I've never posed with a video game system. I doubt you have either. But the top men in video games do that any time there's new gaming hardware to show off. How cool can you look posing with plastic?

In chronological order, here are some of the great achievements in hardware-posing, as photographed by the Associated Press. A cursory analysis indicates that Ken Kutaragi, "father of the PlayStation" was a pioneer in this field but that the current top contenders are the increasingly spiffy Kaz Hirai of Sony and Satoru Iwata of Nintendo.