On the 3rd of December 1994 the first PlayStation console was released, raising the bar in home entertainment forevermore and creating a tech and gaming war that would carry on to this day. For those who remember the good old days of playing Tekken 3 with blocky graphics on a square television, there is a sense of nostalgia, steeped in memories of our youth.
As we all know, nostalgia sells, and video gaming companies know it too. Over the past few years, many arcade games and consoles have been re-released, much to the delight of aging gaming fanatics. This yearning for the past is a veritable goldmine for gaming and tech companies, and a marketing dream for those who can harness the power of retro culture. [Read more…]