Takatoku Toys, a now defunct company, released this LCD game (to be kind, let’s call it an homage to Nintendo’s Game & Watch LCD portables) in 1982. The Game & Watch portables were invented by Gunpei Yokoi back before Nintendo made its first home video game console, the 8-bit Famicom (or NES) and sold 40 million units, which didn’t go unnoticed by other companies. In the Takatoku game, you’re working the production line in a robot factory assembling robots as they zip along a conveyor. The instructions say that the “Action” button can be used for assembling the robots, as well as – get this – smoking a cigarette! Wow. As a fan of the Game & Watch games, I love the idea of this one. Anywho, take a look at the fun box art and game screen.
[source: Handheld Museum]