Loading presentation...

Present Remotely

Send the link below via email or IM


Present to your audience

Start remote presentation

  • Invited audience members will follow you as you navigate and present
  • People invited to a presentation do not need a Prezi account
  • This link expires 10 minutes after you close the presentation
  • A maximum of 30 users can follow your presentation
  • Learn more about this feature in our knowledge base article

Do you really want to delete this prezi?

Neither you, nor the coeditors you shared it with will be able to recover it again.


The History of Video Game Consoles - Timeline

No description

Daniel Nguyen

on 14 February 2014

Comments (0)

Please log in to add your comment.

Report abuse

Transcript of The History of Video Game Consoles - Timeline

by : Daniel Nguyen
The History of Video Game Consoles - Timeline
1st Generation
Ralph Baer - he created 1 of the the first 7 brown boxes He was born on March 8 , 1922 and he started the video game industry.
- 1972 It was made by Ralph Baer it was the first commercial home video game console.
Brown Box -
1968 it was the first game console ever made in history. The Brown Box eventually turned into the Magnavox Odysey
Magnavox Odysey
Coleco Telstar Colortron
2nd Generation
1976 to 1983
- Telstar was a series of game consoles produced by Coleco , one of the models were the Colortron made in 1978
Atari 2600
The Atari 2600 came out in Sept 1977
by Atari inc. Its use of microprocessor
based hardware and Rom cartridges made
it popular. a format first used with the
Fairechild Channel F.
Is a vector display- based video game
that was made by Western Technologies /
Smith Engineering. it was released
November 1982 for 199$ over time it
came down to 100$ then crashed.
Not like any other games it had vector monitor
which displays vector graphics.
Coleco Vision
made in August 1982 with 10 games.
Coleco Vision offered near-arcade-
quality graphics and gaming style
3rd Generation
1983 - 1987
Sega SG1000
The Sega Game 1000 is a cartridge
based game , it was released July 1983
Sega Master System
It is called the Master System
that was manufactured by sega
and it could play cartridges and
credit card sized '' Sega Cards '' .
Released June 1986

Atari 7800
The Atari 7800 is made by Atari Coporation
The Atari 7800 was basically the Atari 5200
It was relaunched. It has a joystick and is a
fully backward compatible. Made in May 1984

4th Generation
1987 - 1993
Sega Genesis
Nintendo SNES
Phillips CDI
The Sega Genesis known
as mega drive is a 16bit game
was sold by Sega Enterprise.
Released August 1989
Is also a 16bit game
and was released in 1992
and is Nintendo second home
it is an interactive multimedia
CD player developed by Royal Phillips
Electronics. Made in 1991
5th Generation
Atari Jaguar
Sony Playstation
Sega Saturn

The Atari Jaguar is a video game console
that was released by Atari Corporation in 1993.
The playstation is a series of video game consoles created and developed by Sony Computer Entertainment. The first console in the series, the PlayStation, was the first video game console to ship 100 million units, made in 1994
The Sega Saturn is a 32-bit fifth-generation video game console that was first released by Sega on 1995
6th Generation
Sony PS2
Microsoft XBOX
Nintendo GameCube
The PlayStation 2 (PS2) is a video game console that was manufactured by Sony Computer Entertainment. It is Sony's second installment in the PlayStation Series. It was released on March 4, 2000
The Xbox is a video gaming brand created by Microsoft. It includes a series of video game consoles developed by Microsoft. It was released in 2001
The GameCube is a video game console released by Nintendo on September 14, 2001, in Japan and November 18, 2001, in North America. It was later released worldwide in 2002
7th Generation
8th Generation
Microsoft XBOX 360
Sony PS3
Nintendo Wii
The Xbox 360 is a video game console developed by Microsoft, and is the successor to the original Xbox, and it is the second console in the Xbox series. It was released in 2005
The PlayStation 3 (PS3) is a home video game console produced by Sony Computer Entertainment. Released in 2006
The Wii is a home video game console released by Nintendo on November 19, 2006 Nintendo states that its console targets a broader demographic than that of the two others
Sony PS4
Xbox 1
Nintendo Wii U
is a video game console from Sony Computer Entertainment, Made in 2013 the PlayStation 4 features a more familiar AMD x86-64 Accelerated Processing Unit.
is a video game console from Nintendo Released
in 2012. Wii U is the first nintendo console
to support high graphics.
is a video game console made from
Microsoft and was released May 2013
the console features an AMD processor built around the x86-64 instruction set.
Full transcript