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Inside the Magnavox Odyssey2

Let's take an in-depth look at the Magnavox Odyssey2 video game console and see the way we played in the late 1970s and early 1980s.
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The Internet gaming service OnLive now has a tiny console that lets you play video games anywhere.

Technology : Slate - Technology (4 years ago)

One night last week I started up a game of Shaun White Skateboarding on my favorite new gaming console. It was getting late, though, and I had to catch a plane in the morning, so I didn't play for long. The next day, I threw the con... Read Post

Ralph Baer, Games Console Pioneer, 1922-2014

Technology : Geeks are Sexy (2 weeks ago)

Ralph Baer, the man who created the first home games console, has died aged 92. His Magnavox Odyssey came out three years before the better-known Atari Pong machine. Indeed, the Odyssey (pictured) was more like today’s consoles than... Read Post

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