Retro Gaming

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If you are a gamer, people usually think of you as the one that yearns to have the latest games, the best PC, iPhone, iPad or PlayStation. Does it have to be like that? Actually, no. There are many retrogamers all around the world playing older arcade, PC, console vintage video games. Some gamers have a hobby to play these games on the original hardware, while more conventional gamers play them on modern hardware via compilations, ports, emulation. Retrogamers usually play indie games (not published by conventional publisher), too. If you are retrogamer or you would like to become, there is a great collection of indie and vintage games on webshob and infosite There you can find 15.000 retro video game products in stock.

Modern retro games, even though this might sound as oxymoron, are also available on the market. What does “modern retro” mean? These games impose limitations on memory, resolution, color palette very much below the real limits of the modern hardware just to mimic the look of old-school hardware. Yes, these games bring back the memories and those nostalgic gamers adore playing them. Some of the conventional publishers have also started to publish some modern retro motivated games, such as Mega Man 9. Or there are some modern retro games with modern graphics and retro design, such as Pac-Man: Championship Edition.

There are many forums nowadays where you can keep yourself informed about some vintage games, how to overcome some obstacles, find all those hidden passages and so on. So, you can find helpful tips and tricks about, for example Prince of Persia: Sands of Time, Loom, Thief: The Dark Project etc. If you want to enjoy your childhood gaming once again or perhaps you want to feel how it was to play video games twenty or thirty years ago, embrace vintage or indie video games and you will experience another way of gaming.

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