The Videosport MKII . . . A Real Rarity

The Videosport MKII games console was an early PONG style games machine made from 1974 to 1977 by acompany called ‘Henry’s’ who was a British retailer of televisions and Hi-Fi’s.  Two versions of this console was made, the first being the more rarer version that had gold lettering and later

Mattel Electronics Intellivision console

In 1979 Mattel Electronics released its first video gaming console, the Intellivision.  Mattel Electronics was a subsidiary of Mattel and was formed expressly for the development of electronic games.  In its first year Mattel sold 175,000 Intellivision consoles and the library grew from a mere 4 game cartridges which the

The Sega Saturn

The Sega Saturn was a 32-bit CD based video gaming console that graced our stores on 8th of July 1995 priced at $399.99 and was to be in direct competition with the likes of Sony’s Playstation and the Nintendo 64. Unfortunately the Sega Saturn was not one of Sega’s best

Amstrad GX4000 gaming console

The Amstrad GX4000 is a third generation cartridge based console that was released in 1990.  The GX4000 was Amstrad’s only attempt at a cartridge based games system for the console market.  The system retailed at 99 GBP and included the game cartridge ‘Burning Rubber’. Basically the Amstrad GX4000 was nothing

The Commodore Amiga 500 & the various models

The Commodore Amiga 500 was a fantastic 16-bit computer that was just one from a large family of Amiga computers.  The Amiga 500 reached us in 1985 and basically was a cheaper version of the A1000 (the A1000 being Commodores first Amiga to be released) that was aimed at the

The Nindendo Entertainment System – NES

The Nintendo Entertainment System or NES as it was also known was a cartridge based console that graced our stores in 1985. Later the NES was released in the US where its name was changed to Famicom (Family Computer) as Nintendo though it would suit the market better in the

Takara HMD Dynovisor

Well what can i say about purchasing a HMD Dynovisor! lol.  These headsets were renown for being rubbish and make no mistake the rumors are true, but when one turned up a while back and having obviously hardly been used, it was another ageing classic that i had to have

Atari 7800 – ProSystem

The Atari 7800 or the Atari 7800 ProSystem as it was also known, reached our stores in 1986 and was to be the successor to atari’s flop, the Atari 5200. The project was originally to be called the Atari 3600, but it was later thought its designation needed higher than

The Commodore Plus/4

The Commodore Plus/4 was released in June 1984 and was to become Commodore’s new flagship replacing the Commodore 64. The name Plus/4 refers to the four-application on-board ROM office suite (word processor, spread sheet, database, and graphing). Originally the Plus/4 was called the Commodore 264 during the prototype stage, and at