Originally Posted by Spectre
I disagree. Modern games are balls, they have nicer graphics but most don't have the playability that was commonplace during the golden age of computing. I have an xbox360 here and online gaming is the only real innovation I've seen in the last 20 years. It doesn't matter how many bells and whilstles you put on it, playability is still what counts and that fact is something which the generation gap does not hide.
I agree with Spectre,
there is more than nostalgia going on when I play old games. There was something lost I believe when things went from 2d to 3d madness. I miss the old 2d games where playability had to be an attractive selling point.