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For those that grew up in the 90's (note: not made by me)


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Initial post: Nov 14, 2012 1:14:48 PM PST
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w8tho3FTo3A

I think his points are pretty valid

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 14, 2012 5:37:02 PM PST
I haven't listened to it, but I imagine it's the same points that all of the retro doofuses made about the Atari 2600 and company when the original PlayStation was being released.

I don't understand why specific eras have to be better or worse instead of just enjoying gaming as a whole.

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 14, 2012 5:46:27 PM PST
I think it's because of nostalgia, not my reason, but, can be a valid reason to prefer the 90's to now.

Even I am starting to play older games from the NES/SNES libraries more than the games from the Wii/PS3/360 libraries. In fact, since the summer, I've been buying almost nothing but older games on the VC.

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 14, 2012 5:52:31 PM PST
Yeah, nostalgia plays a big role, that's for sure. As I've said before, I'm a pretty big 3DO junkie, mainly because I had one when I was 12 and I have fond memories of the games from that era. I'm not sure nostalgia can be a valid reason for saying an era is BETTER though, y'know what I mean?

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 14, 2012 6:14:16 PM PST
It's not my reason, because I didn't really grow up in the 90's, but yet, I play SNES games more than 360 games now.

Posted on Nov 14, 2012 6:28:44 PM PST
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In reply to an earlier post on Nov 14, 2012 6:49:47 PM PST
The Wii's VC allows you to download some SNES games.

Posted on Nov 14, 2012 7:00:25 PM PST
'90s will always be the best. Mainstream music was usually better than mainstream music today, Clinton was pretty awesome and left the country with a surplus, wrestling was actually good, the economy wasn't in the gutter, people were less politically correct, etc. Good times.

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 14, 2012 7:03:20 PM PST
How about video games?

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 14, 2012 7:04:41 PM PST
Retro Video Game music AND Movie score>Mainstream music

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 14, 2012 7:06:40 PM PST
Video game Music in general owns mainstream music.

Posted on Nov 14, 2012 7:09:44 PM PST
1#Fetish says:
and then the internet happened......

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 14, 2012 7:12:25 PM PST
agreed
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