All of my favourite video games this yr are outdated

A screenshot from the video game Final Fantasy VI.
Closing Fantasy VI. | Picture: Sq. Enix

As I put in the unique Closing Fantasy, a sport that first got here out after I was three years outdated, on Sony’s most superior console thus far, I got here to a realization: nearly all the pieces I’ve performed this yr has been outdated. Between the remakes, rereleases, and retro collections, it’s been a deluge of nostalgia. And I, for one, have welcomed it.

These sorts of releases are nothing new, in fact. What’s been completely different via the early months is the sheer amount of traditional releases. Two of the most important blockbusters up to now this yr — Lifeless House and Resident Evil 4 — are remakes of titles from effectively over a decade in the past. They’re each slick and lovely updates that don’t look misplaced amongst fashionable big-budget releases, however a part of what makes…

Proceed studying…

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *