History of Video Game Consoles

Generations

1972

1976

1983

1987

1993

1998

2005

2012

Atari

1975 - 1977

1976 - 1979

1978 - 1980

November 1982 - 05/21/1984

January 1986 - 01/01/1992

1987 - 01/01/1992

11/15/1993 - 1996

SEGA

07/15/1983 - July 1984

1985 - 1992

10/29/1988 - 1997

10/06/1990 - 04/30/1997

11/22/1994 - 11/23/2000

October 1995 - 1999

11/27/1998 - 03/30/2001

Nintendo

1977 - 1980

1980 - 1991

07/15/1983 - 08/14/1995

04/21/1989 - 03/23/2003

11/21/1990 - 11/30/1999

06/23/1996 - 11/30/2003

10/21/1998 - 2003

03/21/2001 - 2008

09/14/2001 - 2007

11/21/2004 - Present

12/02/2006 - Present

02/26/2011 - Present

PlayStation

12/03/1994 - 03/31/2006

03/04/2000 - 12/28/2012

12/12/2004 - June 2014

11/11/2006 - Present

12/17/2011 - Present

11/15/2013 - Present

X-BOX

11/15/2001 - 05/18/2008

11/22/2005 - 04/20/2016