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We all have a soft spot for retro gaming, as evidenced by the
recent movie Pixels where Adam Sandler plays an ‘80s gamer
who saves the modern world. Christopher Taber, Analogue
Interactive’s CEO, felt the same sentiment and created the
Analogue NT. “The NES has an incredibly rich history to
explore,” he says. “I think it’s the most iconic videogame
system of all time — a pivotal part of gaming history.”
His system is compatible with over 2,000 NES games;
AnalogueInteractive.com. — SANDY LINDSEY
While there’s a lot to be said for
nostalgia, there are some big
game-changers — pun intended
— coming to the ever-expanding
videogame world, according to
the 2015 Develop Conference.
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42 PARENT GAMERS
We are now seeing the first
generation of parents who were
gamers themselves passing
that passion and knowledge
on to their children, according
to Alison York of Nickelodeon.
Family time is becoming
electronic gaming time.
Players are no longer at the
whims of game designers.
A number of kickstarter
campaigns are offering backers
the opportunity to have a
creative role in the project from
voice work to constructing
entire game levels.
As people age, they’re either
taking their gaming hobby
into retirement or discovering
gaming for the first time.
Both have huge psychological
benefits, a large one being the
ability to help the homebound
cope with isolation.