Atari Lynx

The Atari Lynx is a 16-bit handheld game console that holds the distinction of being the world's first handheld electronic game with a color LCD. The system is also notable for its forward-looking features, advanced graphics, and ambidextrous layout and being the first gaming console with hardware support for zooming and distortion of sprites. It was released on September 1st 1989 for $190.00, which would equate to $380.83 today.

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September 1st, 1989 Source:

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This page last updated May 22nd, 2018 at 5:05am.