BROWN BOX 1967
The very first video game console that was created along side a TV was made by a German
born television engineer Ralph Baer and his co workers. They ended up drawing up
schematics for what Baer called ‘’chase game’’. Baer and his colleges built a vacuum-tube
circuit that connected to a television and it allowed players to control two squares chasing
each other all around the screen. The team eventually decided to add a light gun that develops
a total of 12 games and this ended up known as the ‘Brown Box’’.
After the success of Baer’s brown box the team that created it produced a prototype to
Magnavox, the company began to produce the Magnavox odyssey, and the first
commercial video-game console. The system is marketed in Magnavox TV begging in
1972 and it uses 6 cartridges to play up to 12 games which feature dots and lines of the
screen. The only downside of the production is the odysseys novelty, because man y tv
dealers failed to see its potential.
The creator of Intellivision was called Mattel, his first challenge was a war between Atari and
Mattel at the early start of early 80’s.The Intellivision features slightly better graphics the
Atari 2600, the product also was the first synthesized video game with voices. Both of the
consoles attracted third-party game developers like coleco and Activison.
In 19990 SNK’S 24 bit neo geo marks a home system that is years ahead of its competitors
so critics say. With its huge, detailed 2-D graphics, the neo-geo’s appeal is its arcade quality
for the use in a home system. Its price level (about $650 for a newsytem at launch, and the
games are around $200) it keeps it from achieving high in the popularity charts.
The launch of Sony’s PlayStation marks the arrival of one of the popular console of the 32-
bit era of video games. For the first time this game station was in 2-D. With Cd- rom
technology, the price of the PlayStation games drops dramatically from those of cartidge-
based games. Popular games include: Resident Evil, Gran Turismo, Tekken, Crash
Namdicoo, Metal gear solid and Electronic.
PLAYSTATION 2 2000
Sony decides to release the second version of the original PlayStation calling it
PlayStation 2. The new model features the ability to play older 32-bit PlayStation
Games On the ps2. It also features the function of a dvd player. The ps2 becomes
the most popular console of the 128-era. The ps2 also marked the rise of popular
of console games and along side with high speed internet connections.
GAME BOY ADVANCE 2002
The next step in Game Boys evolution is the Game boy Advance. It was a backwards-
compatible portable system that played games from both Game Boy and the Game boy color
portable consuls. The LCD screen can display more than over 32,000 colors and also the
updated Game boy features a rechargeable lithium-ion battery and folding case.
NINTENDO DS 2004
After the last release from Nintendo the company releases the Nintendo DS as a attempt
to integrate more functions into the company's hand held gaming consoles. The new ds
features two different screens that you can use multiplayer for, also a wider screen for big
games. It also includes a touch screen panel.
PLAY STATION PORTABLE 2005
Sony decides to challenge the Gameboys dominance of the handheld market and decides to
change it and releases the PlayStation Portable in early 2005. Also like its contender the
Nintendo DS, the PSP features wireless connection and high quality graphics and non gaming
functions also like photo storage and also digital audio/video.
PLAYSTATION 3 2006
With the extra capacity which has been extended from 320gb and 160gb gamers are able to
enjoy more and more entertainment which includes games, music, photos, and video on
the new PS3. It is completely a new design it is slimmer and it uses more content to let
gamers enjoy more time playing their favorite games.
NINTENDO WII 2006
The Nintendo Wii is a game that customers can litrallery be involved in the game they
control what happens with the Wii remote. They can play games like
tennis, Basketball, Football, and Golf. In 2006, The Nintendo Wii features wireless
motion-sensitive remote controllers, built-in Wi-Fi capability.
PLAYSTATION VITA 2012
The PlayStation vita is manufactured and marketed and by Sony Computer
Entertainment. It has the capacity of 3G and also it has Wireless Connection. For the
model you can buy a 4 GB memory card which helps gamers save more pictures and
videos. The game console has a 5 inch screen (130mm), Multi captaincy touchscreen
and supports Bluetooth.