There have been eight generations of gaming consoles classified, beginning way back in 1972. It’s hard to believe that video game consoles have been around that long but it’s true. Strangely enough, the first consoles for home consumption on the market were made by TV companies--the very same people that manufactured the TVs that the games would be played on were building their own consoles. So since home-based gaming consoles have been around forever, we thought we’d take just a few minutes and stroll down memory lane and take a look at the two best consoles from each of the eight generations of gaming.
The Best of the Best: A Chronology of Gaming