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    You'll never guess. It's not the 32X, Sega CD, or even Virtual Boy. Game.com is pretty close. If you own one of these, you probably already know the answer.

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    Is it the wii?


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    Wasn't VHS developed by JVC and not RCA as the article implies, what other facts does it have wrong?

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    JVC just means "Japanese Victor Company", Victor being the same as RCA-Victor, didn'tchaknow.

    The article isn't factually incorrect on that one.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ottojello View Post
    Wasn't VHS developed by JVC and not RCA as the article implies...
    VHS was developed by JVC, but the article implies that RCA pretty much won the format war in the US, which is true. RCA, using tactics that JVC didn't necessarily approve of, such as marketing the the six hour tape, was responsible for VHS' market dominance in North America.

    There's even a Wikipedia article on it.
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Videotape_format_war

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    I saw that in a AVGN vid.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Paet View Post
    You'll never guess. It's not the 32X, Sega CD, or even Virtual Boy. Game.com is pretty close. If you own one of these, you probably already know the answer.
    ENOUGH. THe Sega CD was cool. Sick and tired of people who bash it because of the awful FMV stuff.
    It had many fantastic games, with great music.

    VB and 32x did suck though.
    *giggle*

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    32X had some quality games, though. At least half the library was worth checking out at the very least.

    Studio II is bad, but the VIS will always be bottom of the barrel, unless you REALLY want to run some Manhole.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Fantastic_Duck View Post
    ENOUGH. THe Sega CD was cool. Sick and tired of people who bash it because of the awful FMV stuff.
    It had many fantastic games, with great music.

    VB and 32x did suck though.
    Except for Wario Land, Mario Clash, and Knuckles Chaotix.
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    My vote would be the 3DO M2 for the worst. Pricewise and what software you can buy for it, if any.

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    I'm sorry, nothing can be worse than the R-Zone
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ryaan1234 View Post
    I'm sorry, nothing can be worse than the R-Zone
    I want one with the R Zone sweat shirt. I will do a mod on that controller to use the Genesis Activator instead. Now that would be badass...

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    Quote Originally Posted by staxx View Post
    My vote would be the 3DO M2 for the worst. Pricewise and what software you can buy for it, if any.
    It is not really fair to include the M2 in this conversation, since an actual console version was never released to the public. Besides the 3-4 arcade machines, the FZ-35S is basically the only functional, standalone M2 system that was available to the public (kiosk unit used in car dealerships and similiar). Dev units and the like were available (FZ-21s, FZ-DR21, FZ-55, etc.). No M2 games were released for it, though enthusiasts have developed/released some games in the past few years that will run on the FZ-35S.
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    Well I've heard a lot about the Atari 2600 Jr. Compared to the original model it seems that it was really cheaply made and breaks really easy.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Marriott_Guy View Post
    It is not really fair to include the M2 in this conversation, since an actual console version was never released to the public. Besides the 3-4 arcade machines, the FZ-35S is basically the only functional, standalone M2 system that was available to the public (kiosk unit used in car dealerships and similiar). Dev units and the like were available (FZ-21s, FZ-DR21, FZ-55, etc.). No M2 games were released for it, though enthusiasts have developed/released some games in the past few years that will run on the FZ-35S.
    Yeah, including the 3DO M2 is ridiculous.
    *giggle*

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rickstilwell1 View Post
    Except for Wario Land, Mario Clash, and Knuckles Chaotix.
    And red alarm, teleroboxer, galactic pinball

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    I guessed it.

    The only place I ever saw it (and played it) was in a Radio Shack in the Baldwin Place Mall. I did sort of like Blackjack on it...sort of.

    But hey, it was 1977. Any such game was cool. Guess you had to be there.

    In a way, a close second had to be Coleco's Telstar Arcade. It had a cheap quality to it, and was rather limited in what it could do- although ironically, 2/3 of the kinds of games it could play were the ones that dominated the 1990s arcade scene and beyond!
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    The Socrates was pretty bad.

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    I have been collecting game systems since around 1984.
    Of all the systems I purchased,,,several were soo bad that I threw them
    in the garbage can. I did not want to continue the pain of
    playing these systems, or selling them to another nice gaming person.

    R-Zone,,,,,,,Virtual Boy,,,,,,,,,,Odyssey2,,,,,,,,

    all 3 were sent to the land fill,,,,and I sleep better for doing it.

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