You may have seen news recently regarding the NEOGEO Mini, the last word in classic consoles, making its debut here in the UK. We're delighted to share a little more detail today, courtesy of our clients Venom, who will be exclusively distributing the NEOGEO Mini in the UK via its sister company 'The Accessory Outlet'.
This is hugely exciting news for Retro Gaming, hardware geeks and Arcade Fans everywhere. Incredibly collectible, irresistibly playable and overseen by the SNK team who brought us all the enviable classics of yesteryear, there really is nothing quite like the NEOGEO Mini!
The Accessory Outlet Announces Official UK Distribution of the NEOGEO™ Mini, the Advanced Entertainment System That Fits in the Palm of Your Hand!
The Legacy Lives On, with Part Mini-Arcade, Part Plug-In Console, Making Its UK Debut This Autumn
The Accessory Outlook is THE FIRST to have stock in the UK? There is very limited stock at the moment, but it is so popular that a huge order for more has been placed and it is guaranteed if one is pre-ordered now, it will arrive on the 10th October.
Hertfordshire, UK – September 11th, 2018 – The Accessory Outlet, sister business to Venom®, a leading UK provider of quality gaming accessories, announced today official UK rights to distribute the highly-anticipated NEOGEO™ Mini, the advanced portable entertainment system that’s part mini-arcade and part classic console.
Designed and produced by SNK® the legendary home of NEOGEO™ entertainment, The Accessory Outlet will serve as official UK distributor of the international NEOGEO Mini, expected to begin shipping in October 2018 and previously unavailable in the UK even via import.
Much more than a mere plug-and-play classic console, the NEOGEO Mini comes in the form of a table-top arcade, powered via USB and complete with 3.5inch display, arcade-style control stick, stereo speakers and a full complement of action buttons, allowing gamers to relive dozens of classic games with no need for a monitor or display! When playing at home or with friends, the HDMI output allows for simple connection to the TV, while gamers can even plug in up to two NEOGEO Mini PAD controllers (Sold Separately) and relive classic two-player action in HD from the comfort of their own living room!
Known for incredible graphics and peerless arcade thrills, NEOGEO is the premier name in arcade entertainment, and NEOGEO Mini includes no less than 40 timeless classics providing endless entertainment.
“NEOGEO is a name which transcends mere retro entertainment and true gamers will attest to the unrivalled quality offered by the 40 classic games built-in to the system. NEOGEO was the system that everyone wanted and finally gamers have the opportunity to own the very best from NEOGEO for themselves in a highly advanced, collectible arcade system which goes way beyond the classic plug-and-play consoles typically available.” said Tom Hodge, Director of Sales for The Accessory Outlet. “We’re delighted to be distributing the UK version of the system as well as the various accessories, and we believe that NEOGEO will prove a must-have system upon release this Autumn, allowing us to grow market share in the hardware sector.”
The full list of classic games built in to the system include:
Metal Slug, Metal Slug 2, Metal Slug 3, Metal Slug X, Metal Slug 4, Metal Slug 5, King of the Monsters, King of the Monsters 2, Sengoku 3, Magician Lord, Blue’s Journey, Shock Troopers, Shock Troopers 2nd Squad, Robo Army, Crossed Swords, Mutation Nation, 3 Count Bout
King of Fighters 95, King of Fighters 97, King of Fighters 98, King of Fighters 2000, King of Fighters 2002
Art of Fighting, Fatal Fury Special, Real Bout Fatal Fury, Garou: Mark of the Wolves, Samurai Showdown II, Samurai Showdown IV, Samurai Showdown V Special, Last Blade 2, World Heroes Perfect, Kizuna Encounter, Ninja Masters
Top Players Golf, Super Sidekicks, Football Frenzy
Blazing Star, Last Resort, Ghost Pilots
The international version of the NEOGEO Mini is expected to arrive in the UK this October, but is available for pre-order at accessoryoutlet.co.uk, GAME and Amazon now. You can also expect to see the NEOGEO Mini at other leading retailers for an SRP of: £129.99, with additional NEOGEO Mini PAD controllers available for an SRP of: £24.99.