Classic Home Videogames Museum: History


First Generation (1972 to 1976)

The Beginning: Pong, Fairchild Channel F, RCA Studio II


Second Generation (1977 to 1980)

The Golden Age: Atari VCS/2600, Bally Professional Arcade, Magnavox Odyssey2, Mattel Intellivision, Milton-Bradley Microvision, Emerson Arcadia 2001


Third Generation (1981 to 1983)

Too Little, Too Late?: ColecoVision, Atari 5200, Milton-Bradley Vectrex


Fourth Generation (1984 to 1987)

Post-Crash Systems: Atari 7800, Nintendo Entertainment System, Sega Master System, Atari XE Game System

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