[singlepic=22546,320,240,,left]Don’t call it a come back but all your 2D childhood memories are returning this Tuesday. SNK Playmore announced that they’ll be launching the NEOGEO Station on the PlayStation Network to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the NEOGEO video game system. Not every one of your favorites will be released right away of course, but it’ll be gradual and it will eventually be awesome. The NEOGEO games will run you $8.99 per title for the PS3 and $6.99 per title for the PSP.
Below are screenshots from King of Fighter ’94 for the PS3 and Metal Slug for the PSP.
Now if only they’d re-release the giant ass black joysticks…
Here’s the official press below:
2010-SNK PLAYMORE USA CORPORATION announced today that they will be launching the NEOGEO Station on the PlayStation® Network to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the NEOGEO videogame system on December 21st, 2010. The NEOGEO Station will be a continuously growing’ library of classic NEOGEO games available via the PlayStation Network for $8.99 per title for PS3 and $6.99 per title for PSP.
Since its release in 1990, the revolutionary “NEOGEO” videogame system has attracted millions of fans
worldwide with its unforgettable library of arcade classics. In commemorating the 20th anniversary
of the legendary NEOGEO MVS & AES, SNK has updated NEOGEO games for PlayStation®3 and
PlayStation®Portable systems with VERSUS and/or CO-OP Play so players all over the world can compete
against each other via the PlayStation®Network (PSP® Versions will be compatible with Ad-Hoc Mode**). SNK is also adding a variety of features both hardcore fans and a new generation of NEOGEO gamers will be sure to appreciate.
The first 10 game titles on “NEOGEO Station” will be available on December 21, 2010 for the PS3 and
will include “FATAL FURY”, “METAL SLUG”, and “THE KING OF FIGHTERS ’94”. “FATAL FURY” and “METAL
SLUG” will also be available for the PSP on December 21. Continuing in 2011, SNK PLAYMORE USA will
offer the PSP versions of the other eight game titles as well as a wide variety of other games that made
the “NEOGEO” world-famous in the 90s.
Here is the complete launch title list for NEOGEO Station – each PS3™ version will sell for a suggested
price of $8.99 per title, each PSP® version will cost $6.99 per title. All titles listed will be available for
the PS3 on December 21, 2010 and except
where noted, in January for the PSP:
FATAL FURY (PSP 12/21)
ALPHA MISSION II
THE KING OF FIGHTERS ’94
BASEBALL STARS PROFESSIONAL
METAL SLUG (PSP 12/21)
ART OF FIGHTING