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1972

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The

', '

Magnavox

', '

Odyssey,

', '

First

', '

Video

', '

Game

', '

Console

', '

The

', '

Magnavox

', '

Odyssey

', '

is

', '

the

', "

world's

", '

first

', '

home

', '

video

', '

game

', '

console.

', '

It

', '

was

', '

first

', '

demonstrated

', '

in

', '

May,

', '

24th,

', '

1972

', '

and

', '

released

', '

that

', '

fall,

', '

predating...

', '

Read

', '

more

', '

1976

', '

Coleco

', '

Releases

', '

its

', '

Telstar

', '

Console

', '

The

', '

Telstar

', '

is

', '

a

', '

series

', '

of

', '

video

', '

game

', '

consoles

', '

produced

', '

by

', '

Coleco

', '

from

', '

1976

', '

to

', '

1978.

', '

Starting

', '

with

', '

Telstar

', '

Pong

', '

clone

', '

based

', '

on

', '

General

', "

Instrument's...

", '

Read

', '

more

', '

Oct

', '

1977

', '

Atari

', '

2600

', '

Released

', '

in

', '

North

', '

America

', '

The

', '

Atari

', '

2600

', '

is

', '

a

', '

video

', '

game

', '

console

', '

released

', '

in

', '

October

', '

1977.

', '

It

', '

is

', '

credited

', '

with

', '

popularizing

', '

the

', '

use

', '

of

', '

microprocessor-based

', '

hardware

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and...

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more

', '

1979

', '

Intellivision

', '

Video

', '

Game

', '

Console

', '

Released

', '

The

', '

Intellivision

', '

is

', '

a

', '

video

', '

game

', '

console

', '

released

', '

by

', '

Mattel

', '

in

', '

1979.

', '

Development

', '

of

', '

the

', '

console

', '

began

', '

in

', '

1978,

', '

less

', '

than

', '

a

', '

year

', '

after

', '

the...

', '

Read

', '

more

', '

Nov

', '

1982

', '

Atari

', '

Releases

', '

the

', '

5200

', '

The

', '

Atari

', '

5200

', '

SuperSystem,

', '

or

', '

simply

', '

the

', '

Atari

', '

5200,

', '

is

', '

a

', '

video

', '

game

', '

console

', '

that

', '

was

', '

introduced

', '

in

', '

1982

', '

by

', '

Atari

', '

Inc.

', '

as

', '

a

', '

replacement

', '

for

', '

the...

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Read

', '

more

', '

Dec

', '

1982

', '

Atari

', '

Releases

', '

E.T.,

', '

Often

', '

Called

', '

the

', '

Worst

', '

Video

', '

Game

', '

Ever

', '

Made

', '

E.T.

', '

the

', '

Extra-Terrestrial

', '

is

', '

an

', '

adventure

', '

video

', '

game

', '

developed

', '

and

', '

published

', '

by

', '

Atari,

', '

Inc.

', '

for

', '

the

', '

Atari

', '

2600

', '

video

', '

game

', '

console.

', '

It

', '

was

', '

based

', '

on...

', '

Read

', '

more

', '

May

', '

1984

', '

Atari

', '

Releases

', '

the

', '

7800

', '

in

', '

North

', '

America

', '

The

', '

Atari

', '

7800

', '

ProSystem,

', '

or

', '

simply

', '

the

', '

Atari

', '

7800,

', '

is

', '

a

', '

video

', '

game

', '

console

', '

re-released

', '

by

', '

Atari

', '

Corporation

', '

in

', '

June

', '

1986.

', '

The

', '

original

', '

release

', '

had...

', '

Read

', '

more

', '

1985

', '

Nintendo

', '

Releases

', '

the

', '

R.O.B.

', '

(Robotic

', '

Operating

', '

Buddy)

', '

as

', '

an

', '

Accessory

', '

to

', '

the

', '

NES

', '

R.O.B.

', '

(Robotic

', '

Operating

', '

Buddy)

', '

is

', '

an

', '

accessory

', '

for

', '

the

', '

Nintendo

', '

Entertainment

', '

System.

', '

It

', '

was

', '

released

', '

in

', '

July

', '

1985

', '

in

', '

Japan

', '

as

', '

the

', '

Famicom

', '

Robot...

', '

Read

', '

more

', '

Oct

', '

18

', '

1985

', '

Nintendo

', '

Entertainment

', '

System

', '

Released

', '

in

', '

the

', '

US

', '

The

', '

Nintendo

', '

Entertainment

', '

System

', '

(abbreviated

', '

to

', '

NES

', '

or

', '

Nintendo)

', '

is

', '

an

', '

8-bit

', '

video

', '

game

', '

console

', '

that

', '

was

', '

released

', '

by

', '

Nintendo

', '

in

', '

North

', '

America,...

