NEC’s mid-90s Arcade Card upgrade to the PC Engine can certainly be considered a somehow ill-fated endeavour. Only a handful titles make good use of the whopping 20mbit of extra memory, while still remain worth playing to this date. Our new set compiles the four most interesting Arcade Card titles into one box.
Earlier this year we saw the release of the PC Engine Mini. While nothing for the serious PC Engine gamer, it makes a great collectible or a great gift for somebody you want to introduce to the PC Engine universe. Continue Reading
Originally released almost 12 years after the PC Engine’s release, Dead of the Brain 1&2 marks the very last official commercial release for our favorite console. The game collects both installments of the Cyberpunk / Zombie adventure series into a single game. Continue Reading
Starting in mid-august all orders will include a free copy of Final Match Tennis Ladies on Super CD-Rom². FMT is not only considered one of the best tennis games of all time to this very date, but also (along with Bomberman) one of the best multi-player titles on the PC Engine. Continue Reading
The global shutdown is still affecting us all. While post offices worldwide are trying to get back to business as usual, there are still many service limitations or suspensions in place to several countries around the globe. Here you can find an overview of what’s still causing problems. We will update this posting over the coming months to reflect any noteworthy changes. Continue Reading
Part of why the PC Engine system had such a cult following in the 80s was certainly Hudson’s and NEC’s engineering marvel called HuCard. While the format itself wasn’t really new, HuCards allowed for a much larger rom size compared to earlier card-based game formats – easily rivaling much larger game cartridges of the same time and thus combining state of the art game sizes with one hell of a sexy format. Continue Reading
As a little gimmick for all fans of the American TurboGrafx-16 and Turbo Duo library out there, we just stocked Camp California. Certainly one of the typically underrated platformers available for the system and originally exclusive to the US. Continue Reading
Welcome to our Cyber Week Sale 2019 (and let’s celebrate 5 years PCEWorks while we’re at it). Instead of joining the craze on just a single day, we’ll offer you great discounts for a whole week! (our sale has now ended…) Continue Reading
Here we are with the 4th and final instalment in our Shooting Legends series. Four more masterpieces to round up your shooting collection. Perfect for long winter evenings at home with your PC Engine. Continue Reading
Our first new set for 2019 and in almost a year. And yes, the PC Engine’s library does indeed offer interesting titles that are not exclusively shoot’em ups, so we’re happy to introduce the second volume in our Action and Arcade line-up. Continue Reading
Starting this spring all orders will include a free copy of Bonk’s Adventure. This is the first adventure of Bonk (PC Genjin in japanese), soon-to-be mascot of the PC Engine. One of the most iconic jump’n’runs to come to the PC Engine. Continue Reading
Today (October 29th, 2018) marks the 25th Anniversary of Akumajo Dracula X – Chi no Rondo. To commemorate the anniversary of the iconic PC Engine entry of the Castlevania series, we have prepared a new 25th Anniversary edition of the title. Continue Reading
Although VALIS wasn’t exclusive to the PCE by any means, the series just feels home on NEC’s 8-bit power house. This boxset compiles the four PCE entries to the series while adding the English versions of Valis II and III as well as the Japan-exclusive Visual Collection disc for a whopping 7 CDs in total. Continue Reading
We just added HuCard sleeves to our catalogue. These are a perfect replacement for your missing or sticky HuCard (or TG-16) sleeves. Of course they also match Sega Master System (or SG1000) cards or any other similar sized cards.
At the end of this month our favorite video game console, the PC ENGINE will celebrate its 30th Anniversary. To commemorate this date, we’re having a BIG SALE running until October 29/30. (The sale is over.)
PC Engine setups are notorious for one thing: losing their saved data. The internal save banks on the interface units and inside the Duo systems are using capacitors to hold their data over time. So even back in the days not using your system for a year or so meant whispering goodbye to your save games. Continue Reading
This month’s double feature focuses on two of the most iconic PC ENGINE titles, SPLATTERHOUSE and MAGICAL CHASE. But instead of just aiming at the PCE renditions of these titles, we went beyond the scope of our regular presentations and created two neat little fan packages, that aren’t exclusively aimed at PCE users, but at fans of these two games in general.
Over the next month we’ll try to restock some of the out-of-stock items. First title back in stock is the Deluxe Edition of Akumajou Dracula X. If you signed up for an email notification, you should have gotten that email by now. EDIT: all gone.
