Any other PC Engine fans out there?

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Even though it failed in the US (thanks to poor marketing by NEC), I consider the PC Engine (Turbo Grafx 16) to be one of the greatest systems of all time. Hard to believe that this system came out only a year and a half after the NES in Japan! The Japanese games were simply amazing for the time (Batman... whoa!).
Anyone else out there enjoy this system as much as I did (and still do)?
 

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I have a TG-16 and I can say that it was pretty amazing for the time. I don't remember the games I have (haven't touched it in years) but they looked pretty good and played really well for being on those tiny cards.
 

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Steven I wouldn't say it was a failure. The TG16 was a fantastic system, had still to this day the best quality handheld and was one of the founders of cd console gaming. Blazing lasers, Bonks adventure, Timeball, Neutopia...man I could go on for a long time.
The SNES and Genesis came a dime a dozen but to find a complete TG16 is a true treasure. Still one of my favorite systems.
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Dont get me wrong, I dont think the system was a techincal failure at all, but rather a financial failure for NEC.
 

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Count me among the fans of this system. I still own a TG16 and fire it up on occasion. Some of that stuff was way ahead of its time.
 

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I had the TurboCD. If you ever played "Y's", you know the sound in that game is breathtaking. I still have my "Y's" cd and play it on my PC using an emulator called MagicEngine.
 

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I have heard good things about Y's and the whole series. I hope that someone starts taking games from old consoles (like Phantasy Star and Ys) and starts releasing all of them on discs for PC or one of the next-gen consoles. I don't care if they don't have spiffy graphics, just so long as the games are playable.
 

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One title makes the PC Engine worth owning:
Dracula X: Rondo of Blood
There are a lot more titles out there that are excellent, but damn Dracula X: Rondo of Blood just rules.
 

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Kelley speaks the truth! Dracula X is, in my opinion, the best Castlevania game ever made for any system. Good luck trying to find a copy now for under $100.
Other notables:
Genka Fukei Densetsu Sapphire- AKA just "Sapphire," its one of the rarest games out there and usually fetches $300+.
Hot Blooded High School Dodgeball
SF2:CE (with a 6 button controller, of course)!
R-Type I and II
 

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