Part 1 of 2. Classic Game Room HD Hardware Review, Watch in High Definition! CGRHD reviews the ColecoVision from Coleco released in 1982. The Colecovision was an amazing game console (and still is) with a catalog of more than 125 video games release between 1982 and 1984. It rivals the NES in many ways and certainly handed the Atari 2600 its own ass with superior arcade conversions and action packed old school video games. For retro gamers today the Colecovision is stil highly enjoyable to play because of the quality of the video games available on it. Coleco didn't mess around, sure it's ugly, but it's awesome! Originally the Colecovision came packaged with Nintendo's Donkey Kong if you can believe that... Classic Game Room reviews old school and retro video game hardware, systems, controllers and consoles. CGR is the retro reviewer to watch if you want to see these old game systems in full HD video with technical discussion and hardware craftsmanship.