SNK's Neo Geo X Gold Limited Edition Handheld Console Now Available For £175

SNK-Neo-Geo-X-Gold-Limited-Edition-Handheld-Console-Now-Available-For-175As of today, SNK's revival in the hardware world is available to order for £175. The Neo Geo X Gold Limited Edition Console / Handheld has been released in Europe via distributors Blaze, coming pre-loaded with 20 classic Neo Geo titles.

If you missed our previous coverage of the Neo Geo X Gold, SNK's handheld-come-console was due to go on general sale on the 6th of December - including 20 Neo Geo classics, a Neo Geo AES housing that doubles up as a HDMI TV Out docking station, an USB replica arcade stick and an expandable game card slot.

The release date was delayed until today and has since gone on general sale in the US via distributors Tommo too, for the price of $199. But what do you get for your money? That's something you're now able to see, thanks to a recently uploaded unboxing video on YouTube.

Neo Geo X Gold Limited Edition Trailer & Unboxing

Link: Buy Neo Geo X Gold Limited Edition via Blaze Europe

Sources: MCV and Mo5


Last Updated ( 18 December 2012 )  

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(Link to this comment) MRCL 2012-12-19 00:31
Will receive mine next year, shipping date in Switzerland is 31st of December :/
(Link to this comment) invaderboy71 2012-12-19 20:58
Ive just bought mine from Ebay a littel pricey i paid £229 but i think its worth it. Its my xmas present to my self. :-)
(Link to this comment) Collz69 2012-12-19 21:49
I'm so tempted by this, must resist!
(Link to this comment) k1ngarth3r 2012-12-19 22:39
If I didn't already have an MVS and AES I'd have bought it but don't need the same games a third time :-)

The reviews are positive except for the hdmi output
(Link to this comment) Wizbiscuit 2012-12-20 09:31
I got a email about a month ago saying the release date was held back as they wanted a world wide release as they didnt want anybody missing out... aaaa marketing, where did it all go wrong.... So mines coming from FunStock and I have no idea when...
(Link to this comment) Trilian 2013-01-19 13:31
I actually have one and think its a very nice piece of hardware. It works as it should, the arcades stick feels good and games on it are great.

Yes, the HDMI isn't the best, but playing this as a handheld is amazing. The controls and screen work perfectly, it's like playing the arcade version on a little screen.

For the record, I already own most of the games on either MVS and/or AES and I still feel this is a great addition to my collection.
(Link to this comment) BuckoA51 2012-12-20 10:49
I don't get why anyone would want this junk. It's just some crappy embedded linux emulator with a Neo Geo logo slapped on. The screen isn't even the right aspect ratio and the HDMI output is worse than terrible. Personally I think it's an insult to the Neo Geo brand.
(Link to this comment) MRCL 2012-12-20 14:42
Mine should arrive today or tomorrow. They shipped it yesterday. I just hope it gets here in time, I'm not at home from the 24th until the 31st...

Also, I want that because reasons!
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