List of TurboGrafx-16 games

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The TurboGrafx-16

The TurboGrafx-16 is a home video game console created by NEC and released in North America in 1989. It is a localized version of the PC Engine, released in Japan in 1987.


Games[edit]

Listed here are 138[a] games officially released for the TurboGrafx-16 in North America. This includes 94 titles in TurboChip format, 21 in TurboGrafx-CD format, and 23 in Super CD format.

Games dated August 29, 1989 are launch titles for North America.

Main Title Genre(s) Distributor Release Date Format PC Engine equivalent
Addams Family, The Platform game NEC 1992 CD
Aero Blasters Horizontal shooter NEC December 1990 TurboChip Aero Blasters
Air Zonk Horizontal shooter TTI 1992 TurboChip PC Denjin
Alien Crush Pinball video game NEC August 29, 1989 TurboChip Alien Crush
Andre Panza Kick Boxing Sports game NEC 1990 TurboChip The Kickboxing
Ballistix Sports game NEC 1992 TurboChip Ballistix
Battle Royale Sports game NEC October 1990 TurboChip
Beyond Shadowgate Point-and-click adventure TTI December 1993 Super CD
Blazing Lazers Vertical scroller NEC August 29, 1989 TurboChip Gunhed
Bloody Wolf Run and gun NEC 1990 TurboChip Narazumono Sentō Butai Bloody Wolf
Bomberman Action game, Maze video game NEC 1991 TurboChip Bomberman
Bomberman '93 Action game, Maze video game TTI 1993 TurboChip Bomberman '93
Bonk's Adventure Platform game NEC April 1990 TurboChip PC Genjin
Bonk's Revenge Platform game NEC 1991 TurboChip PC Genjin 2
Bonk 3: Bonk's Big Adventure Platform game TTI 1993 TurboChip PC Genjin 3
Bonk 3: Bonk's Big Adventure CD Platform game TTI 1993 Super CD PC Genjin 3
Boxyboy NEC 1990 TurboChip Sōkoban World
Bravoman Beat 'em up, Horizontal shooter NEC October 1990 TurboChip Chōzetsurin-jin Berabōman
Buster Bros. Action game TTI 1993 CD Pomping World
Cadash Platform game, Role-playing video game Working Designs 1991 TurboChip Cadash
Camp California Action platform video game TTI 1992 Super CD
Champions Forever Boxing Sports game NEC 1991 TurboChip
Chase H.Q. Racing video game, Vehicular combat TTI 1992 TurboChip Taito Chase HQ
Chew Man Fu Action game, Puzzle video game NEC 1990 TurboChip Be Ball
China Warrior Beat 'em up NEC August 29, 1989 TurboChip The Kung Fu
Cosmic Fantasy 2 Role-playing video game Working Designs 1992 CD Cosmic Fantasy 2: Bōken Shōnen Van
Cotton: Fantastic Night Dreams Horizontal shooter TTI 1993 Super CD Cotton
Cratermaze Action game, Maze video game NEC March 1990 TurboChip Doraemon: Meikyū Daisakusen
Cyber Core Vertical scroller NEC 1990 TurboChip Cyber Core
Darkwing Duck Platform game TTI 1992 TurboChip
Davis Cup Tennis Sports game NEC 1991 TurboChip Davis Cup Tennis
Dead Moon Horizontal shooter TTI 1992 TurboChip Dead Moon
Deep Blue Horizontal shooter NEC February 1990 TurboChip Deep Blue: Kaitei Shinwa
Devil's Crush Pinball video game NEC 1990 TurboChip Devil Crash
Double Dungeons Role-playing video game NEC December 1990 TurboChip Double Dungeons
Dragon Slayer: The Legend of Heroes Role-playing video game TTI December 1992 Super CD Dragon Slayer: Eiyū Densetsu
Dragon Spirit Vertical scroller NEC November 1989 TurboChip Dragon Spirit
Dragon's Curse Platform game, Action-adventure game NEC December 1990 TurboChip Adventure Island
Drop Off Puzzle video game NEC 1990 TurboChip Drop Rock Hora Hora
Dungeon Explorer Action role-playing game, Hack and slash NEC August 29, 1989 TurboChip Dungeon Explorer
