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Video Game Systems

Chronological Index - Dates are US ship dates, not announce dates or Japan ship dates

1971

Nutting & Associates Computer Space

1972

Magnavox Odyssey

1975

Atari Pong

1976

Fairchild Channel F (August)
Atari Super Pong (Date Estimated)

1977

RCA Studio II (January)
Atari 2600 Video Computer System (October)
Coleco Telstar Classic (Date Estimated)

1978

Bally Astrocade / Professional Arcade (February)
Magnavox Odyssey^2 (Month Unknown)

1979

Atari 8-Bit Computers (October)
Atari 400
Atari 800
Texas Instruments 99/4A (November)

1980

Mattel Intellivision
Radio Shack TRS-80 Color Computer

1981

Commodore VIC-20

1982

Colecovision (September)
GCE/Milton Bradley Vectrex (October)
Atari 5200 SuperSystem (Month Unknown)
Emerson Arcadia 2001 (Month Unknown)
Milton Bradley Microvision (Month Unknown)
Commodore 64 (Month Unknown)

1983

Coleco Gemini
Mattel Aquarius
Mattel Intellivision II
IBM PCjr

1984 - CRASH!

1985

Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) (December)

1986

Atari 7800 ProSystem (June)
Sega Master System (SMS) (June)

1987

Atari XE Game System (November)
Samsung GAM*BOY (Month Unknown)

1989

Nintendo Game Boy (May)
NEC TurboGrafx-16 (August)
Sega Genesis (August)
Atari Lynx (October)

1991

Sega Game Gear (May)
Nintendo Super NES (SNES) (September)
Philips CD-i (Month Unknown)
NEC Turbo Express

1992

NEC Turbo Duo (October)
Sega CD (Month Unknown)
Tandy VIS (Video Information System)

1993

3DO / Panasonic REAL Interactive Multiplayer FZ-1 (October)
Atari Jaguar (December)
Pioneer LaserActive with Sega Genesis and NEC TG16 Modules (Month Unknown)

1994

Sega CDX (March)
Sega 32X (November)

1995

Sega Saturn (May)
Nintendo Virtual Boy (August)
Sony PlayStation (September)
Atari Jaguar CD (September)
Sega Nomad (December)

1996

Nintendo 64
Tiger Game.com

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