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In 1990, the SNK Corp. launched the Neo Geo MVS (multi-video system) as the premiere home and arcade gaming console. Thirty years later, the successor to the Neo Geo, the MVSX, is set to release this November. Packed with 50 different games and all the nostalgia you can handle, this home arcade system will be at the top of any arcade rat’s Christmas wishlist. The home arcade system is a slick-looking cabinet, standing at 25” for the top half alone or a whopping 57” with the base attached. No matter your form factor, you still get some sweet specs and features including: 17” LCD @ 1280x1024 with scan line support Dual sets of buttons and joysticks with the classic layout... Read more...
Retro gaming is a passion for many enthusiasts who want to relive some of the glory of their youth. Retro gamers who have a Twitch Prime subscription can get some classic arcade games at no cost courtesy of SNK. Keep in mind that anyone with an Amazon Prime account also has a Twitch Prime account. The seven games fall into the fighting and shooting genres and while there are seven individual titles, one of the games is actually a bundle of 24 games. The seven new titles include: Metal Slug 2 SNK 40th Anniversary Collection (the bundle) Shock Troopers: 2nd Squad Baseball Stars 2 Sengoku 3 Ironclad King of the Monsters For those wondering, the titles that are featured in the SNK 40th Anniversary... Read more...
The retro gaming market is hot right now, mostly because people have fond memories of growing up playing old school Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) and SNES games. It's not just Nintendo that is trying to cash in, though. SNK today introduced the Neo Geo Arcade Stick Pro with a bunch of retro games preinstalled. This is somewhat of a unique device—the design is based on the controller for the Neo Geo CD that was released back in 1996, but it's not a carbon copy. The new Neo Geo Arcade Stick Pro is larger, measuring 430 x 215 x 125 mm (WxDxH), has more buttons, and overall looks to be better suited for playing fighting games. There are two modes users can choose, including Arcade Stick... Read more...
SNK, the Japanese hardware and software company that was very much a force during the golden age of arcade gaming, is getting ready to celebrate its 40th anniversary. What better way to do that than to bring back a bunch of classic titles, and what better company to partner with for such a celebration than Nintendo, which has seen huge success in the retro scene with its NES Classic and SNES Classic consoles? SNK couldn't think of any better answers either, and so it's releasing the SNK 40th Anniversary Collection for the Nintendo Switch in mid-November. The SNK 40th Anniversary Collection bundles more than 13 games, some of which come with both the console and arcade version. So far, these are... Read more...