Konami publicizes the TurboGrafx-16 Mini retro console at E3 2019
The underdog of the 16-bit console wars, NEC’s TurboGrafx-16, is getting a retro re-release due to Konami. The corporate introduced the TurboGrafx-16 Mini, a smaller scale model of the console launched stateside in 1989, at E3 2019 on Tuesday.
The TurboGrafx-16 Mini will recreate the cult traditional console in a compact trend just like the NES Basic, PlayStation Basic, and Sega Genesis Mini. It is going to come pre-loaded with traditional video games and embody a recreation of the unique TurboGrafx-16 gamepad. No want for a multi-tap although; the TurboGrafx-16 Mini comes with two controller ports.
Konami confirmed 5 video games to date, and guarantees extra are coming quickly. Right here’s what we all know can be included for certain:
New Journey Island
Ys Ebook I & II
Naturally, we must always anticipate TurboGrafx-16 classics like Blazing Lasers, Bonk’s Journey, and The Legendary Axe to be introduced sooner or later, so watch this house. Konami didn’t announce pricing or launch date for the TG-16 Mini.
The TurboGrafx-16 was primarily based on the PC Engine, which launched in Japan in 1987. The console was way more profitable abroad than it was within the States, the place it battled the favored Sega Genesis and Tremendous NES. Konami plans to launch a PC Engine Mini in Japan, with a barely completely different sport lineup that presently consists of Tremendous Star Soldier, China Warrior, Castlevania: Rondo of Blood, and Bonk’s Journey; and a PC Engine Core Grafx Mini in Europe.