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The TurboGrafx-16 Mini reveals 50-title game list, but will miss the Christmas season

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The SEGA Genesis Mini will arrive first, but it's smart for Konami to wait and not crowd the holiday market with two console releases.
The TurboGrafx-16 Mini will be released on March 19, 2020. Previously, design differences between the regions for the original console led us to believe each would have it's own set of games. However, it seems as though all the games will be released on both consoles. This makes the total 50 games for both the TurboGrafx-16 and PC Engine Mini models.

There have been no official prices release, but speculation is aiming around $99. All games feature a save function and a five-player multiplayer with a multitap accessory will be sold separately. I'm also hearing these consoles will be exclusive to Amazon (perhaps only for pre-order) and can be pre-ordered during their Prime Day event.

Below are the game lists separated by US and Japanese titles. You will notice slight overlap.

TurboGrafx-16 Mini Games - US Versions

  1. Alien Crush
  2. Air Zonk
  3. Blazing Lazers
  4. Bomberman '93
  5. Bonk's Revenge
  6. Cadash
  7. Chew-Man-Fu
  8. Dungeon Explorer
  9. J.J. & Jeff
  10. Lords of Thunder
  11. Military Madness
  12. Moto Roader
  13. Neutopia
  14. Neutopia II
  15. New Adventure Island
  16. Ninja Spirit
  17. Parasol Stars
  18. Power Golf
  19. Psychosis
  20. R-Type
  21. Soldier Blade
  22. Space Harrier
  23. Victory Run
  24. Ys book I&II

TurboGrafx-16 Mini Games - Japanese Versions

As one might expect, the Japanese versions will be in japanese.
  1. Akumajo Dracula X Chi no Rondo
  2. Aldynes
  3. Appare! Gateball
  4. Bomberman '94
  5. Bomberman Panic Bomber
  6. Cho Aniki
  7. Daimakaimura
  8. Dungeon Explorer
  9. Fantasy Zone
  10. Ginga Fukei Densetsu Sapphire
  11. Gradius
  12. Gradius II - Gofer no Yabo
  13. Jaseiken Necromancer
  14. Nectaris
  15. Neutopia
  16. Neutopia II
  17. Ninja Ryukenden *Japanese ver. of NINJA GAIDEN
  18. PC Genjin
  19. Salamander
  20. Snatcher
  21. Star Parodier
  22. Super Darius
  23. Super Momotaro Dentetsu II
  24. Super Star Soldier
  25. The Kung Fu
  26. Ys I - II

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