[RetroConsole] Nintendo’s debut: Color TV Game


Today Nintendo is a reference poin in the world of gaming consoles, and there was a time, during the NES era, when Nintendo actually MEANT video game console. But every story has its starting point and the worldwide success of the japanese firm has its beginning in the first console released back in the 70s….

[RetroConsole] A huge family: Coleco Telstar


After last month post about the Odyssey console family, especially about Odyssey 300, I thought it should have been right to talk about its direct competitor, the Coleco Telstar. The story in a nutshell If it werenìr for Ralph Baer, the inventor of the video game and the brain behind the realization of the first console of…

[RetroConsole] Magnavox Odyssey 300…and brothers


In the last years we attended to the war between Sony and Microsoft with their main products, PlayStation and Xbox. In the previous decade the war raged between Nintendo and Sega, when NES and MegaDrive tried to overwhelm each other. But even before, when the console market was still small and the battle between the console…