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GAMES FOR SALE
As of 12:00 pm EST on 15.10.2019, Island Retro will officially be selling video games! All cartridge based games sold by Island Retro have been carefully cleaned using the Game Juice® premium cleaning solution in accordance with the strict standards set out by the Game Juice® Certified Vendor and Seal of Quality Programs!
Buy with confidence knowing that your games are guaranteed to work upon arrival having been treated with the world's first and only solution specifically designed to clean and preserve video games!
Games, cartridges and consoles are aging. They will disappear unless we do something about it. How do YOU clean and preserve your games?
Riot Games know a little bit about appealing to gamers. After all, 100 million of them play their game League of Legends.
This week LoL celebrated its 10th birthday and marked the occasion with a string of announcements.
With new games, big updates and even a TV show, the company is hoping to stay relevant for the next 10 years.
And the company's boss Nicolo Laurent told Newsbeat the best way to do that is by staying true to their roots.
"We're making games for players who see gaming as a meaningful life pursuit, we don't make games for casual gamers," he told us.
"That's the reality, next for us is making games in different genres.
"At the end of the day, we're going to make games for the people who make the time to play them.
"People who invest in them, learn them, cosplay them and compete in them - that's who we are as gamers and we want to make games for that type of player." #games#gaming#gamer#game#ps#videogames#playstation#xbox#gamers#fortnite#memes#fun#xboxone#pc#n 2019-10-19
In depression cognitive deficits are common, but recent research has highlighted that playing video games help in improvements to cognition. Why are games potent tools for improvement in mental health? some reasons are:
Engagement - rather than therapy sessions and workbooks, youth and young adults find it more natural and engaging when playing video games.
Motivation - people rarely seek out professional help in the absence of external pressures, but in the case of games, they are intrinsically motivating.
Practice - video games have become increasingly social and prepare users for non-digital social challenges that they will face.
Stigma - if people seek out professional help they run the risk of being marginalized and ridiculed by peers. Games have no such stigma attached.
Personalization - unlike programs that more often than not are 'one size fits all' model, games can adapt to the person using it. This is known as the "z 2019-10-05
1 arcade machine sold 1 left. 30,000+ games BRAND NEW Full size arcade cabinet. Comes with Windows 10 Pro PC (500GB SSD for fast boot and load)
Wireless Internet card
24" HD screen
Upgraded sticks and fast response buttons
MAME library with over 30,000+ arcade games and DAPHNE laser disc arcade games like Space Ace, Dragons Lair 1 & 2, etc.
Emulators on main select screen for the following systems with COMPLETE library of games for each system:
Atari, NES, SNES, Sega Master System, Sega Genesis, Sega 32X, Turbografx 16, Neo Geo, and Nintendo 64.
Hidden Coin 1 and Coin 2 buttons for games that support separate coin slots(credit buttons) and working coin door, recessed speakers in top under marquee, and dual USB ports in front behind hidden cover to add 2 more players for games like The Simpsons, X-Men, Gauntlet, etc.
totally configured and setup ready to play all games, all game artwork and marquee art available downloaded for every game and buttons custom mapped for every game.