NEC

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NEC
Founded: 1899-07-17
T-series code: T-388
Headquarters: Japan

NEC (Nippon Electric Company; 日本電気株式会社) are a Japanese electronics firm, responsible for a number of parts used in Sega console and arcade hardware. NEC also released the PC Engine/TurboGrafx-16, a rival to the Mega Drive. NEC later published video games for Sega consoles.

NEC had a video game and music subsidiary named NEC Avenue; this was eventually consolidated with other NEC divisions to form NEC Interchannel. Their NEC Home Electronics (日本電気ホームエレクトロニクス) division was also responsible for producing video games until its closure.

Hardware

Consoles

Processors

RAM

Softography (NEC Home Electronics)

Third-party games for NEC consoles

NEC Avenue, Asmik, and Nihon Telenet published Sega-related titles for NEC consoles.

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