History of video games/Platforms/Philips Videopac+ G7400

History edit

The Philips Videopac+ G7400 is an enhanced version of the Magnavox Odyssey² which had been released in Europe as the Phillips G7000 Videopac, and would have likely been the Odyssey 3 had it released in the United States of America.[1]

The Philips Videopac+ G7400 saw a limited release in Europe in 1983, with an American release being scrapped due to the Video Game Crash of 1983.[2]

Technology edit

Compute edit

The Philips Videopac+ G7400 is powered by the 8-bit Intel 8048 microcontroller clocked at 5.91 megahertz.[3] The system has six kilobytes of RAM with an additional 192 bytes of RAM.[3] The system has one kilobyte of ROM.[3]

Notable games edit

Only a few games were released specifically for the Videopac+ G7400.[4]

Gallery edit

References edit

  1. "OLD-COMPUTERS.COM : The Museum". www.old-computers.com. Retrieved 30 October 2020.
  2. "Philips Videopac+ G7400 - Game Console - Computing History". www.computinghistory.org.uk. Retrieved 30 October 2020.
  3. a b c "Philips Videopac+ G7400". Wikipedia. 12 July 2020. Retrieved 6 November 2020.
  4. "G7400". www.videopac.org. Retrieved 16 November 2020.