Video Game Controller History by Javier Laspiur

controllers00Video game controllers play a big part in the success or failure of a video game console, like that nasty Atari Jaguar joystick.  Now that had you thinking, “WTF Atari?”  I’m somewhat of a video-game gal, but I don’t remember any video game consoles before the 1990s, unlike my fellow Retrenders super-blogger Stephen Jang, he’s an old-fart.  I’m just kidding.  This is a super-duper geeky photo project by artist/designer Javier Laspiur.  “Controllers” is a photo history of video game consoles through the eyes of the controllers or joysticks, if you prefer calling it that.

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