January 27, 1972: Magnavox Odyssey Production Begins

Magnovox Odyssey

Magnovox Odyssey

1972 - Magnavox begins the production of the Odyssey Video game system. The final release date was not until May. It was a very primitive system with no processors and the cartridges are jumpered configurations. The system will be on the market for a year before being discontinued.

Wikazine – Full show notes for January 27

  • MIT vs. David LaMaccia
  • Kevin Mitnik cracks the WELL
  • White House e-mail outtage