New NeoGeo gaming system coming in December

12:03 PM, Aug 13, 2012   |    comments
The NeoGeo X Gold entertainment system from Tommo, Inc., and SNK Playmore.
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A new home video game system is on its way to North America packed with old-school arcade-style gaming as Tommo, Inc., in partnership with SNK Playmore, has announced plans to release the upcoming NeoGeo X Gold entertainment system worldwide release this December.

Following the 20th anniversary of the original NeoGeo AES console, the NeoGeo X Gold entertainment system provides players with all of the features of a home arcade and the convenience of a handheld gaming device.

The console comes complete with the NeoGeo X Station, NeoGeo X Handheld (with 20 pre-loaded classic NeoGeo titles, and the NeoGeo X Joystick.  In addition to being pre-loaded with classic video games, the NeoGeo X Handheld device features a 4.3" LCD display, an expandable game card slot, internal stereo speakers, and a 3.5mm headphone jack.  The Handheld device works with the Joystick and Station to charge the handheld device and transfer the action directly to a television set or monitor (via HDMI or A/V outputs).

The full list of NeoGeo X Handheld pre-installed are:

  • 3 Count Bout
  • League Bowling
  • Art of Fighting II
  • Magicial Lord
  • Alpha Mission II
  • Metal Slug
  • Baseball Stars II
  • Mutation Nation
  • Cyber Lip
  • NAM 1975
  • Fatal Fury
  • Puzzled
  • Fatal Fury Special
  • Real Bout
  • The King of Fighers '95
  • Samurai Showdown II
  • King of the Monsters
  • Super Sidekicks
  • Last Resort
  • World Heroes Perfect

"Great game consoles don't die; they're just reborn in much more affordable and convenient packages," said Tommo CEO Jonathan Wan.  "The NeoGeo X Gold is a love letter to one of my favorite consoles of all time, and working with SNK PLAYMORE to acquire the NEOGEO license, Tommo Inc. looks to provide gaming and entertainment enthusiasts with a classic arcade experience both at home and on the go."

The NeoGeo X Gold entertainment system is set for a worldwide release on December 6, 2012 for a suggested retail price of $199.99 (USD).


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