The Nintendo Entertainment System is an 8-bit home video game console which was initially released in Japan as the Family Computer in 1983. With the NES, Nintendo introduced a now-standard business model of licensing third-party developers, authorizing them to produce and distribute titles for Nintendo's platform.
The GameCube is a 6th generation console and the first of its kind to use optical discs as its primary storage medium. It supports online gaming for a small number of titles and connects to the Game Boy Advance, allowing players to access exclusive in-game features.
The PlayStation is an iconic home video game console developed and marketed by Sony. It primarily competed with the Nintendo 64 and the Sega Saturn as part of the fifth generation of video game consoles.
The Dreamcast was the first in the 6th generation of video game consoles, preceding Sony's PlayStation 2, Nintendo's GameCube and Microsoft's Xbox. The Dreamcast was Sega's final home console, marking the end of the company's 18 years in the console market.
The Game Boy is an 8-bit handheld game console and the first one in the Game Boy line. The same same team that created it is als ocredited with designing the Game & Watch series as well as several popular games for the Nintendo Entertainment System.