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Developer(s) David & Cédric Michel
Latest version 1.1.3 (Windows)
Active No
Platform(s) Windows, macOS
Emulates PC Engine/TurboGrafx-16
Website Official Site

MagicEngine is a payware, closed-source PC Engine/TurboGrafx-16 emulator, with a free 5 minutes demo available. The full version costs €15 EUR. Other free alternatives such as Mednafen are recommended instead of this.


Windows Magic-Engine 1.1.3


According to the About page at the official website, MagicEngine emulates the PC-Engine almost perfectly. The emulator has:

  • Full HuCard emulation!
  • Full SuperGrafx emulation!
  • Full CD-ROM and Super CD-ROM emulation! (with a custom System Card - no BIOS ROM needed)
  • Full Arcade Card emulation!
  • Very accurate and fast emulation!
  • Game save/load feature!
  • Nice and easy to use graphical user interface!
  • Five players mode - fully configurable!
  • and it's actually available for three operating systems, namely:
- DOS [only a very old version (v0.91) is available for DOS]
- Windows 98/2000/XP, using DirectX or OpenGL
- Mac OS X Tiger 10.4.x, using OpenGL