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post here the first console or handheld to do or have something that no console t the time did.

 

 

Interton VC 4000(1978): first console with an analog stick Interton%20VC%204000%20www.JPG

 

Intellivision(1979): First 16-bit console/first console to have downloadable games

 

Genesis/SNES:first consoles to have online gaming(via Xband cartridge/1994)

 

Microvision: First handheld

Atari Lynx(1989):first handheld with a color screen

 

Turboexpress(1990): First handheld to be able to play it's console counterpart's games

 

Neo Geo Pocket Color(1999):first handheld with a thumb stick

 

Game.com(1997):first handheld with touchscreen and internet capabilities;/first handheld with built in game(Solitaire)

 

the rest is for you(didn't wanna do it all by myself)

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post here the first console or handheld to do or have something that no console t the time did.

 

Genesis/SNES:first consoles to have online gaming(via Xband cartridge/1994)

Cool thread. But I believe the Atari VCS beat the Xband to the punch by about 12/13 years with the Gameline.

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The Palmtex Super Micro has color overlays much like the Vectrex so it did not have color.

 

Romtec Colorvision, 1984.

 

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Fairchild Channel F(1976)

 

First game system to use interchangeable ROM cartridges.

First game system to include a "Pause" button/ switch.

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The Radofin 1292 Advanced Programmable Video system is the first system with analog joysticks.

It might also be the first system using ROM carts, but we only know the release year (1976) and not the month and day of release.

(The Interton VC 4000 is a rebranded 1292 AVPs in a new shell, BTW).

 

Anyone know the date on this one?


Those are Pong systems. The Pong chip is mounted in a cart; so you an have all of the Pong chip games for cheaper that buying 10 different Pong systems.

Those systems are said to have been realesed in 1977;in any case they can't be older than the GY chips.

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The Radofin 1292 Advanced Programmable Video system is the first system with analog joysticks.

It might also be the first system using ROM carts, but we only know the release year (1976) and not the month and day of release.

(The Interton VC 4000 is a rebranded 1292 AVPs in a new shell, BTW).

 

Those are Pong systems. The Pong chip is mounted in a cart; so you an have all of the Pong chip games for cheaper that buying 10 different Pong systems.

Those systems are said to have been realesed in 1977;in any case they can't be older than the GY chips.

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Bandai Playdia:First console to have wireless controllers standard.

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TurboGrafx/PC Engine first home console with CD-ROM add-on.

 

TurboDuo/PC EngineDuo first home console with integrated CD-ROM.

 

The Game.com was mentioned above... was it the first handheld with touch screen?

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TurboGrafx/PC Engine first home console with CD-ROM add-on.

 

TurboDuo/PC EngineDuo first home console with integrated CD-ROM.

 

The Game.com was mentioned above... was it the first handheld with touch screen?

Yes, it was the first handheld console with a touch screen

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Was searching for an old dungeon maze game and saw a link to this: First game to feature a black video game character. Apparently, it's 1979's Basketball for the Atari 800.

 

http://www.vintagecomputing.com/index.php/archives/536

 

There is some dispute, however. 1976's Heavyweight Champ by Sega could be the first, but it's so primitive it's only in black and white, so it's hard to tell. You decide.

 

http://www.arcade-museum.com/game_detail.php?game_id=8099

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Magnavox Odyssey (1972)

You are right! How could I have forgotten the world's first commercial home video game console and it's board game items ;-)

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1991 : The Watara Supervision, first Asian console trying to catch on the success of the Game Boy :D

This is very visible in the first modele, released only in Asia and Western europe (excluding the UK)

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Some may argue that the BitCorp Gamate try to do this too, but the shape is different, the game carts are different, and inside it you find quality chips (Toshiba, Mitsubishi, Sanyo and even Philips! plus a custom Bitcorp CPU). even the buttons and shell are well made, where the Supervision use cheap parts, pretty dull plastic (gray that was cheap because if was used alot in computer cases) and off the shelves parts; the the Bitcorp Gamate may more have been a genuine attempt to get on the handheld market.

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Were there any games prior to SwordQuest where you could actually win PHYSICAL prizes, not just a high score or ending screen?

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