The PC Engine (PCE) was a 16-bit system released by NEC in 1990. It is known as TurboGrafx-16 in other regions outside of Japan. PC Engine CD (PC-CD) was a CD addon.
The PC Engine 2 (PCE2) was an upgraded version of the PC Engine that could also play PCE games. In the west it was known as the SuperGrafx. Only 7 games were released for it.
|Name||Operating System(s)||Latest Version||PCE (TG16)||PCE-CD (TG-CD)||PCE2 (SG)||
 (Mednafen 0.8.x)
|MagicEngine||Windows, OS X||1.1.3||✓||✓||✓||Mid||✗|
- Mednafen is great. It has two PCE cores: PCE-Fast and PCE-Accurate. It also has a PC-FX core. Its main version is command line. pcejin is a version of Mednafen's PC Engine emulation for Windows with GUI. Linux users should use Mednafen with a GTK GUI.
- Ootake is okay for general purposes.
- RetroArch can run Mednafen's PCE-Fast core.
- MagicEngine only has a free demo available. The full version costs €15 EUR. There is no reason to buy it when there are better free options available.