Vectrex

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Vectrex
Vectrex.png
Manufacturer Smith Engineering
Type Console
Release Date November 1982 (NA)
May 1983 (EU)
June 1983 (JP)
Discontinued
Media Cartridge
Save Format None
Input Options 2 Vectrex Controllers
Special Features Cartridge Input
Power Switch
Power Output
Units Sold
Top Selling Game
Variants None
Competitor(s) Atari 2600
Intellivision
Emerson Arcadia 2001
ColecoVision
Atari 5200
Predecessor None
Successor None


The Vectrex was a video game home console released in 1982, by Smith Engineering. It was the only one of its kind that could play games that displayed vector-scan graphics (the type of graphics used in Atari arcade machines like Asteroids and Tempest) on its built-in monitor.

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