Logo
Unionpedia
Communication
Get it on Google Play
New! Download Unionpedia on your Android™ device!
Download
Faster access than browser!
 

Video game console

+ Save concept

A video game console is an electronic, digital or computer device that outputs a video signal or visual image to display a video game that one or more people can play. [1]

317 relations: AAA battery, All Media Network, Altered Beast, Amiga CD32, Amstrad CPC, Amstrad GX4000, Analog television, Android (operating system), Angry Birds (video game), AOL, APF-MP1000, Apple Bandai Pippin, Arcade cabinet, Arcade game, ARM Cortex-A9, Atari, Atari 2600, Atari 5200, Atari 7800, Atari Jaguar, Atari Lynx, Atari XEGS, Autostereoscopy, Backward compatibility, Bally Astrocade, Bandai, Bank switching, Bit, Blu-ray, BlueStacks, Bluetooth, Boktai: The Sun Is in Your Hand, Business Wire, Capcom, Castlevania, Castlevania: Symphony of the Night, CD player, Central processing unit, Check Mii Out Channel, Coleco, ColecoVision, Color TV-Game, Commodore 64 Games System, Commodore International, Compact disc, CompactFlash, Computer, Console game, Copyright infringement, Crowdfunding, ..., Dedicated console, Digital electronics, DirectX, Docking station, Donkey Kong Country, Downloadable content, Dreamcast, DVD, DVD player, E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (video game), Eighth generation of video game consoles, Electronic Entertainment Expo 2010, Electronic Gaming Monthly, Electronics, Emotion Engine, Engadget, Epoch Game Pocket Computer, Eurogamer, Everybody Votes Channel, Everyday Shooter, Fairchild Channel F, Family Computer Disk System, Floppy disk, Flow (video game), FM Towns Marty, Future US, Game & Watch, Game Boy, Game Boy Advance, Game Boy Advance SP, Game Boy Color, Game Boy Micro, Game Boy Player, Game controller, Game Gear, Game Park, Game.com, GameCube, GamePro, GameSpot, GameSpy, GamesRadar+, GameStick, GD-ROM, General Instrument, Genesis Nomad, Gizmondo, Glossary of video game terms, Golden age of arcade video games, GP2X, GP2X Wiz, GP32, Gran Turismo 5 Prologue, Grandia (video game), Halo (franchise), Handheld game console, Handheld TV game, Hayao Nakayama, HD DVD, High Score!: The Illustrated History of Electronic Games, High-definition optical disc format war, High-definition video, History of video games, Home computer, Home video game console, Homebrew (video games), HuCard, Hudson Soft, Hulu, Image, Image scaling, Infrared, Intellivision, International Data Group, IOS, IPhone, IPod Touch, IT infrastructure, Kickstarter, Killer application, Kinect, Kirby (series), Kirby Tilt 'n' Tumble, Konami, Liquid-crystal display, List of commercial failures in video gaming, List of DSiWare games and applications, List of Sega arcade system boards, List of video game consoles, List of Xbox games compatible with Xbox 360, Loudspeaker, Magnavox, Magnavox Odyssey, Magnavox Odyssey series, Magnavox Odyssey², Magnetic storage, Master System, Mattel, McGraw-Hill Education, Memory card, Memory Stick, Microcomputer, Microconsole, Microsoft, Microsoft Windows, Microvision, Milton Bradley Company, Minami-ku, Kyoto, MiniDVD, Mobile phone, Motion blur, Motorola 68000, MP3 player, N-Gage (device), N-Gage (service), N-Gage QD, Namco, NEC, Neo Geo, Neo Geo (system), Neo Geo CD, Neo Geo Pocket, Neo Geo Pocket Color, Netflix, Next Generation (magazine), NFL Sports Talk Football '93, Nintendo, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo 64, Nintendo Channel, Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi, Nintendo Entertainment System, Nintendo eShop, Nintendo Network, Nintendo optical discs, Nintendo Switch, Nokia, Ntoskrnl.exe, Nvidia Shield (set-top box), OLED, Online console gaming, Open-source model, Ouya, Pac-Man, PAL, Palm OS, Panasonic, Pandora (console), PC-FX, Personal digital assistant, Phantasy Star Online, Philips, Pixel art, PlayStation, PlayStation (console), PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Home, PlayStation Move, PlayStation Network, PlayStation Portable, PlayStation TV, PlayStation Vita, PlayStation Vita system software, Pokémon, Pong, PowerVR, Printed circuit board, Proprietary format, R.O.B., Ralph H. Baer, RCA Studio II, Read-only memory, Retro Gamer, Robot, ROM cartridge, S60 (software platform), Sakura Wars, Sanders Associates, Science (journal), Sears, Secure Digital, Sega, Sega CD, Sega Genesis, Sega Pico, Sega Saturn, Serial ATA, Set-top box, SG-1000, Shatterhand, Smart card, Smartphone, SNK, Solid-state drive, Solitaire, Sonic Adventure, Sonic the Hedgehog (1991 video game), Sony, Sony Interactive Entertainment, Space Invaders, Splatoon 2, Sprite (computer graphics), Square (company), Star Fox (video game), Starpath Supercharger, Steam Machine (hardware platform), Stereoscopy, Strider (arcade game), Super Mario 64, Super Mario Bros., Super Mario Bros. 3, Super NES CD-ROM, Super Nintendo Entertainment System, Tape drive, Tapwave Zodiac, Telstar (game console), Tetris, Tetris (Game Boy), The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time, Touchscreen, TurboDuo, TurboExpress, TurboGrafx-16, United States dollar, Unlockable game, USB, Vector graphics, Vector monitor, Vectorman, VG247, Video, Video game, Video game clone, Video game console, Virtua Racing, Virtual Boy, Virtual Console, Virtual reality headset, Warhawk (2007 video game), WarioWare: Twisted!, Web browser, Wi-Fi, Wii, Wii MotionPlus, Wii Remote, Wii Sports, Wii U, WiiWare, WonderSwan, Word (computer architecture), Xbox, Xbox (console), Xbox 360, Xbox 360 HD DVD Player, Xbox 360 technical problems, Xbox Live, Xbox One, XrossMediaBar, YouTube, Ziff Davis, 32X, 3DO Interactive Multiplayer, 3G, 64DD. Expand index (267 more) »

AAA battery

An AAA or triple-A battery is a standard size of dry cell battery commonly used in low-drain portable electronic devices.

New!!: Video game console and AAA battery · See more »

All Media Network

All Media Network (formerly All Media Guide (AMG) and AllRovi) is an American company that owns and maintains AllMusic, AllMovie, AllGame (until its closure in 2014), SideReel and Celebified.

New!!: Video game console and All Media Network · See more »

Altered Beast

Altered Beast is a 1988 beat 'em up arcade game developed and manufactured by Sega.

New!!: Video game console and Altered Beast · See more »

Amiga CD32

The Amiga CD32, styled "CD32" and code-named "Spellbound", was the first 32-bit home video game console released in western Europe, Australia, Canada and Brazil.

New!!: Video game console and Amiga CD32 · See more »

Amstrad CPC

The Amstrad CPC (short for Colour Personal Computer) is a series of 8-bit home computers produced by Amstrad between 1984 and 1990.

New!!: Video game console and Amstrad CPC · See more »

Amstrad GX4000

The GX4000 is a video game console that was manufactured by Amstrad.

New!!: Video game console and Amstrad GX4000 · See more »

Analog television

Analog television or analogue television is the original television technology that uses analog signals to transmit video and audio.

New!!: Video game console and Analog television · See more »

Android (operating system)

Android is a mobile operating system developed by Google, based on a modified version of the Linux kernel and other open source software and designed primarily for touchscreen mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets.

New!!: Video game console and Android (operating system) · See more »

Angry Birds (video game)

Angry Birds Classic, formerly Angry Birds, is a casual puzzle video game developed by Rovio Entertainment.

New!!: Video game console and Angry Birds (video game) · See more »

AOL

AOL (formerly a company known as AOL Inc., originally known as America Online, and stylized as Aol.) is a web portal and online service provider based in New York.

New!!: Video game console and AOL · See more »

APF-MP1000

The APF Microcomputer System is a second generation 8-bit cartridge-based home video game console released in 1978 by APF Electronics Inc with six cartridges.

New!!: Video game console and APF-MP1000 · See more »

Apple Bandai Pippin

The Apple Bandai Pippin, stylized "PiP P!N", is a multimedia technology console, designed by Apple Computer.

New!!: Video game console and Apple Bandai Pippin · See more »

Arcade cabinet

A video game arcade cabinet, also known as a video arcade machine or video coin-op, is the housing within which a video arcade game's hardware resides.

