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Retro Consoles

CinciClassic 2019 will have a wide variety of retro consoles on display and available for play! Our list of available consoles is below, broken out by generation. The selection ranges from the Atari 2600 up through more recent consoles like Gamecube and Dreamcast. We’re always on the hunt for rare finds. More consoles may be added in the weeks leading up to the convention. Check back often for updates!

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Second Generation (1976-1982)

Atari 2600

Atari 2600 console and controller
Credit: Wikipedia
  • Manufacturer: Atari
  • Launch Price: $200
  • Lifespan: 1977-1992
  • Units Sold: 30 million
  • Media: Cartridge
  • Best-selling Game: Pac-Man

Atari 5200

Atari 5200 console and controller
Credit: Wikipedia
  • Manufacturer: Atari
  • Launch Price: $270
  • Lifespan: 1982-1984
  • Units Sold: 1 million
  • Media: Cartridge
  • Best-selling Game: N/A

Intellivision

Intellivision console and controller
Credit: Wikipedia
  • Manufacturer: Mattel Electronics
  • Launch Price: $299
  • Lifespan: 1979-1990
  • Units Sold: 3 million
  • Media: Cartridge
  • Best-selling Game: Las Vegas Poker & Blackjack

Third Generation, the 8-Bit Era (1983-1995)

Atari 7800

Atari 7800 console and controller
Credit: Wikipedia
  • Manufacturer: Atari
  • Launch Price: $140
  • Lifespan: 1986-1992
  • Units Sold: 3.7 million
  • Media: Cartridge
  • Best-selling Game: Pole Position II

Sega Master System/Mark III

Sega Master System console and controller
Credit: Wikipedia
  • Manufacturer: Sega
  • Launch Price: $199.99
  • Lifespan: 1985-1992
  • Units Sold: 13 million
  • Media: Cartridge, Data Card
  • Best-selling Game: Alex Kidd in Miracle World

Nintendo Entertainment System (NES)

Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) console and controller
Credit: Wikipedia
  • Manufacturer: Nintendo
  • Launch Price: $199.99
  • Lifespan: 1983-2003
  • Units Sold: 62 million
  • Media: Cartridge
  • Best-selling Game: Super Mario Bros.

Fourth Generation, the 16-Bit Era (1987-2004)

Neo Geo AES

Neo Geo AES console and controller
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  • Manufacturer: SNK Corporation
  • Launch Price: $649.99
  • Lifespan: 1990-1997
  • Units Sold: 980 thousand
  • Media: Cartridge
  • Best-selling Game: Samurai Shodown

Neo Geo CD

Neo Geo CD console and controller
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  • Manufacturer: SNK Corporation
  • Launch Price: $399
  • Lifespan: 1994-1997
  • Units Sold: 570 thousand
  • Media: CD-ROM
  • Best-selling Game: N/A

PC Engine + CD-ROM² System

PC Engine CoreGrafx with CD-ROM² and interface unit
Credit: Wikipedia
  • Manufacturer: NEC Home Electronics
  • Launch Price: $399.99
  • Lifespan: 1988-1994
  • Units Sold: 1 million
  • Media: CD-ROM
  • Best-selling Game: N/A

Philips CD-i

Philips CD-i console and controller
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  • Manufacturer: Philips
  • Launch Price: $1,000
  • Lifespan: 1991-1996
  • Units Sold: 400 thousand
  • Media: CD-ROM
  • Best-selling Game: N/A

Sega CD

Sega Genesis model 2 with a Sega CD add-on attached
Credit: Wikipedia
  • Manufacturer: Sega
  • Launch Price: $299
  • Lifespan: 1991-1996
  • Units Sold: 2.24 million
  • Media: CD-ROM
  • Best-selling Game: Sonic CD

Sega Genesis/Mega Drive

Sega Genesis console and controller
Credit: Wikipedia
  • Manufacturer: Sega
  • Launch Price: $189.99
  • Lifespan: 1988-1997
  • Units Sold: 33.75 million
  • Media: Cartridge
  • Best-selling Game: Sonic the Hedgehog

Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES)

Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES) console and controller
Credit: Wikipedia
  • Manufacturer: Nintendo
  • Launch Price: $199
  • Lifespan: 1990-2003
  • Units Sold: 49.1 million
  • Media: Cartridge
  • Best-selling Game: Super Mario World

TurboGrafx-16

TurboGrafx-16 console and controller
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  • Manufacturer: NEC Home Electronics
  • Launch Price: $199.99
  • Lifespan: 1987-1994
  • Units Sold: 10 million
  • Media: Cartridge
  • Best-selling Game: Bonk’s Adventure

Fifth Generation, The 3D Era (1993-2005)

32X

Sega Genesis model 2 with a 32X add-on attached
  • Manufacturer: Sega
  • Launch Price: $159.99
  • Lifespan: 1994-1996
  • Units Sold: 665 thousand
  • Media: Cartridge
  • Best-selling Game: N/A

Nintendo 64

Nintendo 64 console and controller
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  • Manufacturer: Nintendo
  • Launch Price: $199.99
  • Lifespan: 1996-2002
  • Units Sold: 33 million
  • Media: Cartridge
  • Best-selling Game: Super Mario 64

Playstation

Sony Playstation console and controller
Credit: Wikipedia
  • Manufacturer: Sony
  • Launch Price: $299.99
  • Lifespan: 1994-2006
  • Units Sold: 102.49 million
  • Media: CD-ROM
  • Best-selling Game: Gran Turismo

Sega Saturn

Sega Saturn console and controller
Credit: Wikipedia
  • Manufacturer: Sega
  • Launch Price: $399.99
  • Lifespan: 1994-2000
  • Units Sold: 9.26 million
  • Media: CD-ROM
  • Best-selling Game: Virtua Fighter 2

Sixth Generation (1998-2013)

Dreamcast

Sega Dreamcast console and controller
Credit: Wikipedia
  • Manufacturer: Sega
  • Launch Price: $199.99
  • Lifespan: 1998-2001
  • Units Sold: 9.13 million
  • Media: GD-ROM
  • Best-selling Game: Sonic Adventure

GameCube

Nintendo Gamecube console and controller
Credit: Wikipedia
  • Manufacturer: Nintendo
  • Launch Price: $199.99
  • Lifespan: 1998-2001
  • Units Sold: 21.74 million
  • Media: GameCube Game Disc
  • Best-selling Game: Super Smash Bros. Melee