hot  /  reviews  /  video  /  blogs  /  forum

Tommo responds to SNK, plans to continue making Neo Geo X

11:00 AM on 10.08.2013 // Kyle MacGregor
  @DtoidKyle

Neo Geo X Gold maker calls license termination unjustified

Tommo has responded to SNK Playmore's recent termination of the Neo Geo X Gold licensing agreement. The company asserts it performed all obligations under the contract and is "disappointed by SNK's sudden and unjustified termination of the agreement." Tommo intends to continue supporting the line of products and demands SNK Playmore recant. 

Last week, SNK Playmore ordered Tommo to "immediately cease any and all manufacturing, distribution, marketing and promotion" of Neo Geo X Gold systems, games, and accessories; reasoning the move was an effort to protect its intellectual property rights. The companies renewed their contract earlier this year, extending the licensing agreement until 2016.

A former licensee describes the situation as an instance of history repeating itself. NeoGeoFreak was a party in a similar court case with in the past, which resulted in SNK Playmore offering a settlement to the console distributor.


 Reblog (or) Blog Reply



Kyle MacGregor, Associate Editor
 Follow Blog + disclosure DtoidKyle Tips
Kyle has called Destructoid home for donkey's years, starting out in the Cblogs as a Nintendo Wii apologist before eventually, somehow winding up as its resident JRPG zealot. Living the dream... more   |   staff directory

Get more destructoid:   We're indie-run, blogging for the love of it, and our site will always be free. Optionally, you can support us and get: (1) Faster pages from our cloud server (3) Wide(r)screen (3) No big ads on Dtoid, Japanator, Tomopop, or Flixist (4) Auto contest entries, and (5) Dibs on betas & downloads. Try it out

 Setup email comments

Unsavory comments? Please report harassment, spam, and hate speech to our moderators, and flag the user (we will ban users dishing bad karma). Can't see comments? Apps like Avast or browser extensions can cause it. You can fix it by adding *.disqus.com to your whitelists.
advertisement:




Back to Top


We follow moms on   Facebook  and   Twitter
  Light Theme      Dark Theme
What is the meaning of life, and do you have any more pizza rolls?
You may remix all content on this site under Creative Commons with Attribution
- Living the dream, Since 2006 -