First generation (1972-1976)
Name Release date Manufacturer Manufacturing Country
Magnavox Odyssey 1972 Magnavox United States
PC-50X Family 1975 General Instrument United States
Tele-Spiel 1975 Philips Netherlands
Video 2000 1975 Interton Germany
Philips Odyssey 1976 Philips Netherlands
Coleco Telstar Arcade 1977 Coleco United States

Second generation (1976-1983)
Name Release date Manufacturer Manufacturing Country
Fairchild Channel F 1976 Fairchild United States
Fairchild Channel F System II 1979 Fairchild United States
APF-MP1000 1978 ADF United States
RCA Studio II 1977 RCA United States
Atari 2600 1977 Atari Inc. United States
Atari 2800 1983 Atari Inc. United States
Coleco Gemini 1982 Coleco United States
Bally Astrocade 1977 Midway United States
VC 4000 1978 Interton Germany
Magnavox Odyssey 1978 Magnavox / Philips Netherlands
APF Imagination Machine 1979 ADF United States
Intellivision 1980 Mattel United States
PlayCable 1981 Mattel United States
Bandai Super Vision 8000 1979 Bandai Japan
Intellivision II 1983 Mattel United States
VTech CreatiVision 1981 VTech China
Epoch Cassette Vision 1981 Epoch Japan
Arcadia 2001 1982 Emerson Radio United States
Atari 5200 1982 Atari Inc. United States
Atari 5100/Atari 5200 Jr. 1982 Atari Inc. United States
ColecoVision 1982 Coleco United States
Entex Adventure Vision 1982 Entex United States
Vectrex 1982 Smith Engineering United States
Compact Vision TV-Boy 1983 Gakken Japan
My Vision 1983 Nichibutsu Japan
Pyuuta Jr. 1983 Matsushita Japan

Third generation (1983-1987)
Name Release date Manufacturer Manufacturing Country
RDI Halcyon 1985 RDI Video Systems United States
PV-1000 1983 Casio Japan
Commodore 64GS 1990 Commodore Canada
Amstrad GX4000 1990 Amstrad United Kingdom
Atari 7800 1984 Atari Corporation United States
Atari XEGS 1987 Atari Corporation United States
Sega SG-1000 1983 Sega Japan
Sega Master System 1985 Sega, Tec Toy Japan, Brazil
Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) 1983 Nintendo Japan
C1 NES TV / Sharp Nintendo Television 1983 Nintendo, Sharp Japan, Japan
NES-101 / AV Famicom 1993 Nintendo Japan
Family Computer Disk System 1986 Nintendo Japan
Super Cassette Vision 1984 Epoch Japan
Zemmix 1985 Daewoo Electronics South Korea
Bridge Companion 1985 BBC / Heber United Kingdom
Atari 2600 Jr. 1986 Atari Inc. United States
VideoSmarts 1986 VTech China
Action Max 1987 Worlds of Wonder United States
Video Challenger 1987 Tomy, Bandai Japan, Japan
Video Art 1987 LJN United States

Fourth generation (1987-1995)
Name Release date Manufacturer Manufacturing Country
Sega CD / Mega CD 1992 Sega Japan
Sega 32X 1994 Sega Japan
Sega Genesis / Mega Drive 1988 Sega Japan
Sega Pico 1994 Sega, Majesco Japan, United Kingdom
PC Engine / TurboGrafx-16 1987 NEC Japan
PC Engine2 / SuperGrafx 1989 NEC Japan
Interactive Vision 1988 View-Master Ideal Group Inc.
Socrates 1988 VTech China
Terebikko 1988 Bandai Japan
Konix Multisystem Cancelled Konix United Kingdom
Neo-Geo 1990 SNK Japan
Neo-Geo CD 1994 SNK Japan
Neo-Geo CDZ 1994 SNK Japan
Commodore CDTV 1991 Commodore Canada
Memorex VIS 1992 Memorex United States
Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES) / Super Famicom 1990 Nintendo Japan
SF-1 SNES TV 1990 Nintendo, Sharp Japan, Japan
SNES 2 / Super Famicom Jr. 1997 Nintendo Japan
SNES-CD Cancelled Nintendo Japan
Satellaview 1993 Nintendo Japan
CD-i 1991 Philips Netherlands
TurboDuo / PC Engine Duo 1991 NEC Japan
Super A'Can 1995 Funtech Taiwan

