The Bally Astrocade is a second generation console created by Bally.It was released in 1977 but only through mail order.The Dreamcast sold less than the Saturn, coming in at 9.13 million units compared to the Saturn's 9.5 million.The Fairchild Channel F was a second generation console released in 1976, and the first home console unit to use interchangeable video game cartridges.
Fewer than thirty games were released on cartridge, and the GX4000's failure ended Amstrad's involvement in the gaming industry.
It featured a 4x CD-ROM drive and a video output that could connect to a standard television monitor.
Apple intended to license the technology to third parties; however, only two companies signed on, Bandai and Katz Media, while the only Pippin license to release a product to market was Bandai's.
The system never attained critical mass in the market before the release of the Play Station and Sega Saturn, and without strong leadership to drive a recovery, it failed and brought the company down with it.
Released in 1989 in North America and Europe; later in Japan in 1990 by Atari Corporation, The Lynx is an 8 bit handheld game console that holds the distinction of being the world's first handheld electronic game system with a color LCD.