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Sega Nomad
2013-08-10 07:32:11

The Sega Nomad is a handheld gaming console also known as the Sega Genesis Nomad. It was released by Sega on October 13, 1995 as a portable version of the home based unit the Sega Genesis. This unit is one of the few systems that can play most of the games from any region without an adapter. The system sold around one million units before it was discontinued in 1997. It was codenamed Project...

TurboExpress
2013-08-10 07:24:17

The TurboExpress was a handheld video game console produced as a portable version of the TurboGrafx-16/PC. It was released in 1990 by NEC and known as PC Engine GT (Game Talk) in Japan. Considered to be the most advanced handheld upon release, it could play all of the TurboGrafx-16’s HuCard games. It only sold 1.5 million units and was plagued with problems. Frequent sound failure and...

Xbox 360
2013-08-10 07:13:01

The Xbox 360 is the second generation video game console produced by Microsoft. It was released on November 22, 2005 in the US and Canada, on December 2, 2005 in Europe, and December 10, 2005 in Japan. In the first year of the system’s release, it was sold in 36 countries; it has sold over 77 million units worldwide. Several versions of the Xbox 360 were released. The original Xbox 360...

Xbox
2013-08-10 06:56:18

The Xbox is a video game console developed by Microsoft and introduced on November 15, 2001 in North America. On February 22, 2002 it was released in Japan, and on March 14, 2002 in Australia and Europe. By May 10, 2006 over 24 million systems had been sold. The system was discontinued in Japan in 2007, and everywhere else in 2008. The Xbox was the first game console that was produced by an...

Ouya
2013-08-06 15:52:20

The Ouya is a video game console developed by OUYA Inc. and manufactured by Boxer8. It was announced on July 3, 2012 as a new home video game console. On July 10, 2012 a kickstarter campaign was released in an effort to see how many people there were interested in the system. During the kickstarter program the fundraising goal was reached within the first eight hours, and in the first 24 hours...

Zeebo
2013-08-06 15:42:46

The Zeebo is a 3G enabled system for entertainment and educational use. It allows the user to play video games, connect to the Internet, and run educational programs. The unit was developed by Zeebo Inc. and announced in November 2008 in Brazil. It went on sale in limited supply on June 1, 2009. The original price was dropped twice by November 2009, and was distributed nationwide in December...

Magnavox Odyssey 2
2013-08-06 15:34:13

The Magnavox Odyssey 2 is a video game console released in 1978 by Magnavox/Philips. It was sold under many different names -- in Europe it was known as the Philips Videopac G7000, in Brazil as the Philips Odyssey, in the United States as the Magnavox Odyssey 2 and also as the Philips Odyssey 2. The original system, the Odyssey, produced by Magnavox, was the first video game system released in...

Epoch Super Cassette Vision
2013-08-06 15:20:01

The Super Cassette Vision was a video game console manufactured by Epoch and released in, 1984 in Japan. It was the successor to the Epoch Cassette Vision released on July 30, 1981, which used cartridges and was the first programmable game system. Another console released by Epoch was the Cassette Vision Jr. The Super Cassette Vision was also released in Europe but with little success. Epoch...

GameKing
2013-08-06 14:56:12

The GameKing is a handheld game console released in Hong Kong in 2003 by TimeTop. There were three consoles produced: the GameKing I, GameKing II, and GameKing III. Another console produced by TimeTop was the Handy Game but was not part of the GameKing brand. The GameKing I (GM-218) featured as an 8-bit system using a 6.0 Mhz CPU and similar in looks to the Game Boy Advance. It uses two AAA...

Vtech VSmile
2013-08-05 14:26:16

The V.Smile system developed by Vtech is a game system for educational purposes. It was developed for an age group between the ages of 3 and 6, but also offers other software for ages up to nine. It was originally released in 2004 and a second generation system was released in 2007. In 2008 the third generation system was released, called the V.Smile Pocket. The console connected to a...