Who knew that arcade giants Taito and Namco were once formulation to enter a home console market, or that longtime marketplace leaders Atari shoved three failed machines into their closet just to be forgotten about?

For each games console that makes it into your home, there are many others that don’t. Sometimes this is down to bad luck, whilst others bad timing, or a crowd of other reasons I’ll fact in this article.

To that end, many unreleased consoles have turn a things of legend, worshiped by collectors as some arrange of Holy Grail and talked about by historians as some arrange of intensity saviour, had they arrived in a face of other, some-more winning machines.

But alas, I’m going to excavate into what went wrong, right, and what could have been, in this rundown of unreleased consoles even a manufacturers would rather you not know about…

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