The future of gaming looks fantastic. Soon, we’ll be fully immersed in incredible VR worlds or use our mobile phones via Cloud gaming. However, retro gaming holds a special place in many gamers’ hearts. Accordingly, whenever a manufacturer creates a replica machine, nostalgia hunters lap them up. Consequently, I know that the release of the SEGA Astro Mini City V will be well received.
In the world of retro gaming, they don’t come much bigger than this! Thankfully, it’s finally available across Europe at just 1/6 of the size! I am, of course, talking about the much-loved SEGA Astro City Mini V based on the 90s favourite, the Astro City arcade cabinet. Packed with an incredible 22 games, this is primed for hours of fun with its nostalgia-inducing vertical screen for marvelling at these arcade classics.
What games are included with the SEGA Astro City Mini V?
An arcade is only as good as its games, however, and in this area, it delivers the goods. Featuring on the arcade are the following classics:
- MOON CRESTA & ZAXXON.
- TERRA CRESTA & COSMO POLICE GALIVAN.
- TRUXTON & TRUXTON II.
- WRESTLE WAR & FIRE SHARK.
- RAIDEN & OUT ZONE.
- SONIC WINGS & ACTION FIGHTER.
- DOGYUUN & DESERT BREAKER.
- BATSUGUN & GRIND STORMER.
- SAMURAI ACES KINGDOM GRAND PRIX.
- GUNBIRD & STRIKERS1945.
- ARMED POLICE BATRIDER & BATTLE BAKRAID UNLIMITED VER.
A 1/6 size faithful reproduction of the original Astro City arcade cabinet that dominated arcades in the 1990s. The SEGA Astro City Mini V reproduces the vertical screen specification common to many shooting classics. Subsequently, it is used to stunning effect by the incredible roster of games that come included with this mini arcade classic.
A love letter to arcade history, this is a must for retro fans and collectors. As such, it brings the classics back to the living room. With its stunning form factor complete with a 4.6-inch LCD monitor, ball-top joystick and action buttons which perfectly replicate the genuine arcade feel. With many of the classic shooters featuring two-player options, gamers can plug in up to two SEGA Astro City USB controllers (sold separately), allowing simultaneous two-player play. For those craving the big screen experience, gamers can even play on their home TV thanks to the HDMI output and included cable!
The SEGA Astro City Mini V is distributed across the EU by Game Outlet Europe® and is available now at Amazon® and other leading game retailers at SRP of €249.99.