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Turbo Grafx-16 Thank You for Trying – Today in Retro Gaming – August 19th, 1989

When NEC announced the Turbo Grafx-16 the press was abuzz with anticipation.  Up till this point in recent years it was clearly Nintendo holding the power of gaming in their hands.  Sega was just a meddling second placer fighting it out with Atari and their 7800 console (it was not much of a fight at […]

Best Turbo Grafx-16 Games You Need

The Turbo Grafx-16 turns 27 later this week (the 19th) so it got me to thinking what are the best games to own on it?  This list was not easy to come up with because there are so many great games.  I did not pull the old trick of padding the list with multiple titles […]

New Game: Inferno Coming to MSX2 Thanks to Aetherbyte Studios

Hell.  A fictional location that is quite popular in media from movies to books and even games.  We have seen games go to Hell such as the PC/3DO title of the same name and adaptations of Dante’s Inferno to name a couple.  Hell is a popular location for games is what I am getting at […]

Hardware Mod: Turbo Grafx-16 Legendary Axe Edition

We have seen hardware mods for various consoles such as the Sega Genesis and the Super Famicom but what about the other 16-Bit console?  The Turbo Grafx-16 doesn’t get a lot of love nowadays for some reason.  Thanks to Joshua Jaeger’s wife, an artist/designer, the Turbo Grafx-16 finally is getting some overdue love.  The Legendary […]

The Legendary Axe Shows the Turbo Grafx-16 Could Rock – Today in History – August 19th, 1989

When NEC launched the Turbo Grafx-16 in North America they faced many challenges. For one they were slightly off as far as what gamers on this side of the pond wanted (Sega was closer and therefore outsold the NEC machine regularly). The Legendary Axe was quite the showcase title for the Turbo Grafx-16 and definitely […]

NEC Makes Their Console Debut with the Turbo Grafx-16 – Today in History – August 19th, 1989

NEC took a lot of chances with the launch of their Turbo Grafx-16 in North America, for one, it was their first (and only) console outside of Japan. The PC-Engine, as the Turbo Grafx-16 is known in Japan, was co-developed with Hudson (more like NEC slapped their name on Hudson’s designs). This was the first […]


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