This is Capcom’s Retro Station
The retro must be recognized that it is something that is proving to be quite profitable for many companies. Hence, we have seen practically all kinds of proposals on retro console issues. From the NES Classic mini to the occasional Nintendo console, the Sega Megadrive mini, etc.
Well, now comes a new proposal and those responsible are none other than the owners of franchises as important and known to all as Street Fighter or Resident Evil, although the idea with this machine is to offer another different title along with its popular game fighting. But first let’s talk about the hardware.
Capcom’s Retro Station is a console with a frankly eye-catching design, it’s like an old tube TV and a classic arcade stick joystick. Something that makes sense if you see the games that it intends to offer the user.
The dimensions of this mini arcade machine it is just about 33 x 28 x 32 cm and a weight that is around two kilograms. In this way, it will not be very difficult to place it on any shelf or other corner that you have at home dedicated to all this world of video games. Although in the living room and as a decorative element it should also look good as long as those blue and yellow colors do not attract too much attention or are a bit “tacky”.
Apart from personal evaluations when it comes to its aesthetics, as a gaming device, this new Capcom console offers a joystick plus six buttons. That is, the classic scheme of many arcade machines and enough to enjoy one of the most important titles of the company.
And it is that this retro console will allow you to enjoy several deliveries of two of his most recognized games. On the one hand, Street Fighter and on the other Mega Man. The exact games that will arrive with this entertainment device are:
- Street fighter ii
- Street Fighter II Champion Edition
- Super Street Fighter II
- Super Street Fighter II Turbo
- Super Puzzle Street Fighter II
- Mega Man The Power Battle
- Mega Man 2 The Power Fighters
- Mega man x
- Mega Man Soccer
- Mega Man & Bass
A product you will want, but will only sell in Japan
As you can see, this new retro proposal from Capcom is quite striking on its own. Even if you do not want it to play on it, because to do it with these titles there are many alternatives in force right now, such as emulators that you can run on a wide variety of devices such as PCs, Mac computers and even on the Raspberry Pi.
The problem is that there are currently no plans to sell it outside of Japan. That means that if you want to get one you will have to find a way to import it or find someone in the land of the rising sun who wants to buy it and send it wherever you are. Yes, to the Approximately 170 euros That will cost add shipping costs and possible customs. But taking this off, it’s cool, right?