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Double-edged sword of nostalgia in gaming

Anticipating new versions of old video games can yield joy and also disappointment

Nostalgia is a beautiful thing.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 25, 2018, with the headline 'Double-edged sword of nostalgia in gaming'. Print Edition | Subscribe