I couldn’t believe the look of joy on my partner’s face when he bought the remastered version of Crash Bandicoot. It was like Christmas had come early. “This reminds me of my childhood. It’s so good,” he said. The gameplay of Crash is simple, but the way he brightened when he collected all the wumpas and progressed through each level showed me there’s a power in retro games.
Retro Games Were Never Really Dead
In 1950, Bertie the Brain was built by Josef Kates for the Canadian National Exhibition. It was a simple digital version of tic-tac-toe against an AI and at the time, it was hot fire. It was shortly dismantled because Kates didn’t have time to work on it further and in all fairness, they considered gaming a novelty.
The same goes for Spa