Intellivision was the first video game console that I really got into, by far the one I logged the most hours on, and ultimately the system that I recall most fondly. I had a reasonable amount of experience as a kid playing with Atari systems and the occasional Coleco console, but Intellivision was an entirely new thing to me when my parents brought it home and pulled it out of the box. I was likely still playing Pong at home at the time, so you can imagine what a thrill it was for me to make this … more
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Intellivision is a video game console released by Mattel in 1979. Development of the console began in 1978, less than a year after the introduction of its main competitor, the Atari 2600. The system was produced though 1991, and over the course of its production life, over 3M consoles were sold and 125 games were released.