The original TurboGrafx-16, known in Japan and France as the PC Engine, is a cartridge-based home video game console that was first released in Japan on October 30, 1987, and in the United States on August 29, 1989. Now, the miniature version is launching this year, loaded with 55 cartridge and CD games via emulation, priced at $99.99. Read more for an early hands-on review and additional information.
Measuring in at 9.25″ × 5.8″ × 1.1″, it features a removable “dust cover” on the back and a controller with dedicated “turbo” buttons. The console will ship with support for five-player modes using Hori accessories. As for ports, it has USB Type-A ports for its controllers. Games include Air Zonk, Alien Crush, Blazing Lazers, Bomberman ’93, Bonk’s Revenge, Cadash, Chew-Man-Fu, Dungeon Explorer, R-Type, Splatterhouse and many more. For now, it has a ship date of December 31, 2020.
- Now, at long last, the TurboGrafx-16 is making a comeback!
- It's set to return in the form of the TurboGrafx-16 mini, a new compact model that comes preloaded with a selection of popular titles*!
- Now you can play all your old favorites to your heart's content!
- Includes Japanese PC Engine games.