Revisiting The Classics: Standing The Test Of Time

"With Steam’s Summer sale going on right now, many gamers are revisiting many classic PC games such as KOTOR and the original Half Life, myself included. As I am carving my way through KOTOR’s lengthy campaign for the third time since my original experience with the game in 2003, I find myself asking a question: What is it about certain games that allows them to stand the test of time? While the answer might not be precisely the same according to who you ask, but I think most gamers can agree on some basic criteria. Some games just have that certain “Umph!” that allows them to become a legend in the hearts of gamers everywhere, while others simply fade away into distant memory shortly after making their debut. Why?" via Ryan Strain of Platform Nation.

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