We currently have 210 games consoles in our collection. While it isn't a exhaustive list, it is a good approximation of what we have here at the Centre for Computing History. If you have something which you would like to donate to us, please head to our donation page for information.

Order By : Title - Release Date - Publisher

Entertainment Computer System - NASA NS-90AP

Released:
-0001

Manufacturer:

Description:

Made in Taiwan


Rowtron Television Computer System

Released:
-0001

Manufacturer:

Description:

Part of the Interton VC-4000 family of video consoles.


Prinztronic Videosport 800-Colour

Released:
-0001

Manufacturer:

Description:

Electronic colour video game.


Famulator

Released:
-0001

Manufacturer:

Description:
 One of the clones that more closely resembles the Famicom in both colour and it's top loading nature, the Famulator is unusual in respect that it does not have any inbuilt games, so the player needs a ready stream of Famicom games.

Prinztronic Tournament 6000

Released:
-0001

Manufacturer:

Description:

Prinztronic was the own-brand trade name of the British "Dixons" photographic and electronic goods stores.


Acetronic Telesports IV

Released:
-0001

Manufacturer:

Description:

This programmable colour TV game easily connects up to most televisions - colour or black and white.


Neo Geo Pocket Color

Released:
-0001

Manufacturer:

Description:

The Pocket Color was the last games console to be release by SNK.


Sega 32x

Released:
-0001

Manufacturer:

Description:

The Sega 32x is an add-on for the Sega Mega Drive.


Mephisto Chess Challenger

Released:
-0001

Manufacturer:

Description:

An electronic chess game console, complete in original box with manual and AC adaptor.


Grandstand Astro Wars

Released:
-0001

Manufacturer:

Description:

This portable game console requires the player to dodge missiles fired by alien ships, destroy the attackers, and launch and recover their space capsule.


Electron Blaster

Released:
-0001

Manufacturer:

Description:

This handheld game console used a vacuum flourescent display to show attacking alien craft and the player's earth defence ship.


Blip - The play anywhere Tennis Game

Released:
-0001

Manufacturer:

Description:

Despite billing itself as "Blip - The Digital Game", there are no electronics in the game console at all.


Demon Driver

Released:
-0001

Manufacturer:

Description:

This electronic game console uses two film strips which advance at different speeds to simulate driving on a racetrack.


Ouya

Released:
-0001

Manufacturer:

Description:

The Ouya is a microconsole running its own version of the Android operating system, developed by Ouya Inc.


TV Boy II

Released:
-0001

Manufacturer:

Description:

The TV Boy II is an unlicensed clone of the Atari 2600 hardware.


PCMX11 12-in-1 Colour Games Console

Released:
-0001


Description:
  • Twelve arcade games in one
  • Fun for all ages
  • 2.

Prinztronic Tournament II Deluxe

Released:
-0001

Manufacturer:

Description:

A basic Pong clone, based around the ubiquitous General Instruments AY-3-8500 chip.


Space Laser Fight

Released:
-0001

Manufacturer:

Description:

The world's smallest graphic color display with revolutionary computer-game functions and sounds! you can see the space robot's arms move to fire a laser beam, legs move to stoop and body fall apart due to laser destruction.


Nokia N-Gage

Released:
-0001

Manufacturer:

Description:

The N-Gage QD was a handheld game console and smartphone released by Nokia in 2004.


Cue Ball

Released:
-0001

Manufacturer:

Description:

This electronic LED game offers three different varieties of pool: straight pool, poison pool, and trick shots.


Radofin Colour TV Game

Released:
-0001

Manufacturer:

Description:
  • Hooks up easily to most televisions.

Star Force Electronic Space Battle

Released:
-0001

Manufacturer:

Description:
  • Multi-coloured flourescent display.

Zeon T-800C Colour TV Game

Released:
-0001

Manufacturer:

Description:

This pong console was licensed from Magnavox and offers the standard four games: tennis, hockey, handball, and practice.


Videomaster Chess Champion

Released:
-0001

Manufacturer:

Description:

Play chess against a computer.


MP5 GamePlayer

Released:
-0001

Manufacturer:

Description:

This "VideoPlayer"-brand handheld gaming console plays NES and MegaDrive/Genesis ROMs, as well as playing video files and music.


Adman Grandstand 3600 Mk II TV Game

Released:
-0001

Manufacturer:

Description:

A four-game Pong console from Adman Grandstand.


