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  BLAZE Sets Release Date for NEOGEO X Classics: Volumes I-V, Announces NEOGEO X Mega Pack: Volume I
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06/05/2013
 


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Doncaster, UK – June 5th, 2013 – BLAZE (along with Tommo, Inc., in partnership with SNK PLAYMORE), today announced a list of new features, fixes, and a release date for NEOGEO X Classics: Volumes I-V , and the NEOGEO X Mega Pack: Volume I , made exclusively for use with the NEOGEO X Handheld entertainment system.

Set to release on June 25th, 2013 across Europe, Australia, Russia, The Middle East and Africa the NEOGEO X Classics Volumes will contain 3 pedigree titles from the NEOGEO library, for a total of 15 new titles across all Volumes. And for fans who want it all, Tommo has introduced the NEOGEO X Mega Pack: Volume I . Containing all 15 titles from the NEOGEO Classics Collection: Volumes I-V on one game card, and coming packed in a hard, “clam shell” collector case, the NEOGEO X Mega Pack: Volume I is the perfect way for fans to build their NEOGEO X game library! As an added bonus, Tommo will also be including the ROCKET CABLE, High-speed Charging Travel Cable, at no additional cost, with the Classics: Volumes I-V and Mega Pack: Volume I.

Full listing of titles that will be contained on NEOGEO X Classics: Volume I-V*, and NEOGEO X Mega Pack: Volume I:

  • ART OF FIGHTING 3
  • BLAZING STAR
  • BLUE’S JOURNEY
  • FATAL FURY: MARK OF THE WOLVES
  • KIZUNA ENCOUNTER
  • THE KING OF FIGHTERS ‘96
  • THE LAST BLADE 2
  • METAL SLUG 2
  • SAMURAI SHODOWN 3
  • SAVAGE REIGN
  • SENGOKU
  • SHOCK TROOPERS
  • SUPER SIDEKICKS 3 – THE NEXT GLORY
  • TOP HUNTER
  • WORLD HEROES JET
As part of Tommo’s continued support and development of the NEOGEO X, Tommo will also be including NEOGEO X System Update 1.0 with each copy of NEOGEO X Classics: Volumes I-V, and NEOGEO X Mega Pack: Volume I. The hefty system update will apply fixes to audio, aspect ratio, game response time, and more! A new feature included in NEOGEO X System Update 1.0 is the ability to save game data for existing and upcoming games for use on all games.

NEOGEO X Classics: Volumes I-V and the NEOGEO X Mega Pack are now available for pre-order. Please visit  http://neogeox.com/eu for the latest info.

About the NEOGEO X:

Following the 20th anniversary of the ground breaking NEOGEO AES console, the NEOGEO X entertainment system provides players with all of the features of a home arcade and the convenience of a handheld gaming device.

For further information on distribution in Europe, Australia, Russia, The Middle East and Africa, please contact Jason Cooper, [email protected]

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 BLAZE:

Founded by Jason Cooper and now celebrating over 21 years in the video gaming sector, BLAZE specializes in the design, manufacturing and distribution of gaming systems.

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.

“THE KING OF FIGHTERS” and “SAMURAI SHODOWN” are registered trademarks of SNK PLAYMORE CORPORATION.

© SNK PLAYMORE "NEOGEO" is a registered trademark of SNK PLAYMORE CORPORATION. Used under license from SNK PLAYMORE USA CORPORATION.