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[21 Nov 2010 | 4 Comments | 3,585 views]
ColecoVision — finally bringing the arcade home?

One of the things that drove home video console sales was the availability of hit arcade games translations.
While the Atari 2600 thrived on solid translations of games such as Asteroids, Frogger, Missile Command and Space Invaders, there was no denying that the graphics of those home versions were well behind what players had come to expect in the arcades.
By 1982, that had started to change. Personal computers were becoming more common and systems such as the Apple II, Atari 400/800, Commodore 64 and TRS-80 Color Computer were capable of providing …