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The Joypad: The Evolution of the Gaming Controller

May 22, 2014

An infographic showing the progression of video game controllers designs over the years. Starting with the Odyssey controller, it details the hereditary lines evident in controller design. Source

The Evolution of The Video Game Controller

The Evolution of The Video Game Controller

August 28, 2012

The history of video gaming is a varied story depending on who you ask, but most Americans know Atari as the first popular at-home gaming system. Some thought video games were a passing fad until the Nintendo Entertainment System shocked the world and it’s grey, red, and black rectangular controller became an icon of the […]

The Periodic Table of Controllers

The Periodic Table of Controllers

August 10, 2012

This work-in-progress table offers layout diagrams for many classic joysticks, paddles, and other console input devices. As an added bonus, the chart includes many handheld gaming systems, as well as the names of the systems’ creators and their CPU information in many cases. Source

The Evolution of Video Game Controllers