Astro City Mini
|Astro City Mini|
Limited Run Games
|CPU||Allwinner-based Zuiki Z7213|
|Graphics||1280 x 720 resolution|
|Media||512 MB flash memory|
|Release||JP: December 17, 2020|
|Added to museum||September 14, 2021|
Astro City Mini (アストロシティミニ) is a miniature video game system by Sega Toys. It was conceived after the success of tiny dedicated consoles by Sega such as the Sega Genesis Mini and the Game Gear Micro. It was released on December 17, 2020 in Japan and was published worldwide by Limited Run Games in 2021.
It contains thirty-six built-in games, running on an emulator, and is designed to resemble the Sega Astro City arcade cabinet. It contains arcade stick with microswitches and six buttons, as well as a start and a select button. It has two USB-A connection for external controllers. Games can be played on the small included screen, or via HDMI out on a television screen. Power is supplied via a micro USB connection.
On July 8, 2020, Sega announced the Astro City Mini. However, on September 18, 2018, However, Sega Ages producer Yosuke Okunari revealed on Twitter that the system would be developed and distributed by Sega Toys, and that M2, the company which developed the emulation on the Sega Genesis Mini and the Game Gear Micro, would be involved.
Thirty-seven games are included in the Astro City Mini.