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Konami Digital Entertainment, B.V. today announced that the PC Engine Core Grafx mini – a compact version of the classic 1987 console featuring 57 games – is now shipping to all customers.

The console is available exclusively on Amazon for £99.99 / €109.99 RRP.

Amazon UK – LINK

Amazon FR – LINK

Amazon IT – LINK

A diverse range of classic and obscure titles spanning the regional TurboGrafx-16 and PC Engine libraries are available on the PC Engine Core Grafx mini, including R-Type, Bomberman ’93, Space Harrier and Hideo Kojima’s Snatcher.

PC Engine Core Grafx mini is available in select European countries. Two additional regional variants - the TurboGrafx-16 mini in North America and PC Engine mini in Japan – are also available, reflecting the console’s original releases.

The original consoles were well-known for introducing several historical firsts, including being the first console with a CD-ROM add-on and the first console to offer multi-tap support for up to five players. More than that however, the consoles became a collector’s favourite thanks to their quality game line-up; many of which are included in this re-release.

Reviews have described the PC Engine Core Grafx mini as a "great retro console" (Express.co.uk) that is “like unlocking a secret gaming history” (GAMINGbible). There’s also been hefty praise for its library of games, describing them “excellent translations of the console’s best titles” (The Guardian).

To see the console and its games in action, check out the PC Engine Core Grafx mini features video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zm-N3oOio4w

Optional peripherals are also available to order for the PC Engine Core Grafx mini. For the latest information on shipping timing, please check their pages on Amazon.

Turbo Controller for Core Grafx mini, a controller with an automatic shooting function

Multi Tap for Core Grafx mini, which enables up to five-player multiplayer

Air Zonk

Lords Of Thunder

Psychosis

Alien Crush

Military Madness (Nectaris)

R-Type

Blazing Lazers

Moto Roader

Soldier Blade

Bomberman ‘93

Neutopia

Space Harrier

Bonk’s Revenge

Neutopia II

Splatterhouse

Cadash

New Adventure Island

Victory Run

Chew-Man-Fu

Ninja Spirit

Ys Book I&I

Dungeon Explorer

Parasol Stars

 

J.J. & Jeff

Power Golf

 

Akumajō Dracula X: Chi No Rondo

(Castlevania: Rondo Of Blood)

Ginga Fukei Densetsu Sapphire

Snatcher

Aldynes

Gradius (Nemesis)

Spriggan Mark 2

Appare! Gateball

Gradius II – Gofer No Yabō (Nemesis II)

Star Parodier (Fantasy Star Soldier)

Bomberman ‘94

Jaseiken Necromancer

Super Darius

Bomberman Panic Bomber

Nectaris (Military Madness)

Super Momotarō Dentetsu II

Chō Aniki 

Neutopia

Super Star Soldier

Daimakaimura (Ghouls ‘N’ Ghosts)

Neutopia II

The Genji and the Heike Clans

DRAGON SPIRIT

Ninja Ryūkenden (Ninja Gaiden)

The Kung Fu (China Warrior)

Dungeon Explorer

PC-Genjin (Bonk)

The Legend of Valkyrie

Fantasy Zone

Salamander

Ys I&II

Galaga '88

Seirei Senshi Spriggan

 

The line-up includes 25 games from the Western TurboGrafx-16 library:

Additionally, the console comes with 32 PC Engine titles in their original Japanese language.

For more information, please visit us at: https://www.konami.com/games/pcemini/

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