Retro Game Consoles – Retro Game Consoles
Retro Game Console
Generation 5 started the transition away from speed and megahertz towards social interactivity with many console losing the battle as the missed the mark.
Above: 3DO Interactive game console – fifth generation
Generation 6, 7 and likely 8 are focusing more on social gaming and social interactivity.
Atari was the leader with the Atari 2600 but by the time they had released the Atari 7800, they had lost their leadership role and would never again become top on their market, pulling out completely after the Jaguar.
Above: Atari Jaguar game console – fifth generation
Sega had a great game machine in the Dreamcast, but after only three years, they claimed fear of the competition and losing money on each device as the reason to pull out.