Tommo Inc and SNK Playmore today confirmed that they've teamed up and are planning on the worldwide release of the Neo Geo X Gold this December 6 (following the 20th anniversary of the Neogeo AES).
The Neo Geo X Gold entertainment system is set to come equipped with the Neo Geo X Station, the Neo Geo X Handheld (including 20 pre-loaded Neo Geo classics), and the Neo Geo X Joystick.
The handheld will come with a 4.3" LCD display, an expandable game card slot, internal stereo speakers, and a 3.5mm headphone jack.
The Neo Geo X Station will act as a charger, and will also allow gamers to connect to their monitors/televisions.
The list of pre-installed games is as follows:
3 COUNT BOUT
ART OF FIGHTING II
ALPHA MISSION II
BASEBALL STARS II
FATAL FURY SPECIAL
REAL BOUT - FATAL FURY SPECIAL
THE KING OF FIGHTERS '95
SAMURAI SHODOWN II
KING OF THE MONSTERS
WORLD HEROES PERFECT
"Great game consoles don't die; they're just reborn in much more affordable and convenient packages," commented Tommo CEO Jonathan Wan.
"The Neo Geo X Gold is a love letter to one of my favorite consoles of all time, and working with SNK Playmore to acquire the Neo Geo license, Tommo Inc. looks to provide gaming and entertainment enthusiasts with a classic arcade experience both at home and on the go."
European distribution will be handled by Blaze and Success Company. No price points have been discussed for the Euro market, but RRP of $199.99 is being suggested for the US release.