RCA Studio II

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RCA Studio II

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.

Games[change | change source]

Build-in games[change | change source]

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 | change source]

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 | change source]

An opened RCA Studio II

Successors[change | change source]

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 | change source]

  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 ed.). Roseville, Calif.: Prima Pub. ISBN 0-7615-3643-4. OCLC 47254175. |edition= has extra text (help)
  2. "RCA Studio 2 Technical stuff". web.archive.org. 2009-04-15. Retrieved 2020-06-04.
  3. Programming manual for the RCA Studio III

Other websites[change | change source]