Top Ten Plug It In and Play TV Games

If you don't know what Plug It In and Play TV Games is, these were known as Handheld TV games where you buy a product that has built-in games to a game controller and you plug that in to play on your TV. These were sold often at Gamestops, but now you can't really find these things anymore. In any case this list covers some of the most known ones.

Most if not all of these were made by Jakks Pacific, a toy company that is surprisingly still around today.
The Top Ten
1 Jakks Atari Classics 10 in 1 TV Games Jakks Atari Classics 10 in 1 TV Games Product Image

Plug this controller in to play 10 Atari 2600 games including Asteroids, Gravitar, Yars Revenge, Realsports Volleyball, Breakout, Circus Atari, Centipede, Missile Command, Adventure, and Pong (just a small part of Video Olympics).

2 Jakks / Namco Arcade Classics Plug and Play TV Games Jakks / Namco Arcade Classics Plug and Play TV Games Product Image

This one features classic arcade games from Namco: Pacman, Dig Dug, Bosconian, Galaxian, and Rally X

3 Sega Genesis Radica Plug and Play 6 Games-In-One Sega Genesis Radica Plug and Play 6 Games-In-One Product Image

This features several Genesis titles, including Sonic the Hedgehog, Dr. Robotnik's Mean Bean Machine, Altered Beast, Golden Axe, Kid Chameleon, and Flicky

4 Arcade Legends Sega Genesis 2 Arcade Legends Sega Genesis 2 Product Image

Another Plug and Play for Genesis games, featuring Sonic the Hedgehog 2, Columns, Gain Ground, Ecco the Dolphin, Alex Kidd in the Enchanted Castle, and The Ooze

5 Atari Paddle TV Game 13 In 1 Atari Paddle TV Game 13 In 1 Product Image

More Atari 2600 games that can be plugged and played, this time using the paddle controller for the Atari 2600. This one even features 2-player mode for the games provided, which include the arcade versions of Warlords and Pong, as well as the Atari 2600 games Warlords, Video Olympics, Canyon Bomber, Breakout, Super Breakout, Circus Atari, Night Driver, Steeplechase, Casino, Demons to Diamonds, and Street Racer

6 Namco Ms. Pac-Man Plug & Play with 5 TV Games Namco Ms. Pac-Man Plug & Play with 5 TV Games Product Image

Sometimes, this one is included in a combo pack of the other Namco Plug and Play with Pacman. This one features the five games Ms. Pac Man, Xevious, Mappy, Pole Position, and Galaga.

7 Jakks SpongeBob SquarePants TV Game Jakks SpongeBob SquarePants TV Game Product Image

This one is definitely for the kids who love Spongebob as it features Spongebob-themed games: Invasion of the Hooks, The Super Chum Bucket, Bubble Pop, Sandy's Surf Adventure, and Patrick and the Maze

8 Spider Man Plug and Play TV Game Edition 2 Spider Man Plug and Play TV Game Edition 2 Product Image

This one is for the Spiderman fans, with 5 games to plug and play on.

9 Jakks Pacific Activision 10 in 1 Plug & Play TV Games

Couldn't find image but this one features titles published by Activision, including Spider Fighter, Pitfall, River Raid, Tennis, Ice Hockey, Crackpots, Grand Prix, Boxing, Freeway, and Atlantis

10 Disney Friends TV Plug & Play Game Disney Friends TV Plug & Play Game Product Image

Finally one for the Disney fans. I've never played this, but like the others on this list, has at least 5 games.

The Contenders
11 C64 Direct-to-TV

The C64 Plug and Play you forgot.

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