History of console evolution

  • The Odyssey

    The Odyssey was the second console that started it all. It was the first commercial break console. Its downfall was it only worked on the Magnavox TV which was the Odyssey's creator TV brand.
  • Pong

    In 1972 Atari sells a home version of pong in Sears stores under the Sears Tele-games label. Its unique feature was a single chip that produces both an on screen score and sound.
  • Nintendo entertainment System

    The NES was created in the year 1985. It was known for its popular in the house games like The Legend of Zelda, Super Mario Bros, and Metroid..
  • GameBoy

    The GameBoy was the first handheld console. The GameBoy features an 8 bit CPU like the NES. The GameBoy also under goes some changes over the years like GameBoy Pocket and GameBoy Color.
  • Super Nintendo Entertainment System

    After getting beaten by the Sega Genesis, Nintendo releases the Super NES. It featured Donkey Kong Country, and another game of Super Mario Bros, The Legend of Zelda, and Metroid.
  • Playstation

    the launch of Sony's new Playstation marks the arrival of the most popular console of the 32 bit era of video games. the popular franchises on this console were Resident evil, Crash Bandicoot, and Metal Gear Solid.
  • Nintendo 64

    Nintendo 64 is released marking the last console to use cartridges. It had the games Super Mario 64, Mario Kart 64, and The Legend of Zelda Ocarina of Time.
  • Playstation 2

    Sony releases the Playstation 2, the first 128 bit system. It features backwards compatibility to be able to play older 32 bit Playstation games. The Ps2 was the first for being able to play online.
  • Playstation 4

    The Ps4 was released after the Ps3. It has more features than the Ps3. It also feature the ability to play Blu-ray discs. The Playstation 4 also has a new selection of games..
  • Xbox One

    The Xbox One was released after the Xbox 360. It has more features than the 360. It has a new selection of games.