Colecovision
Colecovision

The Colecovision was another of the great consoles from the early eighties. The console was released in 1982 in the United States by Coleco (formerly the COnnecticut LEather COmpany) who had had some earlier dealings in the video game market with their Telstar game unit, a simple Pong close that they released in 1976. CBS were the company responsible for sales and marketing in Europe.

The Telstar console had initially sold well, but missed the Christmas sales peak due to striking dock workers and experienced a number of other problems. The company lost over $20 million dollars on the Telstar, but were determined to press ahead into the video game market nonetheless.

Coleco had contacted the Japanese company Nintendo and secured the rights to produce a console version of their arcade hit 'Donkey Kong' for a princely $250,000. The console manufacturers promised 'arcade quality' games, and better sound and graphics than the two other main consoles of the time, the Atari & the Intellivision. This proved to be a fair description - the console outperformed both the Atari & Mattel machines on all aspects, sound, graphics & power.

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Explore the icy Antarctic as you speed around the South Pole with an intrepid penguin explorer. Race against time as you try to raise flags of many nations at Antarctic ice stations. Leap ice crevasses, hop over ice puddles and dodge playful, curious seals on your exciting journey.
This game is the plastic box version.
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Konami
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Here's Thor wheeling through a mountain maze, seeking the 'meaning of life'. Life's a rough road for sure. What with potholes and rocks and balancing on a narrow ledge. Not to mention wheel-wasting Tiredactyls! Travel isn't cheap, not even in the Stone Age. Gather up cams to pay the toll from one mountain to the next. Enter the cave and shed light...
This game is the plastic box version.
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Sierra
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A beam matrix of iridescent blue engulfs the distant blackness of Earth Space. You stand watching. First mesmerized, you now realize the beams carry weapons. Frightening creations in endless configurations. Intriguing to watch, but will you - yes you, dear reader - take action? You will??!! Then roll up your sleeves, mount these beams and ride!
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Activision
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Help chef Peter Pepper make perfect burgers. However Mr Hot Dog, Mr Egg and Mr Pickle are out to stop you. Stun them with a sprinkle of pepper or lure them under burger buns, lettuce, cheese and tomatoes. Making burgers gets more difficult through the six screens of Burger-Time.
This game is the plastic box version.
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Data East
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Anna-Lee, your Cabbage Patch Kid, begins her park adventure swinging across the lilypond. The park is full of obstacles, in this screen Anna-Lee is jumping concrete pillars. Later in the adventure, Anna-Lee has to hop over magic fountains. Can she make it through the park?
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by Coleco
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From the scenery to the stars, you run the show. Create your very own Cabbage Patch Kids animated pictures. Set the stage with one of the special Cabbage Patch Kids scenes provided. Or build a fantasy scene all your own and fill it with props from the Picture Show's electronic prop room. Choose from 15 vibrant colours to brighten each and every...
This game is the plastic box version.
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by Coleco
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Fire at moving targets; ducks, owls, rabbits and pipes. Use your bullets carefully; don't let flying ducks eat them up. Hit all the pipes then clear the moving targets from the screen. Hit the moving bears to make them roar then turn and roar faster!
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by Coleco
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The thrill of the arcade game! An insidious invasion of multiplying insects (centipedes, jumping spiders, poisonous spiders and frenzied fleas!) pose different perils to the mushroom patch. You must repeatedly blast enraged creepers and stubborn obstacles. Remember to listen for the distinctive sounds of the attacking bugs; and watch out for...
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Atarisoft
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You have been chosen to pilot the only chopper that can reach the area in time. It's manoeuvrable and well armed but outnumbered. Tanks attack and jets pursue; drop down to bomb the barracks and land to pick up fleeing hostages. It will take several runs to save all the prisoners. Good luck…the whole world is watching you!
This game is the plastic box version.
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Broderbund
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The Colecovision comes with great sound and more colours than any other console of its time. The console has had an AV mod on it to improve the picture quality and allow it to be played on newer TV's. This console comes unboxed with a Joystick, AV Leads and Power Supply.
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The Colecovision comes with great sound and more colours than any other console of its time. Packed with Nintendo's Donkey Kong, this console comes boxed with all instructions, leads & power supply.
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The Colecovision Expansion Module 1 allows you to play all your favourite Atari 2600 games on the CBS Colecovision. The module comes boxed and has been tested and works fine.
