Nowadays, video game fans have the Xbox One and PS4 to fight over which is more powerful, while PC and Nintendo fans are kind of just off doing their own thing. However, if you liked video games in the 90s, you probably get flashbacks to just how heated the rivalry was over which console you preferred
In particular, these 25 images will take you through just how close we all came to total playground destruction, all over which thing to play video games was the "best."
It's impossible to overstate just how revolutionary and influential the Nintendo Entertainment System was to video games.
Nintendo even followed it up by giving us the Game Boy, the first system that let us take all of our games on the go.
However, in the late summer of 1989, a challenger appeared: the Sega Genesis.
Sega didn't waste any time trying to seem like they were that much better than their rivals at Nintendo.
For starters, the console was 16-BITS instead of 8! That was twice the number of bits, which meant it was twice as good!
Using the computer as a kid was kind of a privilege that you didn't get everyday. Kids now have little computers in their pockets from a young age, so probably a lot of the novelty has worn off. Even when we weren't allowed to use the internet, there was one program that would entertain us for hours, and that was Microsoft Paint. The simple software that came preinstalled on every computer was basically everyone's favorite thing. The only thing we would use more than Paint was probably Solitaire. Between Paint and Solitaire we could have spent hours on the
Growing up, we didn't really have the same advanced video game as kids today have. We had to use our imaginations. Sure, looking back it was a little bit less than impressive, but honestly, we had more fun playing those simple games than almost any of these extremely complicated ones. Oregon Trail is perhaps one of the most notorious and iconic games that we played during computer class. It seemed to be loaded up onto every school computer, so that we could learn all about traveling on the frontier, including the struggles that came with it. Sure, about 90% of
Watching Ghostbusters as a kid basically meant that we all believed in ghosts to some extent. Sure, we knew Slimer wasn't going to come around the corner because Spengler had him under control, but also, what if he did? We weren't about to get caught off guard, so we spent all our free time rewatching the movie, catching up on the cartoon, and playing with every Ghostbusters-themed toy we could find to make sure our ghost catching skills were up to snuff. Personally, I know that I had countless dreams where I would be chasing the ghosts around my neighborhood
You might think that growing up in the spotlight would be difficult, but you would hope that having money at a young age would help set you up for a successful future. As we've learned over the years, that is not always the case. As it turns out, being pushed into the spotlight and having people judge you while you go through puberty is apparently not all that good for you. Who would have guessed? Can you sense the sarcasm? Going through this intense scrutiny at such a young age isn't really that great, and not everyone handles it as