History of video games from #Atari to #Xbox – an annotated graphic

With the gaming world apparently in equal parts excited, confused and meh about Microsoft’s recently announced XBox One, we thought we’d share this joyfully nostalgic infographic about the history of video games to remind us all of the simple fun we used to have. As clever as new consoles get, it’s still hard to deny the addictive pleasure in assisting a simple eight-bit 2D character run, jump, bash or shoot his way out of trouble. What are your favourite gaming memories?

Click on the graphic for an expanded view.

History of video game consoles
History of video game consoles
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