of defense. The only downside is that the game can be dragged a bit due to the large counters. Also, if you don’t get a decent foothold in a match, you can get frustrated and lose. Of exhaustion.

Of course, if you are a fan of SNK or Capcom, it will be useful. Collect 300 cards, each beautifully drawn in character and classic super-transformed manga art full of colors, telling you everything you need to know. Be as concise as possible. It’s all, in fact, a pretty nice look with clean visuals and good communication. All the information you need is always available. Choosing cards, changing decks, and navigating the map are all intuitive and fun.

Yes, it’s a map. The RPG side of this card RPG is still simple and familiar to Pokemon fans, but it’s full of quirky Neo Geo charms. Translation is vibrant and a bit strange, but it’s a completely nostalgic and very attractive method. Travel through different areas with the theme of Capcom and SNK, challenge other players to card battles and win boosters … Build a deck with fan-popular SNK and Capcom heroes and villains while staying calm. Will be forced.

It’s a great game, but we also need to talk about ports. Originally, there were two versions of this game, Capcom, SNK, and Natch, but you can play either one here. But even better, you can exchange cards between the two versions, making it much easier than ever to collect all 300 cards. You can also play in pair mode using a single system. Each player has one end of the switch.This is obviously not ideal, but in reality All included It’s a little proof of how powerful the port is. Of course, there are other Neo Geo Pocket selection features here as well — rewind, manual, and customizable display areas.


Better than ever, and now incredible value, SNK Vs. Capcom: The Card Fighters clash remains essential. Obviously, card-based gameplay doesn’t appeal to everyone, but at this asking price, even when card games are normally off, especially when digging into the extensive character roster of SNK / Capcom. Is worth a try. Many series are displayed here and everything you need to learn to play is available through tutorials, both in scanned manuals and in-game. It lets you put that hook in, and you have a little masterpiece here, and we’re absolutely glad that it graced the Nintendo Switch with its excellence.