Astro City Mini. So it will be called the console mini retro that the japanese manufacturer SEGA could release to the end of 2020 with 36 classic games, and whose characteristics were revealed in an interview published by accident by the site Game Watch Impress in the asian country.
Although the interview with the spokesperson of Sega was eliminated by Game Watch Impress, the blog games SEGAbits reached to record images of the new device, as well as the technical characteristics and some of the titles that would incorporate.
The Astro City Mini will be built with the same materials as the cabinet Astro City Arcade Setro, which enjoyed great popularity in the decade of the ’90 in Japan and set the tone for the manufacturers of this type of machines video games.
According to SEGAbits, some of the titles confirmed include:
- Alien Syndrome
- Alien Storm
- Golden Axe
- Golden Axe: The Revenge of Death Adder
- Columns II
- Dark Edge
- Puzzle & Action: Tant-R
- Virtua Fighter
- Fantasy Zone
- Altered Beast
Confirmed this list to be the first time that Dark Edge and Golden Axe: The Revenge of Death Adder are released in Japan.
The project of Astro City Mini began 2018 and Hiro, the legendary composer of Amusement Machine Research and Development Department (Sega-AM2), would be in charge of developing the sound for the mini-console.
The platform will have support for output Micro USB and two USB ports TO connect external controllers. In addition, Sega has included an HDMI output so that the players can use it as a gaming console, a normal and a connector for earphones of 3.5 mm
The Astro City Mini would be the third miniconsola Sega -the others are the Genesis Mini and the Game Gear Micro – and reach the market at the end of 2020 by to 12,800 yen (about $119 us dollars), but will only be available in Japan, like the Game Gear Micro.
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