It’s retro to me

When most gamers hear retro they think of the NES, SNES, Genesis, or some go even further back and think of the Atari or Calico-Vision. Well, I have played both an Atari and a Calico-Vision, but not while I was a child. Retro to me means the first system I ever owned, the one that made me the gamer I am today, a Playstation.

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Super Retro Boy

Super Retro Boy poster

The dream of the 80’s and 90’s is alive

Those of us that were alive around the advent of home console and handheld gaming no doubt have a love for retro games. We talk about kids growing up these days, how they’ll never understand what it was to play a handheld with an external light to see the screen. They don’t need cables to trade Pokemon. And they may never know of games with better stories than graphics.

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Mario and Apple: The future of mobile gaming?

 

ProxyFox | Sept 8, 2016

Since the early days of flip phones and T9 texting there have been games built in to many consumer cell phones. As our phones get more powerful, and the screens get larger, gaming is becoming a bigger and bigger part of the mobile marketplace. At Apple’s special event yesterday Shigeru Miyamoto announced the partnership of Nintendo with tech giant Apple to produce a new, Nintendo created moblie game: Mario Run.

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Living in the Past

A gamer always wants to be on top of the mountain of never ending new products that are constantly thrown at them. New systems, new games, new accessories for said systems, new versions of new systems, it’s tiring when you look at the big picture. When a gamer gets a new system for example they begin to plan out the next few purchases, which game are they going to get first?

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