What’s Old is Old Again (Premium)


The nostalgia racket isn’t new to videogames---witness the Atari hits packages of the 1990s---but it’s starting to get out of control. Are there any new ideas anymore?

I mean, of course there are: Just witness the incredible indie games market on Xbox, in particular. But when it comes to big titles from big studios, the videogame industry---like Hollywood---is all about recycling ideas again, and again, and again.

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