[EN]: From time to time, there have been a few retro-consoles released to the public. A re-release of the Atari 2600 comes to mind, which I’ve seen it in stores, even as of recent. Though now there is a certain preference for downloading retro games in current consoles, especially those titles of the arcade or old-console-type, it’s nice to actually play games the way they were meant to be played on a new version of a console with a replica of the original controller.

The arrival of the Neo Geo arcade system and game console brought lots of quality games, preferably of the fighting type. I remember the games cartridges were expensive to buy then, due to the fact it was actual arcade games, and the system, an arcade console. This new retro-console will be released on December 6, 2012, to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the NeoGeo AES console. The NeoGeo X Gold entertainement system will be sold at $199.99, and will come packed with the NeoGeo X Station, the NeoGeo X portable along with 20 pre-loaded games, and the NeoGeo X Joystick.

The portable device will have modern features such as a game card slot, its own LCD screen, a headphone jack, and will work with both the joystick and the station to charge the device and transfer the game to an HDTV or monitor via HDMI or A/V out. Read the press release to check out what games will come pre-loaded.

[ES]: De vez en cuando, han habido unas poquitas retro-consolas estrenadas al público. Un re-lanzamiento del Atari 2600 viene a mente, el cuál he visto en tiendas, hasta recientemente. Aunque ahora hay una cierta preferencia por descargar juegos retros a las consolas presentes, más bien aquellos títulos de pinball, arcade o tragamonedas, o de viejas consolas, es verdaderamente bueno jugar juegos de la manera en que estaban destinados a ser jugados en una nueva versión de una consola con una replica del control original.

La llegada del sistema arcade NeoGeo y consola de juegos trajo varios juegos de calidad, preferiblemente los del género de luchas. Recuerdo los cartchos que eran caros para comprarlos debido a que eran verdaderos juegos arcade, y el sistema, una consola arcade. Esta nueva retro-consola será lanzada el 6 de diciembre de 2012 para celebrar el 20mo aniversario de la consola NeoGeo AES. El sistema de entretenimiento NeoGeo X Gold será vendido a $199.99, y vendrá empacado con la NeoGeo X Station (consola), el portátil NeoGeo X y 20 juegos pre-cargados, y la palanca de juego NeoGeo X Joystick.

El dispositivo portátil tendrá rasgos modernos como una ranura para tarjetas de juegos, su propia pantalla LCD, un conector para auriculares, y funcionará con ambos el joystick y la estación para cargar el dispositivo portátil y transferir el juego a un HDTV o monitor vía HDTV o A/V out. Lean el comunicado de prensa para ver qué juegos vendrán pre-cargados.

[EN– Press Release]

Los Angeles, Calif. – August 13, 2012 – Tommo, Inc., in partnership with SNK PLAYMORE, today confirmed that the NEOGEO X GOLD entertainment system is scheduled for a worldwide release this December. 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 entertainment system is set for a worldwide release on December 6, 2012 for a suggested retail price of $199.99 (USD).

The NEOGEO X GOLD entertainment system comes complete with the NEOGEO X Station, the NEOGEO X Handheld with 20 pre-loaded NEOGEO classic titles, and the NEOGEO X Joystick. In addition to coming pre-loaded with 20 NEOGEO classic titles, the NEOGEO X Handheld device features a crisp 4.3″ LCD display, an expandable game card slot, internal stereo speakers, and a 3.5mm headphone jack for a personal gaming experience you can take anywhere. The NEOGEO X Handheld device works with the NEOGEO X Joystick and NEOGEO X Station to charge the handheld device and transfer the action directly to a television set or monitor, via HDMI or A/V out, for a true arcade experience right at home.

Distribution of the NEOGEO X GOLD entertainment system for European and Asian territories will be handled exclusively by BLAZE and Success Company. North American distribution of the NEOGEO X GOLD entertainment system will be handled exclusively by Tommo, Inc..For the latest news as it is released, and for additional information regarding the NEOGEO X GOLDentertainment system, 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. 

About BLAZE: Founded by Jason Cooper over 20 years ago, BLAZE now specializes in the creation and distribution of retro gaming devices. BLAZE currently distribute SEGA and ATARI branded consoles and, in Q1 2012, are set to release the “Gamegadget” games console, billed as the “iPod for games” 

About Success Company: Based in Hong Kong, Success Company are specialists in the distribution of all video games formats throughout the Asian region.

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