SNK has announced a Christmas Edition of the NEO GEO Mini, with even more games

By on November 13, 2018 at 1:00 pm
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For those looking to pick up SNK’s NEO GEO Mini micro console, you might want to wait until Christmas. SNK has just announced a “Christmas Edition” of the NEO GEO Mini — that comes with even more games than the regular versions.

The “Christmas Edition” of the NEO GEO Mini comes in a new Christmas-themed form factor and is packed with 48 games — 8 more total than the 40 included with in the regular and International versions, and nine of which have not appeared on the micro console before. For those interested, the list of games that SNK has confirmed for this new edition is as follows:

  • Aggressors of Dark Kombat
  • Blue’s Journey
  • Burning Fight
  • Cyber-Lip
  • King of Monsters
  • King of Monsters 2
  • Magician Lord
  • Metal Slug
  • Metal Slug 2
  • Metal Slug X
  • Metal Slug 3
  • Metal Slug 4
  • Metal Slug 5
  • Ninja Combat
  • Ninja Commando
  • Ninja Master’s
  • Robo Army
  • Sengoku 3
  • Shock Troopers
  • Shock Troopers 2nd Squad
  • The Super Spy
  • Top Hunter Roddy & Cathy
  • Alpha Mission II
  • Blazing Star
  • Twinkle Star Sprites
  • League Bowling
  • Soccer Brawl
  • Super Sidekicks
  • Top Player’s Golf
  • Art of Fighting
  • Fatal Fury
  • Fatal Fury 2
  • Fatal Fury 3
  • Real Bout Fatal Fury 2
  • Real Bout Fatal Fury Special
  • Garou: Mark of the Wolves
  • Savage Rein
  • Kizuna Encounter
  • Samurai Shodown II
  • Samurai Shodown IV
  • Samurai Shodown V Special
  • The King of Fighters ‘97
  • The King of Fighters ‘98
  • The King of Fighters ‘99
  • The King of Fighters 2001
  • The King of Fighters 2002
  • The Last Blade 2
  • World Heroes Perfect

Compared to the standard and International version, the “Christmas Edition” is missing some The King of Fighters games, but trades these for games from other franchises such as Fatal FuryMetal Slug, and more. This new bundle also includes two NEO GEO Mini control pads, and some other goodies.

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No release date for the NEO GEO Mini “Christmas Edition” has been announced as of yet, though it’s expected to arrive sometime next month, in time for the Christmas season.

Sources: Siliconera, SNK [press release]

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