Sunday Timewaster: Guess All the Consoles Released

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Believe it or not, 68 consoles/portables have been released in the United States since the Magnavox Odyssey first came out in 1972.


This flash game asks you to name as many as you can in 12 minutes. I only got 31 and thought I was doing well. You don't have to guess in order, and correctly spelled answers (or in some cases, their abbreviations) will automatically appear in the list. I'm putting this to you guys not only as a throw-down-the-gauntlet challenge, but also if the quiz creator missed any, or improperly listed one or more, you'll pick it all apart. Because after getting fewer than 50 percent, I need to feel better about myself, and the only way to do that is to question this quiz's credibility. (Kidding.) So you have at least one hint, let's see what you can do with the rest.

Can You Name the Video Game Systems (Released in the U.S.)? [Sporcle]

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They forgot the 32x (although I'm not sure if that's a bad thing!)