Mini consoles are a publisher’s dream, so it’s no surprise that Konami would jump on the bandwagon with their own retro console: the TurboGrafx 16 Mini.
Before the console business became a three-horse race (or two-horse, depending on who you talk to), many of the big consumer electronics companies had a crack at the lucrative gaming market by releasing their own hardware. Panasonic has the 3DO, Philips the Odyssey and of course, NEC with its TurboGrafx-16….
…than a Nintendo Entertainment System. Which wasn’t really a fair comparison to make, but hey, this was the late 80s. Video game advertising was a killing field back then.