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NEOGEO X GOLD Limited Edition Announced for Europe, Australia, Russia, Middle East and Africa by BLAZE

Early Adopters Receive NINJA MASTER’S Game Card, While Supplies Last

31st October 2012– Letchworth UK

Blaze IP Ltd, (along with Tommo, Inc., in partnership with SNK PLAYMORE), today announced the NEOGEO X GOLD Limited Edition entertainment system for the European, Australian, Russia, Africa and Middle Eastern Territories. The NEOGEO X GOLD Limited Edition will include a limited edition game card to accompany the 20 classic NEOGEO? AES games already pre-loaded on the NEOGEO X Handheld, at no additional cost.

Early adopters and fans who reserve the highly anticipated NEOGEO X GOLD Limited Edition (directly from BLAZE's participating outlets) on or before its worldwide release date of December 6, 2012 will receive a limited edition NINJA MASTER'S game card for use with the NEOGEO X Handheld, while supplies last.

Originally released in arcades and on the NEOGEO console in 1996, NINJA MASTER'S features 12 playable characters, and lightning-fast 2D fighting action that allows players to switch between hand-to-hand and weapon-based combat on the fly, offering huge combo counts and multiple styles of play. Choose the fighter that suits your skill level and play style and defeat all challengers in this ninja-themed fighter from ADK and SNK.

The NEOGEO X GOLD Limited Edition includes:

The NEOGEO X Handheld– 4.3" LCD screen, stereo speakers, 16:9 and 4:3 display options

The NEOGEO X Station - houses NEOGEO X Handheld for charging and audio/video output capabilities via HDMI and composite cables (for a true "classic" experience)

One NEOGEO X Arcade Stick– Authentic arcade experience, for use with the NEOGEO X Station

20 Pre-Loaded Classic NEOGEO? AES games:

o 3 COUNT BOUT

o ART OF FIGHTING

o ALPHA MISSION II

o BASEBALL STARS II

o CYBER LIP

o FATAL FURY

o FATAL FURY SPECIAL

o THE KING OF FIGHTERS '95

o KING OF THE MONSTERS

o LAST RESORT

o LEAGUE BOWLING

o MAGICIAN LORD

o METAL SLUG

o MUTATION NATION

o NAM 1975

o PUZZLED

o REAL BOUT– FATAL FURY SPECIAL

o SAMURAI SHODOWN II

o SUPER SIDEKICKS

o WORLD HEROES PERFECT

Limited Edition Bonus: NINJA MASTER'S NEOGEO X Game Card

About NEOGEO X GOLD:

Following the 20th anniversary of the ground breaking NEOGEO AES console, the NEOGEO X GOLD entertainment system provides players with all of the features of a home arcade and the convenience of a handheld gaming device. The NEOGEO X GOLD Limited Edition is set for a worldwide release on December 6, 2012 for a suggested retail price of E199(Euros) in the European Union and?175 (pounds) in the United Kingdom .

The NEOGEO X GOLD Limited Edition will be initially available for pre-order from BLAZE's preferred outlet http://www.funstock.co.uk/retro-gaming/neo-geo-x from October 31st.

Distributors in key territories will be announced soon.

For the latest news as it is released, and for additional information regarding the NEOGEO X GOLD entertainment system and the NEOGEO X Handheld, please visit: www.NEOGEOX.com.

About SNK PLAYMORE CORPORATION:

Headquartered in Osaka, Japan, SNK PLAYMORE CORPORATION (SNK) develops, publishes and distributes interactive entertainment software in Japan, North America, Europe and Asia. Founded in 1978, SNK is one of the largest privately held interactive entertainment content providers in the world.

Known for such franchises as THE KING OF FIGHTERS, METAL SLUG, and SAMURAI SHODOWN SNK continues to be an industry leader by focusing on their rich arcade history. More information on SNK PLAYMORE CORPORATION can be found at www.snkplaymore.co.jp SNK PLAYMORE USA is a wholly owned subsidiary of SNK PLAYMORE CORPORATION.

About Blaze:

Founded by Jason Cooper and now celebrating over 21 years in the video gaming sector, BLAZE now specializes in the design, manufacturing and distribution of retro gaming systems.

About Tommo:

With over 20 years of experience in logistics and sales, a knowledgeable staff and sales representatives available nationwide, Tommo Inc. is one of North America's largest distributors of video gaming merchandises. Founded in 1989, Tommo has grown from a wholesaler of imported video games to becoming one of the nation's main suppliers of video gaming content to national retail chain stores as well as independent retailers.

? SNK PLAYMORE "NEOGEO" is a registered trademark of SNK PLAYMORE CORPORATION. Used under license from SNK PLAYMORE USA CORPORATION.

For further information on distribution in the European Union, Eastern Europe, Russia, Australia, Middle East and Africa, as well as screenshots, logos and artwork, please contact jason.cooper@neogeox.com

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