Growing up, I really wanted a Neo Geo system for my home but I knew I could only own one in my wildest dreams. SNK’s home system was radically different from the Super Nintendo and the Sega Genesis, the systems it was competing against at the time, as it literally brought the arcade experience into your home. That’s because the Neo Geo wasn’t some stripped down version of the arcade machine; it was the actual arcade hardware! The problem that this meant you had to pay an hefty price for the system as well as the game cartridges! The thing was just too expensive but, ah, a kid could dream, couldn’t he?
With SNK’s announcement and imminent release of the Neo Geo Mini, it looks like my dream will finally come true! The little system is definitely a unique take on the “mini” revamps that Nintendo had with their NES…
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