Almost Famous

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


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.


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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