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Why is Retro Gaming Popular - What's Behind This

Do you remember those days when you got your first console and played your first video game on a TV set?  I am sure this will probably bring good memories to you guys. For myself, I remember back in December 1983 when I got my first console ever, the Atari 2600 VCS. 36 years later, while the video game industry has changed immensely, I noticed a kind of rebirth of those classics. Actually, if you do your own research, you will find much retro gaming online community and the question we might have in mind is: why is retro gaming is so popular almost 4 decades later?  So what's behind this?  Retro gaming is simply another term that defines the classic gaming and old school gaming industry, where you play or collect older personal computer, console, and/or arcade video games in contemporary times. Retrogaming has three main activities; vintage retrogaming, retrogaming emulation, and ported retrogaming. Vintage retrogaming includes games that are played on the original hardware. Emula

The Best Gaming Consoles You Can Get In 2020

Gaming consoles have been around for more than 3 decades by now.  It also became a staple of consumer technology since some popular models like the Atari 2600, The Matel Intellivision, the ColecoVision, and the Nintendo Entertainment System. Those are the gaming consoles who blazed a trail back in the late '70s and early '80s, but these devices have come a long way from the old 8-bit era, and 2D graphics. For those who may not know, video game consoles such as the Sony PlayStation 5 and the Xbox Series X are about to enter a whole new era in this year 2020. Now, every major gaming console has something different to bring. So what is the best gaming console in 2020? Well, il depends on what you need, and how you like to play your favorite video games. For example,  the PlayStation 4 Pro as a great game library, plus it has 4K Ultra HD output, compatibility with popular streaming services, VR capability, and an excellent gamepad that make this console one of the best plug-and-pl

The New THEVIC20 (Commodore VIC-20) Let's Check This Brand New Retrogaming Console

If we go back in the earlier '80s, Commodore Business Machines released a small computer dedicated to the whole family for less than $400US. You guessed that was the Commodore Vic-20, also known as the Commodore VC-20 in Germany(the name has changed due to the VIC bomb) and also the same computer was released under the name Vic-1001). Actually, the Vic-20 was my first computer ever where I've learned how to become a programmer using the old BASIC programming language. The VIC-20 was announced in 1980, roughly three years after Commodore's first personal computer, the PET. The VIC-20 was the first computer of any description to sell one million units worldwide. But today, the computer was kind of brought back to life from a company named Retro Games LTD and if you lived in the UK you can still place a pre-order on Amazon UK since the 30th of June 2020 while the official release will be only in Oct 23rd, 2020 on the whole European continent, a possibly a year later in No