Turbografx Hits PlayStation Network

TurboGrafx-16 Console
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The Wii pretty much opened up a whole new legal way of playing retro games by having the Virtual Console and offering classic games at a price, now it’s the turn of PlayStation 3 owners to get a taste of some old console gaming.

It’s not just the PS3 that you can play them on either, they’ll also be playabe on the PSP and to start off, there are 10 titles available that should get everyone started and keep happy for quite a while.

  1. Alien Crush
  2. Bomberman ’94
  3. Bonk’s Adventure
  4. Dungeon Explorer
  5. Neutopia
  6. New Adventure Island
  7. Soldier Blade
  8. Super Star Soldier
  9. Victory Run
  10. World Sports Competition

The original TurboGrafx-16 video game console was developed by Hudson Soft and NEC.  It was released to major popularity in Japan in 1987, making its way to North America in 1989.  With an 8-bit CPU and dual 16-bit GPU the console was capable of displaying 482 colors at once.  TurboGrafx-16 was the first console to have an optional CD module, which allowed for more storage and cheaper costs.

www.hudsonent.com is where you might want to find out more.

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