Samurai Shodown Gets Limited Edition Neo Geo Mini to Celebrate Upcoming Release

Samurai Shodown Gets Limited Edition Neo Geo Mini to Celebrate Upcoming Release

SNK is releasing a special edition transparent Neo Geo Mini based on the upcoming entry in the Samurai Shodown franchise.

To celebrate the launch of the upcoming Samurai Shodown, SNK is releasing an appropriated-themed transparent Neo Geo Mini. There are three main versions designed after popular fighters Haohmaru, Nakoruru, and Ukyo Tachibana. The limited edition console will release in Japan on June 27th for 15,000 yen and pre-orders will open on May 16th.

The Neo Geo Mini will come with 40 games, two controllers, a HDMI and a USB cable. The full list of games, including several in the Samurai Spirits series, is listed below:

  • Aggressors of Dark Kombat
  • Alpha Mission II
  • Art of Fighting
  • Blazing Star
  • Blue’s Journey
  • Burning Fight
  • Cyber-Lip
  • Fatal Fury: King of Fighters
  • Fatal Fury 2
  • Garou: Mark of the Wolves
  • The King of Fighters ’97
  • The King of Fighters ’98
  • The King of Fighters ’99
  • King of the Monsters 2
  • Kizuna Encounter
  • The Last Blade 2
  • League Bowling
  • Magician Lord
  • Metal Slug
  • Metal Slug 2
  • Metal Slug 3
  • Ninja Commando
  • Ninja Master’s: Haou Ninpou Chou
  • Real Bout Fatal Fury Special
  • Real Bout Fatal Fury 2: The Newcomers
  • Robo Army, Samurai Shodown (1993)
  • Samurai Shodown II
  • Samurai Shodown III: Blades of Blood
  • Samurai Shodown IV: Amakusa’s Revenge
  • Samurai Shodown V
  • Samurai Shodown V Special
  • Sengoku 3
  • Shock Troopers: 2nd Squad
  • Soccer Brawl
  • Super Sidekicks
  • Top Hunter: Roddy & Cathy
  • Top Player’s Golf
  • Twinkle Star Sprites
  • World Heroes Perfect

As a bonus, the SNK Online Store will be selling a special bundle that includes a Neo Geo Mini and the PS4 version of the new Samurai Shodown. Unfortunately no other console bundles have been announced at this time.

You can check out our full DualShockers interview to learn even more about this game. As the game developers stated, “[Samurai Shodown is] not really modernized, it is really is faithful to the old ones because we feel like it stands out, that the general systems stand out, because if high-damage, high-risk, high-reward nature of the game.” Also be sure to check out our in-depth preview of the title here.

We’ve recently learned that Samurai Shodown will release for PS4 and Xbox One on June 27th before coming to Nintendo Switch and PC later in the year.