Prinztronic Tournament 6 Colour TV Game

Released:
-0001

Manufacturer:

Description:

This Prinztronic-brand pong console offers the standard six games in colour.


Prinztronic Tournament IV

Released:
-0001

Manufacturer:

Description:

This Prinztronic game console offers the usual Pong-type games: squash, tennis, football, target practice.


RST Television Game

Released:
-0001

Manufacturer:

Description:

This games console allows you to play Pong-type games onm your television.


Blaze Gear LCD 20 in 1

Released:
-0001

Manufacturer:

Description:
  • 30 Classic Sega Licensed Titles Built In
  • Fully Portable Hand Held Gaming Console
  • Built in Colour LCD Screen with Built in Speakers
  • TV Format: PAL

complete in box.


Sony PSone

Released:
-0001

Manufacturer:

Description:

The Sony PSone was released on July 7, 2000 by Sony.


Binatone Superstar Model 01/4354

Released:
-0001

Manufacturer:

Description:

This Binatone TV game console is is a mor eadvanced version of the early 'pong' games.


NASA - Entertainment Computer System

Released:
-0001

Manufacturer:

Description:

Made in Taiwan


Novex Computerized Electronic Video Game

Released:
-0001

Manufacturer:

Description:

This game console by Novex is similar to other advanced Pong consoles.


Prinztronic Micro 10

Released:
-0001

Manufacturer:

Description:

 This Prinztronic-brand games console features the standard paddle-and-ball games found in most Pong clones, as well as two game modes designed for use with a lightgun (sold separately).


Radofin Tele-Sports Mini

Released:
-0001

Manufacturer:

Description:

This minature Pong console uses sliders instead of knobs to controlk the player's paddles.


Game Child

Released:
-0001

Manufacturer:

Description:

This LCD game is styled to look like a Nintendo GameBoy.


ARGO Ultra 8-bit Video Game

Released:
-0001

Manufacturer:

Description:

Despite being styled like a Nintendo 64, this console is a clone of the NES.


N-Joypad

Released:
-0001

Manufacturer:

Description:

The N-Joypad is a Nintendo Entertainment System clone manufactured by the Hong Kong-based company ABL, which is different from other clones because it does not use cartridges, instead relying on "compact discs" (which are actually pieces of plastic) of different size.


Retroad HM-5 Classic NES

Released:
-0001

Manufacturer:

Description:
This modern NES-on-a-chip allows you to run NES game cartridges.

Tiger Game.Com

Released:
-0001

Manufacturer:

Description:

The Game.


Magnavox Odyssey

Released:
1972

Manufacturer:

Description:

The Magnavox Odyssey was the World's first home video game console.


Atari PONG

Released:
1973

Manufacturer:

Description:

Atari PONG was released in June 1972 and is the first commercially successful video game and is based on a simple two-dimensional graphical representation of a tennis-like game.


Magnavox Beta Pong Console

Released:
1973

Manufacturer:

Description:

An pong console, believed to be an early Magnavox model.


Tele-Games Pong Sports IV

Released:
1974

Manufacturer:

Description:

Made by Atari for Sears-Roebuck and Co.


Videomaster Home TV Game

Released:
1974

Manufacturer:

Description:

This pong console was sold in kit form in England, Germany, and France.


Videomaster Superscore

Released:
1975

Manufacturer:

Description:

The Videomaster Superscore (model VM-8) was released in 1976 and sold assembled or in kit form (to be fully assembled).


Binatone Colour TV Game Mk6 01-4761

Released:
1975

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Description:


Binatone TV Master Mk IV 01/4974

Released:
1975

Manufacturer:

Description:

Binatone TV Master Mk IV was a very popular 'tennis' game console from the late seventies.


Adman Grandstand (Fairchild Channel-F) Video Entertainment Computer

Released:
1976

Manufacturer:

Description:

The Fairchild Channel F is a game console released by Fairchild Semiconductor in August 1976 at the retail price of $169.


Interstate 1160 Video Games Console

Released:
1976

Manufacturer:

Description:

Interstate1160 Video Games Console featuring Tennis, Hockey/Football, Squash, Training and Pistol 1 & 2.


Videomaster Colourscore

Released:
1976

Manufacturer:

Description:

The ColourScore (model VM-11) is one of the first colour systems released by Videomaster in 1977 along with the ColourShot and VisionScore.


