When I found a big plastic box full of a black Nintendo Wii and some other random goodies during my search of an Ashgate Hospice charity shop, I jumped at the chance to buy it.
The games industry has a super deep and super interesting history. There's plenty of books out there to choose from, many of which are very good at delving into this history.
Thanks to my step-dad, I've managed to get my hands on the AT Games version of the SEGA Mega Drive. This plug and play console boasts 81 built in games, Stereo Sound, and a slot that accepts official Mega Drive cartridges.