Konami reveal the full line up of games and price for the TurboGrafx-16 Mini

 

I may have just let out a small squee of delight, I knew the TurboGrafx-16 Mini, or as it will be known over here, the PC Engine Core Grafx Mini, was going to have R-Type on it but I’ve just found out it also includes Parasol Stars! Woohoo!

The mini console will be available to pre-order on July 15th, Amazon Prime Day, and will cost  €90, so closer to £80 for those in the United Kingdom. It also includes R-Type and Parasol Stars.

The new console is a smaller version of the original model with a bunch of built in games and a quick save function so you can pick up your game where you left off rather than having to start from the beginning. It will also support five player local co-op, but you will need to purchase an extra bit of hardware called a Multitap to use that feature. Interesting fact: The console features both R-Type and Parasol Stars.

Unlike many other mini consoles the controllers will retain their original size and the console will also support a number of different modes that let you choose how your games look, such as by replicating the scanlines on a CRT TV for that ultimate old school gaming experience when playing R-Type and Parasol Stars.

Here is the full list of games, some of which are the English versions – such as R-Type and Parasol Stars – while the rest are the original Japanese games.

English TurboGrax-16 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

Japanese PC Engine games:

  • 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

There are some stonkers on there, aside from R-Type and Parasol Stars you get both Gradius games, a collection of Bombermans, Hideo Kojima’s Snatcher (fnar fnar) and the very odd Chō Aniki. If you’ve never heard of that game it’s… it’s… well, imagine a side scrolling shooter set in a gay sauna.

Source: Press release

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  1. This is a very good thing. And that’s a great library too!

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