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The Neo Geo Pocket range  is a handheld series of game consoles released by SNK. It was the company's first handheld system and is part of the Neo Geo family. It debuted in Japan in late 1998 but never saw an American release, being exclusive to Japan, Asia and Europe. The consoles and games are not very common as they were a major underdog to the giants Sega and Nintendo back in the release era. Very few people got to experience the consoles as they were difficult to get hold of and also with Sega and Nintendo steam rolling the Market children wanted to be able to play with their friends. Fast forward to the current day and the lack of sales from release means that the consoles hold their price well and the software can be very expensive. The library of games is relatively small in comparison to its competitors. The Neo geo Pocket was very economical and could run for 40 hours on a pair of AA batteries. The Nintendo took 4 and the game gear took 6 batteries. The games are currently being revived by way of release on the Nintendo Switch console.  Like the sega and Nintendo before it The Neo Geo Pocket is Region free meaning no matter where you bought the games it would work. Overall a great little handheld that was robust and didn't suffer which part failures like its counterparts. Keeping people entertained for hours.