The Game Controller Family Tree

Remember when anything you could possibly imagine could be controlled with a single stick and a single button? Trace the evolution of human interaction in video gaming from 1980 to the present through this remarkable visual game controller family tree.

This is a companion discussion topic for the original blog entry at:

I have no idea what the Odyssey 2 is, but i think it’s the one on the second top row to the left?

And now you can convert almost every controller pictured into a USB device!

Very cool.