Console wars
A console war is competition for dominance in market share in video game consoles. The main competition is in home video game consoles and handheld game consoles markets, although there are also micro...
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History of video game consoles (third generation)
In the history of computer and video games, the third generation (sometimes referred to as the 8-bit era) began on July 15, 1983, with the Japanese release of both the Family Computer (referred to in ...
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History of video game consoles (fourth generation)
In the history of computer and video games, the fourth generation (more commonly referred to as the 16-bit era) of games consoles began on October 30, 1987 with the Japanese release of Nippon Electric...
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History of video game consoles (fifth generation)
The fifth-generation era (also known as the 32-bit era, the 64-bit era and the 3D era) refers to computer and video games, video game consoles and video game handhelds from approximately 1993 to 2001....
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History of video game consoles (sixth generation)
In the history of video games, the sixth-generation era (sometimes referred to as the 128-bit era; see "Bits and system power" below) refers to the computer and video games, video game consoles, and v...
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History of video game consoles (seventh generation)
In the history of video games, the seventh generation includes consoles released since late 2005 by Nintendo, Microsoft, and Sony Computer Entertainment. For home consoles, the seventh generation bega...
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Video game controversy
Video game controversies are societal and scientific arguments about whether the content of video games can change the behavior and attitudes of a player, and whether this is reflected in video game c...
Cloned video game console
A video game clone is either a video game (or series) which is very similar to or heavily inspired by a previous popular game or series. It also applies to a third-party remake of a video game console...
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Comparison of handheld game consoles
This is a comparison of the features of various handheld game consoles.
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TurboGrafx-16
The TurboGrafx-16 Entertainment SuperSystem, originally known in Japan as the PC Engine (PCエンジン, Pī Shī Enjin), is a home video game console joint-developed by Hudson Soft and NEC, released in...
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List of best-selling game consoles
A video game console is a boxlike standardized computing device tailored for video gaming that requires a monitor or television set as an output. Handheld controllers are commonly used as input device...
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Gaming on demand
Cloud gaming, sometimes called gaming on demand, is a type of online gaming. Currently there are two main types of cloud gaming: cloud gaming based on video streaming and cloud gaming based on file st...
Xbox 360
The Xbox 360 is a home video game console developed by Microsoft. As the successor to the original Xbox, it is the second console in the Xbox series. The Xbox 360 competes with Sony's PlayStation 3 an...
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Wii
The Wii (/ˈwiː/ WEE) is a home video game console released by Nintendo on November 19, 2006. As a seventh-generation console, the Wii competes with Microsoft's Xbox 360 and Sony's PlayStation 3. Ninte...
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PlayStation Jailbreak
PlayStation Jailbreak was the first Universal Serial Bus chipset that allows unauthorized code execution, such as homebrew, on the PlayStation 3. It bypasses a system security check using a memory exp...
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Super Nintendo Entertainment System
The Super Nintendo Entertainment System (also known as the Super NES, SNES or Super Nintendo) is a 16-bit home video game console developed by Nintendo that was released in 1990 in Japan, 1991 in Nort...
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Sega Genesis
The Sega Genesis, known as the Sega Mega Drive (Japanese: セガメガドライブ, Hepburn: Sega Mega Doraibu) in most regions outside North America, is a 16-bit home video game console which was dev...
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PlayStation 3
The PlayStation 3 (PS3) is a home video game console produced by Sony Computer Entertainment. It is the successor to PlayStation 2, as part of the PlayStation series. It competes with Microsoft's Xbox...
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Dreamcast
The Dreamcast (Japanese: ドリームキャスト, Hepburn: Dorīmukyasuto) is a home video game console that was released by Sega on November 27, 1998 in Japan, September 9, 1999 in North America, and...
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ROM cartridge
A ROM cartridge, sometimes referred to simply as a cartridge or cart, is a removable enclosure containing read-only memory devices designed to be connected to a consumer electronics device such as a h...
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List of console game franchises
This is a list of console video game franchises organized by the generations in which they first appeared.Franchises listed as "Internationalizations" are those that were introduced to foreign markets...
Console emulator
A video game console emulator is a type of emulator that allows a personal computer (or in some rare cases, other video game consoles) to emulate a video game console's hardware and behavior and play ...
GameCube
The GameCube (Japanese: ゲームキューブ, Hepburn: Gēmukyūbu, officially called Nintendo GameCube, abbreviated NGC in Japan and GCN in Europe and North America) is a home video game console rel...
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Xbox
Xbox (stylized as XBOX) is a video gaming brand created and owned by Microsoft. It represents a series of video game consoles developed by Microsoft, with three consoles released in the sixth, seventh...
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Neo Geo (console)
The Neo Geo (Japanese: ネオジオ, Hepburn: Neojio) is a cartridge-based arcade system board and home video game console released on January 31, 1990 by Japanese game company SNK. Although i...
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