Konami announces TurboGrafx 16 mini!!

Well, look who’s throwing their hat into the mini game console market. Konami has decided not to be left in the dust with the announcement that they will be bringing back the TurboGrafx 16. Just like Nintendo’s two mini consoles and Sony’s smaller PS1, the mini version of the 16bit console from the nineties will come will a list of preloaded classic titles so you can relive your childhood/teenage/college years. However, not everyone is getting a TurboGrafx 16. Where you live is solely dependent upon which console you get. TurboGrafx will go to North America, Europe gets the PC Engine Core Grafx mini and Japan has the PC Engine mini.

L to R: PC Engine Core for EU, PC Engine mini for JP, TurboGrafx 16 for US

The consoles will include one controller (not fun-sized), offer quick save options, visual display mode and five player multiplayer with the aid of a multitap (sold separately). As far as what games will be on each system, the lists below are not complete but the title thus far are (by system):

TurboGrafx 16 (US) and PC Engine Core Grafx (EU):
R-Type
New Adventure Island
Ninja Quest
Ys Book I & II
Dungeon Explorer
Alien Crush

PC Engine mini for Japan is getting:
Super Star Soldier
The Kung Fu/China Warrior
Bonk’s Adventure
Dracula X
Ys Book I & II
Dungeon Explorer

The release date and other titles that will appear on the systems is unknown at this time.

Source: Konami website