Konami Digital Entertainment, B.V. revealed on 11th June 2019 the PC Engine Core Grafx mini, a compact version of the classic 1980’s console. The original consoles were well-known for introducing several historical firsts, including the first console with a CD-ROM add-on and the first console to offer multi-tap support for up to five players. The PC Engine Core Grafx mini will feature a range of classic retro games with part of the line-up announced at the 2019 Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) in Los Angeles. The console is smaller than the original and will fit in the palm of your hand as well as feature a full-sized controller.
The announced catalogue of titles pre-loaded on the PC Engine Core Grafx mini include:
- New Adventure Island
- Ninja Spirit
- Ys Book I & II
- Dungeon Explorer
- Alien Crush
The PC Engine Core Grafx mini is set to be released in select European countries. Two additional variants will be released in North America and Japan, named TurboGrafx-16 mini and PC Engine mini respectively.
More details including full game line-up, pricing and availability will be announced at a later date.