Over 20 years of videogame history told through the machines that made it all possible. Charting the history of videogames hardware from 1972 to 1999, this handbook inspects many of the greatest games machines ever made, retelling their fascinating behind-the-scenes stories and detailing the best games you should look out for once you’ve bought one. This revised edition includes new features on the Super Nintendo, the Acorn Electron and the Magnavox Odyssey. Now also includes the new NES Classic Mini, the latest reincarnation of the classic console! Featuring: The new NES Classic Mini! - Discover the re-released mini version of the classic console. Classic Computers - From the Acorn Electron to the BBC Micro. Vintage Consoles - From the Atari 5200 to the PlayStation. Retro Handhelds - From the Microvision to the Nintendo Game Boy.