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Sega Pico

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History[edit]

The Sega Pico was initially released in June of 1993.[1]

The Sega Pico was released in the USA in 1994.[2]

In 1995 the Sega Pri Fun printer was released for the Pico and Saturn.[3][4]

The Pico sold poorly in North America, but was better received elsewhere with 3.4 million consoles sold by 2005.[5]

On August 5th, 2005 the Advanced Pico Beena was released in Japan.[6]

Technology[edit]

A closed Sega Pico.

Aside from lacking a Z80 processor and a Yamaha sound chip, and adding a DMA chip for audio, the Pico has similar specifications to the Mega Drive or Genesis.[7][8]

The pen uses a microswitch to detect presses.[9]

Notable games (Storyware)[edit]

For more listings see the List of Sega Pico games on Wikipedia.

2002[edit]

  • Pokémon: Catch the Numbers!

2003[edit]

  • Pokémon Advanced Generation: I've Begun Hiragana and Katakana!

2004[edit]

  • Pokémon Advanced Generation: Pico for Everyone Pokémon Loud Battle!

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