When Does a Game Become “Retro”?

I have been working on the site of a friend of mine called Retro Gaming FTW!, and then I had an interesting thought. When does a game become “retro”?

Does “retro” describe a very specific era of gaming, or is it just any game that’s old? And how old does it have to be? I don’t usually think of the games I grew up with as “retro”, but they’re all over 10 years old by now, and to people who started playing games after I did, they would be considered “retro”.

So, it’s an interesting conversation. I want to hear what others think. Let me know in the comments below what you think about the definition of “retro gaming”.

  • ColtonDRG

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