Surely they wont release an 'official' product that runs roms straight out the box?
Just read my quote earlier its from a VERY reliable source
SNK PLAYMORE, today confirmed that the NEOGEO X GOLD entertainment system is scheduled for a worldwide release this December. Following the 20th anniversary of the ground breaking NEOGEO AES console, the NEOGEO X GOLD entertainment system provides players with all of the features of a home arcade and the convenience of a handheld gaming device. The NEOGEO X GOLD entertainment system is set for a worldwide release on December 6, 2012 for a suggested retail price of $199.99 (USD). The NEOGEO X GOLD entertainment system comes complete with the NEOGEO X Station, the NEOGEO X Handheld with 20 pre-loaded NEOGEO classic titles, and the NEOGEO X Joystick. In addition to coming pre-loaded with 20 NEOGEO classic titles, the NEOGEO X Handheld device features a crisp 4.3" LCD display, an expandable game card slot, internal stereo speakers, and a 3.5mm headphone jack for a personal gaming experience you can take anywhere. The NEOGEO X Handheld device works with the NEOGEO X Joystick and NEOGEO X Station to charge the handheld device and transfer the action directly to a television set or monitor, via HDMI or A/V out, for a true arcade experience right at home. The full list of NEOGEO X Handheld pre-installed games is as follows:1.3 COUNT BOUT2.ALPHA MISSION II3.ART OF FIGHTING4.BASEBALL STARS II5.CYBER LIP6.FATAL FURY7.FATAL FURY SPECIAL8.REAL BOUT - FATAL FURY SPECIAL9.THE KING OF FIGHTERS '9510.KING OF THE MONSTERS11.LAST RESORT12.LEAGUE BOWLING II13.MAGICIAN LORD14.METAL SLUG15.MUTATION NATION16.NAM 197517.PUZZLED18.SAMURAI SHODOWN II19.SUPER SIDEKICKS20.WORLD HEROES PERFECT"Great game consoles don't die; they're just reborn in much more affordable and convenient packages," said Tommo CEO Jonathan Wan. "The NEOGEO X GOLD is a love letter to one of my favorite consoles of all time, and working with SNK PLAYMORE to acquire the NEOGEO license, Tommo Inc. looks to provide gaming and entertainment enthusiasts with a classic arcade experience both at home and on the go."