Technology Explained

Everything You Need to Know About Retro Gaming

Christian Cawley 24-07-2019

You’ve noticed the retro gaming explosion—but what’s it all about? Why are retro consoles being re-released, often in smaller form factors? Retro t-shirts, games, collections for Xbox One and PS4, even the new on-demand retro gaming service Antstream… retro gaming is everywhere.


In this week’s special show, Christian Cawley and Ben Stegner compare their own recollections of gaming in the past, looking at how things have changed over the years. How does the retro resurgence affect gamers from different generations? Is it important to have the original hardware? Is emulation good enough? Let’s find out!

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  1. Faramarz Abedi
    July 27, 2019 at 7:06 am

    The epistemological question of whose knowledge has been left unanswered.

  2. Faramarz Abedi
    July 27, 2019 at 7:04 am

    Still the epistemological question as whose knowledge has been left unanswered.