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Submitted by Aclay 907d ago | article

The History Of Console Redesigns

Gamesradar- Nintendo's newly unveiled Wii Mini might have provided momentary distraction from the company's touch screen-toting big-ticket release, but the downsized budget-console hardly came as a surprise. After all, the one-size-only GameCube was the exception to a long-standing rule--one established in the early days of console gaming, and followed by every major player since.

Whether it's improved performance, a space-saving refit, or lower prices, almost every major console has seen its lifespan enriched via redesign. Here's a look back at some of the machines that managed to win another season of our fickle favor, simply by dropping an SKU size or two (PS2, PS3, PSP, Retro, Wii, Xbox 360)

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