While shoot’em up fans had some good times with our last boxset, let’s not forget that the PC Engine had a tremendous line up of really great titles of all varieties available. With our PUZZLE AND ACTION set, we focus on four great and unique titles, that shouldn’t be missing from any collection.
With the year coming to an end, we have two more PC Engine Memories boxsets for you to enjoy. SHOOTING LEGENDS containing Spriggan, Spriggan mark2, Steam Hearts and Nexzr (plus Nexzr Special) and MAHJONG DREAMS bringing you one of the rarest PCE titles in existence. Continue Reading
Before we head off into an exciting winter with brandnew titles, here’s one more set for the new PC Engine fans out there. Titled QUINTESSENTIAL WORKS the boxset contains Ginga Fukei Densetsu Sapphire, Rockman and Space Fantasy Zone and takes us back to humble beginnings. Continue Reading
Available now is the CARAVAN BATTLE STAGE boxset, which compiles our three previously released caravan titles (Cycho Rider, Force Gear and Twin Bee Returns) and adds the title that started the whole caravan affair on the PC Engine – the so called “Special Version” of GUNHED. Continue Reading
of the BEST OF JAPAN boxset is now available in stock. One last chance to get our first boxset. Contents are identical to the original release from 2014. Cosmetics of the boxset were slightly updated.
Good news: every order* over the next few months will include a free copy of Bomberman (* limited to one per person).
If you missed last year’s Akumajou Dracula X Deluxe version, now’s your chance to grab a standard edition. The re-issue comes in a golden keep case and includes the same same (english) full color manual along with the mini ad foldout and the bookmark as included with last year’s deluxe release.
We continue to celebrate the Summer of PCE with a beautiful digipak presentation of one of the PCE’s finest, Akumajou Dracula X, along with one of the system’s greatest hidden gems, Force Gear.
Before dedicing on a title or a packaging concept we usually survey a few dozen fans and collectors to see what’s doable and what’s requested. The result of one of these surveys is the Limited Edition Belmont Survival Kit.
Welcome to the Summer of PCE! Available for shipping starting on June 20th is another exquisite 3-game bundle. Included are the deluxe Editions of Beyond Shadowgate and Might & Magic III as well the great caravan rendition of Konami’s classic Twin Bee Arcade shoot’em up.
Available for shipping in late february, we offer a 3-game bundle including the Deluxe Editions of Xak III The Eternal Recurrence and Startling Odyssey II as well as the caravan shoot’em up Cycho Rider.
Available for shipping in late november, we’re proud to present our second PC Engine Memories boxset – this time labeled the Turbo Duo Edition. While the first entry took a look at what’s Big in Japan, the second one takes a look at populour titles among Turbo Duo owners. The titles included are Godzilla, Bonk’s Big Adventure and The Dynastic Hero.
Today (Saturday, September 20th, 2014) we’ll be rolling out our first newsletter announcing the release of the PCE Memories boxset. To stay up to date, check your email inbox to make sure you’re properly subscribed. If you didn’t get a newsletter, but you think that you should have gotten one, get in touch to have your email added to our distribution list for future newsletters!!
was the title of a german piece recently published by researchers of the institute for Jugendkulturforschung. It’s actually a very elegant description of what PC Engine collectors certainly represent. The closest English periphrasis would be something like “the vanguard of the analogue rebellion” or “les pionniers de la rébellion analogique” in French or “アナログ回帰への先駆者” in Japanese.
PCEWorks shall be our contribution to this very movement. Stop playing digital downloads or games you can’t own. Enjoy physical releases, enjoy unboxing them, enjoy feeling them and enjoy playing them on real hardware!
Each of the Limited Edition “PC Engine Memories” boxsets will come with an exclusive gold coin (well, not actually gold, but really shiny anyway and amazingly collectable!). The coin features Momotarou on its back. Some more close-up shots in the attached gallery.
To be launching in late September (of 2014), what you see above is a beautiful boxset containing four of the PCE’s most iconic titles coming out of Japan. The boxset is called the Best of Japan and included are Renny Blaster, Faussete Amour, Kaze Kiri Ninja Action and Sylphia. The set will first be available as a limited edition of a hundred pieces.
1st Posting :) Welcome to the PCEWorks info page!
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