Video and computer games continue to evolve and new technology has allowed them to be more advanced than ever before, but more than half of Americans say newer isn’t always better.
A new report from a Solitaire game site finds that more than 3-in-4 Americans would still play classic computer/video games if they were available and almost half say they’d be willing to donate money or crowdfund to get a new version of their favorite classic games.
The most played classic computer (PC) games are Solitaire, Minesweeper:, The Sims, Frogger, Doom. The most played classic video games are Super Mario Kart, Super Mario Bros, Donkey Kong, The Legend of Zelda, and Sonic the Hedgehog 2. What’s more, 68% who own classic consoles still use them regularly
Why are Americans so obsessed with the classics? More than 3-in-5 say they turn to the old games because they remind them of their childhood and 80% say they feel nostalgic when playing classic games. You can read the full report here.