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History of video game consoles

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  1. In the history of computer and video games, the fourth generation (more commonly referred to as the 16 bit era) began on October 30, 1987 with the Japanese release of Nippon Electric Company's (NEC) PC Engine (known as the TurboGrafx-16 in North Amer

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  2. Although NEC released the first fourth generation console, this era was dominated by the rivalry between Nintendo and Sega's consoles

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  3. the Super Nintendo Entertainment System (the Super Famicom in Japan) and the Sega Mega Drive (named the Sega Genesis in North America due to trademark issues)

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  4. Nintendo was able to capitalize on its previous success in the third generation and won a dominant market share in the fourth generation as well

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  5. Sega was also successful in this generation and began a new franchise, Sonic the Hedgehog, to compete with Nintendo's Mario series of games

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