40 Year Console History Pictorial

It leaves out a lot and really is to gaming what “We Didn’t Start The Fire” is to world history, but it’s surely worth a look:

Wired’s Console Portraits: A 40-Year Pictorial History of Gaming

Game on.

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3 Responses to 40 Year Console History Pictorial

  1. Tom Meeks says:

    Alas, the pictorial seems to have left out two of the finest game systems, the Bally Professional Arcade and the short-lived Mindset computer that was originally designed as THE killer game machine of its time.

    I was fortunate enough to have been connected with both systems and have very fond memories of each of them.

  2. blakespot says:


    I know the Mindset well. I’ve done a writeup of it, here on this blog:



  3. Tombombadillo says:

    You’ve seen the professional, now see the unprofessional:


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