Tommo社は、SNK PLAYMORE USA によるライセンス契約終了宣言は不当であり、今後もNEOGEO X 本体やアーケードスティックなどの周辺機器、ゲームソフトの製造・販売は継続する、と同社のサイトで発表しています。
また同社は「NEOGEO X の成功を受けて」2013年のはじめにライセンス契約を2016年まで延長しており、今回のSNKによる突然で不当な契約終了宣言に失望しているとも述べています。
Worldwide publisher and manufacturer of games and accessories continues to support and distribute NEOGEO X
Los Angeles, Calif. – October 7, 2013 – Tommo, Inc., today responded to the press release that appeared on the SNK PLAYMORE USA Corp website last week. Tommo, Inc. denies that any breach of contract exists in their agreement with SNK PLAYMORE USA Corp and are continuing to support and market the popular NEOGEO X GOLD entertainment system, its accessories, and games. Due to the popularity of the system, Tommo and SNK extended the agreement earlier this year until 2016. Tommo fully expects this agreement to be honored by all parties. To date, Tommo has performed all of its obligations under its license agreement with SNK and is disappointed by SNK's sudden and unjustified termination of the agreement. Tommo has demanded that SNK retract its press release and any attempts to terminate the license agreement.
"Tommo is still taking care of all customer service and product warranties in North America as are our master distribution partners, Success in Asia and Blaze in Europe," said Jonathan Wan, CEO of Tommo, Inc.. "We're continuing to sell NEOGEO X products, including the NEOGEO X GOLD System, Arcade Stick, MEGA PACK Volume 1 and Classics Volumes 1-5. The license agreement which allows Tommo to sell and market these products remains in effect."
Tommo Inc. would like to thank the thousands of NEOGEO X fans who have shown amazing support for NEOGEO X in the last week and want them to know we will continue to support them, their NEOGEO X GOLD systems and products.
About NEOGEO X:
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.
For additional information regarding the NEOGEO X GOLD entertainment system, Mega Pack Volume 1, NEOGEO X Classics Volumes 1-5, and other NEOGEO X news, please visit: www.NEOGEOX.com.
About Tommo, Inc.:
Tommo Inc. was founded in 1989 and will celebrate its 25th anniversary in 2014. Tommo has grown from an independent wholesaler of imported video games to a worldwide publisher and manufacturer of games and accessories across multiple platforms. Tommo works with many well known international brands on a wide variety of gaming and non-gaming product lines.
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