We’re re-uploading old content from the original site to these pages. There will be some big gaps, especially during the period when arrgh was offline. If you’re aware of a console, computer or gizmo that should be added below, please get in touch.

Acorn Computer

Acorn Atom
BBC Micro
Acorn Electron
Acorn Archimedes

Amstrad

Amstrad CPC
GX4000
PC

Apple Computer

Apple II series
Apple Macintosh
Pippin

Atari

Atari 2600 VCS
Atari 400/800
Atari 5200
Atari 7800
Atari XL series
Atari 130XE
Atari ST
Atari XE
Atari Lynx
Atari Jaguar

Bandai

Pippin
WonderSwan
WonderSwan Color
WonderSwan Crystal

Coleco/CBS

ColecoVision
Coleco ADAM

Commodore Business Machines

Commodore PET
Commodore VIC-20
Commodore 64
Commodore SX64
Commodore 16
Commodore 116
Commodore plus/4
Commodore 128
Commodore Amiga
Commodore 64GS
Commodore CDTV
Commodore CD32
PC

Dragon Data

Dragon 32
Dragon 64
Dragon Professional

EACA

Video Genie EG-3003/Genie I
Genie II (EG-3008)
Colour Genie (EG-2000)
Genie III (EG-3200)

GamePark

GP32
GPX2
XGP

Goldstar

MSX
3DO

Mattel

Intellivision
Mattel Aquarius
Intellivision II

Memotech

Memotech MTX 500
Memotech MTX 512

Microsoft

PC
Xbox
Xbox 360

Nintendo

Game & Watch
Nintendo Family Computer (Famicom)
Nintendo Entertainment System (NES)
Nintendo Game Boy
Nintendo Super Famicom
Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES)
Nintendo Game Boy Pocket
Nintendo Virtual Boy
Nintendo 64
Nintendo Game Boy Light
Nintendo Game Boy Color
Nintendo Game Boy Advance
Nintendo GameCube
Pokémon mini
iQue
Nintendo Game Boy Advance SP
Nintendo DS
Nintendo Game Boy Micro
Nintendo DS Lite

NEC

PC Engine
PC Engine Core Grafx
Turbo Grafx
PC Engine Super Grafx

Panasonic

MSX
3DO
Panasonic GameCube Q

Philips

Magnavox Odyssey2
Philips Videopac G7000
Philips Videopac G7200
Philips Videopac G7400+
MSX
Philips CD-i

Pioneer

MSX
Pioneer LaserActive

Samsung

MSX
3DO
NUON

Sanyo

MSX
3DO

Sega

Sega Master System
Sega Game Gear
Sega Mega Drive
Sega Master System II
Sega MegaCD
Sega 32X
Sega Nomad
Sega Saturn
Sega Dreamcast

Sharp

Sharp MZ-80K
Sharp MZ-80A
Sharp MZ-700
MSX

Sinclair Research

Sinclair ZX80
Sinclair ZX81
ZX Spectrum
ZX Spectrum+
Sinclair QL
Spectrum 128
Spectrum +2
Sinclair Professional PC200

SNK

Neo Geo
Neo Geo CD
Neo Geo Pocket
Neo Geo Pocket Color

Sony

MSX
PlayStation
Net Yaroze
PocketStation
Clié
PlayStation 2
PSX
PlayStation Portable
PlayStation 3
PlayStation Vita
PlayStation 4

Spectravideo

Spectravideo SVI-318
Spectravideo SVI-328
MSX

Tandy

TRS-80
TRS-80 Color Computer

Tangerine

Oric-1
Oric Atmos

Thomson

Thomson TO7
Thomson MO5
Thomson TO7-70
Thomson MO5E
Thomson TO8
Thomson MO6
Thomson TO9
Thomson TO8D
Thomson TO9 Plus
NUON

Tiger

Game.com
Gizmondo

Toshiba

MSX
NUON

Texas Instruments

TI99/4
TI99/4a
TI99/2

Other Companies

3DO
Camputers Lynx
Elan Enterprise
Emerson Arcadia 2001
Jupiter Ace
Konix Multisystem
MSX
Palm OS-based devices
PC
Sord M5
Tapwave Zodiac
Texet TX8000
Vectrex
VM Labs NUON

Timeline

1977

Apple ][
Atari 2600 VCS
TRS-80 Model I

1979

Commodore PET (European launch)
TI99/4

1980

Game & Watch
Sinclair ZX80
TRS-80 Color Computer
EACA Genie I

1981

Sinclair ZX81
Acorn Atom
Atari 400/800
Commodore VIC-20
BBC Micro
TRS-80 Model III

1982

ZX Spectrum
Commodore 64
Dragon 32
Jupiter Ace
Emerson Arcadia 2001

1983

Acorn Electron
Camputers Lynx
Oric-1
Memotech MTX
ColecoVision
Vectrex
Mattel Aquarius
Coleco ADAM
Sord M5

1984

Apple Macintosh
Amstrad CPC464
Commodore 16 and plus/4
MSX
Sinclair QL

1985

Amstrad CPC6128
Atari 520ST
Elan Enterprise

1986

Apple IIGS
Atari 7800

1987

Commodore Amiga A500
Acorn Archimedes
Nintendo NES (UK launch)

1988

PC Engine Core Grafx

1989

Nintendo Game Boy

1990

Amstrad CPC464+
Amstrad CPC6128+
GX4000
Atari Lynx

1991

Apple PowerBook
Commodore CDTV
Sega Game Gear (UK release)

1992

Sega MegaCD

1993

Commodore CD32

1994

3DO
Atari Jaguar
Sega 32X

1995

Nintendo Virtual Boy (Japanese and US release)
Sega Saturn (UK release)
Sony PlayStation (UK release)

1997

Nintendo 64 (UK launch)

1998

Nintendo Game Boy Color

1999

Sega Dreamcast (UK release)
WonderSwan (Japanese release)

2000

WonderSwan Color (Japanese release)

2001

Nintendo Game Boy Advance

2002

WonderSwan Crystal (Japanese release)

2003

Nintendo Game Boy Advance SP

2004

Nintendo DS (US and Japanese launch)
PlayStation Portable (Japanese launch)

2005

Nintendo DS (UK launch)
PlayStation Portable (US and UK launch)
Nintendo Game Boy Micro
Microsoft Xbox 360

2006

Nintendo DS Lite