When I Was Your Age: Graphics

This week we’re celebrating our 100th blog entry! And in our new series When I Was Your Age, we look at how gaming has changed since it’s beginnings in the 70’s and 80’s. In our first installment we talk about the change in graphics. From simple blocks to incredibly detailed worlds.

Insert Coin

By: Adam As a child gamer growing up in the 80’s I was living in a much different culture of video games than what we have today. Where we now are able to buy, download or even stream any game we could want, in the 80’s some of the biggest and best games available were…

Flashback: the NES

Mega Dads are looking back at the 1980’s all month long, and being a site dedicated to video games there is a lot of material to draw from that decade. So much of what the industry is today was birthed in the 80’s. I felt it fitting to dedicate our first blog to the king…

Return to FuncoLand

Video games as we know them may have been created in the 70’s, but they really became a cultural phenomenon in the 1980’s. As a kid who grew up in the 8-Bit era I remember it being truly an amazing time. Before the days when you could download the latest releases at midnight right from your…