The Atari 2600 is a video game console released in October 1977 by Atari. In 2009, the 2600 was named the second greatest video game console of all time by IGN.
The music, graphics and game play make Space Invaders the mother of all shooting games. The game was developed by Tomohiro Nishikado in 1978. After Japan, it rapidly conquered the rest of the world. These days there's not a console out there you can't play it on.