RCA Studio II

home video game console made by RCA

The RCA Studio II (also known as RCA Studio 2, Studio II or Studio 2) is a home video game console that was released in January 1977 by RCA. It could only display black and white graphics,[1] similar to earlier Pong consoles.

RCA Studio II

Games change

Build-in games change

The RCA Studio II has 5 games that are build in the ROM of the console itself. These were:

  • Addition
  • Bowling
  • Doodle
  • Freeway
  • Patterns

Cartridge games change

The following is a list of all RCA II games that were released on cartridges:

  • 18V400|TV Arcade I: Space War
  • 18V401|TV Arcade II: Fun with Numbers
  • 18V402|TV Arcade III: Tennis/Squash
  • 18V403|TV Arcade IV: Baseball
  • 18V404|TV Arcade Series: Speedway/Tag
  • 18V405|TV Arcade Series: Gunfighter/Moonship Battle
  • 18V500|TV School House I
  • 18V501|TV School House II: Math Fun
  • 18V600|TV Casino I: Blackjack
  • 18V601|TV Casino Series: TV Bingo (very limited release, only 3 copies are known to exist as of 1/7/2018)[source?]
  • 18V700|TV Mystic Series: Biorhythm

Technical specifications change

An opened RCA Studio II

Successors change

The successor of the RCA Studio II is the RCA Studio III. This console can display color and uses the RCA CDP-1802 as microprocessor.[3]

References change

  1. Kent, Steve L. (2001). The ultimate history of video games : from Pong to Pokémon and beyond : the story behind the craze that touched our lives and changed the world (1st ed.). Roseville, Calif.: Prima Pub. ISBN 0-7615-3643-4. OCLC 47254175.
  2. "RCA Studio 2 Technical stuff". 2009-04-15. Archived from the original on 2009-04-15. Retrieved 2020-06-04.
  3. Programming manual for the RCA Studio III

Other websites change