New!!: Video game console and Arcade cabinet · See more »

Arcade game

An arcade game or coin-op is a coin-operated entertainment machine typically installed in public businesses such as restaurants, bars and amusement arcades.

New!!: Video game console and Arcade game · See more »

ARM Cortex-A9

The ARM Cortex-A9 MPCore is a 32-bit processor core licensed by ARM Holdings implementing the ARMv7-A architecture.

New!!: Video game console and ARM Cortex-A9 · See more »

Atari

Atari is a corporate and brand name owned by several entities since its inception in 1972, currently by Atari Interactive, a subsidiary of the French publisher Atari, SA.

New!!: Video game console and Atari · See more »

Atari 2600

The Atari 2600 (or Atari Video Computer System before November 1982) is a home video game console from Atari, Inc. Released on September 11, 1977, it is credited with popularizing the use of microprocessor-based hardware and games contained on ROM cartridges, a format first used with the Fairchild Channel F in 1976.

New!!: Video game console and Atari 2600 · See more »

Atari 5200

The Atari 5200 SuperSystem, commonly known as the Atari 5200, is a home video game console that was introduced in 1982 by Atari Inc.

New!!: Video game console and Atari 5200 · See more »

Atari 7800

The Atari 7800 ProSystem, or simply the Atari 7800, is a home video game console officially released by the Atari Corporation in 1986.

New!!: Video game console and Atari 7800 · See more »

Atari Jaguar

The Atari Jaguar is a home video game console that was developed by Atari Corporation.

New!!: Video game console and Atari Jaguar · See more »

Atari Lynx

The Atari Lynx is a 16-bit handheld game console that was released by Atari Corporation in September 1989 in North America, and in Europe and Japan in 1990.

New!!: Video game console and Atari Lynx · See more »

Atari XEGS

The Atari XE Video Game System (Atari XEGS) is a home video game console released by Atari Corporation in 1987.

New!!: Video game console and Atari XEGS · See more »

Autostereoscopy

Autostereoscopy is any method of displaying stereoscopic images (adding binocular perception of 3D depth) without the use of special headgear or glasses on the part of the viewer.

New!!: Video game console and Autostereoscopy · See more »

Backward compatibility

Backward compatibility is a property of a system, product, or technology that allows for interoperability with an older legacy system, or with input designed for such a system, especially in telecommunications and computing.

New!!: Video game console and Backward compatibility · See more »

Bally Astrocade

The Astrocade is a second generation home video game console and simple computer system designed by a team at Midway, at that time the videogame division of Bally.

New!!: Video game console and Bally Astrocade · See more »

Bandai

is a Japanese toy maker and a producer of a large number of plastic model kits as well as a former video game company.

New!!: Video game console and Bandai · See more »

Bank switching

Bank switching is a technique used in computer design to increase the amount of usable memory beyond the amount directly addressable by the processor.

New!!: Video game console and Bank switching · See more »

Bit

The bit (a portmanteau of binary digit) is a basic unit of information used in computing and digital communications.

New!!: Video game console and Bit · See more »

Blu-ray

Blu-ray or Blu-ray Disc (BD) is a digital optical disc data storage format.

New!!: Video game console and Blu-ray · See more »

BlueStacks

Bluestacks is an American technology company that produces the BlueStacks App Player and other cloud-based cross-platform products.

New!!: Video game console and BlueStacks · See more »

Bluetooth

Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard for exchanging data over short distances (using short-wavelength UHF radio waves in the ISM band from 2.4 to 2.485GHz) from fixed and mobile devices, and building personal area networks (PANs).

New!!: Video game console and Bluetooth · See more »

Boktai: The Sun Is in Your Hand

is an action-adventure role-playing video game released by Konami for the Game Boy Advance in 2003.

New!!: Video game console and Boktai: The Sun Is in Your Hand · See more »

Business Wire

Business Wire is a company that disseminates full-text press releases from thousands of companies and organizations worldwide to news media, financial markets, disclosure systems, investors, information web sites, databases, bloggers, social networks and other audiences.

New!!: Video game console and Business Wire · See more »

Capcom

is a Japanese video game developer and publisher known for creating numerous multi-million selling game franchises, including Street Fighter, Mega Man, Resident Evil, Devil May Cry, Ace Attorney, Monster Hunter, and Dead Rising, as well as games based on the Disney animated properties.

New!!: Video game console and Capcom · See more »

Castlevania

Castlevania is a series of gothic fantasy action-adventure video games created and developed by Konami, centered on the Belmont family, a clan of vampire hunters, and their fight with Dracula.

New!!: Video game console and Castlevania · See more »

Castlevania: Symphony of the Night

Castlevania: Symphony of the Night is a platform-adventure action role-playing game developed and published by Konami in 1997 for the PlayStation.

New!!: Video game console and Castlevania: Symphony of the Night · See more »

CD player

A CD player is an electronic device that plays audio compact discs, which are a digital optical disc data storage format.

New!!: Video game console and CD player · See more »

Central processing unit

A central processing unit (CPU) is the electronic circuitry within a computer that carries out the instructions of a computer program by performing the basic arithmetic, logical, control and input/output (I/O) operations specified by the instructions.

New!!: Video game console and Central processing unit · See more »

Check Mii Out Channel

The Check Mii Out Channel, known as the in Europe, Oceania and Japan and Miirame in Spanish-speaking countries in Latin America, was a channel for the Nintendo Wii that allowed players to share their digital avatars, called Miis, and enter them into popularity contests.

New!!: Video game console and Check Mii Out Channel · See more »

Coleco

Coleco Industries, Inc. was an American company founded in 1932 by Maurice Greenberg as The Connecticut Leather Company.

New!!: Video game console and Coleco · See more »

ColecoVision

The ColecoVision is Coleco Industries' second-generation home video-game console that was released in August 1982.

New!!: Video game console and ColecoVision · See more »

Color TV-Game

is a series of five home dedicated consoles, created by Nintendo and released in Japan only.

New!!: Video game console and Color TV-Game · See more »

Commodore 64 Games System

The Commodore 64 Games System (often abbreviated C64GS) is the cartridge-based home video game console version of the popular Commodore 64 home computer.

New!!: Video game console and Commodore 64 Games System · See more »

Commodore International

Commodore International (or Commodore International Limited) was an American home computer and electronics manufacturer founded by Jack Tramiel.

New!!: Video game console and Commodore International · See more »

Compact disc

Compact disc (CD) is a digital optical disc data storage format that was co-developed by Philips and Sony and released in 1982.

New!!: Video game console and Compact disc · See more »

CompactFlash

CompactFlash (CF) is a flash memory mass storage device used mainly in portable electronic devices.

New!!: Video game console and CompactFlash · See more »

Computer

A computer is a device that can be instructed to carry out sequences of arithmetic or logical operations automatically via computer programming.

New!!: Video game console and Computer · See more »

Console game

A console game is a form of interactive multimedia used for entertainment.

New!!: Video game console and Console game · See more »

Copyright infringement

Copyright infringement is the use of works protected by copyright law without permission, infringing certain exclusive rights granted to the copyright holder, such as the right to reproduce, distribute, display or perform the protected work, or to make derivative works.

New!!: Video game console and Copyright infringement · See more »

Crowdfunding

Crowdfunding is the practice of funding a project or venture by raising small amounts of money from a large number of people, typically via the Internet.

New!!: Video game console and Crowdfunding · See more »

Dedicated console

A dedicated console is a video game console that is dedicated to a built in game or games, and is not equipped for additional games, via cartridges, discs or other media.

New!!: Video game console and Dedicated console · See more »

Digital electronics

Digital electronics or digital (electronic) circuits are electronics that operate on digital signals.

New!!: Video game console and Digital electronics · See more »

DirectX

Microsoft DirectX is a collection of application programming interfaces (APIs) for handling tasks related to multimedia, especially game programming and video, on Microsoft platforms.

New!!: Video game console and DirectX · See more »

Docking station

In computing and video gaming, a docking station or port replicator or dock provides a simplified way of "plugging-in" an electronic device such as the tablet-like hybrid video game console, the Nintendo Switch and laptop computer to common peripherals.

New!!: Video game console and Docking station · See more »

Donkey Kong Country

Donkey Kong Country is a 1994 platform game developed by Rare and published by Nintendo for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES).

New!!: Video game console and Donkey Kong Country · See more »

Downloadable content

Downloadable content (DLC) is additional content created for a released video game.

New!!: Video game console and Downloadable content · See more »

Dreamcast

The is a home video game console released by Sega on November 27, 1998 in Japan, September 9, 1999 in North America, and October 14, 1999 in Europe.

