Mattel Intellivision games console with mains adaptor and six game cartridges (Armor Battle, Auto Racing, Golf, NASL Soccer, Sea Battle) each with instruction booklets, 1979. Console Serial No 100519. The first 16-bit console. The Intellivision could download games via cable TV and replicate the sound of human voices.
The first 16-bit console, the Intellivision could download games via cable TV and replicate human voices. Over 3 million Intellivision consoles were sold and 125 games were released before it was discontinued in 1991. The Intellivision was a direct competitor to the Atari 2600. The console cost $299 when it was first released, this price included the game 'Las Vegas Poker and Blackjack'. The Intellivision's best selling game was 'Astrosmash'.
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- National Media Museum, Bradford
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