History Of The Videogame Console

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  • Atari 2600 (VCS)

    The first videogame console that had plug-in cartridges instead of only some built-in games that you might not like.
  • Nintendo NES

    A similar game console to the Atari 2600 (VCS) but with better quality and better details in game
  • Sega Genesis

    The game console that attracts many people with its awesome games and good quality(based on that time)
  • Sony Play Station

    One of the first video game consoles that uses a CD-ROM to read the game.
  • Sony PlayStation 2 (SCPH-5000x)

    The PlayStation brand's strength has lead to strong third-party support for the system. Although the launch titles for the PS2 were unimpressive in 2000, the holiday season of 2001 saw the release of several best-selling and critically acclaimed games.
  • Microsoft X-Box

    The Xbox was Microsoft's first independent venture into the video game console arena, after having developed the operating system and development tools for the MSX, and having collaborated with Sega in porting Windows CE to the Sega Dreamcast console.
  • Nintendo Game Cube

    The Nintendo GameCube uses a unique storage medium, the GameCube Optical Disc, a proprietary format based on Matsushita's optical-disc technology; the discs are approximately 8 centimeters (3 1/8 inches) in diameter (considerably smaller than the 12cm CDs or DVDs used in competitors' consoles), and the discs have a capacity of approximately 1.5 gigabytes.
  • Microsoft X-Box 360

    The Xbox 360 will compete against the upcoming generation of consoles, including the Sony PlayStation 3 and Nintendo Revolution, and was officially unveiled on MTV on May 12, 2005, a week before the E3 trade show.
  • Sony PlayStation 3

    Sony stated every PlayStation and PlayStation 2 game that observes its respective system's TRC (Technical Requirements Checklist) will be playable on PS3 at launch.
  • Nintendo Wii

    The console was known by the codename of "Revolution" until April 27, 2006, when it was renamed Wii, spelled with two "i"s to imply an image of players gathering together, as well as to represent the console's controllers. It is said Wii sounds like 'we', which emphasizes that the console is for everyone.