Conic TVG-SD-01 Games Console

Released:
1976

Manufacturer:

Description:

This Conic TVG-SD-01 Games Console dates from 1977 and is for two players with a choice of Hockey, Squash, Handball and Tennis


Bingo TVG-203

Released:
1976

Manufacturer:

Description:

Pong type TV Games System.


Binatone TV Master MK 8 - Model 01/4923

Released:
1976

Manufacturer:

Description:

Binatone TV Game Console from Binatone with 8 games including: Football, Ice Hockey, Gridball, Basket Solo, Tennis, Squash Solo, squash & Basket Ball.


Binatone Colour TV Game MK 10 Model 01/4842

Released:
1976

Manufacturer:

Description:

This pong is one of the many Binatone systems.


Interstate Mini TV Game 1104

Released:
1976

Manufacturer:

Description:

These two little controllers played a mean game of PONG on your TV.


Ingersoll XK400 Mini TV Game

Released:
1976

Manufacturer:

Description:

Mini TV Game from 1977 featuring 4 electronic action games: Tennis, Practice, Football and Squash.


Interstate 1160 Video Games Console

Released:
1976

Manufacturer:

Description:

Interstate1160 Video Games Console featuring Tennis, Hockey/Football, Squash, Training and Pistol 1 & 2.


Magnavox Video Sports SG-1000

Released:
1976

Manufacturer:

Description:

Video Sports Model number SG-1000.


Color TV Game 6

Released:
1976

Manufacturer:

Description:

The Color TV Game 6 was the first Color TV Game ever released.


Adman Grandstand TVG-2600 Mk II

Released:
1976

Manufacturer:

Description:

The Grandstand TVG-2600 Mk II is a 1977 Games Console of the Pong variety.


Teleng Telestars

Released:
1976

Manufacturer:

Description:

Teleng Telestars was a Pong type games console manufactured in Essex .


Sands C-2500 UHF Color TV Game Console

Released:
1976

Manufacturer:

Description:

A pong type console manufactured by Sands (Taiwan) 1977
It includes 4 games with joysticks Tennis, Football, Squash solo and Squash
Amateur & Professional modes with variable ball speed


Mentor Tele-Sports Electronic TV Game Console

Released:
1976

Manufacturer:

Description:

A prolific board builder of the 1970's was Radofin, based in Hong Kong.


Prinztronic Tournament 5000

Released:
1976

Manufacturer:

Description:

Prinztronic was the own-brand trade name of the British "Dixons" photographic and electronic goods stores.


Commodore 3000H Games Console

Released:
1976

Manufacturer:

Description:

Following Commodore’s acquistion of MOS technologies (famous for producing the later 6502 chip for the PET), the Pong-like TV Game consoles 2000K and 3000H made their appearance.


Commodore 2000K Games Console

Released:
1976

Manufacturer:

Description:

Following Commodore’s acquistion of MOS technologies (famous for producing the later 6502 chip for the PET), the Pong-like TV Game consoles 2000K and 3000H made their appearance.


Grandstand 5000 Deluxe

Released:
1976

Manufacturer:

Description:

"Colour video sports centre with remote control handsets - 10 exciting fun games with electronic console control"

A standard pong-style games console.


Sportel Paddle IV

Released:
1976

Manufacturer:

Description:
   

A pong-style game console, similar to the Prinztronic series.


OTRON Video Game Gamatic 7600

Released:
1976

Manufacturer:

Description:

A classic Pong system powered by the Texas Instruments TMS-1965 chipset.


Conic TG-621 Video Games Console

Released:
1976

Manufacturer:

Description:

The Conic TG-621 is a "pong" style console that uses the popular GI AY-3-8500 chip and therefore provides the standard four games: Tennis, Hockey, Handball, and Practice.


Ameltone Stadium 4002

Released:
1976

Manufacturer:

Description:
Ameltone were manufacturers of transistor radios and power suppiles, as well as early entertainment systems.

Color TV Game 15

Released:
1977

Manufacturer:

Description:

Nintendo released the Color TV Game 15 on June 8th 1977, just a week after the TV Game 6.


Atari 2600 VCS

Released:
1977

Manufacturer:

Description:

One of the early colour TV games but still the same set of PONG like variants!

This console used joysticks rather than the rotary paddles which meant the bats could move in two dimensions!!


