The Arcadia 2001 was released 1982 by Emerson Radio corporation. It was part of a second-wave generation of gaming consoles and similar in graphics capability to the Intellivision and Odyssey 2. Exclusive-rights agreements Atari had signed with game manufacturers rendered the Arcadia 2001 dead on arrival upon launch in the United States. Though popular titles Pac-Man, Galaxian, and Defender were produced, Emerson Radio was left with thousands of cartridges that could not be sold due to court decisions. The Arcadia 2001 was licensed and released under numerous names in different countries. Not all licensed variants were compatible with one-another. A total of 51 unique games were released for the system.
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There are 58 images available for the Emerson Arcadia 2001, primarily games with a handful of applications and demos.