New!!: Video game console and Dreamcast · See more »

DVD

DVD (an abbreviation of "digital video disc" or "digital versatile disc") is a digital optical disc storage format invented and developed by Philips and Sony in 1995.

New!!: Video game console and DVD · See more »

DVD player

A DVD player is a device that plays DVD discs produced under both the DVD-Video and DVD-Audio technical standards, two different and incompatible standards.

New!!: Video game console and DVD player · See more »

E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (video game)

E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (also referred to simply as E.T.) is a 1982 adventure video game developed and published by Atari, Inc. for the Atari 2600 video game console.

New!!: Video game console and E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (video game) · See more »

Eighth generation of video game consoles

In the history of video games, the eighth generation includes consoles released since by Nintendo, Microsoft, and Sony.

New!!: Video game console and Eighth generation of video game consoles · See more »

Electronic Entertainment Expo 2010

The Electronic Entertainment Expo 2010 (E3 2010) was the 16th Electronic Entertainment Expo held.

New!!: Video game console and Electronic Entertainment Expo 2010 · See more »

Electronic Gaming Monthly

Electronic Gaming Monthly (often abbreviated to EGM) is a monthly American video game magazine.

New!!: Video game console and Electronic Gaming Monthly · See more »

Electronics

Electronics is the discipline dealing with the development and application of devices and systems involving the flow of electrons in a vacuum, in gaseous media, and in semiconductors.

New!!: Video game console and Electronics · See more »

Emotion Engine

The Emotion Engine is a central processing unit developed and manufactured by Sony Computer Entertainment and Toshiba for use in the PlayStation 2 video game console.

New!!: Video game console and Emotion Engine · See more »

Engadget

Engadget is a multilingual technology blog network with daily coverage of gadgets and consumer electronics.

New!!: Video game console and Engadget · See more »

Epoch Game Pocket Computer

The Epoch Game Pocket Computer is a handheld game console released by Epoch in Japan in 1984.

New!!: Video game console and Epoch Game Pocket Computer · See more »

Eurogamer

Eurogamer is a website focused on video game journalism, reviews, and other features.

New!!: Video game console and Eurogamer · See more »

Everybody Votes Channel

The Everybody Votes Channel was a Wii Menu channel that allowed users to vote in simple opinion polls and compare and contrast opinions with those of friends, family and voters across the globe.

New!!: Video game console and Everybody Votes Channel · See more »

Everyday Shooter

Everyday Shooter (known as Riff: Everyday Shooter in Europe) is an independent video game developed by Jonathan Mak.

New!!: Video game console and Everyday Shooter · See more »

Fairchild Channel F

The Fairchild Channel F is a home video game console released by Fairchild Semiconductor in November 1976 across North America at the retail price of $169.95.

New!!: Video game console and Fairchild Channel F · See more »

Family Computer Disk System

The, sometimes shortened as the or simply the, and abbreviated as the FDS or FCD, is a peripheral for Nintendo's Family Computer home video game console, released only in Japan on February 21, 1986.

New!!: Video game console and Family Computer Disk System · See more »

Floppy disk

A floppy disk, also called a floppy, diskette, or just disk, is a type of disk storage composed of a disk of thin and flexible magnetic storage medium, sealed in a rectangular plastic enclosure lined with fabric that removes dust particles.

New!!: Video game console and Floppy disk · See more »

Flow (video game)

Flow (stylized as flOw) is an indie video game created by Jenova Chen and Nicholas Clark.

New!!: Video game console and Flow (video game) · See more »

FM Towns Marty

The is a fifth-generation home video game console released in 1993 by Fujitsu, exclusively for the Japanese market.

New!!: Video game console and FM Towns Marty · See more »

Future US

Future US, Inc. (formerly known as Imagine Media and The Future Network USA) is an American media corporation specializing in targeted magazines and websites in the video games, music, and technology markets.

New!!: Video game console and Future US · See more »

Game & Watch

Game & Watch (Gēmu & Uotchi; called Tricotronic in West Germany and Austria) is a line of handheld electronic games produced by Nintendo from 1980 to 1991.

New!!: Video game console and Game & Watch · See more »

Game Boy

The is an 8-bit handheld game console which was developed and manufactured by Nintendo and first released on the 100th anniversary of Nintendo in Japan on, in North America on and in Europe on.

New!!: Video game console and Game Boy · See more »

Game Boy Advance

The Game Boy Advance (GBA) is a 32-bit handheld video game console developed, manufactured and marketed by Nintendo as the successor to the Game Boy Color.

New!!: Video game console and Game Boy Advance · See more »

Game Boy Advance SP

The, released in February 2003, is an upgraded version of Nintendo's Game Boy Advance.

New!!: Video game console and Game Boy Advance SP · See more »

Game Boy Color

The Game Boy Color (GBC) is a handheld game console manufactured by Nintendo, which was released on October 21, 1998 in Japan and was released in November of the same year in international markets.

New!!: Video game console and Game Boy Color · See more »

Game Boy Micro

(stylized as GAME BOY micro) is a handheld game console developed and manufactured by Nintendo.

New!!: Video game console and Game Boy Micro · See more »

Game Boy Player

The (DOL-017) is a device made by Nintendo for the Nintendo GameCube which enables Game Boy, Game Boy Color, or Game Boy Advance cartridges to be played on a television.

New!!: Video game console and Game Boy Player · See more »

Game controller

A game controller is a device used with games or entertainment systems to provide input to a video game, typically to control an object or character in the game.

New!!: Video game console and Game controller · See more »

Game Gear

The is an 8-bit fourth generation handheld game console released by Sega on October 6, 1990 in Japan, in April throughout North America and Europe, and during 1992 in Australia.

New!!: Video game console and Game Gear · See more »

Game Park

Game Park was a South Korean company that was founded in 1996 and went bankrupt in March 2007.

New!!: Video game console and Game Park · See more »

Game.com

The Game.com is a handheld game console released by Tiger Electronics in August 1997.

New!!: Video game console and Game.com · See more »

GameCube

The GameCube is a home video game console released by Nintendo in Japan and North America in 2001 and Europe and Australia in 2002.

New!!: Video game console and GameCube · See more »

GamePro

GamePro was an American multiplatform video game magazine media company that published online and print content covering the video game industry, video game hardware and video game software.

New!!: Video game console and GamePro · See more »

GameSpot

GameSpot is a video gaming website that provides news, reviews, previews, downloads, and other information on video games.

New!!: Video game console and GameSpot · See more »

GameSpy

GameSpy was a provider of online multiplayer and matchmaking middleware for video games.

New!!: Video game console and GameSpy · See more »

GamesRadar+

GamesRadar+ is an entertainment website dedicated to video game-related news, previews and reviews, that is owned by Future Publishing (a subsidiary of Future plc).

New!!: Video game console and GamesRadar+ · See more »

GameStick

The GameStick is a video game console developed by PlayJam.

New!!: Video game console and GameStick · See more »

GD-ROM

GD-ROM (an abbreviation of "Gigabyte Disc Read-Only Memory") is a proprietary optical disc format originally used for the Dreamcast video game console, as well as its arcade counterpart, the Sega NAOMI and select Triforce arcade board titles.

New!!: Video game console and GD-ROM · See more »

General Instrument

General Instrument (GI) was an American electronics manufacturer based in Horsham, Pennsylvania, specializing in semiconductors and cable television equipment.

New!!: Video game console and General Instrument · See more »

Genesis Nomad

The Genesis Nomad (also known as Sega Nomad) is a handheld game console by Sega released in North America in October 1995.

New!!: Video game console and Genesis Nomad · See more »

Gizmondo

The Gizmondo is a handheld gaming console developed by Tiger Telematics.

New!!: Video game console and Gizmondo · See more »

Glossary of video game terms

This is a glossary of video game terms which lists the general terms as commonly used in Wikipedia articles related to video games and its industry.

New!!: Video game console and Glossary of video game terms · See more »

Golden age of arcade video games

The golden age of arcade video games was the era when arcade video games entered pop culture and became a dominant cultural force.

New!!: Video game console and Golden age of arcade video games · See more »

GP2X

The GP2X is a Linux-based handheld video game console and portable media player developed by South Korean company GamePark Holdings.

New!!: Video game console and GP2X · See more »

GP2X Wiz

The GP2X Wiz is a handheld game console and portable media player developed by South Korean company GamePark Holdings running a Linux kernel-based embedded operating system.

New!!: Video game console and GP2X Wiz · See more »

GP32

The GP32 (GamePark 32) is a handheld game console developed by the Korean company Game Park.

