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Evolution of the video game console 1967-2012

Evolution of Video Game Consoles
1967-2012

1967
"The Brown Box"

1972
Magnavox Odyssey


Atari's PONG arcade machine was so popular in 1973 that Atari decided to market the game as a home console two years later in 1975.In that same year,Magnavox decided to improve its Odyssey system and released not one,but two different improved versions of the original console,the Magnavox Odyssey 100 and 200

1975
Atari Sears Tele-Games Pong System
Magnavox Odyssey 100
Magnavox Odyssey 200

1976
Coleco Telstar
Fairchild Channel F
Magnavox Odyssey 300
Magnavox Odyssey 400
Magnavox Odyssey 500
The Wonder Wizard Model 7702

1977
Atari 2600
RCA Studio II
Magnavox Odyssey 2000
Atari Video Pinball
Coleco Telstar Alpha
Atari Stunt Cycle
Coleco Telstar Ranger
Magnavox Odyssey 4000
Coleco Telstar Combat
Magnavox Odyssey 3000

Nintendo,the company which eventually became a major player in teh video gaming industry for the next three decades,delivered their first series of video game console from 1977 to 1979.The Color TV Game Series were only for sale in Japan.These consoles essentially followed in teh foot steps of Atari and featured Pong-style games.

1978
1979
Nintendo Color TV Game Series
Coleco Telstar Sportsman
Coleco Telstar Colortron
Coleco Telstar Marksman
Coleco Telstar Gemini
Coleco Telstar Arcade
Bally Astrocade
Magnavox Odyssey 2
Philips Odyssey 2001
Philips Odyssey 2100
Mattel's Intellivision

1981
Epoch Cassette Vision

The golden age of video gaming has arrived! With progressively advanced gaming technology,the 1980s was a period of genre innovative when the industry began experimenting with non-Pong games like fighting,platform,adventure and RPG games.

1982
Vectrex
Emersion Arcadia
Coleco Vision
Atari 5200
Mattel Intellivision II

1983
Nintendo Entertainment System
Sega SG-1000
Casio PV-1000

1984
1985
Epoch Super Cassette Vision
Sega Master System

As the struggle for domination continues between Nintendo and Sego,each of them released brand new console to challenge each other's positions.Sega came up with the its number one console of all time,the Mega Drive/Genesis in 1988.

To counter the threat,Nintendo presented the Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES) two years later,the console next in line after NES.

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1986-1989
Atari 7800
NEC TurboGrafx-16
Sega Mega Drive/Genesis
NEC SuperGrafx
Super NES
SNK NeoGeo AES
Sega Master System II

In the first few years of 1990s,there is a notable shift in the medium used for storing games from cartridges to compact discs.What this meant was that there were increased capacities for video gaming,prompting as well a transition of 2D graphics to that of 3D.

1991
1992
Pjilips CD-I
NEC TurboDuo
Panasonic 3DO Interactive
Atari Jaguar
Commodore Amiga CD32

In 1994,Sony finally made its entrance with the leading Playstation. Sega At the same time,Sega with its immense success of its MegaDrive/Genesis system,went on to expand it into a series,with the Genesis 2 (1994) and Genesis 3(1997). Saturn,to rival against the rest of the CD-based consoles.Nintendo, on the other hand,stuck to its cartridge system for its new Nintendo 64.

1994
Playstation
Sega Genesis 2
Sega Saturn
SNK Geo CD
NEC PC-FX
Bandai Playdia

1995
Apple Bandai pippin
Casio Loopy
Nintendo's Virtual Boy

1996
1997
Nintendo 64
Sega Genesis 3

1998
Sega Dreamcast

2000
2001
Playstation 2
Nintend Gamecube
Xbox

2004
XaviXPORT

Finally,the current generation of video game console only has room for three major competitors: Xbox 360,Sony Playstation 3 and Nintendo Wii.With full 1080p HD graphics for both the Xbox 360 and Playstation 3, and Wii's innovative remote for sensing 3D movements,it seems that video gaming had indeed came a long,long way.

2005
2006
Xbox 360
Playstation 3
Wii

2012
Wii U

Evolution of the video game console 1967-2012

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RIPT Apparel, the premier site for video game t-shirts, takes you on a journey though the evolution of video game consoles from The Brown Box in 1967 through the Wii U that was just introduced this year (2012).
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