Interton Electronic Video 3000

Released:
1977

Manufacturer:

Description:

The Video 3000 was the first Interton console to feature a lightgun port.


Prinztronic Videosport 600

Released:
1977

Manufacturer:

Description:

Electronic TV game.


Radofin Programmable Video System tele-sports IV

Released:
1977

Manufacturer:

Description:

As with many early Pong clones, the Tele-Sports IV was designed around the General Instruments AY-3-8500 chipset.


Videomaster Star Chess

Released:
1978

Manufacturer:

Description:

A 1979 cross between a TV game and Chess.


Teleng Colourstars TV Game Console

Released:
1978

Manufacturer:

Description:

The history of domestic video games starts in the 70s.


Acetronic Electronic TV Game

Released:
1978

Manufacturer:

Description:

Manufactured by Radofin in 1979

It has 10 sports action games:
Space Target
Table Tennis
Hockey
Squash
Squash Practice
Target practice
Gridball
Soccar
Basketball
Basketball practice



Intellivision

Released:
1978

Manufacturer:

Description:


Nintendo Game & Watch - Fire RC-04

Released:
1979

Manufacturer:

Description:

Nintendo Game & Watch RC-04 Fire 1980 silver LCD 1 player.


TV Game 2600

Released:
1979

Manufacturer:

Description:

This appears to be a straight Arabic clone of the Atari 2600.


Philips Videopac G7000

Released:
1981

Manufacturer:

Description:

The Videopac G7000 was an 8-bit console manufactured by Philips and launched in 1982.


Fying Flapjacks

Released:
1981


Description:

Flying Flapjacks from Innovator Electronics 1982.


Atari VCS (Darth Vader)

Released:
1981

Manufacturer:

Description:

The Atari 2600 is a video game console released in October 1977.


ColecoVision Games Console

Released:
1981

Manufacturer:

Description:

The ColecoVision was distributed by CBS Electronics outside of the United States, and was branded the CBS ColecoVision.


Atari 5200

Released:
1981

Manufacturer:

Description:

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


Chess Companion II

Released:
1982

Manufacturer:

Description:

The Companion II is a sophisticated chess computer which automatically registers your moves on its built-in sensor chessboard.


Sega SG-1000

Released:
1982

Manufacturer:

Description:

The SG-1000 (Sega Game 1000) was Sega's first product for the home video game console.


Nintendo Game & Watch - Donkey Kong II

Released:
1982

Manufacturer:

Description:

Donkey Kong II is the sequel to Donkey Kong.


Grandstand Firefox F-7

Released:
1982

Manufacturer:

Description:

This Grandstand games console was introduced in 1983.


Nintendo Famicom

Released:
1983

Manufacturer:

Description:

The Nintendo Famicom is the Japenese version of the NES.


Nintendo Famicom Disk System

Released:
1983

Manufacturer:

Description:

From Wikipedia:

the FDS and the FCD, was released on February 21, 1986 by Nintendo as a peripheral for the Nintendo Family Computer console in Japan .


Vectrex Model 3000 (Milton Bradley)

Released:
1983

Manufacturer:

Description:

In March of 1983, Milton Bradley (MB) decided they wanted to get into the videogame business and purchased GCE, thus acquiring the Vectrex.


Vectrex Model 3000 (Milton Bradley, Boxed)

Released:
1983

Manufacturer:

Description:

In original box with manual.


Dodgy Dealer

Released:
1983


Description:
Management simulation game, also known as Wheeler Dealer.

Sega Multi-Mega

Released:
1984


Description:

Released by Sega in the early 1990's, the Sega Multi-Mega is a Sega Mega Drive, Sega Mega-CD, and personal CD player combined.


Sega SG-1000 Mk II

Released:
1984

Manufacturer:

Description:

The Sega SG1000 MK II was released in July 1984.


Atari 2600 (Junior)

Released:
1984

Manufacturer:

Description:

The Atari 2600 is a video game console released in October 1977.


BBC Bridge Companion

Released:
1984

Manufacturer:

Description:

The BBC Bridge Companion is an 8-bit video game console for teaching bridge.


Nintendo Game & Watch - Squish

Released:
1985

Manufacturer:

Description:

In this handheld game players control a little creature who avoids being squished by moving walls controlled by an alien on the top screen.


Atari 7800

Released:
1985

Manufacturer:

Description:

The Atari 7800 ProSystem, or simply the Atari 7800, is a video game console re-released by Atari Corporation in January 1986.


