Nintendo, & Portable handheld Video gaming consoles
Mattel was the first person who introduced the first handheld electronic game. He was invented console with the release of Auto Race in 1977.several well known companies including Coleco and Milton Bradley after him takes inspiration and made their own handheld gaming console and developed many hybrid lightweight table top or handheld electronic devices. True oldest handheld game console was released two years after him in 1979 with interchangeable cartridges is the Milton Bradley by Micro vision.
features and Design:
A handheld game console has very adaptable features by having lightweight, portability, built-in screen, so that you can keep your game station wherever and whenever you want. Handy games consoles come up with multimedia support, controls, and speakers even with touch screen option. Handy game consoles are precise are compare with home game stations , they are not unlike contained with console, external screen TV , speakers, and controls in with separated division allowing people to carry them and play them at any time or place. There are several manufactures and developers of consoles today but Nintendo remained very influential among them specifically for handheld gaming consoles. Nintendo is credited with popularizing the handheld console concept with the release of the Game Boy in 1989 and as of 2014 with their Nintendo 2DS and 3DS systems to continue with dominates the handheld console markets.
Trend of handheld since twenties is rising up, most consider able video gaming consoles which remain which built distinctively at their regards are
• Bandai WonderSwan Color (2000)
• Game Park GP32 (2001) – first with full homebrew support
• Game Boy Advance (2001) – First 32-bit handheld
• Pokémon mini (2001) – The smallest cartridge-based system that includes a black-and-white LCD screen, and the smallest integrated gamepad ever created.
• Bandai SwanCrystal (2002) – Minor redesign of WonderSwan Color
• Nokia N-Gage (2003) – Game system and GSM cell phone (first combination of the two); first included MP3 player and FM radio; used Bluetooth (first wireless multiplayer); first use of GPRS for online play
• Game Boy Advance SP (2003) – Redesign of GBA: slimmer, clamshell form factor; frontlit screen
• GameKing (2003) – first handheld developed by a Chinese company.
• Tapwave Zodiac (2004) – First PDA/game handheld hybrid; Palm OS PDA with game-focused form factor and features
• Nokia N-Gage QD (2004) – Redesign of N-Gage, removed MP3 playback and radio
• Nintendo DS (2004) – First inclusion of dual screens, built-in microphone, and Wi-Fi for wireless multiplayer; touchscreen
• PlayStation Portable (2004/2005) – First use of optical media; uses Memory Sticks for saved data; plays movies and music and views JPEG pictures.
• Gizmondo (2005) – Uses GPRS network; first inclusion of GPS for location-based games, first built-in camera
• Game Boy Micro (2005) – Redesign of GBA; smallest Game Boy form factor to date, first transflective LCD screen in a handheld.
• Game Boy Advance SP (Backlit) – A low key re-release of the GBA SP with a backlit screen.
• XGP (2005) and Game Park Holdings GP2X (2005) – Successor units to the GP32 handheld, each being developed by the two companies that split off from Game Park.
• Nintendo DS Lite (2006) – Redesign of DS, including smaller size, brighter screen levels, and other subtle changes.
• PlayStation Portable Slim & Lite (2007) – Redesign of PlayStation Portable (PSP), including smaller size, lighter weight, video out capability, USB charge, and other changes.
• PlayStation Portable-3000 (2008) – Minor redesign of the current PSP Slim & Lite, including brighter screen, built in mic, and a PS button replacing the Home Button
• Nintendo DSi (2008) – Small redesign of the Nintendo DS Lite. Some changes include built in internet, camera, use of SD card, this model however does not have backward compatibility with Game Boy Advance games
• PSP Go (2009) – A brand new PSP including no UMD, Internal Memory, Bluetooth, and a sliding screen
• Nintendo DSi LL/XL (2009) – The fourth iteration of the Nintendo DS handheld game console technically identical to the DSi with its distinguishing feature being its large form factor which will be almost an inch larger than the DSi and slightly thicker. It will boast two 4.25″ LCD screens 93% larger than the current DS Lite.
• Mi2 (2009) – The Mi2 is a small handheld game device created by Planet Interactive in cooperation with the Chinese manufacturer Conny, it contains 100 built in games.
• Dingoo a320 (2010) – a new version of the a320 which will have emulation for 11 consoles including the NES, SNES, Genesis and Master System
• Pandora (2010) – Open Source handheld developed by former distributors and community members of the GP32 and GP2X.
• Xperia PLAY (2011) – A gaming smartphone designed by Sony Ericsson, it is the first device to be part of the PlayStation Certified program.