The Evolution of the Nintendo Controller

Nintendo has been through a lot over its 120+ year history, transitioning from hanafuda playing cards to video games (click here to get your own set of character-themed hanafuda cards). However, it’s controllers may have been through more. Nintendo is no stranger to innovation, and their controller design choices reflect this.

From the simple rectangle design of the NES and Famicom to the Wii U Pro Controller and GamePad, there are many different ways to play. This infographic, provided by Ript Graphic Tees, displays the evolution of the Nintendo controller along with its release dates and respective consoles. Enjoy and Game On!

Evolution of Nintendo Controllers

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