Neo Geo Consolized MVS System Review


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I’ve had the pleasure of being in contact with Christopher Taber who is the creator of the Neo Geo CMVS (Consolized Multi Video System)  system and joystick controller by Analogue Interactive.

Like many retro gaming enthusiast Christopher’s interest in retro video games lead him to “fall in love with the Neo Geo immediately”.  He quickly learned that collecting for the Neo Geo AES (Advanced Entertainment System-home system) just wasn’t an economical option because the games are often times much more expensive compared to the MVS counterpart.  Christopher also realized that the Neo Geo CD wasn’t the best option either because the load times can interfer with the overall playing experience.  Eventually Christopher came to the conclusion that the Neo Geo MVS format was the ideal format to play Neo Geo games. The only problem was that he wanted a premium consolized system that at the time wasn’t available.  Christopher’s passion for the Neo Geo eventually lead him to design the Analogue Interactive CMVS system and joystick controller.

Each CMVS system and joystick controller that are ordered are custom made with the original MV-1C motherboard (no emulations here), the highest quality Japanese Seimitsu parts (used for the joystick controller), and crafted from 100% Ash wood.

Will these CMVS systems be available for a limited time?  According to Christopher “We will produce them as long as demand stands for them – but they are niche products, so in a sense they will ultimately remain quite limited and collectible.”

So if you’re a fan of the Neo Geo, and are looking for the ultimate Neo Geo gaming experience available, this is definitely the system for you.

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