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Games Technology
170
Console
Parameter
Microsoft
Xbox
Sony
PlayStation 2
Nintendo
GameCube
Sega
Dreamcast
Nintendo Game
Boy Advance
In-built HDD
8 GB
Drive bay
available
DVD-Drive
5X DVD
drive
FireWire port
No
Yes
USB Port
No
2 ports
AV- outputs
Analogue &
digital
Optical digital output
No
Yes
No
Expansion port
Yes
2 serial,
1 parallel
2 ports for
memory cads,
tremor pack
or Visual
Memory
Approx. Price
$200
$200
$150
Discontinued,
though still
available
second-hand
$70
Approx. available
games
50
proprietary
titles
Over 300
100 proprietary
titles
100 proprietary
titles; also
compatible
with games for
original Game
Boy
Notable games
Splinter Cell,
Timesplitters
2, Halo
Grand Theft
Auto: Vice
City, Tony
Hawk's Pro
Skater, Metal
Gear Solid 2,
The Getaway,
Tekken 4
Super Mario
Sunshine,
Luigi's
Mansion, FIFA
2003
Soul Calibur,
Sonic
Adventure,
Phantasy
Star Online,
Unreal
Tournament,
Ecco the
Dolphin
Castlevania,
Super Street
Fighter II,
Tekken
Advance,
Doom, Super
Mario Kart