TurboGrafx Mini Announced: A New Mini Console Branded KONAMI

Konami has announced TurboGrafx Mini, which will arrive in various editions for America, Japan and Europe. In fact, in Europe it will be known as PC Engine CoreGrafx Mini, in Japan as Mini PC Engine and in the United States. like TurboGrafx-16 Mini. It is a mini version of the classic console from the 80s by NEC and has the support of Hudson Soft, now owned by Konami. For now, no price or release date has been announced. This console originally debuted in Japan in 1987. In Europe it arrived November 22, 1989, under the name of TurboGrafx.

It is interesting to note that even the design is different, although the European model was exactly the same as the American model. For Europe it has been opted for the CoreGrafx hardware, which offered an A / V connection and was launched in Japan. As in other similar products, it will include more games in its internal memory and the controllers will be standard size despite the console be small. There will be various image filters to mimic the display on a tube TV and an option to save the startup at any time.

The catalog of games for Europe and America will be the same. Only a few games have been confirmed for now:

  • Alien Crush
  • Dungeon Explorer
  • New Adventure Island
  • Ninja Spirit
  • R-Type
  • Ys Book I & II 
    For Japan, the following have been confirmed:
  • Bonk
  • Castlevania: Rondo of Blood
  • China Warrior
  • Dungeon Explorer
  • Super Star Soldier
  • Ys Book I & II