The History of Japanese Video Game Vol. 2

The History of Japanese Video Game Vol. 2

To fight against NES’s big hit, Hudson released “PC Engine” and SEGA released “Mega Drive.” 

PC Engine had CD-ROM as media that created good definition and sound and Mega Drive was a 16-bit console so that it was also able to create good definition and sound.

Functionally speaking, they were both better than NES, but Nintendo released Super NES in 1990.  Super NES was functionally better than those two and Nintendo was again ranked top in the market.

In 1989, Gameboy was released too and was also a hit.  It was famous for its battery life.

Mega Drive

To be continued…

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