The Amiga 500 Mini


A couple of years after the mini console boom comes the turn of one more classic system – the Amiga.

It’s been a long time coming but the Commodore Amiga is ultimately obtaining its very own mini console, consisting of several of its leading video games.

The Amiga 500 Mini

If you enjoyed video games in the UK during the late 80s and also early 90s then there’s a good chance you don’t own a console in any way, but rather an Amiga 500 or Atari ST.

These personal computer were not particularly preferred in the US, and all however unidentified in Japan, however in Europe they were extremely effective as well as equally as essential as the Mega Drive as well as SNES. Due to the fact that of their lack of around the world success, they’ve been significantly failed to remember even as retro pc gaming in general has actually come to be bigger and also larger.

They have actually not been totally wiped from background though, thanks to the recent Turrican collection, the upcoming Zool remaster, and also now something followers have actually been hoping for, for a very long time: an Amiga mini console.

There have actually been miniature ‘consoles’ of personal computer before, however only the 8-bit Sinclair Range as well as Commodore 64. The A500 Mini has simply been announced by Retro Gamings, who made The C64 Mini, as well as is a completely licensed variation of the initial 1987 Amiga 500, which flaunted a 16/32-bit CPU and a now amusing 512KB of RAM.

The Amiga’s customized graphics and also audio chips punched well over their weight course though and the A500 Mini will also emulate the Enhanced Chip Set (ECS) of later versions as well as the Advanced Video Design (AGA) chip of the A1200 version.

The Amiga Mini and some of the 25 bundled games.

Speedball 2: Harsh Deluxe.
The Chaos Engine.
Worms: The Supervisor’s Cut.
Zool: Ninja Of The “Nth” Dimension.
Unusual Type 3D.
One more Globe.
ATR: All Surface Competing.
Fight Chess.
Body.
Begin 2.
Pinball Dreams.
Simon The Sorcerer.


The console will certainly additionally include a replica 2-button computer mouse as well as an eight-button gamepad, although at the time lots of people would’ve simply been utilizing a one-button joystick. It’s unclear yet just how much capability it will have beyond playing video games but you can connect in a PC key-board as the mini one is just for program.

The console will consist of 25 games, of which 12 have actually been revealed thus far. There are some standards on there, like Speedball 2, An Additional Globe, and also Begin 2 but naturally there are lots of others that followers will be expecting, like Rainbow Islands, Lemmings, Cannon Fodder, Flashblack, Practical Soccer, Lotus Turbo Challenge, and Starglider 2.

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