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Vectrex

Type: Console
Publisher: Human Head Studios
Firstly released in: United States
First release: Oct 1982

Success and unsuccess:

Most popular years: 1982-1983
Most popular countries: USA
Amount of games in database: 69 (list)
Importance on the market in the most popular years: Low

Characteristics:

8-bit console which used vectors instead of rasters for generating grahics, which caused the games looked typically "vectorous" like Asteroids (first vector game). Also 9''x11'' monitor was shipped with package.

CPU: Motorola 68A09, 1.6MHz
Sound: General Instruments AY-3-8192 processor

More info: http://www.gamerland.com/systems/cgi-bin/showsystem.cgi?id=88

Games and music info:

Most common media for storing games: Cartridge
Average packed game size: 3 kB

Emulation info:

DVE (Dos Vectrex Emulator) - the only Vectrex emulator, all games except 2 work ok, though the development of this has stopped.

This emulation info was written on 18.December 2002. (This time is very important, because emulation info very depends on the time it was written - emulators can improve a lot after this time..).

Record created/updated: 18. December 2002.
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