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SNK Releasing NEOGEO X Gold System

by on August 13, 2012

In a partnership between SNK Playmore and Tommo, Inc., gamers will get a taste of nostalgia this December with the release of NEOGEO X GOLD; a combination home arcade console and handheld device.

Basically what you’re getting is a NEOGEO X Station, along with an arcade joystick, as well as the handheld that comes pre-loaded with 20 classic titles.  The handheld has a 4.3″ LCD with an expandable game card slot, stereo speakers and a headphone jack.  The NEOGEO X Handheld will be compatible with the NEOGEO X Joystick and can be charged using the console itself, which will have standard A/V outs as well as HDMI.

“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 entire system will be available for $199.99 and be sold in North America, Asia and Europe.

The pre-installed games will include:

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