90s

'The Oregon Trail' Is Back And More Portable Than Ever, And We Can't Wait To Die Of Dysentery

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

Movies

There's Going To Be A 'Ghostbusters' Version Of Pokemon Go And We Know Who We're Gonna Call

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

80s

Super Mario Is Coming To The Big Screen, And Hopefully It's Better Than The Last Time

Super Mario was an important part of everyone's childhood. Hours were spent playing games on our N64s, Super Nintendos and Game Boys, trying to navigate our way through the Mushroom Kingdom. Business InsiderOf course, we all got a little too excited when it was announced that our favorite Italian plumbing brothers were getting their own TV show in 1990. We probably should have waited until after we saw it...because hoo boy, it was bad. Family ChannelIn 1993, we were subjected to the movie Super Mario Bros. starring John Leguizamo and Bob Hoskins. To say it was sub par would

90s

There's A Miniature Video Store And It Will Make You Nostalgic For The '90s All Over Again

In today's day and age, we can practically get anything we want with just a snap of our fingers. With the help of laptops and smartphones we're able to purchase basically anything we want online, and have it shipped to us as fast as possible. While the 21st century has created an alternative to prolong our anti-social behavior, we also need to take time to honor all the things technology has made obsolete. One of those things taken away from us are video stores, like Blockbuster and Hollywood Video. It seems like centuries ago we would go cruising to the

80s

Looking Back At 80s Arcades Will Make You Want To Time Travel Because Nothing Will Ever Be Better

Wanting to play a video game in the 80s meant that you had to physically leave your house and go somewhere dedicated to playing them. It wasn't anything like the way we play games now, where all we have to do is turn on the TV or even just look at our phones. Back then, we had to grab all the quarters we could find and bike down to the local arcade and then wait patiently for our turn. Obviously times have changed, but the excitement of going to the arcade is something we still remember. Sure, there are still

80s

80s Kids Rejoice, There's A Workout Mix That Turns Your Gym Into A Video Game - For Charity!

Playing a video game is an easy way to experience some crazy situations that you would never go through in your real life. For example, how many evil giant turtle men have you faced in your day? Probably none, right? Well, in the video game world we have all battled Bowser more times than we can count, so at least that's something. One of the best parts about these games is the music. It's always able to get you psyched up to battle the boss and makes you feel like you can conquer anything. You may not even realize how