Retrogaming, also known as classic gaming and old school gaming, is the playing or collecting of older personal computer , console , and arcade video games in contemporary times. From the very first arcade systems to the NES, the MEGADRIVE, 32-bit platforms (such as the Playstation) and even Nintendo64. 3 (und nebenbei, für alle die es nicht kennen, imho eines der besten Videospiele aller Zeiten). The Art of Video Games premiered at the Smithsonian American Art Museum in 2012.
And as the games industry increasingly heads towards the digital realm, there really is nothing like having a physical copy of a classic title. About Youtuber Amigos Retro Gaming covers all retro games from all systems, but is especially fond of the Amiga. 05.08.2017: Start of online emulation of game console Sega SG-1000.
It could also be possible to use the popular video games of yesterday as health interventions to delay the onset of dementia , following a line of research showing video games to have cognitive and physical health benefits for older populations. Most of their games have a retro theme and feel to them.
It just doesn't seem as important once you are out and not surrounded by games 24 hours a day. The largest collection of retro gaming gear over the last 30+ years. A quick search of eBay and Amazon reveals hundreds of retailers selling original and refurbished older video game systems.
By this point, my collection had grown to take in games for the attic dwellers Famicom, Super Famicom, Sega Saturn, Game Gear and PC Engine as well as the Mega Drive, so there were plenty of platforms to choose from. The series of Sonic games by Sega won multiple awards including Best Platformer at GamingXP's Best of Gamescom 2011.
The cutting edge 8-bit graphics and sound wowed gamers, and titles like Super Mario Brothers, The Legend of Zelda, Castlevania and Final Fantasy are still producing sequels today. When you look at the likes of The Last Of Us, it's impossible to overstate just how far video games have come since people were playing Pong forty-odd years ago.
I really enjoy collecting games and going through lots of flea markets for it. Although I want to do what some other collectors like metal jesus do. Play every game in my collection for atleast an hour. Featuring the latest classic gaming news around, informative reviews and an ever active forum, you'll feel right at home with other retro gamers.