More Neo Geo X classics arriving June 25 [Update]

Update: This article originally listed these products' collective release date as June 6, which is incorrect. The actual release date is June 25, and the body of this post has been changed to reflect that.

Original: Those looking to play some new games on their Neo Geo X consoles can now preorder five volumes on Amazon for $25 each that, in total, include 15 of the system's classic games. Neo Geo X owners also have the option to pay $80 for a Mega Pack that contains all 15 games. The game packs will be available on June 6 June 25, according to Amazon's listings.

While we knew these games were coming, here's how they are spread out across the five volumes:
  • Volume 1: Sengoku, Metal Slug 2, Top Hunter
  • Volume 2: Samurai Shodown 3, Savage Reign, Super Sidekicks 3
  • Volume 3: The King of Fighters '96, Blazing Star, Kizuna Encounter
  • Volume 4: Garou: Mark of the Wolves, Shock Troopers, World Heroes 2 Jet
  • Volume 5: The Last Blade, Blue's Journey, Art of Fighting 3
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Tommo Sets Release Date for NEOGEO X Classics: Volumes I-V, Announces NEOGEO X Mega Pack: Volume I

System Update, New Features, and 15 New Games set to Blossom in June

Los Angeles, CA - May 24, 2013 - 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 set to release on June 25, 2013 across North America, the NEOGEO X Classics series will contain 3 pedigree titles from the NEOGEO library of games, 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: Volumes I-V on one game card, and coming packed in a hard, "clam shell" collector case, packed with bonus items for fans and collectors alike, 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:
Vol I: SENGOKU, METAL SLUG 2, TOP HUNTER: RODDY AND CATHY
Vol II: SAMURAI SHODOWN 3, SAVAGE REIGN, SUPER SIDEKICKS 3
Vol III: THE KING OF FIGHTERS '96, BLAZING STAR, KIZUNA ENCOUNTER
Vol IV: GAROU: MARK OF THE WOLVES, SHOCK TROOPERS, WORLD HEROES 2 JET
Vol V: THE LAST BLADE, BLUE'S JOURNEY, ART OF FIGHTING 3
NEOGEO X Mega Pack: Volume I: All 15 Titles included!


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, control inputs, video enhancements and more! One of the many new features included in NEOGEO X System Update 1.0 is the ability to save game data for existing and upcoming games. For full list of the items included with the NEOGEO X System Update 1.0 please visit:
www.NEOGEOX.com/FAQ.

NEOGEO X Classics: Volumes I-V are now available for pre-order in the United States from amazon.com, gamestop.com, and bestsku.com. Pre-orders for Canada will be opening soon through EB Canada, Future Shop, and Best Buy, with more online retailers for all regions on the way. Please visit www.NEOGEOX.com for the latest info.

This article was originally published on Joystiq.