Konami Streams 13-Minute Features Video for TurboGrafx-16/PC Engine Mini Console

posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Console debuts in N. America, Europe, Japan on March 19, 2020

Konami began streaming a "features" video on Friday for its TurboGrafx-16 mini console. The company is also streaming videos for the European and Japanese versions of the console.

The console is a compact device pre-loaded with games from the catalog of NEC's original TurboGrafx-16 console. The console will launch in North America, Europe, and Japan on March 19, 2020. The European release is named the PC Engine CoreGrafx mini, while the Japanese release is named the PC Engine mini.

The list of games includes some games in Japanese and some in English (games in Japanese feature a * next to the title. Some games will be available in both Japanese and English):

  • Alien Crush
  • Victory Run
  • Blazing Lazers
  • Neutopia
  • Dungeon Explorer
  • R-Type
  • Moto Roader
  • Power Golf
  • Ys book I&II
  • Ninja Spirit
  • J.J. & Jeff
  • Space Harrier
  • Military Madness
  • Chew-Man-Fu
  • Psychosis
  • Splatterhouse
  • Bonk's Revenge
  • Cadash
  • Parasol Stars
  • Air Zonk
  • Neutopia II
  • New Adventure Island
  • Solider Blade
  • Bomberman '93
  • Lords of Thunder
  • The Kung Fu*
  • Jaseiken Necromancer*
  • Galaga '88*
  • Fantasy Zone*
  • Dragon Spirit*
  • Appare! Gateball*
  • Nectaris*
  • Dungeon Explorer*
  • Neutopia*
  • PC Genjin*
  • Ys I・II*
  • The Genji and the Heike Clans*
  • Super Darius*
  • Super Star Solider*
  • Daimakaimura*
  • The Legend of Valkyrie*
  • Aldynes*
  • Seirei Senshi Spriggan*
  • Neutopia II*
  • Gradius*
  • Salamander*
  • Super Momotaro Dentetsu II*
  • Ninja Ryūkenden* (Japanese version of Ninja Gaiden)
  • Star Parodier*
  • Spriggan Mark 2*
  • Snatcher*
  • Gradius II - Gofer no Yabō -*
  • Chō Aniki*
  • Akumajō Dracula X Chi no Rondo*
  • Bomberman '94*
  • Bomberman Panic Bomber*
  • Ginga Fukei Densetsu Sapphire*

The European version of the console features the same lineup as the American version. The Japanese version will not have Salamander and will instead feature Tokimeki Memorial and Tengai Makyou II: Manji Maru.

The original PC Engine console launched in Japan in 1987, and then debuted in the United States in 1989. The console eventually spawned several variants including portable versions and versions equipped with CD-ROM drives.

Source: Konami's YouTube channel

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