Fifth generation (1993-1999)
Name Release date Manufacturer Manufacturing Country
Pioneer LaserActive 1993 Pioneer Corporation Japan
FM Towns Marty 1993 Fujitsu Japan
Apple Bandai Pippin 1995 Bandai, Apple Inc. Japan, America
PC-FX 1994 NEC Japan
Atari Panther Cancelled Atari Corporation United States
Atari Jaguar 1993 Atari Corporation United States
Atari Jaguar CD 1995 Atari Corporation United States
PlayStation 1994 Sony Japan
Net Yaroze 1997 Sony Japan
Sega Saturn 1994 Sega Japan
3DO Interactive Multiplayer 1993 Panasonic, Sanyo, GoldStar Japan
Amiga CD32 1993 Commodore Canada
Casio Loopy 1995 Casio Japan
Playdia 1994 Bandai Japan
CPS Changer 1994 Capcom Japan
Nintendo 64 1996 Nintendo Japan
Nintendo 64DD 1999 Nintendo Japan
Sega Neptune Cancelled Sega Japan

Sixth generation (1999-2005)
Name Release date Manufacturer Manufacturing Country
Dreamcast 1999 Sega Japan
Nuon 2000 VM Labs United States
PlayStation 2 2000 Sony Japan
Atari Jaguar II Cancelled Atari Corporation United States
L600 Cancelled Indrema
MoMA Eve Cancelled Via
GameCube 2011 Nintendo Japan
Game Boy Player 2003 Nintendo Japan
iQue Player 2003 Nintendo Japan
Panasonic M2 Cancelled Panasonic Japan
Panasonic Q/Q Game Boy Player 2001 Nintendo, Panasonic Japan, Japan
Xbox 2001 Microsoft United States
PSX 2003 Sony Japan
XaviX Port 2004 SSD Company
DISCover 2004 Capcom Digital Interactive Systems Corporation
Leapster TV 2005 LeapFrog United States
V.Smile 2005 VTech China
GoGo TV Video Vision 2005 Manley, Toy Quest United States
Buzztime Home Trivia System 2005 NTN Buzztime, Cadaco United States
Sega Beena 2005 Sega Japan

Seventh generation (2005-2012)
Name Release date Manufacturer Manufacturing Country
Phantom Cancelled Phantom United States
Game Wave 2005 ZAPiT Canada
Xbox 360 2005 Microsoft United States
HyperScan 2006 Mattel United States
ION 2006 Playskool, Hasbro United States
Wii 2006 Nintendo Japan
PlayStation 3 2006 Sony Japan
I Can Play Piano 2006 Fisher-Price United States
V.Flash 2006 VTech China
V.Smile V-Motion 2008 VTech China
V.Smile Baby 2009 VTech China
Vmigo TV Docking System 2006 Jakks Pacific United States
Telestory 2006 Jakks Pacific United States
Clickstart My First Computer 2007 LeapFrog United States
I Can play Guitar 2007 Fisher-Price United States
Smart Cycle 2007 Fisher-Price United States
EVO Smart Console 2008 Envizions
Retro Duo 2008 Retrobit
Sega Firecore 2009 AtGames United States
Zippity 2009 LeapFrog United States
Sega Zone 2010 Atgames, Sega United States, Japan
Eedoo CT510 2012 Lenovo, Eedoo China, China

Eighth generation (2012-present)
Name Release date Manufacturer Manufacturing Country
Wii U 2012 Nintendo Japan
PlayStation 4 2013 Sony Japan
Xbox One 2013 Microsoft United States
Steam Machine Unreleased VALVe and other third party hardware companies. Germany
RetroN 5 2014 Hyperkin
LeapTV 2014 LeapFrog United States