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Blasts from the past: Stepping inside Japan’s retro gaming shops (VIDEO)

Blasts from the past: Stepping inside Japan’s retro gaming shops (VIDEO)

August 17, 2017

TOKYO, Aug 17 — Nothing sells like nostalgia. Renewed interest in vintage Japanese video games is drawing buyers to the country’s online markets and retro gaming shops. While enthusiasts have collected old titles for years, even casual gamers are now snapping up cartridges and CDs, as well as gaming machines that they haven’t played since childhood. Although retro gaming is considered a tiny fraction of the US$109 billion (RM467 billion) global industry, it’s an attractive... Read more

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A man dismantles discarded computer monitors before delivering them to a recycling workshop in Karachi, August 17, 2017. — Reuters pic

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