Question: In 1986, what new candy bar, with wafers, chocolate and chocolate cream, did Hershey’s claim was “better than anything else”?
Last Question: In 1980, which new home video game system came with a free copy of the Las Vegas Poker & Blackjack game cartridge?
Less than a year after the Atari 2600 was released, it’s main competitor, Intellivision was released. The Intellivision controller was more complex than Atari’s joystick and button. Intellivision’s controler had a keypad, and a disc, with little buttons on the sides.
I never had an Atari, but did have Intellivision, and loved it. There were a lot of great games, such as Skiing, Elevator Action, Astrosmash, Burgertime, and Lock ‘n’ Chase. Even the game that came with the system, Las Vegas Poker & Blackjack could provide hours of entertainment, after only having Pong as a game system. The graphics at the time were great. You really wanted to punch the dealer in the face when he had a good hand, and gives you a cocky smile. Here is a flashback for us Intellivision users:
Then in the mid-80s, Intellivision was a victim of the video game market crash, just before Nintendo hit it big. But it was great while it lasted!
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