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Submitted by stormtrooper 916d ago | news

New Video Game System Silently Released Last Week

If you thought we were done with new consoles in 2012 then you would be wrong! A new video game console was released last week that I’m sure many of you have fond memories of with its precursor. (Arcade, Industry, Retro)

Tetsujin  +   916d ago
Old news, I'd own one if it wasn't so expensive out the box.
The price is just the first of this system's many problems. Even for collectors/enthusiasts this is a tough sell.

Let me exemplify with the opinion of a long time Neo Geo fan, someone who really knows the system from inside and outside (literally - he's the one who repaired the Neo Geo arcade board for Classic Game Room's Youtube channel):

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Tetsujin  +   916d ago
I saw the video, it reminds me of the NES and the updated top loader version and the quality difference. After watching this I'd get one if it was under $30 - if that.
darthv72  +   916d ago
luke morse
Knows his Neo hardware but I had to inform him there are a few with strange audio/video issues. Mine is a 337 model and apparently there are other units with a different firmware such as 350 and 370.

Lukes complaints are not and should not be taken as the rule of thumb for everyone. The unit is not junk. It isn't for everyone but its too easy for someone who is having issues should take it up with the company to get one that works properly instead of resorting to calling it junk.

There is potential in the hardware. It seems it is more capable than led to believe. The hacking community will have this thing cracked to run other emus or apps. Its no psvita but then again....it isn't trying to be.
MmaFan-Qc  +   916d ago
can already play most of the games on psp/vita/ps3 so whats the point unless you are a collector?
WildArmed  +   916d ago
Exactly, you can emulate the games on a 90$ PSP, why on earth would you go for a 200$ handheld?
TXIDarkAvenger  +   916d ago
The same reason I can emulate a majority of games on PC but choose to buy the system the game was made for.
Flandy  +   916d ago
Didn't this release like in early December?
Mathew9R   916d ago | Spam
DeeZee  +   916d ago
Everyone knew this was coming out.
admiralvic  +   916d ago
Agreed.

The only reason this might be news to some, is the simple fact that there isn't a lot to say about it. Sure it's cool, but the price vastly outweighs any of that. Additionally, I've yet to hear news of more titles coming, nor has there really been any news past the preorder bonus, so it's not shocking to be in the dark.

Either or, down voted for the deceptive title... since I rather not see a new article every time a flash back or Chinese console releases.
Yodagamer  +   916d ago
From what i've seen on youtube the console is a shotty emulation and it's controllers are bad, which is a shame. I wanted one.
neogeo  +   916d ago
I approve of this system.
3GenGames  +   916d ago
It's an emu, they're hacking in to it as we speak. Much better to buy a PSP and mod it with an Emu, as you'll be doing that to that soon anyway because their emu sucks. They're also going to fix the video output by scaling it correctly.
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th3n00bg4m3r  +   916d ago
What the heck happened with OUYA?
NeXXXuS  +   916d ago
It's being released in a few months if my information is correct.
th3n00bg4m3r  +   916d ago
Never heard of it.
Yodagamer  +   916d ago
April 2013 for market and just available now for developers. I'll be picking it up just for emulation purposes, then the games that they will produce.
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optimus  +   916d ago
this is definately a dumb move if they aren't planning to release new games for it... not to mention you can get the most popular neo-geo titles on live arcade and psn... as well as the free emulation that everyone has mentioned...I think their strategy is to place it next to the other hanhelds in the store and hope that uninformed consumers see it as NEW and buy it for their kid.
Fatty  +   916d ago
The reason I haven't gotten the system is that the SNK collections that have been released have had many of these games. If they throw on KoF2001, KoF 1998 and King of the Monsters 2, then I'll grab one. Until then it's too costly and too limited for me.
CrescentFang  +   916d ago
Would instantly buy it if Gunlord was available.
Imagine... Gunlord... ON THE GO!!!
Scenarist  +   916d ago
LOL .. at the price. I will stick to emulators, I mean this is 2012/13! who doesnt know how to play any old game that they want ///for free ?
3GenGames  +   916d ago
That system is an emulator, on top of that. It also has a bunch of other emus on it too.
Scenarist  +   915d ago
of course it is.... but why pay for one when u can get it for free .... and dont say because its portable ... you can get emu's for handheld systems too
Scenarist  +   915d ago
so to the disagrees.. .. you must be the dummies that pay for stuff like this
weerertyfy   916d ago | Spam
thecowsaysmoo  +   916d ago
All these systems are inferior to the wii u.
AO1JMM  +   916d ago
No thanks because you can just play those retro games on other systems.
Kyosuke_Sanada  +   916d ago
This better have The Last Blade II and Garou: Mark Of the Wolves.....
poo342947294792  +   916d ago
Dingoo A320 with tv out cable...$70 plays everything perfoect from cps1 to neo to gba to sega cd that's how we roll

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