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Re: Neo Geo Mini

Post by skykappah » September 12th, 2018, 7:13 pm

It's out for pre-order. Though looking at the game roster again.... There's not as much variety as I had wanted. I love Kof and Metal Slug but I don't want all of them here when we could've had Viewpoint, Twinkle Star Sprites, Neo Drift Out and Puzzle Bobble etc.

May buy one if it drops below £90 but as it is.... Gonna have to be a desperate Impulse buy.
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Re: Neo Geo Mini

Post by Pete » September 12th, 2018, 9:35 pm

This would prob end like my Snes Mini used once then put on eBay :oops:

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Re: Neo Geo Mini

Post by nem » September 13th, 2018, 11:24 am

skykappah wrote:
September 12th, 2018, 7:13 pm
I love Kof and Metal Slug but I don't want all of them here when we could've had Viewpoint, Twinkle Star Sprites, Neo Drift Out and Puzzle Bobble etc.
Except you couldn't have. Well, not without it costing a whole lot more. None of those games were made by SNK.

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Re: Neo Geo Mini

Post by cools » September 13th, 2018, 11:59 am

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Re: Neo Geo Mini

Post by LEGENOARYNINLIA » September 13th, 2018, 12:29 pm

SNK owns the ADK stuff, so leaving out Twinkle Star Sprites means they probably have future plans for that title.

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Re: Neo Geo Mini

Post by geotrig » September 13th, 2018, 12:42 pm

£130 is a hefty price for it alright
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Re: Neo Geo Mini

Post by nem » September 13th, 2018, 2:44 pm

LEGENOARYNINLIA wrote:
September 13th, 2018, 12:29 pm
SNK owns the ADK stuff
Ahh, that's true. Odd omission then.

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Re: Neo Geo Mini

Post by Dache » September 13th, 2018, 2:58 pm

LEGENOARYNINLIA wrote:
September 13th, 2018, 12:29 pm
SNK owns the ADK stuff, so leaving out Twinkle Star Sprites means they probably have future plans for that title.
It's in the Japanese version of the machine. They just didn't think it was worth including in the "International" edition.

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Re: Neo Geo Mini

Post by skykappah » September 13th, 2018, 6:36 pm

nem wrote:
September 13th, 2018, 11:24 am
skykappah wrote:
September 12th, 2018, 7:13 pm
I love Kof and Metal Slug but I don't want all of them here when we could've had Viewpoint, Twinkle Star Sprites, Neo Drift Out and Puzzle Bobble etc.
Except you couldn't have. Well, not without it costing a whole lot more. None of those games were made by SNK.
I know they aren't made by SNK but that didn't stop Nintendo dealing with Capcom, Konami, SquareEnix and co for its classic mini consoles.
For this to cost as much as does is SNK's fault for the rodent sized screen that is 101% impractical. (For the games that you are trying to play.)
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Re: Neo Geo Mini

Post by LEGENOARYNINLIA » September 13th, 2018, 6:49 pm

Think about how much money Nintendo has compared to SNK that releases only about 1-2 new games per year.

I agree that the whole Neo Geo mini system is impractical. That's why I don't care and won't buy one.

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Re: Neo Geo Mini

Post by skykappah » September 13th, 2018, 7:08 pm

Well that I know too. But until I know what attempts were made and rebutted or if any at all... I'm still gonna ask.
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Re: Neo Geo Mini

Post by nem » September 14th, 2018, 3:00 pm

Nintendo sells millions of their Classic line, this will probably sell a few thousand. That's why Nintendo can afford to pay for licenses and SNK can't.

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Re: Neo Geo Mini

Post by Missile5 » September 14th, 2018, 4:41 pm

Big fan of the Neo Geo, but i'm not that interested in playing the games on a small-screen. I like the look of the mini, and I hope it sells but it's just not for me.

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Re: Neo Geo Mini

Post by Pete » September 15th, 2018, 1:11 pm

Shelf queen for the discerning arcade collector :problem:

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Re: Neo Geo Mini

Post by Jan » September 15th, 2018, 1:28 pm

i`m not sure if we are the target audience for this anyway. i picked one up for my son, he loves it.
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Re: Neo Geo Mini

Post by George » September 19th, 2018, 5:32 am

Cute to say the least, but the price is sooo off putting imo.
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Re: Neo Geo Mini

Post by cools » Yesterday, 5:37 pm



Watch Ashens rip the shitepad a new one.
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