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TurboGrafx-16 Mini/PC Engine CoreGrafx Mini: Release Date, Game Line-Up [VIDEO]

We finally know more details about the mini version of the PC Engine, which was launched as the TurboGrafx-16 in North America.

Let’s start with the games list. There is only one difference in the Japanese list: Salamander got replaced by Tokimeki Memorial. Let’s see the fifty games, with their respective release year in brackets:

TurboGrafx-16 Titles (featured games are in English):

  • Air Zonk (1992)
  • Alien Crush (1989)
  • Blazing Lasers (1989)
  • Bomberman ’93 (1993)
  • Bonk’s Revenge (1991)
  • Cadash (1991)
  • Chrew-Man-Fu (1990)
  • Dungeon Explorer (1989)
  • J.J. & Jeff (1990)
  • Lords of Thunder (1993)
  • Military Madness (1990)
  • Moto Roader (1989)
  • Neutopia (1990)
  • Neutopia II (1992)
  • New Adventure Island (1992)
  • Ninja Spirit (1990)
  • Parasol Stars (1991)
  • Power Golf (1989)
  • Psychosis (1990)
  • R-Type (1989)
  • Soldier Blade (1992)
  • Space Harrier (1990)
  • Victory Run (1989)
  • Ys Book I & II (1990)

 

PC Engine Titles (featured games are in Japanese):

  • Akumajou Dracula X Chi no Rondo (1993)
  • Aldynes (1991)
  • Appare! Gateball (1988)
  • Bomberman ’94 (1993)
  • Bomberman Panic Bomber (1994)
  • Chou Aniki (1992)
  • Daimakaimura (1990)
  • Dungeon Explorer (1989)
  • Fantasy Zone (1988)
  • Ginga Fukei Densetsu Sapphire (1995)
  • Gradius (1991)
  • Gradius II: Gofer no Yabou (1992)
  • Jaseiken Necromancer (1988)
  • The Kung Fu (1987)
  • Nectaris (1989)
  • Neutopia (1989)
  • Neutopia II (1991)
  • Ninja Ryuukenden (1992) – Japanese version of Ninja Gaiden
  • PC Genjin (1989)
  • Salamander (1991)
  • Snatcher (1992)
  • Star Parodier (1992)
  • Super Darius (1990)
  • Super Momotaro Dentetsu II (1991)
  • Super Star Soldier (1990)
  • Ys I & II (1989)

 

The PC Engine CoreGrafx mini for Europe will have slightly different specs than the TurboGrafx-16 mini (North America) and PC Engine mini (Japan). We’ll name the differences in brackets to have an easier overview:

Model Number: HTG-009 (Japan: 008, North America: 010)

Console Size: 120mm×115mm×35mm (North America: 240x156x35)

Output Ports: HDMI Type A (Japan: HDMI)

Power Source: USB Micro-B

Video Output: 720p / 480p

Audio Output: Linear 2ch PCM via HDMI

Set Contents:

  • Exclusive Controller x1 (With Turbo Controls) (Without them in Japan)
  • USB Cable (Power Supply) x1
  • HDMI Cable x1
  • Instruction Manual

 

The mini console of the original, which came out in 1987, will have quick saves, multiple display filters and modes, as well as an up to five-player multiplayer (the multitap is sold separately). The mini console is sold EXCLUSIVELY (?!) through Amazon Japan. The pre-orders will launch from July 15. (If you want to get the Japanese PC Engine mini, click here.) The price is not known yet (only the JP console has a price: 10500 JPY, so possibly 100 bucks?), but the release date is: it’s March 19.

Source: Gematsu

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