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History of video games/Platforms/Watara Supervision

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History[edit | edit source]

Not to be confused with the earlier, but unrelated Bandai Super Vision 8000.

The Watara Supervision launched in 1992 at a cost of $49.95.[1] Despite product placement on Nickelodeon shows, the system did not sell well.[2] Hartung also made a version of the Supervision.[3]

Technology[edit | edit source]

Compute[edit | edit source]

The Watara Supervision used a Western Design Center (WDC) 65C02 8 bit CPU clocked at four megahertz.[4][3]

The Watara Supervision has eight kilobytes of RAM.[5]

Hardware[edit | edit source]

The screen of the Watara Supervision has a resolution of 160 by 160 pixels, a size of 61 by 61 millimeters and could display four shades of grey.[3] The screen of the Watara Supervision is described as low quality.[1] A display cable allowed the Watara Supervision to use a television instead.[6]

The Watara Supervision has a communications port.[3]

The system is powered by four AA batteries.[3]

Notable games[edit | edit source]

68 games were released for the Watara Supervision.[1]

Gallery[edit | edit source]

External Resources[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]