Video Game Consoles

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Video Game Consoles: A video game console is a computer device that outputs a video signal or visual image to display a video game that one or more people can play. In 1972, Magnavox released the Magnavox Odyssey, the first home video game console which could be connected to a TV set.

Best Retro Video Game Consoles of All Time

Please note! Does not contain any consoles released after 2000 (Nintendo Gamecube, Playstation 2, Microsoft Xbox). Also, this list does not contain any handhelds! No Sega Game Gear, no Nintendo Gameboy, no Tetris.

This list was composed in compliance with various lists (20 Best Gaming Consoles, Best Game Systems – Ranked by Gamers, Best Selling Game Consoles and others). It is based on serious research and includes following aspects: Impact to gaming industry, graphical and technological innovations. Sales numbers and popularity are also taken into account.

Top 15 Video Game Consoles Before 2000

15. Sega Saturn
14. Colecovision
13. Atari Jaguar
12. Intellivision
11. TurboGrafx-16
10. Neo-Geo AES
09. Magnavox Odyssey
08. Sega Master System
07. Sega Dreamcast
06. Nintendo 64
05. Sega Genesis
04. Super Nintendo
03. Sony Playstation
02. Atari 2600
01. Nintendo NES

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The Super Nintendo Entertainment System is a 16-bit home video game console developed by Nintendo. It was released in 1990 in Japan and South Korea, 1991 in North America, 1992 in Europe and Australasia (Oceania), and 1993 in South America.

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The Nintendo Entertainment System is an 8-bit home video game console that was developed and manufactured by Nintendo. It was initially released in Japan as the Family Computer on July 15, 1983, and was later released in New York City in 1985, and throughout the U.S as well as in Europe and Australia during 1986 and 1987.

Video Game Consoles in chronological order

Magnavox Odyssey 1972

Fairchild Channel F 1976

RCA Studio II 1977

Atari 2600 1977

Bally Astrocade 1978

Magnavox Odyssey 2 1978

Mattel Intellivision 1979

Emerson Arcadia 1982

Colecovision 1982

Vectrex 1982

Atari 5200 1982

Sega SG-1000 1983

Famicom 1983

Sega SG-1000 II 1984

Sega Mark III 1985

Nintendo NES 1985

Sega Master System 1986

TurboGrafx 16 1987

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