Dungeon Explorer II Action role-playing game, Hack and slash TTI 1993 Super CD Dungeon Explorer II
Dungeon Master Action role-playing game TTI 1993 Super CD Dungeon Master: Theron's Quest
Dynastic Hero, The Platform game, Action-adventure game, Metroidvania TTI 1993 Super CD Chō Eiyū Densetsu Dynastic Hero
Exile Action role-playing game Working Designs 1992 CD
Exile: Wicked Phenomenon Action role-playing game Working Designs 1993 Super CD Exile II
Falcon Combat flight simulator TTI 1992 TurboChip
Fantasy Zone Horizontal shooter, Cute 'em up NEC November 1989 TurboChip Fantasy Zone
Fighting Street Fighting game NEC November 1989 CD Fighting Street
Final Lap Twin Racing video game, Role-playing game NEC February 1990 TurboChip Final Lap Twin
Final Zone II Run and gun NEC 1990 CD Final Zone II
Forgotten Worlds Horizontal shooter TTI 1992 Super CD Forgotten Worlds
Galaga '90 Fixed shooter NEC November 1989 TurboChip Galaga '88
Gate of Thunder Horizontal shooter TTI February 1992 Super CD Gate of Thunder
Ghost Manor Platform game TTI 1992 TurboChip
Godzilla Fighting game TTI 1993 Super CD Gojira: Bakutō Retsuden
Gunboat Vehicle simulation game NEC 1992 TurboChip
Hit the Ice Sports game TTI 1992 TurboChip Hit the Ice
It Came From The Desert Action-adventure game NEC 1991 CD
Impossamole Platform game NEC 1991 TurboChip
Jack Nicklaus' Turbo Golf Sports game Accolade 1990 TurboChip Jack Nicklaus Championship Golf
Jack Nicklaus' Turbo Golf Sports game Accolade 1992 CD Jack Nicklaus' World Golf Tour
Jackie Chan's Action Kung Fu Action platform video game TTI 1992 TurboChip Jackie Chan
John Madden Duo CD Football Sports game TTI 1993 Super CD
J.B. Harold Murder Club Adventure game, Visual novel NEC 1991 CD J.B. Harold Murder Club
J.J. & Jeff Platform game NEC 1990 TurboChip Kato-chan Ken-chan
Keith Courage in Alpha Zones Action platform video game NEC August 29, 1989 TurboChip Mashin Eiyuuden Wataru
King Of Casino Casino game NEC 1990 TurboChip King Of Casino
Klax Puzzle video game Tengen 1990 TurboChip Klax
Last Alert Run and gun NEC 1990 CD Red Alert
Legend of Hero Tonma Platform game TTI 1993 TurboChip Legend of Hero Tonma
Legendary Axe, The Platform game NEC August 29, 1989 TurboChip Makyō Densetsu
Legendary Axe II, The Platform game NEC October 1990 TurboChip Ankoku Densetsu
Loom Graphic adventure TTI 1992 Super CD Loom
Lords of the Rising Sun Action game, Strategy game NEC 1992 CD Rising Sun
Lords of Thunder Horizontal shooter TTI 1993 Super CD Winds of Thunder
Magical Chase Horizontal shooter TTI 1993 TurboChip Magical Chase
Magical Dinosaur Tour Educational video game NEC 1990 CD Magical Saurus Tour
Might and Magic III: Isles of Terra Role-playing video game TTI 1993 Super CD Might and Magic III: Isles of Terra
Military Madness Turn-based strategy NEC February 1990 TurboChip Nectaris
Monster Lair Side-scrolling video game NEC August 1990 CD
Moto Roader Racing video game NEC December 1989 TurboChip Moto Roader
Neutopia Action-adventure game NEC 1990 TurboChip Neutopia
Neutopia II Action-adventure game TTI 1992 TurboChip Neutopia II
New Adventure Island Platform game TTI 1992 TurboChip Takahashi Meijin no Shin Bōken Jima
Night Creatures Action platform video game NEC 1992 TurboChip
Ninja Spirit Platform game NEC October 1990 TurboChip Saigo no Nindō: Ninja Spirit
Dungeons & Dragons: Order of the Griffon Tactical role-playing game TTI 1992 TurboChip
Ordyne Horizontal shooter NEC February 1990 TurboChip
Pac-Land Platform game NEC January 1990 TurboChip
Parasol Stars Platform game Working Designs 1991 TurboChip
