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Re: Turbografx 16 mini announced by konami!

by dsnell99 Mon Dec 09, 2019 11:37 pm

Actually, looks like this got posted over the weekend. Cool!

https://youtu.be/gqXHppXIG60

And i think they have similar videos for the other two regions.
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Re: Turbografx 16 mini announced by konami!

by samsonlonghair Tue Dec 10, 2019 3:41 pm

dsnell99 wrote:Actually, looks like this got posted over the weekend. Cool!

https://youtu.be/gqXHppXIG60

And i think they have similar videos for the other two regions.

Just watched this video. They had a narrator describe every game individually. The poor copy writer had to write dozens of different ways to describe a shoot 'em up game. :wink: And that poor narrator had to tell us that Y's Book I & II are the combination of Y's Book I and Y's Book II. :lol: Later the same narrator had to tell us that Y's I * II is the Japanese version of Y's Book I & II. Super Cringey!

Anyway, I'm hyped. This seems to confirm that we will be able to access the Japanese games, but without english language support. So we will all get the pleasure of randomly selecting items in Snatcher hoping we get to see something cool. How far will we get before we just download a walkthrough? :wink:
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Re: Turbografx 16 mini announced by konami!

by pierrot Tue Dec 10, 2019 3:51 pm

Yeah, I watched the Japanese trailer, and when it got to the TG-16 games, the narrator was talking about how, 'The US version of Dungeon Explorer was included in response to those players who wanted to see the game in its English form,' and I was thinking, 'Who! Who are these players? I don't believe you!'

Anyway, watching it made me really want to break out the PC Engine and play some Nectaris, or something.
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Re: Turbografx 16 mini announced by konami!

by dsnell99 Tue Dec 10, 2019 9:36 pm

samsonlonghair wrote:
dsnell99 wrote:Actually, looks like this got posted over the weekend. Cool!

https://youtu.be/gqXHppXIG60

And i think they have similar videos for the other two regions.

Just watched this video. They had a narrator describe every game individually. The poor copy writer had to write dozens of different ways to describe a shoot 'em up game. :wink: And that poor narrator had to tell us that Y's Book I & II are the combination of Y's Book I and Y's Book II. :lol: Later the same narrator had to tell us that Y's I * II is the Japanese version of Y's Book I & II. Super Cringey!

Anyway, I'm hyped. This seems to confirm that we will be able to access the Japanese games, but without english language support. So we will all get the pleasure of randomly selecting items in Snatcher hoping we get to see something cool. How far will we get before we just download a walkthrough? :wink:


:lol:

Also can use google translate thing on your phone... That should get some good engrish transrations for a bit...
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Re: Turbografx 16 mini announced by konami!

by Phades Wed Dec 11, 2019 1:25 am

I’m pretty excited about this. I think I may have to grab the pc engine version though.
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Re: Turbografx 16 mini announced by konami!

by Hazerd Sun Mar 15, 2020 8:14 pm

Delayed, i dont plan to buy it anyways due to numerous reasons for me personally, but im still excited for its release, may pick it up at a cheaper price someday.

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Re: Turbografx 16 mini announced by konami!

by marurun Sun Mar 15, 2020 10:29 pm

I’m not sure how much extra KONAMI will make outside of the initial pre-orders, once production resumes, anyway.
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Re: Turbografx 16 mini announced by konami!

by dsnell99 Thu Apr 02, 2020 2:43 pm

So, I was pretty bummed about this being delayed (1st world problems), but then I noticed it was available in Japan. So I ordered a pc engine mini off of amazon japan, and it got delivered in less than a week. Freakin crazy! DHL actually transported it to my house in what looks like less than 36 hours from Yokohama. I plan on busting it out this evening. Also... I got a famicom classic mini while i was at it for good measure. should stay busy through this corona.
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Re: Turbografx 16 mini announced by konami!

by retrosportsgamer Fri Apr 03, 2020 10:16 am

This is a tough one to gauge. With it only sold through Amazon, will the price eventually go down? Will they do a second production run? Will it be hacked? I love the idea of CD games on it, but most are not translated.

HD setup is nice, I guess I’m weighing this vs my Duo R and flash cart. Although you can finally save with one of these Minis.
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Re: Turbografx 16 mini announced by konami!

by bmoc Thu May 14, 2020 3:52 pm

The new North American release date is May 22nd. https://www.amazon.com/TurboGrafx-16-mi ... 07QD9GQ9J/

FWIW, I ended up canceling my preorder after I got an email from Amazon saying it was going to be released in January 2021. I figured that wasn't correct and likely a placeholder but it did not instill confidence. I also realized that the Polymega base unit will play most of the games I care about and I don't really need both. I might pick up one of those 8bitdo TG16 wireless controllers if it is confirmed to work with the Polymega.
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