R.O.B Makes Wired Top Bot List

Nintendo’s own ROB made Wired’s top 50 robots of all time. True, it barely made it, but on the list is on the list. And now, for your reading pleasure, number 45

[i]45. NINTENDO R.O.B.

In the mid-’80s, the PC was killing the market for video game consoles. The game industry’s only hope? A robot. Nintendo packaged the Robotic Operating Buddy with the 1985 Nintendo Entertainment System. The R.O.B. didn’t do much, but the gimmick helped Nintendo sneak systems onto shelves. Lo, the console market was saved.[/i]

Make sure you check out the full list to see if your favorite (if you have one) is remembered as fondly!

Source Kotaku