The Neo Geo Rises With Neo Geo X Gold

By Stew Chyou on August 17, 2012, 2:31PM EDT

After almost 20 years of its fade to obscurity, the Neo Geo franchise is making a return this winter. Partnered with SNK Playmore, Tommo, Inc. has announced the Neo Geo X Gold entertainment system, slated for a global release December 6, 2012 at a suggested retail price of $199.99.

The Neo Geo X Gold will come complete with the Neo Geo X Station, the Neo Geo X Joystick, and the Neo Geo X Handheld "“ sporting a 4.3" LCD display, expandable game card slot, internal stereo speakers, a 3.5mm headphone jack, and compatible with the joystick and console for visual transfer to HDMI and A/V display monitors and televisions.

The Neo Geo X Handheld will also come with 20 pre-loaded Neo Geo classics including:

3 Count Bout

League Bowling

Art of Fighting 2

Magician Lord

Alpha Mission 2

Metal Slug

Baseball Stars 2

Mutation Nation

Fatal Fury

Nam 1975

Fatal Fury Special

Puzzled

The King of Fighters '95

Real Bout: Fatal Fury Special

King of the Monsters

Samurai Shodown 2

Last Resort

Super Sidekicks

World Heroes Perfect

Cyber Lip

"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."

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