SEGA Astro City, the mini arcade cabinet arrives in the West

SEGA Astro City, the mini arcade cabinet arrives in the West

SEGA Astro City

Limited Run Games has announced that it will handle the US distribution of SEGA's Astro City Mini cabinet, launched in Japan last December. Pre-orders will open on March 26th exclusively on the LRG website.

Astro City Mini is the reproduction of the SEGA arcade cabinet of the same name, hugely popular in the 80s and 90s, Limited Run Games will sell the product at the price of $ 129.99, in addition it will be possible to buy a Mini Gamepad ($ 27.99) and a Mini Style Kit ($ 39.99) to customize the cabinet. The mini cabinet includes 37 different games, all from SEGA, including Alien Storm, Colums, Altered Beast and Fantasy Zone:

Alex Kidd The Lost Stars (with Stella) Alien Storm Alien Syndrome Altered Beast Arabian Fight Bonanza Bros Columns Columns II Cotton Crack Down Cyber ​​Police ESWAT Dark Edge Doctors Kun (Dot Race) Fantasy Zone Flicky Gain Ground Golden Ax Golden Ax Revenge of Death Adder My Hero Puyo Puyo Puyo Puyo 2 Puzzle & Action Ichidant-R Puzzle & Action Tant-R Rad Mobile Quartet 2 Scramble Spirits Sega Ninja Shadow Dancer Shinobi Sonic Boom Space Harrier Stack Columns Thunder Force AC Virtua Fighter Wonder Boy Wonder Boy in Monster Land Wonder Boy III Monster Lair At the moment no distributor has announced plans to launch Astro City Mini in Europe, if you are interested you will therefore have to pre-order the mini console from the Limited Run Games website, taking into account the shipping costs, which are not too cheap in this period.

Sega's Astro City Mini Is Getting A Limited Run Games Release In The US

Pre-orders open March 26th

If you never got your hands on Sega's Astro City Mini Arcade when it arrived late last year, here's your second chance.

Physical distribution specialist Limited Run Games has announced pre-orders for this mini arcade unit will open on 26th March for $129.99 USD. It comes packed with 37 classic titles, a built-in LCD screen, HDMI-out port, headphone jack, and two USA-A ports. The packaging for the US market will also be localised in English.

Limited Run notes how only 3,500 units have been manufactured in English packaging for the US market. In addition to the unit itself, you'll be able to pick up the Astro City Mini Gamepad for $27.99 USD and the Astro City Mini Style Kit for $39.99 USD.

You can learn more about Sega's Astro City Mini Arcade in our full hardware review. And here's the full list of games included:

  • 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
  • Scramble Spirits
  • Ninja Princess
  • Arabian Fight
  • Sonic Boom
  • Stack Columns
  • Flicky
  • Quartet 2
  • Puyo Puyo Tsu
  • Thunder Force AC
  • Alex Kidd: The Lost Stars
  • Rad Mobile
  • Space Harrier
  • Seishun Scandal / My Hero
  • Dottori Kun (Dot Race)
  • Bonanza Bros
  • Columns
  • Cotton
  • Crack Down
  • Gain Ground
  • Ichidant-R
  • Puyo Puyo
  • Shadow Dancer
  • Shinobi
  • Wonder Boy
  • Wonder Boy in Monster Land
  • Wonder Boy III: Monster Lair
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