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22 Classic Game Controllers Held In One Man's Hands

More than 30 years hooked on kickass playtime.

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Spanish art director and self-confessed gamer Javier Laspiur paid homage to his beloved hobbie in a photo series titled "Controllers," documenting classic game controllers of the past three decades.

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Each photo, placed in a Polaroid-esque frame, showcase the dates Laspiur first played the video consoles, starting with the prehistoric Teletenis, a gadget released in the mid 70s in Spain.

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Then off to a lesser known artifact by Casio.

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The humble Atari joystick.

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The one that needs no introduction whatsoever.

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Sega's MasterSystem, aKa 8-bit Heaven.

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Nintendo's groundbreaking Game Boy.

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Two of Sega's standards, the Mega Drive...

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...and the Game Gear.

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The all-mighty Super Nintendo.

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Its rival, the Sega Mega-CD, home to the controversial "Night Trap." Remember that one?

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The last of the fifth generation of video consoles, the Nintendo 64.

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And its less superior competitor, the failed Sega Saturn.

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Onto the new age with the original Sony Playstation.

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The toy-ish Indigo controller from Nintendo GameCube.

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The ahead-of-its-time but short-lived Sega Dreamcast, home to "Shenmue," the most expensive video game ever produced upon release in 2000.

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The superior PS2.

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The original Xbox, by Microsoft.

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The always handy pair of PSP...

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...and the Nintendo DS.

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That annoying Nunchuck and Remote from Nintendo Wii.

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The brilliant but costy PS3.

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And last but not least, Sony's PS Vita.

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