The first SoCal Retro Gaming Expo was held at the Frank and Sons Collectible show in the City of Industry over the weekend and it seemed to be quite the hit for its first outing.
When people think of handheld gaming their first thought is Nintendo but while they do pretty much own the handheld gaming market it might not have happened if it wasn’t for a little company named Milton Bradley and the first handheld system with changeable cartridge games Microvision.
I am always on the lookout for arcades. There are so few around now that going to one is like taking a step back in time to when I visited local Los Angeles and Orange County arcades in the 1980’s and 1990’s before the implosion of the market in the late 1990’s and early 2000’s.
On the eve of the next generation of video game systems PS4 and XBox One, I find it ironic that you can talk to most video gamers and at some point you almost always start talking about playing games on older systems.