Nintendo releases the handhold Game boy for $109.
NEC releases the 1st 16-bit console in the U.S. It is called the Turbo Graphx-16 and is sold for $189. It is the first system to run video games stored on compact discs.
The true arcade experience comes to America homes when Sega debuts the Genesis, its first called 16-bit home game console, for $249.95.