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Matra 3600 (Atari 2600 Jr Clone)

June 8th, 2012 No comments
Matra 3600 (Atari 2600 Clone)


Matra 3600 Console is a Atari 2600 Jr Clone distributed in Italy by GRA.DI. S.r.l. Milan.

from Wikipedia:

The Atari 2600 is a video game console released in October 1977 by Atari, Inc. It is credited with popularizing the use of microprocessor-based hardware and cartridges containing game code, instead of having non-microprocessor dedicated hardware with all games built in.

The first game console to use this format was the Fairchild Channel F; however, the Atari 2600 receives credit for making the plug-in concept popular among the game-playing public.

source: wikipedia