The Action Max is a game console that uses a VHS player to provide a video shooting gallery for players. It had 5 titles released with a 6th completing development but not released and used a sensor on the screen to keep score (which was displayed on a LED display on the console itself. It was released on December 1st 1986 for $99.00, which would equate to $224.47 today.
December 1st, 1986 Source: giantbomb.com
Released sometime in the month of December. Bundled with stereo headphones, a lightgun, and the Sonic Fury.