Avenue Pad 6
From NEC Retro
|Fast facts on the Avenue Pad 6|
|Manufacturer: NEC Avenue|
|Made for: PC Engine|
The Avenue Pad 6 (アベニューパッド6) is an officially licensed six button controller for the PC Engine released in 1993 by NEC Avenue. It was designed specifically for Street Fighter II': Champion Edition, which was released a week later, although several other titles (mostly fighting games) also supported the controller.
The controller adds four additional buttons (
) in addition to the standard
buttons are laid on the bottom row from right to left similar to the earlier Avenue Pad 3, whereas
are laid out on the top row from left to right. The controller also has four switches: two turbo switches for buttons
, a slow motion switch, and a switch that toggles between two-button controls (A mode) and six-button controls (B mode).
Other six-button controllers for the PC Engine include the Fighting Commander PC by Hori, released a month later than the Avenue Pad 6, and the Arcade Pad 6 by NEC, which became the standard-issue controller for the PC Engine Duo-RX.
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