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Submission + - Time team: Meet the gamers keeping retro consoles alive (

An anonymous reader writes: You see those stories popping up every now and then — new Dreamcast game released, first SNES game in 15 years etc — but an in-depth feature published today takes a look at the teams behind the retro revival, and looks at why they do what they do. Surprisingly, there seems to be a viable audience for new releases — one developer says his games sell better on Dreamcast than they do on Nintendo Wii. Even if the buyers vanished, the retro games would still keep coming though: "I wager I'd have to be dead, or suffering from a severe case of amnesia, to ever give this up completely,” says one developer.
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Time team: Meet the gamers keeping retro consoles alive

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"I've finally learned what `upward compatible' means. It means we get to keep all our old mistakes." -- Dennie van Tassel