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90s nostalgia

After all the 80s nostalgia of the past decade, with synth-driven music and pixelized graphics everywhere, this year we started to see 90s nostalgia — yes, right at the beginning of the decade. It’s amazing how well “timed” these things happen (or maybe it’s gradual but we’re inclined to think in “round numbers”).

Today, #why90srocked is a trending topic on Twitter. These days, I saw this tribute to the 16-bit era of videogames. Yes, all this makes me feel somewhat old, but at least I can still get the references. I will really feel old when tributes to the Playstation 1, Nintendo 64 and the like start to pop up.

In the mean time, let’s enjoy the upcoming wave of 256-color graphics in all their glory…