NEC's CD-ROM add-on for its TurboGrafx-16 console. Originally released as the PC Engine CD-ROM² in Japan in 1988, this was the first time the CD-ROM format was used for video games. It would later be released in North America as the TurboGrafx-CD in 1989. While it had little impact on the ailing TurboGrafx-16 in North America, this add-on boosted PC Engine sales in Japan.
Launched on December 04, 1988
Hosts 195 games
The TurboGrafx-16, also known as PC Engine, is an 8/16-bit console that was marketed as the first 16-bit console. It was for some time the market leader in Japan, but failed to capture a large market share in North America. It was best known for featuring the first CD-ROM gaming peripheral, the TurboGrafx-CD (also known as PC Engine CD-ROM).
Launched on October 30, 1987
Hosts 238 games
Early home computer created by Texas Instruments.
Launched on June 12, 1981
Hosts 69 games
The Tandy TRS-80 Color Computer, affectionatly nicknamed CoCo, was a home computer launched in 1980. It had limited video and sound capabilites compared to its rivals, but was easy to program for and was produced in various incarnations until 1991.
Launched on December 03, 1980
Hosts 96 games
The TRS-80 was a very popular early microcomputer with standout features such as a full keyboard, included monitor, impressive floating point BASIC programming language, and a $600 pricepoint.
Launched on October 16, 1980
Hosts 82 games