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Entex Adventure Vision
1983 - 2nd generation system
The Entex Adventure Vision is a handheld game console that was manufactured and released by Entex Industries in 1982. The Adventure Vision was one of the first full-color handheld game consoles, and it featured a unique vertical design that allowed for a larger screen than other handhelds of the time. The Adventure Vision featured a CPU of the 6502 family and had a total of 4K of RAM. The console had a built-in color screen with a resolution of 128x96 pixels and it featured four built-in games: Cosmic Raider, Space Invaders, Star Fighter, and Submarine. The games were simple, but had colorful and attractive graphics. The console also had a pause button, a volume control, and an on/off switch. The Adventure Vision was not as successful as other handheld consoles of the time such as the Atari Lynx or the Nintendo Game & Watch, and it was discontinued in 1983. Today, the Adventure Vision is considered a rarity and a collector's item, due to its limited release and short production run. It's worth noting that the Adventure Vision had no external cartridge port, so all the games were built-in, and it was not possible to add new games to the system. The Entex Adventure Vision had a total of four built-in games. They were: Cosmic Raider, Space Invaders, Star Fighter, Submarine. As previously mentioned, the Adventure Vision had no external cartridge port, so it was not possible to add new games to the system. These four games were the only games available to play on the Adventure Vision. Each game offered a different type of gameplay and objectives, Cosmic Raider was a space shooter, Space Invaders was a classic arcade game, Star Fighter was a space shooter, and Submarine was a naval battle game.