Since the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic, people have been trying to find more and more ways to occupy their time. Collecting hobbies such as coins, comics, books, and other things has become increasingly more popular. Collecting video games has also seen a rise in interested people. And while more people involved in something does mean popularity growth, which would, in turn, mean somewhat rising prices on items, something interesting, namely the sharply high rising prices of retro video games has that been happening more and more has caught the attention of the video game collecting community.(more…)
Some people collect coins, others stamps. I collect video games.
Sometimes when looking for games, the easiest thing you can do is just ask the people you know if they have anything for sale.(more…)
2013 was another very interesting year for video games. Reboots, new console launches and the subject of DRM among other things. Plus it was a year I personally learned that retro gaming is just as important as modern games, game collecting can become a full time and expensive hobby, branching out into more different ways of gaming can be fun plus much more. So it was an interesting choice of picks when I sat down to write almost all the games I played this year, and what I would ultimately pick as my favorite ones of 2013.
While most people/sites will only put games that were released this year, I don’t get to everything as soon as I would like too. Plus being a game collector and retro gamer, I sometimes discover and play games that were released years ago. So this list will contain the best and noticeable games that I played during the year in no particular order. Except the final game which is marked as my Game of the Year of 2013.
The Legend of Zelda series is something that has been with me, whether I knew it or not, for some time. After straying away from Nintendo products for so long, Zelda would be the one that would bring me back to purchase a Nintendo console after all those years. So when I heard about this book, a retrospect in a sense of the series, it definitely grabbed my interest and made me think of a question that I now ask you; you may know the series of The Legend of Zelda, but do you know The Legend of Zelda?