A History of Video Games
Ran across a cool link over the holidays. It’s a nice story by PC World magazine on their website. It tells the story of video game consoles. That much is not new – it’s been done a bunch of times before. What is new (to me) is the inclusion of old TV commercials for the games over the years. That was a nice touch to add to the piece.
It covers from the old days of Pong, the Fairchild F, the Atari 2600, through NES, Sega Saturn, Neo Geo, and up to current with Xbox, Wii, etc.. If you’re a fan of video games like I am, you should check this out, I think it will be time well worth spent.
Here’s a couple of my favorite commercials from the series: