Nintendo Entertainment System

Nintendo Entertainment System

The Nintendo Entertainment System is an 8-bit video game console that was released by Nintendo in North America during 1985, in Europe during 1986 and Australia in 1987. In most of Asia, including Japan (where it was first launched in 1983), China,...

Name Nintendo Entertainment System
Release Date October 18, 1985
Developer Nintendo
Manufacturer Nintendo
Max Controllers 2
Cpu Ricoh 2A03 (NTSC) or Ricoh 2A07 (PAL)
Memory 2 KB RAM plus 2 KB video RAM
Graphics RP2C02 (NTSC) or RP2C07 (PAL) PPU
Sound PSG 5 channel mono
Display 256x240
Media Cartridge
Notes The Nintendo Entertainment System is an 8-bit video game console that was released by Nintendo in North America during 1985, in Europe during 1986 and Australia in 1987. In most of Asia, including Japan (where it was first launched in 1983), China, Vietnam, Singapore, the Middle East and Hong Kong, it was released as the Family Computer, commonly shortened as either the romanized contraction Famicom, or abbreviated to FC. In South Korea, it was known as the Hyundai Comboy, and was distributed by Hynix which then was known as Hyundai Electronics.
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