Video games are certainly something to be cherished, and their history is something that’s pretty rich and goes back quite a few years. In a new video series by Distractotron, they take a look back at a whole bunch of retro video game consoles from the 1970s, from the Odyssey to the Colecovision.

It’s kind of cool to actually look at what some of the consoles looked like back then with their silly wood panels and such. It kind of looks like people had Wagoneers hooked up to their TVs; then again, everything had some kind of wood paneling back then.

Check out the video above and tell us what your first video game console was, especially if it was one of these. Stay tuned for their next video!


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Nathaniel Smyth

The author Nathaniel Smyth

Born and raised in Plymouth, NH, Nat has been gaming since he was 3 starting on his brother’s Sega Genesis, all the way up to the Xbox One. Well rounded in a range of game genres from beat-em-ups to shooters, to role-playing-games, and more, he’s had a passion for all things gaming as long as he’s been able to hold a controller. While busy with school, sports, working, he still finds time to sit down, play, read up on the latest news, and hunt for deals on new and classic games.