the next generation of gaming consoles

Do numbers like 1080i and 32:9 get you excited?  What about online gamer-created talk shows?  For the latest Product Pipeline in “LJ’s netConnect” I’ve written a bit about the three upcoming video games systems coming out.  If you’re heard all the flap about games in libraries and would like an introduction to what many, many, many people will be doing with their leisure time, give it a read.  In addition, here’s A Brief Timeline of Home Video Game Systems

1974 – Atari Pong
1977 – Atari 2600
1982 – ColecoVision
1985 – Nintendo Entertainment System
1985 – Sega Master System
1989 – Sega Genesis
1988 – Atari Lynx (Portable)
1988 – Nintendo Game Boy (Portable)
1991 – Super Nintendo Entertainment System
1995 – Sony PlayStation
1996 – Nintendo 64
2000 – Sony PlayStation 2 (PS2)
2001 – Microsoft Xbox
2001 – Nintendo GameCube
2004 – Nintendo DS (Portable)
2005 – Sony PSP (PlayStation Portable)
Q4 2005 – Xbox 360
April 2006 (expected) – PlayStation 3
2006 (expected) – Nintendo Revolution

3 thoughts on “the next generation of gaming consoles”

  1. you also left out sega dreamcast (1999), the first(?) networked console, bringing online gaming and the www to gamers everywhere.

  2. I said brief, didn’t I guys? ;) But no, thanks for adding these in. I guess there are no Atari Lynx (the first color handheld) fans out there.

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