– It was the first handheld game console to launch with a color LCD screen. – The Lynx was released in 1989, the same year as the Nintendo GameBoy.
Developer: Atari Manufacturer: Epyx Release Date: September 1, 1989 Gaming Generation: Fourth generation Lifespan: 1989-1995 Price: $179
Many people initially place the blame on the size of the Atari Lynx. It was, to put it mildly, bulky. At 10 inches in length, 4.25 inches high, and 1.5 inches wide, it was big—much larger than the GameBoy and Sega’s Game Gear.
– Atari Lynx – Atari Lynx II