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“Nostalgia” Articles

What is Missing in High Score, Netflix’s Nostalgia-fueled Docuseries on Classic Video Games?

There is another side to gaming culture that is missing from the Netflix Docuseries High Score

How Nostalgia Helps Us—And How it Hurts Us, Too

Joey takes a look at how nostalgia can add to our lives and benefit the films, games, and shows we love—and how it can likewise be a hindrance.

Testing Boundaries on the World Wide Web in Hypnospace Outlaw

Hypnospace Outlaw brought April-Lyn on a hilarious journey down memory lane. But not all of her memories were rosy.

How POG Throne Helped Me Rediscover the Joy of Chucking Things at Other Things

One of April-Lyn's favorite games at PAX Unplugged reminded her that sometimes, the best way to have fun as an adult is to temporarily forget that you're an adult.

Need a Gift Idea? Here are Our 11 Favorite Games from PAX Unplugged

If you're still on the lookout for that perfect Christmas gift for the tabletop gamer in your life, we've got you covered. Our writers recently returned from PAX Unplugged, one of the largest tabletop gaming conventions in the country. While we were there we had the chance to try out some great games, and we've written about our eleven favorites.

Free Play 31 | Nintendo Sixty Foooooooooooour Classic

We are throwing out all of the games we would like to see on this throwback classic. No game or franchise is off limits as we speculate wildly. Did we affirm or throw shade on your favorite game from your youth? More than Likely, both… and that’s what we want to talk about this week on the Free Play Podcast.