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Kotaku: Will We Still be Able to Play our Games in 20 Years?

I really enjoy playing old games. This will come as no surprise to readers that keep up with our Friday Old Games series. But when I do get in the retro mood, I almost always play on the real console.

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nickjkl2742d ago

idk can we still play our games from 20 years ago

nix2742d ago

i just hope your biased journalism doesnt last that long...

Mmmkay2742d ago

try playing a dos or win95 game running win7....
i can't play battlefield 2, civ4 or nothing after getting win 7.

Imperator2742d ago

I can play Civ4 on Windows 7. Guess it varies.

SOAD2742d ago

Just run Win7 in XP compatibility mode, and you can play all of those games. If you knew how to use a computer, you wouldn't have a problem.

Raf1k12742d ago

Yep, compatibility mode usually does the trick. BF2 and Civ4 work fine on Win7 for me.

SOAD2742d ago

Yup. That is why I think PC is the definitive gaming platform. That's right, I said it.

Simon_Brezhnev2742d ago

hopefully kotaku doesnt last 20 years

Terarmzar2742d ago

I don't know if today's console's will even last that long, they seem prone to breaking easier with today's technology. I wish that they would though.

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mushroomwig2742d ago (Edited 2742d ago )

Of course, in 20 years we'll be able to download (in seconds) "classics" such as Uncharted 2 on our...whatever we use.

You can still buy Super Nintendos on Ebay so there is no reason why in 20 years you couldn't buy a PS3 or a 360 on the internet.

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