Ahhh, our gaming timeline. Let’s see what happened over the past few years shall we?
GamesIndustry International looks back on the past eight years as a golden age of gaming
The current generation of consoles started in the holiday season of 2005, with the launch of the Xbox 360. With apologies to the Wii U, the next generation will begin this holiday season when the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 arrive. The intervening years have been some of the most eventful in gaming history, changing and challenging our definitions as to what games are, who plays them, who makes them, and how. Whether or not these developments actually happened within the console space (and many of them did not), their impact has not been limited to one platform, or any corner of the industry specifically.
We may disagree about what we want out of games, what games should be, and what trends may be good or bad. Regardless of what our positions are on those…
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