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History of video games/Platforms/Palmtex Portable Videogame System

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History[edit | edit source]

Launch[edit | edit source]

Logotype for Home Computer Software Inc. and the Super Mirco logotype.

The Palmtex Portable was released in 1983.[1]

The Palmtex Portable was among the first clamshell console designs.[2]

Legacy[edit | edit source]

According to the Video Game Kraken only 5,000 Palmtex Portables were sold out of the 30,000 units total were produced.[3] Remaining units were possibly destroyed.[3][4]

Technology[edit | edit source]

The Palmtex Portable uses cartridges with the system LCD built into the cartridges.[5][1] Overlays gave color to otherwise monochrome graphics.[6]

The system is very fragile.[7]

Game library[edit | edit source]

  • Aladdin's Adventures[8]
  • React Attack[8]
  • Outflank - Reversi[8]

External Resources[edit | edit source]

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