NEC’s TurboGrafx 16 was released in North American markets on September 1st, 1989. It was an 8-bit gaming system with a 16-bit graphics chip, priced at $249.99. The system used innovative HuCards instead of cartridges for games and featured six-channel sound. …the TG-16 only had one controller port (plug-in). Players who wanted to have more than one player were required to buy the Turbo Tap, an addition which permitted five controllers to be plugged into the system, in addition to extra controllers. Videos after the jump.
A Look Back, TurboGrafx 16