Super Nintendo Entertainment System

Just when Sega thought they had creamed the NES with their Genesis console, Nintendo came out with the SNES and essentially laid claim to half of the console market share overnight.
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Speak & Spell

This was one of those "educational toys" that I nonetheless actually found myself playing with as a kid, mostly because making the robot voice say "poopy pants" again and again and again was pretty much as good as it gets.
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Gold Casio Calculator Watch

Wearing a Casio calculator watch, in itself, was a high-level nerd move that demanded attention.
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Teddy Ruxpin

When I was a kid, Teddy Ruxpin weirded me out, and... it appears not much has changed.
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Simon

I've never been able to shake the feeling that behind every Simon there was an AI simply laughing its ass off at how trainable we will be after the Skynet revolution.
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Atari 2600

Listen: there is nothing -- NOTHING -- that better stokes those 80's gaming memories than firing up the wood-paneled Atari 2600, plugging in a classic like Combat, and joy-sticking your way to victory.
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Missile Command Cartridge for Atari

Forget about fighting a barrel-throwing ape or jousting knights on a flying ostrich, in Missile Command you have to stop ICBMs from flattening six major cities.
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Metroid Cartridge for NES

I remember Metroid as the first video game that scared me.
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King's Quest Collection

I would give Police Quest the slightly higher ranking, but I can't deny the ridiculous impact this series had on point-and-click adventure gaming.
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Lazer Tag Game System

I cultivated an entire "friendship" with a kid down the street who I really didn't like, just so I could play Lazer Tag as often as possible.
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