', '

Read

', '

more

', '

Oct

', '

1987

', '

Sega

', '

First

', '

Releases

', '

the

', '

Master

', '

System

', '

in

', '

North

', '

America

', '

The

', '

Sega

', '

Master

', '

System

', '

is

', '

an

', '

8-bit

', '

cartridge-based

', '

video

', '

game

', '

console

', '

that

', '

was

', '

manufactured

', '

by

', '

Sega

', '

and

', '

was

', '

first

', '

released

', '

in

', '

1986.

', '

Its

', '

original...

', '

Read

', '

more

', '

Aug

', '

14

', '

1989

', '

Sega

', '

Releases

', '

the

', '

Genesis

', '

in

', '

North

', '

America

', '

The

', '

Genesis

', '

is

', '

a

', '

fourth-generation

', '

video

', '

game

', '

console

', '

released

', '

by

', '

Sega

', '

in

', '

Japan

', '

in

', '

1988

', '

and

', '

Europe

', '

in

', '

1990.

', '

The

', '

console

', '

was

', '

released

', '

in

', '

Europe

', '

and...

', '

Read

', '

more

', '

Aug

', '

29

', '

1989

', '

NEC

', '

Releases

', '

the

', '

TurboGrafx-16

', '

in

', '

North

', '

America

', '

The

', '

TurboGrafx-16

', '

(in

', '

full,

', '

the

', '

TurboGrafx-16

', '

Entertainment

', '

SuperSystem),

', '

known

', '

in

', '

Japan

', '

as

', '

the

', '

PC

', '

Engine

', '

(PCエンジン,

', '

Pīshī

', '

Enjin),

', '

is

', '

a

', '

video

', '

game...

', '

Read

', '

more

', '

1990

', '

SNK

', '

Releases

', '

the

', '

Neo

', '

Geo

', '

The

', '

Neo

', '

Geo

', '

is

', '

a

', '

cartridge-based

', '

arcade

', '

and

', '

home

', '

video

', '

game

', '

system

', '

released

', '

in

', '

1990

', '

by

', '

Japanese

', '

game

', '

company

', '

SNK.

', '

The

', '

hardware

', '

featured...

', '

Read

', '

more

', '

Oct

', '

6

', '

1990

', '

Sega

', '

Game

', '

Gear

', '

Released

', '

in

', '

Japan

', '

The

', '

Sega

', '

Game

', '

Gear

', '

is

', '

a

', '

handheld

', '

game

', '

console

', '

which

', '

was

', "

Sega's

", '

response

', '

to

', "

Nintendo's

", '

Game

', '

Boy.

', '

It

', '

was

', '

the

', '

third

', '

commercially

', '

available

', '

color...

', '

Read

', '

more

', '

Aug

', '

1991

', '

Super

', '

Nintendo

', '

Entertainment

', '

System

', '

Released

', '

in

', '

North

', '

America

', '

he

', '

Super

', '

Nintendo

', '

Entertainment

', '

System

', '

or

', '

Super

', '

NES

', '

(also

', '

called

', '

SNES

', '

and

', '

Super

', '

Nintendo)

', '

is

', '

a

', '

16-bit

', '

video

', '

game

', '

console

', '

that

', '

was

', '

released

', '

by...

', '

Read

', '

more

', '

Oct

', '

15

', '

1992

', '

Sega

', '

Releases

', '

the

', '

Sega

', '

CD

', '

in

', '

North

', '

America

', '

The

', '

Sega

', '

CD

', '

is

', '

an

', '

add-on

', '

device

', '

for

', '

the

', '

Genesis

', '

video

', '

game

', '

console,

', '

designed

', '

and

', '

produced

', '

by

', '

Sega

', '

and

', '

released

', '

in

', '

Europe,

', '

Australia,

', '

New

', '

Zealand,...

', '

Read

', '

more

', '

Nov

', '

18

', '

1993

', '

Atari

', '

Releases

', '

the

', '

Jaguar

', '

in

', '

North

', '

America

', '

The

', '

Atari

', '

Jaguar

', '

is

', '

a

', '

video

', '

game

', '

console,

', '

released

', '

by

', '

Atari

', '

Corporation

', '

in

', '

1993.

', '

It

', '

was

', '

designed

', '

to

', '

surpass

', '

the

', '

Mega

', '

Drive/Genesis

', '

and

', '

the

', '

Super...

