Video Game Consoles

Table of generations (source: Wikipedia: History_of_video_games)

  • (*) Excludes minor consoles and consoles not released in North America
  • HH = Hand-held
Generation Years Magnavox Philips Atari Nintendo Sega Sony Microsoft others
1st 1972-1980 Odyssey series Home Pong Coleco Telstar series
2nd 1976-1992 Odyssey² 2600
5200
Intellivision
ColecoVision
Vectrex
Bally Astrocade
Emerson Arcadia 2001
Fairchild Channel F
3rd 1983-2003 7800
XEGS
NES SG-1000
Master System
Commodore 64 Games System
4th 1987-2003 CD-i HH: Lynx SNES
HH: Game Boy
Genesis
HH: Game Gear
TurboGrafx-16
HH: TurboExpress
NEO GEO AES
NEO GEO CD
Commodore CDTV
Pioneer LaserActive
5th 1993-2005 Jaguar
addon: Jaguar CD
N64
addon: 64DD
HH: Virtual Boy
HH: GB Color
Saturn
addon: Genesis 32X
HH: Nomad
PlayStation
HH: PocketStation
Panasonic 3DO
Apple Bandai Pippin
HH: Tiger R-Zone
HH: Tiger Game.com
6th 1998-2013 GameCube
HH: GB Advance / SP / Micro
Dreamcast PlayStation 2 Xbox HH: Nokia N-Gage / QD
HH: NEO GEO Pocket Color
7th 2005-2017 Wii
HH: DS
PlayStation 3
HH: PSP
Xbox 360 HH: Tiger Gizmondo
8th 2012- Wii U
Switch
HH: 3DS
PlayStation 4
HH: Vita
Xbox One
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