Game consoles

  • Magnavox

    The Magnavox could be connected to a TV set, the Magnavox Odyssey.
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    Game consoles between 1950-2011

  • Fairchild Video Entertainment System (VES)

    Fairchild Video Entertainment System (VES)
    The VES contained a programmable microprocessor so its cartridges only needed one ROM chip to store microprocessor instructions.
  • Family Computer (Famicom)

    Family Computer (Famicom)
    The Famicom is similar to the ColecoVision but instead, it has high-resolution sprites and tiled backgrounds, but with more colours.
  • Mega Drive/Genesis

    Mega Drive/Genesis
    The Mega Drive is a fourth generation video game console. It is released by Sega in Japan.
  • 3DO

    The 3DO were much more powerful than the Mega Drive. It could display more onscreen colours, and it used discs that contained far more information than cartridges and were cheaper to produce.
  • Play station

    Play station
    The play station is the fifth-generation video game console. It is first released by Sony Computer Entertainment in Japan.
  • Play station 2

    Play station 2
    Play station 2 is manufactured by Sony as part of the PlayStation series. It started developing in March 1999 and it was first released on March 4, 2000, in Japan
  • Play station 3

    Play station 3
    The Play Station 3 has its unified online gaming service, the PlayStation Network, its robust multimedia capabilities, connectivity with the PlayStation Portable, and its use of the Blu-ray Disc as its primary storage medium.
  • Nintendo Wii

    Nintendo Wii
    Wii has a wireless controller, which can be used as a handheld pointing device and detects movement in three dimensions. It also has WiiConnect24, which means it is able to receive messages and updates over the Internet while in standby mode.