So they have finally revealed the handheld fits into a case and looks like an AES. But it’s NOT an AES. It will not accept cartridges… Hmmm…. Still, it looks rather nice and has that all important HDMI output and the stick ports are USB!!!! But If you’re looking for an uptodate AES… this is not it… you will have to buy those games all over again if you want to play them on this system.
NEOGEO X GOLD Limited Edition Announced
Early Adopters Receive NINJA MASTER’S Game Card, While Supplies Last
Los Angeles, Calif. – October 22, 2012 - Tommo, Inc., in partnership with SNK PLAYMORE, today announced the NEOGEO X GOLD Limited Edition entertainment system. The NEOGEO X GOLD Limited Edition will include a limited edition game card to accompany the 20 classic NEOGEO® AES games already pre-loaded on the NEOGEO X Handheld, at no additional cost.
Early adopters and fans who reserve the highly anticipated NEOGEO X GOLD Limited Edition (from participating retailers) on or before its worldwide release date of December 6, 2012 will receive a limited edition NINJA MASTER’S game card for use with the NEOGEO X Handheld, while supplies last.
Originally released in arcades and on the NEOGEO console in 1996, NINJA MASTER’Sfeatures 12 playable characters, and lightning-fast 2D fighting action that allows players to switch between hand-to-hand and weapon-based combat on the fly, offering huge combo counts and multiple styles of play. Choose the fighter that suits your skill level and play style and defeat all challengers in this ninja-themed fighter from ADK and SNK.
The NEOGEO X GOLD Limited Edition includes:
About the NEOGEO X GOLD:
Following the 20th anniversary of the ground breaking 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 NEOGEO X GOLD Limited Edition is set for a worldwide release on December 6, 2012 for a suggested retail price of $199.99 (USD). The NEOGEO X GOLD Limited Edition is currently available for pre-order through amazon.com and gamestop.com, and will also be made available through the following online retailers: Walmart, Target, Toys R Us, Best Buy and the AAFES.
For the latest news as it is released, and for additional information regarding the NEOGEO X GOLD entertainment system and the NEOGEO X Handheld, please visit: www.NEOGEOX.com.
About SNK PLAYMORE CORPORATION:
Headquartered in Osaka, Japan, SNK PLAYMORE CORPORATION (SNK) develops, publishes and distributes interactive entertainment software in Japan, North America, Europe and Asia. Founded in 1978, SNK is one of the largest privately held interactive entertainment content providers in the world.
Known for such franchises as THE KING OF FIGHTERS, METAL SLUG, and SAMURAI SHODOWN SNK continues to be an industry leader by focusing on their rich arcade history. More information on SNK PLAYMORE CORPORATION can be found at www.snkplaymore.co.jp SNK PLAYMORE USA is a wholly owned subsidiary of SNK PLAYMORE CORPORATION.
About Tommo, Inc.:
With over 20 years of experience in logistics and sales, a knowledgeable staff and sales representatives available nationwide, Tommo Inc. is one of North America’s largest distributors of video gaming merchandises. Founded in 1989, Tommo has grown from a wholesaler of imported video games to becoming one of the nation’s main suppliers of video gaming content to national retail chain stores as well as independent retailers.
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