Power Golf Sports game NEC August 29, 1989 TurboChip
Prince of Persia Cinematic platformer TTI November 1991 Super CD
Psychosis Horizontal shooter NEC 1990 TurboChip
Raiden Vertical scroller NEC 1991 TurboChip
Riot Zone Beat 'em up TTI February 1993 Super CD
R-Type Horizontal shooter NEC November 1989 TurboChip
Samurai Ghost Action game TTI 1992 TurboChip
Shadow of the Beast Platform game TTI 1992 Super CD
Shape Shifter Action adventure game TTI 1992 Super CD
Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective Adventure game, Interactive movie NEC 1991 CD
Sherlock Holmes: Consulting Detective Vol. II Adventure game, Interactive movie TTI 1992 Super CD
Shockman Platform game TTI 1992 TurboChip
Side Arms Hyper Dyne Horizontal shooter Radiance Software December 1989 TurboChip
Silent Debuggers First-person shooter NEC 1991 TurboChip
SimEarth Life simulation game TTI 1993 Super CD
Sinistron Horizontal shooter IGS 1991 TurboChip
Soldier Blade Vertical scroller NEC 1992 TurboChip
Somer Assault Side-scrolling action game NEC 1992 TurboChip
Sonic Spike Sports game IGS 1990 TurboChip
Space Harrier Rail shooter, Third-person shooter NEC February 1990 TurboChip
Splash Lake Action game, Puzzle video game TTI 1992 CD
Splatterhouse Beat 'em up slasher NEC April 1990 TurboChip
Super Air Zonk Horizontal shooter TTI 1993 Super CD
Super Star Soldier Vertical scroller NEC 1991 TurboChip
Super Volleyball Sports game NEC 1990 TurboChip
Syd Mead's Terraforming Horizontal shooter TTI 1993 Super CD
Takin' it to the Hoop Sports game NEC 1990 TurboChip
TaleSpin Platform game NEC 1991 TurboChip
Tiger Road Action platform video game, Scrolling shooter NEC October 1990 TurboChip
Time Cruise Pinball video game TTI 1992 TurboChip
Timeball Puzzle video game NEC 1990 TurboChip
Tricky Kick Puzzle video game IGS 1990 TurboChip
Turrican Run and gun Accolade August 1991 TurboChip
TV Sports Basketball Sports game NEC 1991 TurboChip
TV Sports Football Sports game NEC 1990 TurboChip
TV Sports Hockey Sports game NEC 1991 TurboChip
Valis II Platform game, Hack and slash NEC 1990 CD
Valis III Platform game, Hack and slash NEC 1992 CD
Vasteel Strategy video game Working Designs 1993 CD
Veigues Tactical Gladiator Horizontal shooter NEC 1990 TurboChip
Victory Run Racing video game NEC August 29, 1989 TurboChip
Vigilante Beat 'em up NEC August 29, 1989 TurboChip
World Class Baseball Sports game NEC November 1989 TurboChip
World Court Tennis Sports game, Role-playing game NEC November 1989 TurboChip
World Sports Competition Sports game NEC 1992 TurboChip
Yo, Bro Shoot 'em up NEC 1991 TurboChip
Ys: Book I & II Action role-playing game NEC 1990 CD
Ys III: Wanderers from Ys Action role-playing game NEC 1991 CD

Unlicensed games[edit]

The following games were released without the approval of NEC nor TTI.

Main Title Distributor Release Date Format
Atlantean Aetherbyte Studios 2014 Hu Card
Bikini Girls Excite Software Corp. 1993 CD
Fantasy Star Soldier (Star Parodier) Kaneko Unreleased CD
Hawaiian Island Girls Excite Software Corp. 1993 CD
Hypernova Blast MindRec 2014 Super CD
Implode MindRec September 1, 2002 Super CD
Insanity Aetherbyte Studios 2009 Super CD
Local Girls of Hawaii Excite Software Corp. 1993 CD
Meteor Blaster DX MindRec 2004 Super CD
Mysterious Song Frozen Utopia August 27, 2012 Super CD

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ This number is always up to date by this script.

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