Analogue NEO: A Handcrafted Old-School Video Game Console

by: Joseph On  Monday, November 17, 2014

There’s an old Onion article that goes something like “Area Dad Makes Xbox By Hand For Son’s Christmas Present,” the joke being that the 21st century just doesn’t allow for the kind of handcrafted pleasures that earlier generations had. But that article was written before the Analogue NEO, a genuinely handcrafted retro NeoGeo video game console.

Each Analogue NEO is compatible with all your old NeoGeo games (???) and your original NeoGeo memory card, as well as your modern day TV equipment. But even more impressive than that is its ebonized ash wood construction, which improves significantly on the clunky plastic of the original NeoGeo console.

The Analogue NEO is an actual piece of display-ready furniture, not just a (barely) functional game console, and it’s available in a limited edition run of only 20 units to boot. That should help explain its $1,500 asking price at the product’s website here. If that’s a little out of your price range, you can just enjoy a few photos of the console in the gallery below.