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The Long Forgotten Magnavox Odyssey 2 Video Game Console

The Long Forgotten Magnavox Odyssey 2 Video Game Console

In 1978 the Magnavox Odyssey 2 home video game console hit the market. Its predecessor, the Magnavox Odyssey, was the first home video game system. Looking to build on their legacy as a leader in the video game industry and directly challenge the Atari’s 2600, Magnavox released the Odyssey 2 touting it as an “educational” video game […]

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A Look Back at the Rare Oddity that was the Sega Mega Jet

A Look Back at the Rare Oddity that was the Sega Mega Jet

Back in 1993 Sega released a handheld version of its Sega Mega Drive System (aka the Sega Genesis in North America), called the Sega Mega Jet. The Sega Mega Jet was rented out aboard Japan Airlines to be used as in-flight entertainment. But without a built in screen the Sega Mega Jet needed to be connected to an an auxiliary monitor.

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