Is Nostalgia A Good Marketing Technique For Video Games?

Back in the early days of video games, games were not even made for adults in the slightest bit. For this reason, games had no age ratings many years ago, and it’s why all early video games are child-friendly. Back then, there was no pixelated blood and/or gore, just enemies that would flash a couple of times and disappear. The simplicity of this is what some fans like about gaming. Not only that, but many people out there also like it when newer games reference older games or bring back similar gameplay of older games or even simply re-release old games on a virtual console. But, why is this? Quite simply, it’s because playing these games are nostalgic to now-older gamers who want to play games that remind them of their childhood.

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