Generation 7 (2005 – 2011) saw several breakthroughs in technology and video game design.
The consoles of generation seven were: Xbox 360, Nintendo Wii, and the Sony Playstation 3.
Handheld consoles were: Nintendo DS and Sony PSP.
Nintendo held the top spot as far as sales were concerned follow by the Xbox and then Playstation 3.
The DS also far outsold the PSP.
Guitar Hero launched a new genre of games where the controller was a musical instrument.