OverviewSpectravision produced a large number of 2600 titles and was doing quite well until the video game crash of 1983-84. Perhaps best known for producing the mail-order only game Chase the Chuck Wagon, Spectravision had a decent lineup including many rare games that are sought after today such as Bumper Bash and Mangia'.
Spectravision was the only company to deliver a keyboard add-on for the 2600, the Compumate, although many had made similar promises, including Atari. Spectravision is one of the few 2600 era companies still in business today, although they're now known as Spectra Video.
Also Known As
- Spectravideo Inc. (from 1982 to 1984)
- Spectravision -- Initial company name
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Related Web Sites
- Spectravideo International Ltd. (official website)
- The history of Spectravideo (A timeline of the Spectravideo company and its products.)