Neo Geo (system)

1990

The , stylised as NEO‚ÄĘGEO, also written as NEOGEO, is a cartridge-based arcade system board and fourth-generation [video game console] released on April 26, 1990, by Japanese game company SNK Corporation.

The Neo Geo MVS was a success during the 1990s due to the cabinet's low cost, six ROM slots, and compact size.

1993

The Neo Geo was revived along with the brand overall in December 2012 through the introduction of the Neo Geo X handheld and home system. The Neo Geo was a very powerful system when released, more powerful than any video game console at the time, and many arcade systems such as rival Capcom's CPS, which did not surpass it until the CP System II in 1993.

1997

Neo Geo hardware production lasted seven years, being discontinued in 1997, whereas game software production lasted until 2004, making Neo Geo the longest supported arcade system of all time.

2004

Neo Geo hardware production lasted seven years, being discontinued in 1997, whereas game software production lasted until 2004, making Neo Geo the longest supported arcade system of all time.

2012

The Neo Geo was revived along with the brand overall in December 2012 through the introduction of the Neo Geo X handheld and home system. The Neo Geo was a very powerful system when released, more powerful than any video game console at the time, and many arcade systems such as rival Capcom's CPS, which did not surpass it until the CP System II in 1993.




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