New!!: Video game console and GP32 · See more »

Gran Turismo 5 Prologue

Gran Turismo 5 Prologue (グランツーリスモ5 プロローグ, Guran Tsūrisumo 5 Purorōgu) is a racing video game developed by Polyphony Digital and published by Sony Computer Entertainment for the PlayStation 3.

New!!: Video game console and Gran Turismo 5 Prologue · See more »

Grandia (video game)

Grandia is a role-playing video game, developed by Game Arts and published by ESP Software for the Sega Saturn console as the first game in their Grandia series.

New!!: Video game console and Grandia (video game) · See more »

Halo (franchise)

Halo is a military science fiction first-person shooter video game franchise created by Bungie and now managed and developed by 343 Industries, a subsidiary of Microsoft Studios.

New!!: Video game console and Halo (franchise) · See more »

Handheld game console

A handheld game console is a small, portable self-contained video game console with a built-in screen, game controls, and speakers.

New!!: Video game console and Handheld game console · See more »

Handheld TV game

A handheld TV game or just TV game or a plug and play game is an interactive entertainment device designed for use on a television set that integrates the video game console with the game controller.

New!!: Video game console and Handheld TV game · See more »

Hayao Nakayama

is a Japanese businessman and was the former President and CEO of Sega Enterprises, Ltd from 1983 to 1999.

New!!: Video game console and Hayao Nakayama · See more »

HD DVD

HD DVD (short for High Definition Digital Versatile Disc) is a discontinued high-density optical disc format for storing data and playback of high-definition video.

New!!: Video game console and HD DVD · See more »

High Score!: The Illustrated History of Electronic Games

High Score!: The Illustrated History of Electronic Games is a book published in April 2002 by McGraw-Hill Osborne Media.

New!!: Video game console and High Score!: The Illustrated History of Electronic Games · See more »

High-definition optical disc format war

The high-definition optical disc format war was between the Blu-ray and HD DVD optical disc standards for storing high-definition video and audio; it took place between 2006 and 2008 and was won by Blu-ray Disc.

New!!: Video game console and High-definition optical disc format war · See more »

High-definition video

High-definition video is video of higher resolution and quality than standard-definition.

New!!: Video game console and High-definition video · See more »

History of video games

The history of video games goes as far back as the early 1950s, when academic computer scientists began designing simple games and simulations as part of their research.

New!!: Video game console and History of video games · See more »

Home computer

Home computers were a class of microcomputers entering the market in 1977, and becoming common during the 1980s.

New!!: Video game console and Home computer · See more »

Home video game console

A home video game console, or simply home console, is a video game device that is primarily used for home gamers, as opposed to in arcades or some other commercial establishment.

New!!: Video game console and Home video game console · See more »

Homebrew (video games)

Homebrew is a term frequently applied to video games or other software produced by consumers to target proprietary hardware platforms (usually with hardware restrictions) not typically user-programmable or that use proprietary storage methods.

New!!: Video game console and Homebrew (video games) · See more »

HuCard

The is a ROM cartridge in the form of a card, designed by Hudson Soft for NEC's PC-Engine and PC Engine SuperGrafx video game consoles, which premiered in 1987 and 1989, respectively.

New!!: Video game console and HuCard · See more »

Hudson Soft

, commonly known by its brand name Hudson, was a Japanese video game company that released numerous games for video game consoles, home computers and mobile phones, mainly from the 1980s to the 2000s.

New!!: Video game console and Hudson Soft · See more »

Hulu

Hulu (stylized as hulu) is an American entertainment company that provides over-the-top media services owned by Hulu LLC, a joint venture with The Walt Disney Company (through Disney Direct-to-Consumer and International) (30%), 21st Century Fox (30%), Comcast (through NBCUniversal) (30%),Although NBC Universal is also a major shareholder (30%) of Hulu, by the Federal Communications Commission, NBC Universal and Comcast are required not to exercise any right to influence the conduct or operation of Hulu.

New!!: Video game console and Hulu · See more »

Image

An image (from imago) is an artifact that depicts visual perception, for example, a photo or a two-dimensional picture, that has a similar appearance to some subject—usually a physical object or a person, thus providing a depiction of it.

New!!: Video game console and Image · See more »

Image scaling

In computer graphics and digital imaging, image scaling refers to the resizing of a digital image.

New!!: Video game console and Image scaling · See more »

Infrared

Infrared radiation (IR) is electromagnetic radiation (EMR) with longer wavelengths than those of visible light, and is therefore generally invisible to the human eye (although IR at wavelengths up to 1050 nm from specially pulsed lasers can be seen by humans under certain conditions). It is sometimes called infrared light.

New!!: Video game console and Infrared · See more »

Intellivision

The Intellivision is a home video game console released by Mattel Electronics in 1979.

New!!: Video game console and Intellivision · See more »

International Data Group

International Data Group, Inc. (IDG) is a Chinese-owned, American-based media, data and marketing services and venture capital organization.

New!!: Video game console and International Data Group · See more »

IOS

iOS (formerly iPhone OS) is a mobile operating system created and developed by Apple Inc. exclusively for its hardware.

New!!: Video game console and IOS · See more »

IPhone

iPhone is a line of smartphones designed and marketed by Apple Inc. The iPhone line of products use Apple's iOS mobile operating system software.

New!!: Video game console and IPhone · See more »

IPod Touch

The iPod Touch (stylized and marketed as iPod touch) is an iOS-based all-purpose mobile device designed and marketed by Apple Inc. with a touchscreen-controlled user interface.

New!!: Video game console and IPod Touch · See more »

IT infrastructure

Information technology infrastructure is defined broadly as a set of information technology (IT) components that are the foundation of an IT service; typically physical components (computer and networking hardware and facilities), but also various software and network components.

New!!: Video game console and IT infrastructure · See more »

Kickstarter

Kickstarter is an American public-benefit corporation based in Brooklyn, New York, that maintains a global crowdfunding platform focused on creativity and merchandising.

New!!: Video game console and Kickstarter · See more »

Killer application

In marketing terminology, a killer application (commonly shortened to killer app) is any computer program that is so necessary or desirable that it proves the core value of some larger technology, such as computer hardware, a gaming console, software, a programming language, a software platform, or an operating system.

New!!: Video game console and Killer application · See more »

Kinect

Kinect (codenamed Project Natal during development) is a line of motion sensing input devices that was produced by Microsoft for Xbox 360 and Xbox One video game consoles and Microsoft Windows PCs.

New!!: Video game console and Kinect · See more »

Kirby (series)

Kirby is a series of Action video games developed by HAL Laboratory and published by Nintendo.

New!!: Video game console and Kirby (series) · See more »

Kirby Tilt 'n' Tumble

Kirby Tilt 'n' Tumble, known in Japan as Korokoro Kirby, is an action puzzle video game published and developed by Nintendo for the Game Boy Color handheld video game console.

New!!: Video game console and Kirby Tilt 'n' Tumble · See more »

Konami

, commonly referred to as Konami, is a Japanese entertainment and gaming conglomerate.

New!!: Video game console and Konami · See more »

Liquid-crystal display

A liquid-crystal display (LCD) is a flat-panel display or other electronically modulated optical device that uses the light-modulating properties of liquid crystals.

New!!: Video game console and Liquid-crystal display · See more »

List of commercial failures in video gaming

As a hit-driven business, the great majority of the video game industry's software releases have been commercial failures.

New!!: Video game console and List of commercial failures in video gaming · See more »

List of DSiWare games and applications

This is a list of games and applications, collectively known as DSiWare, for the Nintendo DSi handheld game console, available for download via the DSi Shop.

New!!: Video game console and List of DSiWare games and applications · See more »

List of Sega arcade system boards

The following is a list of arcade system boards released by Sega.

New!!: Video game console and List of Sega arcade system boards · See more »

List of video game consoles

Lists of video game consoles is split into the following articles.

New!!: Video game console and List of video game consoles · See more »

List of Xbox games compatible with Xbox 360

The Xbox 360 gaming console has received updates from Microsoft since its launch in 2005 that enable it to play select games from its predecessor, Xbox.

New!!: Video game console and List of Xbox games compatible with Xbox 360 · See more »

Loudspeaker

A loudspeaker (or loud-speaker or speaker) is an electroacoustic transducer; which converts an electrical audio signal into a corresponding sound.

New!!: Video game console and Loudspeaker · See more »

Magnavox

Magnavox (Latin for "great voice") (stylized as MAGNAVOX) is an American electronics company founded in the United States.

New!!: Video game console and Magnavox · See more »

Magnavox Odyssey

The Magnavox Odyssey is the first commercial home video game console.