', '

Read

', '

more

', '

Nov

', '

1994

', '

Sega

', '

32X

', '

Released

', '

in

', '

North

', '

America

', '

The

', '

Sega

', '

32X,

', '

codenamed

', '

Project

', '

Mars,

', '

is

', '

an

', '

add-on

', '

for

', '

the

', '

Sega

', '

Genesis

', '

video

', '

game

', '

console

', '

by

', '

Sega.

', '

In

', '

Japan,

', '

it

', '

was

', '

distributed

', '

under

', '

the

', '

name...

', '

Read

', '

more

', '

May

', '

11

', '

1995

', '

Sega

', '

Saturn

', '

Released

', '

in

', '

North

', '

America

', '

The

', '

Sega

', '

Saturn

', '

(セガサターン,

', '

Sega

', '

Satān)

', '

is

', '

a

', '

32-bit

', '

video

', '

game

', '

console

', '

that

', '

was

', '

first

', '

released

', '

on

', '

November

', '

22,

', '

1994

', '

in

', '

Japan,

', '

May

', '

11,

', '

1995

', '

in

', '

North...

', '

Read

', '

more

', '

Jul

', '

21

', '

1995

', "

Nintendo's

", '

Virtual

', '

Boy

', '

Arrives

', '

in

', '

Japanese

', '

Retail

', "

Nintendo's

", '

Virtual

', '

Boy

', '

(バーチャルボーイ,

', '

Bācharu

', '

Bōi

', '

(also

', '

known

', '

as

', '

the

', '

VR-32

', '

during

', '

development)

', '

was

', '

the

', '

first

', '

portable

', '

game

', '

console

', '

capable

', '

of...

', '

Read

', '

more

', '

Sep

', '

9

', '

1995

', '

Sony

', '

Releases

', '

the

', '

Playstation

', '

in

', '

North

', '

America

', '

The

', '

PlayStation

', '

(abbreviated

', '

PS,

', '

PSone,

', '

PS1,

', '

or

', '

PSX

', '

due

', '

to

', '

its

', '

internal

', '

code

', '

name

', '

PlayStation

', '

eXperimental)

', '

is

', '

a

', '

32-bit

', '

fifth

', '

generation

', '

video

', '

game...

', '

Read

', '

more

', '

Sep

', '

29

', '

1996

', '

Nintento

', '

64

', '

Arrives

', '

in

', '

North

', '

American

', '

Retail

', '

During

', '

the

', '

developmental

', '

stages

', '

the

', '

N64

', '

was

', '

referred

', '

to

', '

by

', '

its

', '

code

', '

name,

', '

Project

', '

Reality.

', '

The

', '

name

', '

Project

', '

Reality

', '

came

', '

from

', '

the

', '

speculation...

', '

Read

', '

more

', '

Sep

', '

9

', '

1999

', "

Sega's

", '

Dreamcast

', '

Console

', '

is

', '

Available

', '

in

', '

North

', '

American

', '

Retail

', '

The

', '

Dreamcast

', '

(ドリームキャスト,

', '

Dorīmukyasuto)

', '

is

', '

the

', '

last

', '

video

', '

game

', '

console

', '

made

', '

by

', '

Sega,

', '

and

', '

is

', '

the

', '

successor

', '

to

', '

the

', '

Sega

', '

Saturn.

', '

The

', '

Dreamcast

', '

is

', '

part...

', '

Read

', '

more

', '

Oct

', '

26

', '

2000

', '

Sony

', '

Releases

', '

Playstation

', '

2

', '

in

', '

North

', '

America

', '

The

', '

PlayStation

', '

2

', '

(often

', '

shortened

', '

to

', '

PS2)

', '

is

', '

a

', '

sixth-generation

', '

video

', '

game

', '

console

', '

manufactured

', '

by

', '

Sony.

', '

The

', '

successor

', '

to

', '

the

', '

PlayStation,

', '

and

', '

the...

', '

Read

', '

more

', '

Nov

', '

15

', '

2001

', '

Microsoft

', '

Releases

', '

Xbox

', '

in

', '

North

', '

America

', '

The

', '

Xbox

', '

is

', '

a

', '

sixth-generation

', '

video

', '

game

', '

console

', '

produced

', '

by

', '

Microsoft.

', '

It

', '

was

', "

Microsoft's

", '

first

', '

foray

', '

into

', '

the

', '

gaming

', '

console

', '

market,

', '

and...

', '

Read

', '

more

']
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