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Mattel logo.png
Type Public
Founded January 1945
Headquarters Segundo, California, USA
Key people not disclosed
Industry toys, video games
Products toys, video games
Employees not disclosed

Mattel is an American multinational toy company.


Mattel was founded in January 1945.

Computers and video games

Mattel entered the video game industry in 1977, with the foundation of Mattel Electronics.

Mattel released the Intellivision video game console in 1979.

A video game development division, M Network, was founded in 1982.

The Mattel Aquarius computer, designed by Radofin, was released in 1983.

M Network closed in 1984, after suffering losses due to the video game crash of 1983.

Mattel continued developing and publishing video games periodically after the crash.

Video games developed by Mattel

Title System Released Added to Museum Notes
View-Master Destinations VR Android, iOS 2015 September 29, 2017