Video: The way we read about video games has changed a lot over the last couple of decades, a rigid previews-features-reviews magazine format giving way to...whatever the hell the internet decides to write about at any given second. For the most part this has been an improvement, but there will always be those misty-eyed for the trappings of the past. If that's you, here's Serenity Seeker (via Attract Mode) flipping gently through a bunch of old copies of EGM for 50 minutes. Ads, reviews, scores, '90s fonts - there's a lot to get through.
Relive The 'Glory' Days Of '90s Game Magazines
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I was only recently informed that, by luck or (most likely) by virtue of some promotion, burgers will be arriving in our office today. So for this week's Off Topic, it seems more apt than ever to ask people to dive into their memories. Memories about burgers, of course.