Infographic: Evolution of Video Game Controllers

Thursday, April 18, 2013

The complete family tree of video game control schemes--including handhelds, joysticks, paddles, gamepads, and one notable glove--this chart shows how gaming input has evolved from simple knobs to directional pads to touch screens. Including every console ever, this sprawling print features 179 species and 12 genera over seven decades of gaming.
PopchartLab (available as print)
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6 comentarii:

Anonymous said...

missing
Microsoft XBOX 360 Wireless Speed Wheel

Anonymous said...

This is nowhere near complete. Totally missing - Action Maxx light gun. Every console ever made? WRONG.

Anonymous said...

impressed to see the dingoo and wonderswan on there

Anonymous said...

The xbox 360 controller looks horrible, but still this is a pretty impressive image.

Anonymous said...

Also missing the Buzz! controllers for PlayStation!

Anonymous said...

I miss GP2X, Wiz, and iCP controller derived from OpenPandora.

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