Letís take a look at video gamesí favourite scene from the Star Wars series: the battle of Hoth. Developers have been trying for over 30 years to get it right.
Which is your favourite?

This story originally appeared on Kotaku US in May 2010.

1982: The Atari 2600 presents The Empire Strikes Back with the abstract-painting level of technology gamers were stuck with back then.

1985: Atariís follow-up to the 1983 Star Wars Arcade Game, The Empire Strikes Back, used vector graphics to recreate the epic battle.

1992: The Empire Strikes Back for the Nintendo Entertainment System. Hothís looking good here. Impressive snow-speeder turning radius.