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The Colecovision Expansion Module 2 is a great steering wheel and accelerator pedal add on for your Colecovision that lets you experience racing games like never before. The unit comes boxed with Turbo game cartridge, has been tested and works fine. Requires 4 AA Batteries to operate (not included).
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The Colecovision Expansion Module 2 is a great steering wheel and accelerator pedal add on for your Colecovision that lets you experience racing games like never before. This item is unboxed, has been tested and works fine. Requires 4 AA Batteries to operate (not included).
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The Roller Controller is a trackball style controller packaged with a port of the arcade game Slither, a Centipede style game. Can also be used with some dedicated games like Victory or to enhance the gameplay of previously published cartridges which benefitted from its trackball system such as Wargames. Boxed and complete.
Complete with Slither game cartridge and manual
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The Super Action Controllers are a set of controllers resembling a pair of boxing gloves each with joystick and numeric keypad on top and a series of buttons along the grip. These controllers are loose, tested and working.
Comes with Super Action Football game cartridge and manual
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Safari Sam is an intrepid jungle explorer; Bongo is a gorilla who's trying to make a monkey out of him. Sam needs your help to get revenge! Catch Bongo and more challenging action awaits, but if Sam gets caught, he's off on a one-way flight to heaven!
This game is the plastic box version.
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Sega
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Your fighter can fire rockets and drop bombs to knock out enemy installations. Use the radar screen at the top for advance warning of deadly UFO's. Explorer undersea caverns but beware of attack from submarines. Enemy installations fire from above and below, use Super Thrust speed to attack or escape.
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Universal
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Feel the secret joy of the demons? As it is so badly haunted by those energetic demons, it seems that this time the world is terribly drawing to the crisis of surviving. In front of you will be the toughest enemies over met and you get to rely on yourself alone. No fighting though, it wouldn't do you any good; the only chance is the hammer in your...
This game is the plastic box version.
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Bit Corp
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You have been chosen to lead the most daring air assault of all time: Flying a modified Lancaster bomber, you must penetrate enemy defences and obliterate a series of dams vital to the enemy's machine. First, test your wings in this combination action game and strategic flight simulator. Master the art of navigating your Lancaster bomber in the...
This game is the plastic box version.
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by Coleco
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The thrill of the arcade game! Landers, Bombers, Baiters, Pods and Swarmers. The alien attack has come, and defeat at the hands crazed invaders threatens the humanoids. Their only hope is the spaceship, Defender. Armed with smart bombs and able to shift into hyperspace, Defender evens the score only to become the object of another foul attack;...
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Atarisoft
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You're up against deadly Insktoids in a day and night chase through a vast maze! Your starcruiser has landed on Arthros, a planet of savage Insektoids ruled by Destructor! You race through a continuous winding maze in your Ram-car, dodging Insektoids and smashing Krystaloids, converting them to Energy Crystals for your starcruiser. Watch out for...
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by Coleco
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Swing Junior along the vines, jump on islands but avoid the snap jaws. Move on and push the keys into the locks at the vines tops. When all the keys are in place, move to the next screen. Moving platforms and chains make your rescue attempt doubly difficult.
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by Coleco
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Drive the General Lee through Hazzard Country! You have to catch Jeremiah Stinge up ahead. But watch your rearview mirror for Boss Hogg. He's hot on your trail!
This game is the plastic box version.
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Warner Bros
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Neptina, Neptune's daughter, has been imprisoned at the bottom of the sea by Titans. Your goal is to rescue her by locating the scattered pieces of a magical trident! You will need to take the form of a dolphin and a bird in order to locate the pieces that are hidden in the ocean and clouds.
This game is the plastic box version.
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Imagic
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Welcome to video pinball, a super slick, fun filled version of the traditional game. The action is controlled not by fixed flippers but by moving and manoeuvrable flippers! You're going to need all the skill and technique you can master, because there's going to be more super fast action slipping past your flippers than you can handle, tree...
This game is the plastic box version.
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Spectravision
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