New!!: Video game console and Magnavox Odyssey · See more »

Magnavox Odyssey series

The Magnavox Odyssey is a general brand name of the company's complete line of home video game consoles released from 1972 through 1978.

New!!: Video game console and Magnavox Odyssey series · See more »

Magnavox Odyssey²

The Magnavox Odyssey², also known as Philips Odyssey² is a second generation home video game console released in 1978.

New!!: Video game console and Magnavox Odyssey² · See more »

Magnetic storage

Magnetic storage or magnetic recording is the storage of data on a magnetized medium.

New!!: Video game console and Magnetic storage · See more »

Master System

The is a third-generation home video game console that was manufactured by Sega.

New!!: Video game console and Master System · See more »

Mattel

Mattel, Inc. is an American multinational toy manufacturing company founded in 1945 with headquarters in El Segundo, California.

New!!: Video game console and Mattel · See more »

McGraw-Hill Education

McGraw-Hill Education (MHE) is a learning science company and one of the "big three" educational publishers that provides customized educational content, software, and services for pre-K through postgraduate education.

New!!: Video game console and McGraw-Hill Education · See more »

Memory card

A memory card, flash card or memory cartridge is an electronic flash memory data storage device used for storing digital information.

New!!: Video game console and Memory card · See more »

Memory Stick

Memory Stick is a removable flash memory card format, originally launched by Sony in late 1998.

New!!: Video game console and Memory Stick · See more »

Microcomputer

A microcomputer is a small, relatively inexpensive computer with a microprocessor as its central processing unit (CPU).

New!!: Video game console and Microcomputer · See more »

Microconsole

A microconsole is a type of video game console.

New!!: Video game console and Microconsole · See more »

Microsoft

Microsoft Corporation (abbreviated as MS) is an American multinational technology company with headquarters in Redmond, Washington.

New!!: Video game console and Microsoft · See more »

Microsoft Windows

Microsoft Windows is a group of several graphical operating system families, all of which are developed, marketed, and sold by Microsoft.

New!!: Video game console and Microsoft Windows · See more »

Microvision

The Microvision is the first handheld game console that used interchangeable cartridges.

New!!: Video game console and Microvision · See more »

Milton Bradley Company

The Milton Bradley Company was an American board game manufacturer established by Milton Bradley in Springfield, Massachusetts, in 1860.

New!!: Video game console and Milton Bradley Company · See more »

Minami-ku, Kyoto

is one of the eleven wards in the city of Kyoto, in Kyoto Prefecture, Japan.

New!!: Video game console and Minami-ku, Kyoto · See more »

MiniDVD

MiniDVD (also Mini DVD or miniDVD) is a DVD disc which is in diameter.

New!!: Video game console and MiniDVD · See more »

Mobile phone

A mobile phone, known as a cell phone in North America, is a portable telephone that can make and receive calls over a radio frequency link while the user is moving within a telephone service area.

New!!: Video game console and Mobile phone · See more »

Motion blur

Motion blur is the apparent streaking of moving objects in a photograph or a sequence of frames, such as a film or animation.

New!!: Video game console and Motion blur · See more »

Motorola 68000

The Motorola 68000 ("'sixty-eight-thousand'"; also called the m68k or Motorola 68k, "sixty-eight-kay") is a 16/32-bit CISC microprocessor, which implements a 32-bit instruction set, with 32-bit registers and 32-bit internal data bus, but with a 16-bit data ALU and two 16-bit arithmetic ALUs and a 16-bit external data bus, designed and marketed by Motorola Semiconductor Products Sector.

New!!: Video game console and Motorola 68000 · See more »

MP3 player

An MP3 player or Digital Audio Player is an electronic device that can play digital audio files.

New!!: Video game console and MP3 player · See more »

N-Gage (device)

The N-Gage (a pun on the word “engage”) is a PDA combining features of a telephone and a handheld game system developed by Nokia, announced on 4 November 2002 and released on 7 October 2003.

New!!: Video game console and N-Gage (device) · See more »

N-Gage (service)

The N-Gage service (also referred to as N-Gage 2.0) was a mobile gaming platform from Nokia that was available for several Nokia smartphones running on S60 (Symbian).

New!!: Video game console and N-Gage (service) · See more »

N-Gage QD

The N-Gage QD is a handheld game console and smartphone by Nokia, and a redesign of the N-Gage. It was unveiled on April 14, 2004, and was released on May 26, 2004, running the same Symbian OS v6.0 with Series 60 1st Edition FP1. It revised the device's physical design, being smaller and rounder. It corrected the flaw of the cartridge slot with a more convenient one on the bottom of the device. This design also moved the earpiece to the face of the device, rather than on the side, as in the previous model. The device retailed at a lower price compared to the original N-Gage device, aided by the fact that it was usually sold with service contracts and applicable subsidies. For instance, in the United States the N-Gage QD was available as a prepaid phone offered by Cingular at retail games stores such as Electronics Boutique and GameStop. Hardware specifications: Weight:, dimensions:.

New!!: Video game console and N-Gage QD · See more »

Namco

is a Japanese corporation that operates game centers and theme parks, but is best known for its previous identity as a video game developer and publisher.

New!!: Video game console and Namco · See more »

NEC

is a Japanese multinational provider of information technology (IT) services and products, headquartered in Minato, Tokyo, Japan.

New!!: Video game console and NEC · See more »

Neo Geo

Neo Geo is a family of video game hardware developed by SNK.

New!!: Video game console and Neo Geo · See more »

Neo Geo (system)

The, stylised as NEO・GEO, also written as NEOGEO, is a cartridge-based arcade system board and fourth-generation home video game console released on April 26, 1990, by Japanese game company SNK Corporation.

New!!: Video game console and Neo Geo (system) · See more »

Neo Geo CD

is the second home video game console of SNK Corporation's Neo Geo family, released in September 9, 1994, four years after its cartridge-based equivalent.

New!!: Video game console and Neo Geo CD · See more »

Neo Geo Pocket

The Neo Geo Pocket is a monochrome handheld game console released by SNK.

New!!: Video game console and Neo Geo Pocket · See more »

Neo Geo Pocket Color

The Neo Geo Pocket Color (also stylized as NEOGEOPOCKET COLOR, often abbreviated NGPC), is a 16-bit color handheld video game console manufactured by SNK.

New!!: Video game console and Neo Geo Pocket Color · See more »

Netflix

Netflix, Inc. is an American over-the-top media services provider, headquartered in Los Gatos, California.

New!!: Video game console and Netflix · See more »

Next Generation (magazine)

Next Generation (also known as NextGen) was a video game magazine that was published by Imagine Media (now Future Network USA).

New!!: Video game console and Next Generation (magazine) · See more »

NFL Sports Talk Football '93

NFL Sports Talk Football '93 is an American football video game featuring Joe Montana, released in 1992.

New!!: Video game console and NFL Sports Talk Football '93 · See more »

Nintendo

Nintendo Co., Ltd. is a Japanese multinational consumer electronics and video game company headquartered in Kyoto.

New!!: Video game console and Nintendo · See more »

Nintendo 3DS

The Nintendo 3DS is a handheld game console produced by Nintendo.

New!!: Video game console and Nintendo 3DS · See more »

Nintendo 64

The, stylized as NINTENDO64 and abbreviated to N64, is Nintendo's third home video game console for the international market.

New!!: Video game console and Nintendo 64 · See more »

Nintendo Channel

The Nintendo Channel, known as the Everybody's Nintendo Channel (みんなのニンテンドーチャンネル Minna no Nintendō Channeru) in Japan, is an unsupported online service through the use of WiiConnect24 on the Wii by Nintendo.

New!!: Video game console and Nintendo Channel · See more »

Nintendo DS

The Nintendo DS, or simply DS, is a dual-screen handheld game console developed and released by Nintendo.

New!!: Video game console and Nintendo DS · See more »

Nintendo DSi

The is a dual-screen handheld game console released by Nintendo.

New!!: Video game console and Nintendo DSi · See more »

Nintendo Entertainment System

The Nintendo Entertainment System (commonly abbreviated as NES) is an 8-bit home video game console that was developed and manufactured by Nintendo.

New!!: Video game console and Nintendo Entertainment System · See more »

Nintendo eShop

The Nintendo eShop is a digital distribution service powered by the Nintendo Network for the Nintendo 3DS and Wii U, and by a dedicated online infrastructure for the Nintendo Switch.

New!!: Video game console and Nintendo eShop · See more »

Nintendo Network

The Nintendo Network is Nintendo's online service which provides online functionality for the Nintendo 3DS and Wii U systems and their compatible games.

