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June 12, 2019 Retro Gaming Blog Post:

Konami announces a TurboGrafx-16 Mini console is on the horizon

Konami announces TurboGrafx-16 Mini
Most mini consoles have been hacked and can play tons of games across many platforms. Do we need another one with 25 games?
I'm a big fan of the TurboGrafx-16. It has some great games. It's a console that is certainly worthy of the "mini console" treatment, but I wonder if gamers want/need another mini console. I have multiple HDMI switch-boxes and already I'm running out of space and ports!

The Genesis mini is coming out this Fall and I'm sure the Holiday season is also the prime target for the TurboGrafx-16 Mini's release. We don't yet have a release date or price, so I'm on the fence with mini consoles. I grabbed the Nintendo releases since the quality was so good and the concept was new (outside of AtGames Flashbacks). I passed on the PlayStation Classic due to the game selections, but at $40 - $50 and it's ease of adding a lot more games, I still may pick one up. Essentially, I complain about running out of space and HDMI ports, but buy these things anyway.

Do other gamers feel this way? If you are considering buying the TurboGrafx-16 Mini console, have you bought others?

Konami announces TurboGrafx-16 Mini There will be three models matching those previously release for North America, Europe, and Japan. It was also knows as the PC Engine in some territories. It also sounds as though different regions will get different games.
At this time, six games have been revealed:
  1. R-Type
  2. New Adventure Island
  3. Ninja Spirit
  4. Ys Book I & II
  5. Dungeon Explorer
  6. Alien Crush

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