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The age of ‘Aquarius’

Does anybody remember this discrete little number, the ‘Mattel Aquarius’?  This was one of those computers that never really made any waves in the computer market.  However,  it still needs some recognition in the world of retro-gaming history as it was released within that era when early computers and games

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