New!!: Video game console and Nintendo Network · See more »

Nintendo optical discs

Nintendo optical discs are the optical disc format used to distribute video games released by Nintendo.

New!!: Video game console and Nintendo optical discs · See more »

Nintendo Switch

The Nintendo Switch is the seventh major video game console developed by Nintendo.

New!!: Video game console and Nintendo Switch · See more »

Nokia

Nokia is a Finnish multinational telecommunications, information technology, and consumer electronics company, founded in 1865.

New!!: Video game console and Nokia · See more »

Ntoskrnl.exe

ntoskrnl.exe (short for Windows NT operating system kernel), also known as kernel image, provides the kernel and executive layers of the Windows NT kernel space, and is responsible for various system services such as hardware virtualization, process and memory management, thus making it a fundamental part of the system.

New!!: Video game console and Ntoskrnl.exe · See more »

Nvidia Shield (set-top box)

The Nvidia Shield (stylized SHIELD), also known as the Shield Android TV or Shield Console, is an Android TV-based digital media player produced by Nvidia as part of its Shield brand of Android devices.

New!!: Video game console and Nvidia Shield (set-top box) · See more »

OLED

An organic light-emitting diode (OLED) is a light-emitting diode (LED) in which the emissive electroluminescent layer is a film of organic compound that emits light in response to an electric current.

New!!: Video game console and OLED · See more »

Online console gaming

Online console gaming involves connecting a console to a network over the Internet for services.

New!!: Video game console and Online console gaming · See more »

Open-source model

The open-source model is a decentralized software-development model that encourages open collaboration.

New!!: Video game console and Open-source model · See more »

Ouya

The Ouya, stylized as OUYA, is an Android-based microconsole developed by Ouya Inc.

New!!: Video game console and Ouya · See more »

Pac-Man

, stylized as PAC-MAN, is an arcade game developed by Namco and first released in Japan as Puck Man in May 1980.

New!!: Video game console and Pac-Man · See more »

PAL

Phase Alternating Line (PAL) is a color encoding system for analogue television used in broadcast television systems in most countries broadcasting at 625-line / 50 field (25 frame) per second (576i).

New!!: Video game console and PAL · See more »

Palm OS

Palm OS (also known as Garnet OS) is a discontinued mobile operating system initially developed by Palm, Inc., for personal digital assistants (PDAs) in 1996.

New!!: Video game console and Palm OS · See more »

Panasonic

, formerly known as, is a Japanese multinational electronics corporation headquartered in Kadoma, Osaka, Japan.

New!!: Video game console and Panasonic · See more »

Pandora (console)

The Pandora is a handheld game console and mobile personal computer originally released in 2010. It is designed to take advantage of existing free and open-source software and to be a target for homebrew development. It includes several features that no handheld game consoles have previously had, making it a cross between a handheld game console and a subnotebook. It is developed and produced by OpenPandora, which is made up of former distributors and community members of the GP32 and GP2X handhelds. Until 2013 multiple batches of slightly updated Pandora variants were produced. In 2014 the development of a redesigned and upgraded successor, called DragonBox Pyra, was started.

New!!: Video game console and Pandora (console) · See more »

PC-FX

The is a 32-bit home video game console made by NEC Home Electronics.

New!!: Video game console and PC-FX · See more »

Personal digital assistant

A personal digital assistant (PDA), also known as a handheld PC, is a variety mobile device which functions as a personal information manager.

New!!: Video game console and Personal digital assistant · See more »

Phantasy Star Online

Phantasy Star Online is an online role-playing game (RPG) developed by Sonic Team and published by Sega in 2000 for the Dreamcast.

New!!: Video game console and Phantasy Star Online · See more »

Philips

Koninklijke Philips N.V. (Philips, stylized as PHILIPS) is a Dutch multinational technology company headquartered in Amsterdam currently focused in the area of healthcare.

New!!: Video game console and Philips · See more »

Pixel art

Pixel art is a form of digital art, created through the use of software, where images are edited on the pixel level.

New!!: Video game console and Pixel art · See more »

PlayStation

is a gaming brand that consists of four home video game consoles, as well as a media center, an online service, a line of controllers, two handhelds and a phone, as well as multiple magazines.

New!!: Video game console and PlayStation · See more »

PlayStation (console)

The PlayStation (officially abbreviated to PS, and commonly known as the PS1 or its codename, PSX) is a home video game console developed and marketed by Sony Computer Entertainment.

New!!: Video game console and PlayStation (console) · See more »

PlayStation 2

The PlayStation 2 (PS2) is a home video game console that was developed by Sony Computer Entertainment.

New!!: Video game console and PlayStation 2 · See more »

PlayStation 3

The PlayStation 3 (PS3) is a home video game console developed by Sony Computer Entertainment.

New!!: Video game console and PlayStation 3 · See more »

PlayStation 4

The PlayStation 4 (PS4) is an eighth-generation home video game console developed by Sony Interactive Entertainment.

New!!: Video game console and PlayStation 4 · See more »

PlayStation Home

PlayStation Home (which was also marketed and referred to as Home) was a virtual 3D social gaming platform developed by Sony Computer Entertainment's London Studio for the PlayStation 3 (PS3) on the PlayStation Network (PSN).

New!!: Video game console and PlayStation Home · See more »

PlayStation Move

is a motion game controller developed by Sony Computer Entertainment.

New!!: Video game console and PlayStation Move · See more »

PlayStation Network

PlayStation Network (PSN) is a digital media entertainment service provided by Sony Interactive Entertainment.

New!!: Video game console and PlayStation Network · See more »

PlayStation Portable

The PlayStation Portable (PSP) is a handheld game console developed by Sony Computer Entertainment.

New!!: Video game console and PlayStation Portable · See more »

PlayStation TV

PlayStation TV (abbreviated to PS TV), known in Japan and other parts of Asia as the PlayStation Vita TV or PS Vita TV, is a microconsole, and a non-handheld variant of the PlayStation Vita handheld game console.

New!!: Video game console and PlayStation TV · See more »

PlayStation Vita

The PlayStation Vita (officially abbreviated PS Vita or Vita) is a handheld game console developed and released by Sony Computer Entertainment.

New!!: Video game console and PlayStation Vita · See more »

PlayStation Vita system software

The PlayStation Vita system software is the official firmware and operating system for the PlayStation Vita and PlayStation TV video game consoles.

New!!: Video game console and PlayStation Vita system software · See more »

Pokémon

is a media franchise managed by The Pokémon Company, a Japanese consortium between Nintendo, Game Freak, and Creatures.

New!!: Video game console and Pokémon · See more »

Pong

Pong is one of the earliest arcade video games.

New!!: Video game console and Pong · See more »

PowerVR

PowerVR is a division of Imagination Technologies (formerly VideoLogic) that develops hardware and software for 2D and 3D rendering, and for video encoding, decoding, associated image processing and DirectX, OpenGL ES, OpenVG, and OpenCL acceleration.

New!!: Video game console and PowerVR · See more »

Printed circuit board

A printed circuit board (PCB) mechanically supports and electrically connects electronic components or electrical components using conductive tracks, pads and other features etched from one or more sheet layers of copper laminated onto and/or between sheet layers of a non-conductive substrate.

New!!: Video game console and Printed circuit board · See more »

Proprietary format

A proprietary format is a file format of a company, organization, or individual that contains data that is ordered and stored according to a particular encoding-scheme, designed by the company or organization to be secret, such that the decoding and interpretation of this stored data is easily accomplished only with particular software or hardware that the company itself has developed.

New!!: Video game console and Proprietary format · See more »

R.O.B.

R.O.B. (Robotic Operating Buddy), released in Japan as the, is an accessory for the Nintendo Entertainment System (NES).

New!!: Video game console and R.O.B. · See more »

Ralph H. Baer

Ralph Henry Baer (born Rudolf Heinrich Baer; March 8, 1922 – December 6, 2014) was a German-born American inventor, game developer, and engineer.

New!!: Video game console and Ralph H. Baer · See more »

RCA Studio II

The RCA Studio II is a home video game console made by RCA that debuted in January 1977.

New!!: Video game console and RCA Studio II · See more »

Read-only memory

Read-only memory (ROM) is a type of non-volatile memory used in computers and other electronic devices.

New!!: Video game console and Read-only memory · See more »

Retro Gamer

Retro Gamer is a British magazine, published worldwide, covering retro video games.

New!!: Video game console and Retro Gamer · See more »

Robot

A robot is a machine—especially one programmable by a computer— capable of carrying out a complex series of actions automatically.

