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The History of Video Game Consoles: Part One

Everything you wanted to know about the video game consoles from your childhood.

Take a look back at the early generations of video game consoles in part one of our three-part video series (click here for part two; click here for part three). Hosted by yours truly, this installment features insight from Kotaku’s Stephen Totilo, IGN’s Greg Miller, Sony’s Scott Rohde, and Video Games New York’s Giulio Graziani.

Check back for part two, which launches Thursday, December 26.
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