• Magnavox releases the Odyssey 100.
• Magnavox releases the Odyssey 200, an improved version of
the Odyssey 100 and the first home video game console to
allow for up to four players at a time.
• Universal Research Labs releases the Video Action.
• Executive Games releases Electronic Television Tennis.
• Sears sells the first Atari Pong systems under the label Tele-
Games. This marks the beginning of a partnership lasting
several years between Sears and Atari, during which Sears
sold games under various labels which were designed by
• Atari releases the Atari pong.
• Coleco releases the Telstar.
• Fairchild Semiconductor releases the Channel F.
• Magnavox releases the Odyssey 300.
• Atari releases Atari Pong Doubles and Atari Super Pong.
• Universal Research Labs releases the Video Action III.
• Entex releases the Gameroom Tele-Pong.
• GHP releases the Wonder Wizard, an Odyssey 300 clone.
• Atari releases the Super Pong Ten.
• RCA releases the Studio II.
• Coleco releases the Telstar Arcade.
• Atari releases the VCS later called the 2600.
• Nintendo releases the Colour TV Game series.
• Coleco releases Combat! a tank-themed console.
• Atari releases the Super Pong Pro-Aim, Super Pong Pro-Aim
Ten, Ultra Pong, Ultra Pong Doubles and Stunt Cycle.
• Bally releases the Bally Professional Arcade, later renames the
• Coleco releases the Telstar Alpha, the Telstar Colourmatic and
• Coleco releases the Telstar Gemini, the Telstar
Colourtron and Teslar Marksman.
• Magnavox releases the Odyssey 2.
• APF releases the APF-M1000.