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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He's on the way to the top of a 48 storey building to collect a suitcase full of money. But the creepy creatures are determined to knock him off the building before he gets there. And falling objects make the climb even more dangerous. But Sam's not lost for words. He Talks!
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Interphase
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Strike! Strike! Strike! Our Strike It is the most interesting TV game between various varieties and high techniques using the simplest regulation. It is not so easy to hold your pin pong racket to hit the ball and reflecting to the bricks to get high points. So speedy reflection and judgement are necessary. Then you must pay your full attention to...
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Telegames
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Direct your gun sight to locate your enemies whether in the air or on the sea. As night falls, more alien ships sweep in from the distance firing galactic depth charges. Your final opponent is the deadly command ship. Penetrate the ships force field to eliminate the fleet leader.
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Sega
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Get ready for the thrill of major league baseball. Your Super Action Controllers put the game right at your fingertips. Up at bat, you can hit anything from grounder to a homer. Your pitcher throws fast balls, curves, sliders - everything short of ye olde spitball! Fielders snag the ball, throw to first to tag the man out. You can even make double...
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by Coleco
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The quarterback throws long and short passes. Send your halfback through the line. The defence reacts; a linebacker zooms in. The safety picks off an interception.
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by Coleco
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You're a helicopter gunship pilot on a daring and dangerous mission: air surveillance of enemy territory. Success depends on how far you can penetrate enemy airspace. Can you handle the pressure? Because the further you go, the more difficult the mission becomes. Show that you've got what it takes by manoeuvring your chopper around craggy mountain...
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Parker Bros
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Spooky! Soldier! It seems to me you can never get rid of those tanks. Even if you have the Radar Base moved from one location to another, they just keep on tracing and threatening on you. Hmm! You look upset, but it's not the way to do it! You are not really going to ruin your previous honour in this war are you? I know you are ambitious. So keep...
This game is the plastic box version.
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Bit Corp
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Your goal is to serve all customers in Sam's Sodabar until they've got enough. But for a real drinker it takes time to get drunken (especially if the beer is non-alcoholic as in this case…) so hurry up your customers will finish the beer as soon as you served it - sometimes even sooner. Don't forget to serve all the customers otherwise they will...
This game is the plastic box version.
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Midway
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Pits, snakes, gorillas, crocodiles and Beast Men are just some of the adversaries who try to keep Tarzan from freeing his ape friends from their captors! Tarzan never dies, but he can be slowed!
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by Coleco
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It is a dark age for the Earth Federation. Our home planet is under attack and our colonies are raided unmercifully. Space travel has become a death wish as more and more enemy ships find their way past the outer defences and into the paths of friendly trade. Supplies must go through, however and as the pilot of the Federation fighter Threshold it...
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Sierra
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Take on the bi-planes of 1910. Save parachutists for extra points. 1940 presents new challenges for your time ship - fighter planes and the Blue Bomber. Moving through time you face the rocket firing helicopters of 1970 until the 1980's bring fast moving jet fighters with modern weaponry to pose the ultimate challenge.
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Konami
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Action sports are realistic and challenging. With their unique on-the-field perspective, life-like players and sophisticated game play, you will feel as though you are competing in an action-packed arena. Whether mastering your opponents or the computer, the play is fast-paced and furious.
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Imagic
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An archaeologist's dream caome true… to explore the underground burial chambers inside King Tut's tomb and to recover his fabulous treasure. But do you dare? Ancient and eerie creatures roam the maze-like passageways ready to defend the treasures you most desire. Can you stop them with your laser gun and snatch the loot before it is too late? For...
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Parker Bros
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Enter a room to capture valuable treasure. Beware of lethal Hall monsters. Once inside the room, destroy the monster guards and capture the treasure. Each dungeon level has four rooms and each room is guarded by different monsters. There are several dungeon levels in every game, and each one becomes more difficult than the last.
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Exidy
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Take off into the stratosphere to destroy the alien fleet and prevent them landing on the planet. Use your radar screens, sheilds and doomsday device to ward off enemy attacks. A paratrooper has landed to release the quark missiles. Just time to attack before refuelling!
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by Coleco
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War Room is a simulation of the computerised war game scenarios played out at the highest level of the world superpowers. It is an extremely graphic and realistic representation of a nuclear confrontation between the United States and Russia which demonstrates why no responsible government would want to resort to nuclear warfare in any other than...
This game is the plastic box version.
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by Coleco
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Deep underground a mystical flying dragon is born. Its den shelters the eggs from which new life will come. Danger lurks beyond but the dragon lives for conquest and crystals that can give it mire power. The dragon flies out to a world of mortal enemies: spiders, bats, swarms of killer bees, fire hurling demons, deadly Griffins, hydra-headed...
This game is the plastic box version.
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Imagic
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Guide your fighter through fortress walls, adjusting height and trim. Drop to ground level to blow up fuel tanks and gun turrets. Encounter and destroy enemy squadrons in space, but avoid their missiles. Engage the mighty Zaxxon equipped with heat seeking missiles.
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Sega
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