New!!: Video game console and Robot · See more »

ROM cartridge

A ROM cartridge, sometimes referred to simply as a cartridge or cart, is a removable enclosure containing ROM designed to be connected to a consumer electronics device such as a home computer, video game console and to a lesser extent, electronic musical instruments.

New!!: Video game console and ROM cartridge · See more »

S60 (software platform)

The S60 Platform (formerly Series 60 User Interface) was a software platform for smartphones that runs on the Symbian operating system.

New!!: Video game console and S60 (software platform) · See more »

Sakura Wars

is a Japanese media franchise created by Ouji Hiroi, and is developed and formally licensed by Red Entertainment and Sega (who also owns the franchise).

New!!: Video game console and Sakura Wars · See more »

Sanders Associates

Sanders Associates was a defense contractor in Nashua, New Hampshire, United States, from 1951 until it was sold in 1986.

New!!: Video game console and Sanders Associates · See more »

Science (journal)

Science, also widely referred to as Science Magazine, is the peer-reviewed academic journal of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) and one of the world's top academic journals.

New!!: Video game console and Science (journal) · See more »

Sears

Sears, Roebuck and Company, colloquially known as Sears, is an American chain of department stores founded by Richard Warren Sears and Alvah Curtis Roebuck in 1892, reincorporated (a formality for a history-making consumer sector initial public offering) by Richard Sears and new partner Julius Rosenwald in 1906.

New!!: Video game console and Sears · See more »

Secure Digital

Secure Digital (SD) is a non-volatile memory card format developed by the SD Card Association (SDA) for use in portable devices.

New!!: Video game console and Secure Digital · See more »

Sega

Sega Games Co., Ltd., originally short for Service Games and officially styled as SEGA, is a Japanese multinational video game developer and publisher headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, with offices around the world.

New!!: Video game console and Sega · See more »

Sega CD

The Sega CD, released as the in most regions outside North America and Brazil, is a CD-ROM accessory for the Sega Genesis video game console designed and produced by Sega as part of the fourth generation of video game consoles.

New!!: Video game console and Sega CD · See more »

Sega Genesis

The Sega Genesis, known as the in regions outside of North America, is a 16-bit home video game console developed and sold by Sega.

New!!: Video game console and Sega Genesis · See more »

Sega Pico

The Sega Pico, also known as is an educational video game console by Sega Toys.

New!!: Video game console and Sega Pico · See more »

Sega Saturn

The is a 32-bit fifth-generation home video game console developed by Sega and released on November 22, 1994 in Japan, May 11, 1995 in North America, and July 8, 1995 in Europe.

New!!: Video game console and Sega Saturn · See more »

Serial ATA

Serial ATA (SATA, abbreviated from Serial AT Attachment) is a computer bus interface that connects host bus adapters to mass storage devices such as hard disk drives, optical drives, and solid-state drives.

New!!: Video game console and Serial ATA · See more »

Set-top box

A set-top box (STB) or set-top unit (STU) (one type also colloquially known as a cable box) is an information appliance device that generally contains a TV-tuner input and displays output to a television set and an external source of signal, turning the source signal into content in a form that then be displayed on the television screen or other display device.

New!!: Video game console and Set-top box · See more »

SG-1000

The also known as the Sega Computer Video Game SG-1000, is a home video game console manufactured by Sega and released in Japan, Australia, and other regions.

New!!: Video game console and SG-1000 · See more »

Shatterhand

Shatterhand is a side-scrolling action game for the Nintendo Entertainment System developed by Natsume and published by Jaleco in North America in 1991 and in Europe in 1992.

New!!: Video game console and Shatterhand · See more »

Smart card

A smart card, chip card, or integrated circuit card (ICC), is any pocket-sized card that has embedded integrated circuits.

New!!: Video game console and Smart card · See more »

Smartphone

A smartphone is a handheld personal computer with a mobile operating system and an integrated mobile broadband cellular network connection for voice, SMS, and Internet data communication; most, if not all, smartphones also support Wi-Fi.

New!!: Video game console and Smartphone · See more »

SNK

is a Japanese video game hardware and software company, successor to the Shin Nihon Kikaku and current owner of the SNK video game brand and Neo Geo video game platform.

New!!: Video game console and SNK · See more »

Solid-state drive

A solid-state drive (SSD) is a solid-state storage device that uses integrated circuit assemblies as memory to store data persistently.

New!!: Video game console and Solid-state drive · See more »

Solitaire

Solitaire is any tabletop game which one can play by oneself.

New!!: Video game console and Solitaire · See more »

Sonic Adventure

is a 1998 platform game for Sega's Dreamcast video game console, and the first main Sonic the Hedgehog game to feature 3D gameplay.

New!!: Video game console and Sonic Adventure · See more »

Sonic the Hedgehog (1991 video game)

is a platform game developed by Sonic Team and published by Sega for the Sega Genesis console.

New!!: Video game console and Sonic the Hedgehog (1991 video game) · See more »

Sony

is a Japanese multinational conglomerate corporation headquartered in Kōnan, Minato, Tokyo.

New!!: Video game console and Sony · See more »

Sony Interactive Entertainment

Sony Interactive Entertainment (abbreviated as SIE and formerly known as Sony Computer Entertainment (SCE) and Sony Network Entertainment International) is a multinational video game and digital entertainment company and is a wholly owned subsidiary and part of the Consumer Products and Services Group of Sony Corporation.

New!!: Video game console and Sony Interactive Entertainment · See more »

Space Invaders

is an arcade game created by Tomohiro Nishikado and released in 1978.

New!!: Video game console and Space Invaders · See more »

Splatoon 2

Splatoon 2 is a team-based third-person shooter video game developed and published by Nintendo for the Nintendo Switch.

New!!: Video game console and Splatoon 2 · See more »

Sprite (computer graphics)

In computer graphics, a sprite is a two-dimensional bitmap that is integrated into a larger scene.

New!!: Video game console and Sprite (computer graphics) · See more »

Square (company)

was a Japanese video game company founded in September 1986 by Masafumi Miyamoto.

New!!: Video game console and Square (company) · See more »

Star Fox (video game)

Star Fox, released as Starwing in Europe, is a 1993 rail shooter video game co-developed by Argonaut Software and Nintendo EAD and published by Nintendo for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES).

New!!: Video game console and Star Fox (video game) · See more »

Starpath Supercharger

The Starpath Supercharger (originally called the Arcadia Supercharger) is an expansion peripheral cartridge created by Starpath, for playing cassette-based proprietary games on the Atari 2600 video game console.

New!!: Video game console and Starpath Supercharger · See more »

Steam Machine (hardware platform)

No description.

New!!: Video game console and Steam Machine (hardware platform) · See more »

Stereoscopy

Stereoscopy (also called stereoscopics, or stereo imaging) is a technique for creating or enhancing the illusion of depth in an image by means of stereopsis for binocular vision.

New!!: Video game console and Stereoscopy · See more »

Strider (arcade game)

No description.

New!!: Video game console and Strider (arcade game) · See more »

Super Mario 64

Super Mario 64 is a 1996 platform video game developed and published by Nintendo for the Nintendo 64.

New!!: Video game console and Super Mario 64 · See more »

Super Mario Bros.

Super Mario Bros. is a platform video game developed and published by Nintendo.

New!!: Video game console and Super Mario Bros. · See more »

Super Mario Bros. 3

Super Mario Bros.

New!!: Video game console and Super Mario Bros. 3 · See more »

Super NES CD-ROM

The Super NES CD-ROM System (commonly shortened as the SNES-CD), also known as the Super Famicom CD-ROM Adapter, was an unreleased video game peripheral for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES).

New!!: Video game console and Super NES CD-ROM · See more »

Super Nintendo Entertainment System

The Super Nintendo Entertainment System (officially abbreviated the Super NES or SNES, and colloquially shortened to Super Nintendo) is a 16-bit home video game console developed by Nintendo that was released in 1990 in Japan and South Korea, 1991 in North America, 1992 in Europe and Australasia (Oceania), and 1993 in South America.

New!!: Video game console and Super Nintendo Entertainment System · See more »

Tape drive

A tape drive is a data storage device that reads and writes data on a magnetic tape.

New!!: Video game console and Tape drive · See more »

Tapwave Zodiac

The Tapwave Zodiac is a discontinued mobile entertainment console.

New!!: Video game console and Tapwave Zodiac · See more »

Telstar (game console)

The Telstar is a series of video game consoles produced by Coleco from 1976 to 1978.

New!!: Video game console and Telstar (game console) · See more »

Tetris

Tetris (Тетрис) is a tile-matching puzzle video game, originally designed and programmed by Russian game designer Alexey Pajitnov.

