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Old 05-10-18, 09:27 AM   #1
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Neo Geo mini!

I am all over this!


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The Neo Geo mini includes forty masterpieces from the Neo Geo era. It’s shaped like a nostalgic arcade machine, and it comes with a 3.5-inch liquid crystal display of its own. This means that you can enjoy the games without the need to connect it to a TV or a monitor.

That being said, the little machine that can does come with HDMI ports and two external controller posts to play it on your TV and with two players. It even includes an headphone jack.

Dimensions are 135 mm ◊ 108 mm ◊ 162 mm, and it weighs about 600 grams





Games list...


They're shooting for sub-$100

I'm sure there will be a hack to expand the games list...
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Old 05-10-18, 09:32 AM   #2
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Re: Neo Geo mini!

Surprised how cheap they intend it to be given the company. . I donít know if Iíll get this though. Looks sorta cool but not sure how often Iíd really play the games. Plus the unit while neat looks a bit bigger than Iíd like it to be.
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Old 05-10-18, 09:42 AM   #3
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Re: Neo Geo mini!

I will SO get this. I wish it had Baseball Stars but I'm sure there will be a way to hack this.
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Old 05-10-18, 11:06 AM   #4
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Re: Neo Geo mini!

I can't remember how close I came to buying a Neo Geo home unit back in the early 90s. It wasn't the $700 price tag of the console that stopped me, but the $250 games. I did end up buying just about every other console every released though.

Looking forward to checking out the Mini version though, decent selection of games.
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Old 05-10-18, 11:29 AM   #5
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Re: Neo Geo mini!

So, this mini would be close to $10K of hardware/games from the early '90s, adjusted for inflation, closer to $18K.
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Old 05-10-18, 12:19 PM   #6
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Re: Neo Geo mini!

This is the first one of these mini units that I will absolutely pre-order.
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Old 05-10-18, 02:24 PM   #7
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Re: Neo Geo mini!

Not my thing since I was never that big in to Neo Geo as a kid other then some Metal Slug and a little Fatal Fury, but its cool that its a small unit by itself and can also hook up to your TV.
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Old 05-10-18, 02:30 PM   #8
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Re: Neo Geo mini!

Launch Day purchase if it comes it at or under $100 for sure.
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Old 05-10-18, 04:53 PM   #9
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I can't remember how close I came to buying a Neo Geo home unit back in the early 90s. It wasn't the $700 price tag of the console that stopped me, but the $250 games. I did end up buying just about every other console every released though.

Looking forward to checking out the Mini version though, decent selection of games.
I was able to pick up a system and a bunch of games at a yard sale at a high end neighborhood when I was in grad school. Amazing system, the games were the size of my head, lol.
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Old 05-10-18, 08:22 PM   #10
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Re: Neo Geo mini!

I wanted one so bad as a kid, but as an adult fighting games don’t really appeal to me. Depending on the price I might pick it up.
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Old 05-10-18, 08:58 PM   #11
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Re: Neo Geo mini!

I think I may actually get this "mini" system, I had the NES and SNES as a kid, but of course the NEO GEO was way out of my price range.

Under $100 makes it an easy choice, considering what it was back in the day.
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Old 05-10-18, 09:11 PM   #12
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Re: Neo Geo mini!

I know what they were going for but I'd almost rather have gotten a more traditional, switch-like portable that plugs into the TV (if they didn't want to go with the classic nes/snes route of just looking like a console with no screen) because that tiny stick and screen seem like it would be annoying to play on.
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Old 05-11-18, 05:21 PM   #13
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Re: Neo Geo mini!

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I know what they were going for but I'd almost rather have gotten a more traditional, switch-like portable that plugs into the TV (if they didn't want to go with the classic nes/snes route of just looking like a console with no screen) because that tiny stick and screen seem like it would be annoying to play on.
It has an HDMI out and controllers too.

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That being said, the little machine that can does come with HDMI ports and two external controller posts to play it on your TV and with two players. It even includes an headphone jack.
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Old 05-11-18, 05:46 PM   #14
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It has an HDMI out and controllers too.
I realize that (though I also see my post doesn't make that clear). It's just that I can't see playing it in "handheld" mode so I'd prefer it be more like the s/nes classic or like a more traditional handheld.
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