Gamedaily writes: Publisher have a history of making their smaller and better. Here are some of our favorites.
Nintendo Entertainment System (1985)
Nintendo kicked off the 8-bit revolution with its Nintendo Entertainment System (NES), released in 1985. Boxy and rectangular shaped, the gray and black console features two controller ports on the right, and gamers insert cartridges from the front of the machine; The games go in horizontally and are then pushed down. Almost everyone that owned this console had to furiously blow into their carts in order to clear dust and get them to work."