Done on: 8/7/98
NeoGeo Pocket and King Of
Fighters R-1 Revealed
SNK has released first shots of their upcoming game machine
NeoGeo Pocket and their NeoGeo Port version of the King Of Fighters game
The Neogeo pocket comes in a variety of machine colors starting
with the grey body shown below. It has unique capabilities built within,
such as Horoscope and Alarm. An AC adopter is included for home play, and
although the specifics have not been released, it can be played with
others with the use of the cable. The relationship it has to Dreamcast
has not been announced yet at this time. The Neoge Pocket is scheduled
on release for late October, and the price is set for 6800 yen in Japan.
|CPU: 16 bit
Resolution: 160 x 152 pixels
Color: 8 Level Monochrome
Internal RAM: 16 KBytes
Memory Backup with Lithium Batttery
Length: 12.2 CM
Width: 2.4 CM
Height: 7.4 CM
Wieght: 130 Gram
AA Battery (Alcaline) x 2 or AC Plug
Calandar, Horoscope, International Watch, Alarm
Games will be released in forms of cartiridges, which can be
inserted from the top of the machine. There is no information on the pricing
of cartridges,but SNK has commented to trying to make it within affordable,
As mentioned earlier, one of the first games scheduled for the
NeoGeo Pocket is King Of Fighters R-1 (Round 1).
While many pictures of the game has been released, not much
other information has been released.
The games seems to be the same 3 on 3 battle as the original
NeoGeo version, and so far Kyo, Iori, Athena, Terry, Ryo and Yuri have
The stages in KOF R-1 seem to resemble that in KOF97, escept
they have been Super Deformed (SD'ed) just as the characters.
Other games announced for the NeoGeo Pocket goes as follows:
|King Of Fighters R-1
(Pocket Fighing Series)
||Port of KOF series.
|Melon-chan no Seichou Nikki
||Grow a girl up.
|Neogeo Cup 98'
|Shougi No Tetsujin
||Mah-jong, playable anywhere.
|Melon-chan no Seichou Nikki, roughly translated to "Melon's growth
Diary" is a simulation game where the player must grow up a little
girl named Melon ( little girl in left hand of picture).
Shougi is the traditional Japanse version of Chess, where wodden
flat pieces of chips are used to symbolize characters.
Mah-Jong is a traditional Chinese board game, played with other opponents.
NeoGeo Pocket / King Of Fighters R-1
Copyright SNK Co.