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The History of Video Games: Platformers

This is a recurring, limited series where I discuss the history and evolution of video games. I will discuss general history as well as history of various genres and their ties to culture. In today’s world, platformer video games are more a relic of the past. They still exist, though primarily through indie titles that tend to play up to the nostalgic factor of the genre. And while platformers might not have been the first genre of gaming, one could easily argue that it is likely the most important. Without… Read more The History of Video Games: Platformers