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Konami Releases More Information On PC Engine Core Grafx Mini Console

In an official press release, Konami has given more details on its upcoming nostalgic console, the PC Engine Core Grafx Mini. The press release includes pre-order details and the extended games line-up list. Check out the latest trailer followed by the official press release below.

KONAMI ANNOUNCES DETAILS OF PC ENGINE CORE GRAFX MINI CONSOLE RELEASE, INCLUDING PRE-ORDERS AND EXTENDED GAME LINE-UP

Konami Digital Entertainment, B.V. today announced further details of their PC Engine Core Grafx mini, including the extended game line-up and pre-order information. The compact version of the classic 1987 console currently features a range of 50 retro games containing select titles that overlap in both the TurboGrafx-16 and PC Engine lineup.

PC Engine Core Grafx Mini

The console will be available exclusively on Amazon for €89.99 RRP from March 19th 2020, with an Amazon Prime exclusive pre-order period starting from July 15th.

In addition to the catalog of titles announced at E3, 20 more English TurboGrafx-16 titles have now been revealed. The TurboGrafx-16 line-up now includes 24 games:

  • Air Zonk
  • Alien Crush
  • Blazing Lazers
  • Bomberman ‘93
  • Bonk’s Revenge
  • Cadash
  • Chew-Man-Fu
  • Dungeon Explorer
  • J.J. & Jeff
  • Lords Of Thunder
  • Military Madness (Nectaris)
  • Moto Roader
  • Neutopia
  • Neutopia II
  • New Adventure Island
  • Ninjaspirit
  • Parasol Stars
  • Power Golf
  • Psychosis
  • R-Type
  • Soldier Blade
  • Space Harrier
  • Victory Run
  • Ys Book I&II

Additionally, 26 PC Engine titles in their original Japanese language will also be playable on the PC Engine Core Grafx mini:

  • Akumajō Dracula X Chi No Rondo (Castlevania: Rondo Of Blood)
  • Aldynes
  • Appare! Gateball
  • Bomberman ‘94
  • Bomberman Panic Bomber
  • Chō Aniki 
  • Daimakaimura (Ghouls ‘N’ Ghosts)
  • Dungeon Explorer
  • Fantasy Zone
  • Ginga Fukei Densetsu Sapphire
  • Gradius (Nemesis)
  • Gradius II – Gofer No Yabō (Nemesis II)
  • Jaseiken Necromancer
  • Nectaris (Military Madness)
  • Neutopia
  • Neutopia II
  • Ninja Ryūkenden (Ninja Gaiden)
  • PC-Genjin (Bonk)
  • Salamander
  • Snatcher
  • Star Parodier (Fantasy Star Soldier)
  • Super Darius
  • Super Momotarō Dentetsu II
  • Super Star Soldier
  • The Kung Fu (China Warrior)
  • Ys I&II

Optional peripherals will also be available on the day of launch, including:

  • Turbo Controller for Core Grafx mini, a controller with an automatic shooting function
  • Multi Tap for Core Grafx mini, which enables up to five-player multiplayer

 

PC Engine Core Grafx mini will be released in select European countries. Two additional variants will be released in North America and Japan, named TurboGrafx-16 mini and PC Engine mini respectively.

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 favourite thanks to their quality game line-up; many of which will be included in this re-release.

For more information, please visit us at: https://www.konami.com/games/pcemini/

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