This post is part of Mashable’s You’re Old Week. Break through the haze of nostalgia with us and see what holds up, what disappoints, and what got better with time.
Video game nostalgia is a tricky thing.
Unlike other media, video games are inextricably tied to the hardware they were developed for, making them harder to get ahold of and harder to appreciate with every passing second.
If you’re feeling nostalgic for a particular game from your childhood or want to dip back into a so-called classic game, it’s not nearly as easy as going back and watching an old movie or TV show. Between the fact that many classic games aren’t available on current, mainstream platforms and they have a hard time holding up to current standards, classic video games are losing their appeal. Read more…