PC Engine / TurboGrafx-16
Success and unsuccess:
Most popular years: 1987-1990
PC Engine was 8-bit game console with 16-bit graphics chip, which came to the market as competitor of Sega Genesis. In USA it was released under name TurboGrafx-16 and was much less successful than in Japan. It uses "HuCards" game cards, which stores the games on the card in the size of credit card. Due to the copyright reasons, the Japanese cards cannot be played on US machines and vice-versa, but there was possibility to buy adaptors for $20-30 through many mail order places.
Games and music info:
Most common media for storing games: Card
Emulation of PC Engine is in very good state, almost 100%, which is very promising for such a good games like on PC Engine are.
This emulation info was written on 17.December 2002. (This time is very important, because emulation info very depends on the time it was written - emulators can improve a lot after this time..).
Record created/updated: 18. July 2004.
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