New!!: Video game console and Tetris · See more »

Tetris (Game Boy)

is a puzzle video game for the Game Boy released in 1989.

New!!: Video game console and Tetris (Game Boy) · See more »

The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time

The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time is an action-adventure video game developed and published by Nintendo for the Nintendo 64.

New!!: Video game console and The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time · See more »

Touchscreen

A touchscreen is an input and output device normally layered on the top of an electronic visual display of an information processing system.

New!!: Video game console and Touchscreen · See more »

TurboDuo

The TurboDuo is a fourth-generation video game console developed by NEC Home Electronics and Hudson Soft for the North American market.

New!!: Video game console and TurboDuo · See more »

TurboExpress

The TurboExpress is a handheld video game console by NEC Home Electronics, released in late 1990 in Japan and the United States as the TurboExpress Handheld Entertainment System.

New!!: Video game console and TurboExpress · See more »

TurboGrafx-16

The TurboGrafx-16 Entertainment SuperSystem, known in Japan and France as the, is a home video game console jointly developed by Hudson Soft and NEC Home Electronics, released in Japan on October 30, 1987 and in the United States on August 29, 1989.

New!!: Video game console and TurboGrafx-16 · See more »

United States dollar

The United States dollar (sign: $; code: USD; also abbreviated US$ and referred to as the dollar, U.S. dollar, or American dollar) is the official currency of the United States and its insular territories per the United States Constitution since 1792.

New!!: Video game console and United States dollar · See more »

Unlockable game

The term unlockable games refers to full video games that can be unlocked within another video game, often as easter eggs.

New!!: Video game console and Unlockable game · See more »

USB

USB (abbreviation of Universal Serial Bus), is an industry standard that was developed to define cables, connectors and protocols for connection, communication, and power supply between personal computers and their peripheral devices.

New!!: Video game console and USB · See more »

Vector graphics

Vector graphics are computer graphics images that are defined in terms of 2D points, which are connected by lines and curves to form polygons and other shapes.

New!!: Video game console and Vector graphics · See more »

Vector monitor

A vector monitor or vector display is a display device used for computer graphics up through the 1970s.

New!!: Video game console and Vector monitor · See more »

Vectorman

Vectorman is a series of run and gun platform games developed by BlueSky Software and published by Sega for the Sega Mega Drive/Genesis.

New!!: Video game console and Vectorman · See more »

VG247

VG247 (stylized as VG24/7) is a video game blog published in the United Kingdom, founded in February 2008 by industry veteran Patrick Garratt.

New!!: Video game console and VG247 · See more »

Video

Video is an electronic medium for the recording, copying, playback, broadcasting, and display of moving visual media.

New!!: Video game console and Video · See more »

Video game

A video game is an electronic game that involves interaction with a user interface to generate visual feedback on a video device such as a TV screen or computer monitor.

New!!: Video game console and Video game · See more »

Video game clone

A video game clone is either a video game (or series) which is very similar to or heavily inspired by a previous popular game or series.

New!!: Video game console and Video game clone · See more »

Video game console

A video game console is an electronic, digital or computer device that outputs a video signal or visual image to display a video game that one or more people can play.

New!!: Video game console and Video game console · See more »

Virtua Racing

Virtua Racing or V.R. for short, is a Formula One racing arcade game, developed by Sega AM2 and released in 1992.

New!!: Video game console and Virtua Racing · See more »

Virtual Boy

The Virtual Boy is a 32-bit table-top video game console developed and manufactured by Nintendo.

New!!: Video game console and Virtual Boy · See more »

Virtual Console

, also abbreviated as VC, is a line of downloadable video games (mostly unaltered) for Nintendo's Wii and Wii U home gaming consoles and the Nintendo 3DS portable gaming console.

New!!: Video game console and Virtual Console · See more »

Virtual reality headset

A virtual reality headset is a head-mounted device that provides virtual reality for the wearer.

New!!: Video game console and Virtual reality headset · See more »

Warhawk (2007 video game)

Warhawk is a multiplayer third-person shooter video game developed by Incognito Entertainment for the PlayStation 3.

New!!: Video game console and Warhawk (2007 video game) · See more »

WarioWare: Twisted!

WarioWare: Twisted! is a puzzle video game for Game Boy Advance by Nintendo.

New!!: Video game console and WarioWare: Twisted! · See more »

Web browser

A web browser (commonly referred to as a browser) is a software application for accessing information on the World Wide Web.

New!!: Video game console and Web browser · See more »

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi or WiFi is technology for radio wireless local area networking of devices based on the IEEE 802.11 standards.

New!!: Video game console and Wi-Fi · See more »

Wii

The Wii is a home video game console released by Nintendo on November 19, 2006.

New!!: Video game console and Wii · See more »

Wii MotionPlus

The is an expansion device for the Wii Remote video game controller for the Wii that allows it to capture complex motion more accurately.

New!!: Video game console and Wii MotionPlus · See more »

Wii Remote

The Wii Remote, also known colloquially as the Wiimote, is the primary controller for Nintendo's Wii console.

New!!: Video game console and Wii Remote · See more »

Wii Sports

Wii Sports is a 2006 sports game developed and published by Nintendo for the Wii video game console.

New!!: Video game console and Wii Sports · See more »

Wii U

The Wii U is a home video game console developed by Nintendo, and the successor to the Wii.

New!!: Video game console and Wii U · See more »

WiiWare

WiiWare is a service that allows Wii users to download games and applications specifically designed and developed for the Wii video game console made by Nintendo.

New!!: Video game console and WiiWare · See more »

WonderSwan

The is a handheld game console released in Japan by Bandai.

New!!: Video game console and WonderSwan · See more »

Word (computer architecture)

In computing, a word is the natural unit of data used by a particular processor design.

New!!: Video game console and Word (computer architecture) · See more »

Xbox

Xbox is a video gaming brand created and owned by Microsoft.

New!!: Video game console and Xbox · See more »

Xbox (console)

The Xbox is a home video game console and the first installment in the Xbox series of consoles manufactured by Microsoft.

New!!: Video game console and Xbox (console) · See more »

Xbox 360

The Xbox 360 is a home video game console developed by Microsoft.

New!!: Video game console and Xbox 360 · See more »

Xbox 360 HD DVD Player

The Xbox 360 HD DVD Player was an accessory for the Xbox 360 console that enables the playback of movies on HD DVD discs.

New!!: Video game console and Xbox 360 HD DVD Player · See more »

Xbox 360 technical problems

The Xbox 360 video game console is subject to a number of technical problems and failures that can render it unusable.

New!!: Video game console and Xbox 360 technical problems · See more »

Xbox Live

Xbox Live is an online multiplayer gaming and digital media delivery service created and operated by Microsoft.

New!!: Video game console and Xbox Live · See more »

Xbox One

Xbox One is a line of eighth generation home video game consoles developed by Microsoft.

New!!: Video game console and Xbox One · See more »

XrossMediaBar

The XrossMediaBar (pronounced "CrossMediaBar" or "cross-media bar" and officially abbreviated as XMB) is a graphical user interface developed by Sony Interactive Entertainment.

New!!: Video game console and XrossMediaBar · See more »

YouTube

YouTube is an American video-sharing website headquartered in San Bruno, California.

New!!: Video game console and YouTube · See more »

Ziff Davis

Ziff Davis, LLC is an American publisher and Internet company.

New!!: Video game console and Ziff Davis · See more »

32X

The 32X is an add-on for the Sega Genesis video game console.

New!!: Video game console and 32X · See more »

3DO Interactive Multiplayer

The 3DO Interactive Multiplayer, often called simply the 3DO, is a home video game console platform developed by The 3DO Company.

New!!: Video game console and 3DO Interactive Multiplayer · See more »

3G

3G, short for third generation, is the third generation of wireless mobile telecommunications technology.

New!!: Video game console and 3G · See more »

64DD

The 64DD, colloquially referred to as the Nintendo 64DD, is a magnetic disk drive peripheral for the Nintendo 64 game console developed by Nintendo.

New!!: Video game console and 64DD · See more »

Redirects here:

Console gamer, Console gaming, Console manufacturer, Console system, Console video game system, Game console, Game consoles, Games console, Games consoles, Gaming Consoles, Gaming console, Gaming consoles, Hybrid game console, Hybrid video game console, List of major video game consoles, Timeline of Video Game Console Releases in North America, Timeline of video game console releases, Timeline of video game console releases in North America, Video Game Console, Video Game console, Video game consoles, Video game crash of 1977, Video game system, Video game systems, Video games console, Video-game consoles, Videogame console, Videogame consoles.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Video_game_console

OutgoingIncoming
Hey! We are on Facebook now! »