‘The death of console gaming’ – 1980s and now

Almost 40 years ago, a massive pile of landfill (yes, garbage) became part of video game history… forever. What happened?

We have Misha Sokolov with a radio feature about the video game market crash of the 80s to answer that question. They’ve talked with Brendan Keogh (KEE-oh), a senior lecturer at the Queensland University of Technology, to get a bit of an expert opinion on video games and capitalism; everyone’s favourite combination of topics.

BGM is “Backed Vibes” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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