Current status: 17.02.2020
PCBs, cartridge shells and snapcases have arrived.
Programming the data into the PCBs and testing starts now
We expect to ship first KB AES CE units in March 2020. Other versions (regular/2nd print etc.) will follow after that.
More details are in the last newsletter from 29th December 2019.
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Ship after the 1st print.
Video #5 2019: Youtube
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Kraut Buster AES/Homecart English
KRAUT BUSTER is an action Run'n'Gun shooting game made for the 16 bit system NEO GEO.
Game features (exact details are subject to change):
- Several long stages with varied and changing settings
- 8 end bosses and several sub bosses
- Mask feature: Wear different masks to change your characters abilities, your weapons, change your surroundings and enemy behaviors.
- 2 player simultaneous mode. CO-OP: players can interact with each other.
- 8-way: Allows to shoot in 8 directions
- Swaying: Some weapons allow 16-direction by swaying with the joystick
- Switch weapons: quick tap 'D' to switch between weapon I and II
- Grenade hold: Hold joystick in direction to throw grenades more far
- Grenade auto throw: Hold 'C' button to throw multiple grenades
- Ledge drop: Use the terrain and obstacles to your advantage
- Weapon lock: Arrest your weapon in position while moving
- Ground slide and air dash: slide/dash through some bullets
- Rapid prison shank style stab move: quickly multi stab big enemies
- 3-way grenades in C-mode: throw a pack of 3 grenades slightly aimed
- Chain based scoring system to provide a long term challenge
- C-mode: fast kill bonus scoring system
- Multiple heights/ways platforming for more ways to play the game
- 2 game modes "T-mode" and "C-mode"
- 3 difficulties (bronze/silver/gold)
- Arcade perfect playtime of approx. 40-60 minutes per run (normal route)
- Bloodpumping arcade soundtrack
- 60FPS/60Hz twice as fluid, twice as responsive, zero the lag
- Horizontal Run'n'Gun game
Hardware Specs (AES)
- Beautiful handcrafted true 16-bit pixel art
- large panoramic backgrounds with up to 11000px length with a lot of parallax elements
- big fully animated bosses
- tons of animation, little details and pixel love
AES NEOGEO Homesystem compatible
Designed for NTSC / 60Hz consoles
Digitized Stereo Soundtrack
Custom made PCBs
Sacrifice free SNK style packaging
- Kraut Buster AES NEOGEO AES Cart
- Final software version
- 808 MEGS
- High quality STEREO music soundtrack on cartridge
- Console mode support
- Cartridge shell (can have small imperfections)
- Snap case (can have small imperfections)
- Cart sticker ENGLISH [normal version]
- Offset printed insert ENGLISH [normal version]
- Offset printed full color game manual: 16pages
- Manual baggy
- Holographic number sticker
The girl is included on the cover of all regular editions (old pictures where without her).
CRT screen shots of alpha built (2018-05-24/2016-12-22): More screens in higher resolution are on the product page.
Video #5 2019: Youtube
Trailer #4 2017: Youtube
Trailer #3 2016: VIDEO #3
Please view the product page and the FAQ section for limitations and compatibility notices of this product.
NEO GEO (TM) is a registered trademark of SNK PLAYMORE Corporation.
Our NEO GEO (TM) software is not officialy licensed, designed, manufactured, distributed or endorsed by SNK/Playmore corp. of Japan.