The History OfHandheld VideogameConsolesBy Shelby Cignetti
What is a Handheld        Console?A handheld console that is lightweight andportable.   Features of a handheld are:     Bu...
The First HandheldsWas made by Mattel which released the AutoRace   Was released in 1976   Was LED based   Most popular ga...
Nintendos first HandheldIntroduced in 1980, was called the Game &WatchFeatured a clock and alarm as well as:   Donkey Kong...
The New Wave1989 - 2005
Nintendo GameboyMost SuccessfulPrice was $109Best Game TetrisNintendo would improve design in future years
Sony Game GearWas Released in 1990Was “Everything the Gameboy was not”Had a color backlit screenReleased over 240 gamesDie...
Nintendo Gameboy ColorReleased in 19894 time the original (32 kilobytes of RAM to the 16kilobytes)Featured infrared commut...
Gameboy AdvanceReleased in March of 2001Retailed at $99Was more improved than the Gameboy Color2 bumpers where addedCame o...
The NowPresent and the future
Nintendo DS Series      Was called the brick due to bulky-ness of the first      released      Was frowned upon by gamers ...
Sony PSP & PSP GoWas too expensive for gamersWas very advanced for its timeUsed UMD (universal disc media) which wasonly u...
Nintendo 3DSDoes not require 3d glassesWill still give u a headache if you play for to long(that is if you tilt it at the ...
Playstation VitaHas a better battery life than the Iphone 4s andNintendo DSI and 3DSIts bigger than most handheldsHas a to...
Works Citedhttp://www.slideshare.net/100577962/history-of-handheld-video-game-consolesGame Informer Magazine issue 227 “Gr...
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  1. 1. The History OfHandheld VideogameConsolesBy Shelby Cignetti
  2. 2. What is a Handheld Console?A handheld console that is lightweight andportable. Features of a handheld are: Built in speakers Built in screen Game controls Replaceable batteries (in old models) or rechargeable
  3. 3. The First HandheldsWas made by Mattel which released the AutoRace Was released in 1976 Was LED based Most popular game was Football
  4. 4. Nintendos first HandheldIntroduced in 1980, was called the Game &WatchFeatured a clock and alarm as well as: Donkey Kong Mario Bros Balloon Fight
  5. 5. The New Wave1989 - 2005
  6. 6. Nintendo GameboyMost SuccessfulPrice was $109Best Game TetrisNintendo would improve design in future years
  7. 7. Sony Game GearWas Released in 1990Was “Everything the Gameboy was not”Had a color backlit screenReleased over 240 gamesDied in 1997My favorite game was the gambling
  8. 8. Nintendo Gameboy ColorReleased in 19894 time the original (32 kilobytes of RAM to the 16kilobytes)Featured infrared commutations and linkedtrough cablesShowed 56 colors on screen
  9. 9. Gameboy AdvanceReleased in March of 2001Retailed at $99Was more improved than the Gameboy Color2 bumpers where addedCame out with a small version called theGameboy SP
  10. 10. The NowPresent and the future
  11. 11. Nintendo DS Series Was called the brick due to bulky-ness of the first released Was frowned upon by gamers Had Wi-FiNINTENDO NINTENDO NINTENDO NINTENDODS DS LITE DSI DS XL
  12. 12. Sony PSP & PSP GoWas too expensive for gamersWas very advanced for its timeUsed UMD (universal disc media) which wasonly used by SonyCame out with the PSP GoSony PSP Sony PSP GO
  13. 13. Nintendo 3DSDoes not require 3d glassesWill still give u a headache if you play for to long(that is if you tilt it at the wrong angle or lookingover someone’s shoulder}Have a sensor that knows which way the deviceis tilted
  14. 14. Playstation VitaHas a better battery life than the Iphone 4s andNintendo DSI and 3DSIts bigger than most handheldsHas a touch screen and touch pad on the back
  15. 15. Works Citedhttp://www.slideshare.net/100577962/history-of-handheld-video-game-consolesGame Informer Magazine issue 227 “Grading thePlaystation Vita” bye Kyle Hillard pages 30-31http://www.nintendo.com/3ds/features

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