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Transcript of Game Consoles
http://www.allgame.com/platform.php?id=45 Bally Astrocade The Astrocade is a secon-genration console. And a simple computer system made by Midway, the video game division of Bally. This console was in the market for a limited amount of time. Until Bally decided to leave the market. Later they found the rights and re-released the console, and sold it until 1983. The console is notable for very powerful graphics capabilities for the time of release. SG-1000 The Sega 1000 was built by Sega in 1983. It is a cartridge based console. This was segas first entry into the home video game console. It wasnt that popular but, it did provide the basis for the more successful: Sega master system. Nintendo Entertainment system The Nintendo Entertainment system was made in 1985. Abbreviated as NES, its a 8-bit 3rd generation game console. At first it was released as a family computer. In south Korea it was called the Hyundai Comboy. This console was the best selling console of its time. It helped revitalize people in the U.S video game industry after the video game crash of 1983, and set the standard for subsequent consoles of its generation. In 2009 the NES was named the single greatest video game console in history by IGN. 3rd generation consoles Master System The master system also known as the sega master system, or the SMS, is a 3rd generation console made by Sega in 1985 in Japan. And was released in 1986 in North America. It featured a light gun and 3-d glasses. They were designed to work with a range of special coded games. The console was to compete Directly with the NES (Nintendo Entertainment System.). The SMS was technically superior to the NES. But it failed to overturn Nintendos market share. This console was redesigned many times because of to add features and marketing purposes. Atari 7800 The Atari 7800 Pro System, or just Atari 7800, was made in 1984. And was re-introduced in 1986. The 7800 was ment to replace the 5200. But was shelved due to the video game crash of 1983. After, it was re-released, and was going to compete with the NES, and the SES. It had simple digital joysticks that were almost backward-compatible with the 2600. In 2009 it was named 17th best video game console of all time. 4th Generation Consoles Turbo Graphx-16 The Turbo Graphx was made in 1989 as the Graphx-16. It was successful in Japan, due to its compatibility with CD-ROM. In the U.S they used Bonk, a head banging caveman as their mascot and featured him in most of their advertisments. In North America it failed to keep its sales momentum or to make strong impact. Sega Genesis The Sega Genisis was made in 1989. Sega Intitially had a hard time over coming Nintendos ubiquitos presence in the American consumers home. That is, until 1991 Segas awesome mascot Sonic The Hedeghog came out and started to build their games around him. Which pushed the Genesis to the "cooler" alternative for the Nintendo Console. At the same time they made the SEGA! theme where they scream it as Sonic runs by the logo. Neo Geo The Neo Geo is a cartiged based video game system. It is also an arcade system. It was released in 1990 by SNK, a Japanese company. This was its first system in the Neo Geo family. The hardware featured 2-D graphics. The Neo Geo was marketed as a 24-bit system. Although originally it was a 16-bit system. In 2009 it was ranked 19th out of the best video game consoles of all time. 5th Genration Console 3do Interactive Multiplayer The 3do Interactive Multyiplayer system is a console developed by 3do. The 3do was released in North America in 1993. Instead of them producing consoles themselves, they licenced other manufacturers to produce them. The manufacturers were Panasonic, GoldStar, and Sanyo. Instead of cartridges, the consoles used C-D ROM. Atari Jaquar The Atari corperation released this console in 1993. It was the last one to be marketed under the Atari Corperation. Until 2004 when they made the Atari Flashback. It was designed to surpass the sega genesis. Also the Super Nintendo Entertainment System and the Panasonic 3DO. It was going to surpass it in processing power too. It was marketed as a 64-bit console but proved to be a complete commercial failure and prompted Atari to leave the video game market.