Nintendo Console History & Timeline

Nintendo console controllers

Nintendo began developing video games in the 1970s during the height of arcade gaming. When gaming companies like Atari began developing video game systems for home use, Nintendo also began working on its own gaming consoles.

The Nintendo Entertainment System home gaming and Super Mario Bros game franchise changed the gaming world. As retro gaming as gained popularity at video game conventions, let’s look at the history of each Nintendo gaming home and portable console and when it was released.