Almost Famous

Check out this link from OOBJECT detailing a history of failed gaming consoles.

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A legacy of crushed marketing aspirations pining for geek love.   Which ones did you own?

On the topic of geek love, I was sorry to see that the Nintendo Powerglove was not here; though it was more of a controller.  I really wanted one of these as a kid… despite not owning a Nintendo Entertainment System.  Think of it as the great grandfather of the Nintendo Wii system.

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Please check out this classic clip featuring none other than Fred (Wonder Years) Savage to understand this desire.  The movie is called “The Wizard”.

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