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Popular Open Game Consoles

Some open game consoles I found by searching internet and I taught of posting . Hopefully someone finds this interesting


“The Fuzebox is a fully open-source, DIY 8-bit game console. It is designed specifically for people who know a little bit of programming to expand into designing and creating their own video games and demos. A full-featured core runs in the background and does all the video and audio processing so that your code stays clean and easy to understand.”
Fuzebox website :-
Microcontroller / Microprocessor :- ATmega644-20PU

“The Uzebox is a retro-minimalist open source video game console design. It is based on an AVR 8-bit general purpose microcontroller made by Atmel. The particularity of the system is that it uses an interrupt driven kernel and has no frame buffer. Functions such as video sync generation, tile rendering, and music mixing is done realtime by a background task so games can easily be developed in C. The design goal was to be as simple as possible yet have good enough sound and graphics while leaving enough resources to implement interesting games. Emphasis was put on making it easy and fun to assemble and program for any hobbyists. The final design contains only two chips: an ATmega644 and an AD725 RGB-to-NTSC converter.”
Uzebox Website :-
Microcontroller/ Microprocessor :-  ATmega644

“Hackvision is a simple, retro gaming platform based on Arduino technology that you can assemble and connect to your TV. You can write your own games and make your own controllers!”
Hackvision website : –
Microcontroller/ Microprocessor :- ATmega328

Rbox – A 32 bit game console for the price of a latte
“The RBox is a game console that is simple enough to build on the prototype area of a dev kit; no pcb required just a crystal, a few capacitors and resistors.”
Rbox website :-
Microcontroller/Microprocessor :- ARM Cortex M3 based LPC13XX
EL Jugador Module

“El Jugador is a retro open-source game console based on a Parallax Propeller & designed as module to fit on top of the Propeller Platform USB.”
Microcontroller / Microprocessor :- Parallax Propellor

C51 Snakes

“Welcome to C51Snakes – The Nokia inspired Sankes game implemented on 8051 platform.The game is built on AT89S51 MCU operating at 27MHz crystal frequency. The game uses a 16 * 8 LED dot matrix display and five way keys for user interface. A dedicated delay settings key provides one touch access to the delay settings mode where the speed of the Snake can be adjusted”
website :-
Microcontroller /Microprocessor :- AT89S51

PIC Pong

“PIC16F84-based video game generating a composite video signal in real time in software, by Rickard Gunée”
Microcontroller / Microprocessor :- PIC16F84

ATMEGA64 Game Console
” An atmega64 based game console by Cedric  Beaudoin”
website :-
Microcontroller /Microprocessor :- ATMEGA64


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