The "New" Neo Geo Handheld Goes on Sale Very Soon

The new Neo Geo handheld gaming system, which we first told you about in January, will be going on sale worldwide in Q2 2012. Which is very, very soon!

The system has been licensed by Blaze, kinda-famous for similar handhelds that play old Genesis and SNES games, etc, and will be called the NEOGEO X.

As far as specs go, it'll boast an SD card slot, AV output, internal stereo speakers, headphone socket and a 3.5" LCD screen.

As reported in January, the twenty games coming pre-loaded on the NEOGEO X will be:

1. ART OF FIGHTING
2. BASEBALL STARS
3. CYBER LIP
4. FATAL FURY
5. FATAL FURY SPECIAL
6. FOOTBALL FRENZY
7. KING OF THE MONSTERS
8. LAST RESORT
9. LEAGUE BOWLING
10. MAGICIAN LORD
11. METAL SLUG
12. MUTATION NATION
13. NAM 1975
14. SAMURAI SHODOWN
15. SENGOKU
16. SUPER SIDEKICKS
17. THE KING OF FIGHTERS'94
18. THE ULTIMATE 11
19. TOP PLAYERS GOLF
20. WORLD HEROES

World Heroes? Sign. Me. Up.

No official word on price yet, but you can register your interest at the site below.

And if you want to read more about SNK's last proper handheld system, the Neo Geo Pocket, check this out.

NEOGEO X [official site]

Screw the Vita, Let's Talk About the Other NGP [Kotaku]