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Author Forster, Winnie.

Title The encyclopedia of game.machines : consoles, handhelds & home computers 1972-2005 / Winnie Forster.

Published Utting, Germany : Winnie Forster/Gameplan, 2005.

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Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  794.8 FORS    AVAILABLE
Edition [rev. and expanded ed.]
Physical description 224 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series Gameplan.
Gameplan.
Notes "English edition by Rafael Dyll (translation) and David McCarthy (localisation)"
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page 224) and indexes.
Contents Explanation of hardware chapters 6 -- Era 1 Birth of electronic games. Mainframes, arcades and TV games 10 -- 1972 Magnavox Odyssey 14 -- 1976 Saba Fairchild 16 -- 1977 TRS-80 17 -- 1977 Apple II 19 -- 1977 CBM Pet 23 -- 1977 Atari VCS 24 -- 1978 Interton VC4000 28 -- 1978 Philips G7000 30 -- 1979 NEC PC-8001 33 -- 1979 Atari 800 34 -- 1979 Sharp MZ 39 -- 1979 Mattel Intellivision 40 -- 1979 Microvision 43 -- 1981 Sinclair ZX81 44 -- 1981 Texas Instruments TI99/4 45 -- 1981 Commodore VC 20 46 -- Era 2 Videogame crash and home computer success story 48 -- 1982 CBS Colecovision 50 -- 1982 Entex Adventurevision 53 -- 1982 Vectrex 54 -- 1982 Hanimex HMG 2650 56 -- 1982 Sinclair Spectrum 58 -- 1982 Acorn BBC B 61 -- 1982 Commodore C 64 62 -- 1982 VT Creativision 67 -- 1982 Atari 5200 68 -- 1982 Sharp X1 70 -- 1983 Oric-1 72 -- 1983 MSX 74 -- 1983 Sega SG-1000 & Master System 80 -- 1983 Nintendo Famicom & NES 84 -- 1984 Epoch Super Cassettevision 89 -- 1984 Commodore 16 & Plus/4 90 -- 1984 Atari 7800 92 -- 1984 Amstrad CPC 94 -- Era 3 16-Bit 96 -- 1984 IBM PC-AT 98 -- 1984 Apple Mac 100 -- 1985 Atari ST 104 -- 1985 Commodore Amiga 106 -- 1985 Enterprise 112 -- 1987 Acorn Archimedes 113 -- 1987 NEC PC-Engine 114 -- 1987 Sharp X68000 120 -- 1988 Sega Mega Drive 122 -- 1989 Nintendo Game Boy 128 -- 1989 Atari Lynx 132 -- 1989 FM Towns 134 -- 1990 SNK Neo Geo 136 -- 1990 Sega Game Gear 139 -- 1990 Super Nintendo 140 -- Era 4 Rendered crazy 144 -- 1991 Philips CDi 146 -- 1991 Supervision 149 -- 1993 Atari Jaguar 150 -- 1993 Panasonic 3DO 152 -- 1994 Sega Saturn 154 -- 1994 Sony PlayStation 158 -- 1994 NEC PC-FX 162 -- 1995 Nintendo Virtual Boy 163 -- 1996 Nintendo 64 164 -- 1996 Bandai Pippin 168 -- 1997 Tiger Gamecom 169 -- Era 5 21st century: Caught in the net of gaming 170 -- 1998 Sega Dreamcast 172 -- 1998 Neo Geo Pocket 176 -- 1999 Bandai Wonderswan 178 -- 2000 Sony PlayStation 2 180 -- 2000 Nuon 183 -- 2001 Nintendo Game Boy Advance 184 -- 2001 Microsoft Xbox 188 -- 2001 Nintendo Gamecube 191 -- 2002 Gamepark GP32 194 -- 2003 Nokia N-Gage 195 -- 2004 Nintendo DS 196 -- 2004 Sony PSP 197 -- Other formats: Home computers 198 -- Other formats: Game consoles 200 -- Appendix Technical data -- 8-Bit home computers 202 -- 8-Bit and 16-Bit game consoles 204 -- 16-Bit home computers 206 -- 32-Bit and CD-ROM consoles 208 -- 64-Bit and DVD consoles 210 -- Handhelds 212 -- Multimedia handhelds 214 -- Technical data: Explanations 215 -- Index A Hardware 216 -- Index B Games 220 -- Imprint 224.
Subject Games.
ISBN 3000153594
9783000153594