The 'Japanese Xbox predecessor from 30 years ago' is a temptingly easy way to sum up the MSX in a nutshell. But let's not, as people who only read the first sentence would be badly misinformed - oh, too late.
It could not compete effectively against the ZX Spectrum and Commodore 64 back then.
Ahh my very first console I played. That's what got me into gaming.
MSX was great. Better graphics than they have now. As long as you had the Laserdisc Add on. Pioneer PX7 was the one to have. Still got mine and it works fine.
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