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NEO•GEO

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History[edit]

Launch[edit]

The Neo Geo AES (Arcade Entertainment System) was launched in 1990, costing the equivalent of $650 at launch.[1] In the United States of America, the Neo Geo was launched in 1991.[2]

Legacy[edit]

Samurai Shodown V Special, the last official Neo Geo cartridge, was released on April 22nd, 2004.[3]

Technology[edit]

A Neo Geo hotel unit

Compared to most home consoles of the fourth generation, the Neo Geo AES was technically superior in many aspects.[4]

Compute[edit]

The SNK Neo Geo AES is powered by a primary 16 bit Motorola 68000 processor clocked at 12 megahertz, and a secondary 8 bit Zilog Z80-A processor clocked at 4 megahertz.[5][4]

The Neo Geo AES has 64 kilobytes of RAM, 2 kilobytes of sound RAM, and 68 kilobytes of Video RAM.[5][4]

Hardware[edit]

The Neo Geo uses a custom graphics chipset which can draw 380 simultaneous sprites and three background planes simultaneously.[4]

A Yamaha 2610 chip is used for audio, and is capable of 15 channels of audio.[4]

Notable games[edit]

1991[edit]

1994[edit]

1996[edit]

2010[edit]

Gallery[edit]

Neo Geo AES[edit]

Neo Geo CD Top loader[edit]

Neo Geo CD Front loader[edit]

Neo Geo CDZ[edit]

Controllers[edit]

Accessories[edit]

AES Internals[edit]

Neo Geo CD Top loader Internals[edit]

Neo Geo CD Front loader Internals[edit]

Neo Geo CDZ Internals[edit]

External Resources[edit]

References[edit]