The Intro: When the original Lemmings came out back in the day, most modern gamers were not old enough to play video games. It had a fantastic premise where you had to micromanage a bunch of lemmings with different skill sets to complete levels with varying degrees of difficulty.
When I moved to back to Chicago, IL in 2004, I brought with me an old hand-me-down Nintendo 64 Video Game Console (or, more accurately, hand-me-up, since it came from a younger brother). After sending out a batch of job applications,
When a new video game costs you $50, $60 and even more, it makes sense to recover some of those costs when you start selling some of your older video games online for cash. While you won't get anywhere near the same value as a new, packaged video game, you can maximize a used game's value to get the most for its trade-in value.
The Intro: Simplicity is a word you seen thrown around when people write about Final Fantasy IX. They say that is the game that brings the series “back to the basics,” that it is a celebration of the past.
The Intro: Oddworld: Abe’s Oddysee first released on the PlayStation well over 16 years ago, in 1997. At the time, the game stood out due to its quirky, memorable graphics and a weird protagonist that you journeyed with through a harsh and difficult, but always enjoyable game.
One of the worst experiences for gamers is seeing the new game that just came out but not having the funds to make a purchase. There are options for the gamer whose cash flow is not quite up to snuff. Every gamer has an old library in which to sell video games or that can be traded.
The Intro: If War Thunder was a movie, it would probably have Steven Spielberg behind the camera. There are epic battles, massive explosions, hair-raising combat sequences and the sheer size and scale of the conflicts involving planes and tanks gives it the look and feel of a big budget film.
The Intro: What’s bad about being old fashioned? It certainly isn’t the same as being nostalgic. There’s a reason why a lot of gamers still enjoy old-school games. It isn’t purely because they have a special connection to them since they grew up with these games either.
Remakes have to walk a tightrope between pleasing purist fans of the original and finding new audiences (and the cash in those audiences’ pockets), and the game that pleases both camps entirely is rare.