|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 ( , , and ) in addition to the standard and buttons. The , and buttons are laid on the bottom row from right to left similar to the earlier Avenue Pad 3, whereas , and are laid out on the top row from left to right. The controller also has four switches: two turbo switches for buttons and , 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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