Retro consoles: an age experiment conclusion

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In a post in early April, Brandon from That Green Dude asked the WordPress community whether they considered the seventh generation of consoles to be retro now. This was a question I ended up digging into further and I’d like to say thank you to everyone who took the time to complete my short survey on the subject. The data is now in, so let’s take a look at the trends your answers revealed.

Some initial investigation into Brandon’s question revealed a possible link between a person’s age and the way they viewed the console generations. Younger gamers seemed more likely to see recent generations as ageing sooner. I wondered if this could be related to the fact that we start to perceive time differently as we get older: it feels as though a year passes in no time at all when you’re an adult but even an…

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