Consoles: A Death in the Famicom [ ETERNAL LINKS ]
Cassette tapes, VHS, newspapers and drive-in movie theaters… All of these were once at the top of their game, but either advancements in technology or lack have interest have sent them on a voyage to obsoletion. In 1972 Magnavox released the Magnavox Odyssey, the first home video game console which could be connected to a TV. Forty-one years, and seven generations later, are consoles finally nearing the end of their journey?
We’re not here to discuss why one format or platform is superior to another. Let’s talk about how much longer video game consoles will be around for. Is this the final generation of video game consoles or do you think they will survive for generations to come? Maybe they will reinvent themselves? And why do you think what you do?
Let’s hear your opinion on the matter.