Philips CDi 220/25 Interactive Multimedia CD-I Player

Released:
1985

Manufacturer:

Description:

The Game Boy is an 8-bit handheld video game console developed and manufactured by Nintendo.


Amstrad GX4000

Released:
1989

Manufacturer:

Description:

One of only two home consoles to originate from the UK, the other being the BBC bridge companion.


Sega 16-Bit Mega Drive II

Released:
1989

Manufacturer:

Description:

The Mega Drive is a fourth-generation video game console released by Sega in Japan in 1988 and Europe, Australia and other PAL regions in 1990.


Bitcorp Gamate

Released:
1989

Manufacturer:

Description:
This portable console from Taiwan was manufactured by Bitcorp as a competitor to the Game Boy, the pack in game is Block Up, an extremely close version of Tetris, which of course was the game sold with Nintendo's machine.

Sega Saturn

Released:
1990

Manufacturer:

Description:

Released:
1991

Manufacturer:

Description:

Originally known at VR-SHOOTER, the Sega Lock-On was a little known laser tag game developed by Sega and originally released in 1992.


Supervision QuickShot

Released:
1991

Manufacturer:

Description:

The Watara Supervision (also known as the QuickShot Supervision in the UK) is a monochrome handheld game console, originating from Asia, and introduced in 1992 as a cut-price competitor for Nintendo's Game Boy.


Philips CD-i 450

Released:
1991

Manufacturer:

Description:

The Philips CD-i (Compact Disc Interactive) is an interactive multimedia CD player developed and marketed by Royal Philips Electronics N.


Super Nintendo Entertainment System

Released:
1992

Manufacturer:

Description:

The Super Nintendo Entertainment System (also known as the Super NES, SNES or Super Nintendo) is a 16-bit video game console that was released in 1990 by Nintendo in Japan, 1991 in North America, 1992 in Europe & Australasia (Oceania), and South America in 1993.


Panasonic R.E.A.L 3DO Interactive Multiplayer

Released:
1992

Manufacturer:

Description:


Sony Playstation

Released:
1995

Manufacturer:

Description:

The history of the Playstation begins in 1988 when Sony and Nintendo  were working together to develop the Super Disc.


Sega Nomad

Released:
1995

Manufacturer:

Description:

The Nomad was the third version of the Sega Genesis to be released.


Casio Loopy

Released:
1995

Manufacturer:

Description:

The Casio Loopy, subtitled My Seal Computer SV-100, was a 32-bit home video game console.


Nintendo Game Boy Pocket

Released:
1995

Manufacturer:

Description:

The Game Boy Pocket is a redesigned version of the original Nintendo Game Boy.


Nintendo Game Boy Pocket

Released:
1995

Manufacturer:

Description:

The Game Boy Pocket is a redesigned version of the original Nintendo Game Boy.


Nintendo 64

Released:
1997

Manufacturer:

Description:


Nintendo GameCube - US Limited Edition Platinum

Released:
2000

Manufacturer:

Description:

Originally released in Japan in 2001, the GameCube was Nintendo's successor to the N64, designed to compete with Sony's Playstation 2 and Microsoft's XBOX.


Nintendo GameCube - US

Released:
2000

Manufacturer:

Description:

Originally released in Japan in 2001, the GameCube was Nintendo's successor to the N64, designed to compete with Sony's Playstation 2 and Microsoft's XBOX.


Nintendo GameCube - European

Released:
2000

Manufacturer:

Description:

Nintendo Wii U

Released:
2012

Manufacturer:

Description:

For their successor to the enormous selling Wii, Nintendo seemed to want to tap into the new craze for tablets, so the Wii U console has an enormous game pad, with a touch screen, with standard controllers built round the edges of it, from the start it was clear this was not what people wanted, the fanbase of the Wii was people who wanted to play against each other, jump and dance around, suddenly Nintendo were just saying to them, ‘here, take this tablet and sit back down’.


XBox One

Released:
2013

Manufacturer:

Description:

Kindly donated by Microsoft Research.


NVIDIA Shield P2571

Released:
2015

Manufacturer:

Description:

The NVIDIA Shield Android TV (originally known as Shield Console) is an Android TV based set-top box aimed at both home entertainment and gaming in the living-room.


Sony PS4 Pro

Released:
2016

Manufacturer:

Description:

Sony launched the PS4 Pro in late 2016.