The Evolution of Video Game Controllers by Pop Chart Lab

The Evolution of Video Game Controllers by Pop Chart Lab

The Evolution of Video Game Controllers” is an illustrated chart by Pop Chart Lab featuring a “complete family tree of video game control schemes (including handhelds, joysticks, paddles, gamepads, and one notable glove).” A limited edition of signed and numbered prints are available to purchase at Pop Chart Lab. This “updated version” is a follow-up to “The Evolution of Video Game Controllers” version 1.0 and 2.0.

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.

via Pop Chart Lab

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