Konami Just Revealed The PC Engine / TurboGrafx-16 Mini

 nintendolife.com  06/12/2019 06:10:00   Damien McFerran

Konami – which holds the rights to the PC Engine / TurboGrafx-16 brand via its ownership of the now-defunct Hudson Soft – has lifted the lid on yet another retro-themed micro-console.

This time, it's NEC / Hudson's legendary PC Engine, the system which took Japan by a storm in the late '80s and came to the US in the (slightly less successful) form of the TurboGrafx-16.

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The console will come in three designs. The Japanese market will get the original white PC Engine, while Europe will get the CoreGrafx revision (which was basically just a different case colour). In the US, players will get the TurboGrafx-16 case design, which was larger to appeal to American sensibilities.

Games confirmed so far are:

It has also been confirmed that the Japanese version will have Dracula X: Rondo of Blood, a regional exclusive which was only released on CD-ROM.

There's no pricing info or even a solid release date, but we'll update this post the moment we know.

[via twitter.com]

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