Is It Really That Good Or Is It Just Nostalgic? | BCM215 DA

Georgie O'Brien

Ideation

Have you ever picked up an old video game from your childhood and become totally engrossed in it? Furthermore, have you ever shared one of your favourite childhood games with a mate and have been met with sheer disappointment? This has happened to me on multiple occasions, causing me to question my friends’ taste in video games. But after investigating both a “forgotten” game and a “bad” game in the early days of this semester, I began to pose a deeper question: Can one’s nostalgic memories of older video games impact their current gaming experience? I expanded on my idea in my pitch, where I built an analytical framework which would be used to perform a textual analysis on nostalgic Nintendo DS games from my childhood.

Methodology

Implementing a post-structuralist methodology, my focus was on making sense of how each game could be understood by different individuals…

View original post 995 more words

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s