Neo Geo X Exposes Its Hardware, Gets Hacked

It’s probably no surprise to learn that the Neo Geo X does not house real Neo Geo compatible hardware inside it, far from it in fact, as these photographs from neo-geo.com show it’s just an Ingenic JZ4770 – the same SoC that can be found inside the soon-to-be-released GCW Zero. Tinkerers have also noted that …

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That Neo Geo Handheld Is Apparently For Real, And It’s Called The Neo Geo X

Remember those pics of that Neo Geo branded handheld back in January? Well it’s apparently real and it comes courtesy of Blaze, just like the GameGadget. Blaze Europe’s main man Jason Cooper had this to say about it: The NeoGeo console has always been a personal favourite of mine and I am delighted to be …

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UK Developed GameGadget Now Available For Pre-Order, Shipping March 30th

You may already be familiar with Blaze Europe, a Doncaster (England) based firm responsible for the handheld Mega Drive machines widely available on the net. I covered one of said machines on this blog about a year ago. It looks as though the team have been working on a new machine in a slightly different …

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The 2011 Mega Drive Portable From Blaze.

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past god knows how many years you’ll already know that Sega sold the rights to a lot of its hardware to other manufacturers when it gave up on the games console market. This means that 3rd party companies are now able to manufacture the Mega Drive (Genesis for you yanks) with the original Sega specification (i.e. not an emulation machine and not a reverse engineering attempt either).

Well one company named Blaze (www.blazeeurope.com) have been churning out handheld Mega Drives for a few years now and whilst I’ve always been tempted, the major drawback for me was that you are limited to the games that Blaze decide to preload onto the machine. In other words, you made do with the selection of games it came with and that’s it. Bummer.

Thankfully though, they’ve come to their senses and released a new model for 2011 with full SD card support for your own ROMs.

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