TurboGrafx-16 Mini review — better late than never

1 min readApr 6


TurboGrafx-16 Mini’s box

The retro gaming landscape has grown exponentially over the last decade.

Part of what is driving that are these nostalgia trips that come in the form of mini gaming consoles from days long past.

Pretty much every name to ever attempt the industry has come out with a machine and now NEC’s TurboGrafx-16 Mini is the latest to join the fray. You know what that means: A TurboGrafx-16 Mini review.

Er… I have never heard of it before — is it more like the Commodore 64 Mini or the Sega Genesis Mini?

Well, for one, the TurboGrafx-16 really has its work cut out for it in the West when it comes to competing with the best retro mini consoles out there.

Much of this is due to the machine’s failure to compete with the NES and, later, the Genesis in those markets.

While it thrived in Japan as the PC Engine, the TurboGrafx-16 is often considered…

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