Browse products from year '1979' (6 found)

Kevin Keegan's Match of the Day

Kevin Keegan's Match of the Day

A hand-held electronic game for one or two players, this was the first of two games to be marketed using the name of footballer Kevin Keegan. The gameplay is rather rudimentary, with players and the ball both represented by LED stripes (the ball being lit a little more brightly!). (read more)
Grandstand, 1979

'How it works' The Computer (Ladybird Books)

'How it works' The Computer by Ladybird Books. (read more)
Ladybird Books, 1979

Philips Videopac G7000

The Videopac was the European version of the Magnavox Odyssey2, giving it a heritage going back to the very first games console of all (the Magnavox Odyssey). Rather less popular and less powerful than competing systems of the era (such as the Atari VCS and Mattel Intellivision), the Videopac sti... (read more)
Philips, 1979

Fidelity Voice Chess Challenger

Fidelity Voice Chess Challenger

One of many tabletop chess computers released by Fidelity Electronics in the late 1970s and early 1980s. This one was the first to distinguish itself by being able to speak the moves that the player entered and which the computer itself it wished to make. Other models included 'sensory' featur... (read more)
Fidelity Electronics, 1979

Atari 400

One of the original Atari 8-bit range, the 6502-based Atari 400 was one of two systems released to capitalise on the growing home computer market already, and to build upon Atari's existing success in video gaming. The 400 was released alongside the more powerful Atari 800, which bettered it by ... (read more)
Atari, 1979

Mattel Intellivision

Mattel Intellivision

When considering the video game consoles of the late 1970s, the Intellivision (a name derived from Intelligent television) was arguably the Rolls-Royce to Atari's Ford, with technically superior graphics and sound capabilities. As can be seen here, the system had a notably different style of con... (read more)
Mattel, 1979