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Konami Announces TurboGrafx-16 Mini Console With Pre-loaded Retro Games

by Rainier on June 12, 2019 @ 9:32 a.m. PDT

Konami Digital Entertainment announced the TurboGrafx-16 mini, a compact version of the classic 1980s console.

The console will feature a range of classic retro games with part of the line-up announced today at the 2019 Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) in Los Angeles.  

The original consoles were well-known for introducing several historical firsts, including the first console with a CD-ROM add-on and the first console to offer multi-tap support for up to five players. More than that however, the consoles became a collector’s favorite thanks to their quality games line-up; many of which will be included in this re-release.

Now even smaller compared to the original, the console will fit in the palm of your hand and feature a full-sized controller. 

The announced catalogue of titles pre-loaded on the TurboGrafx-16 mini include:

  • R-Type
  • New Adventure Island
  • Ninja Spirit
  • Ys Book I & II
  • Dungeon Explorer
  • Alien Crush
  • With more to be announced soon…

 The TurboGrafx-16 mini will be released throughout North America, with two additional variants to be released in certain regions of Europe as well as Japan. The consoles will be named PC Engine Core Grafx Mini in Europe and PC Engine mini in Japan.

More details including full game line-up, pricing and availablility will be announced at a later date.

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