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Console Chapters[edit | edit source]

First Generation of Video Game Consoles[edit | edit source]

Second Generation of Video Game Consoles[edit | edit source]

Third Generation of Video Game Consoles[edit | edit source]

The Fourth Generation of Video Game Consoles[edit | edit source]

The Fifth Generation of Video Game Consoles[edit | edit source]

The Sixth Generation of Video Game Consoles[edit | edit source]

The Seventh Generation of Video Game Consoles[edit | edit source]

The Eighth Generation of Video Game Consoles[edit | edit source]

The Ninth Generation of Video Game Consoles[edit | edit source]

Computer Chapters[edit | edit source]

External Resources[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

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