video game hindsight

A video game magazine asked a bunch of 10- to 13-year-olds to review classic video games. It's pretty funny...

Niko: Hey, Pong. My parents played this game.
Brian: It takes this whole console just to do Pong?
Andrew: This is a lot like that game. Um, whatchamacallit -- air hockey.
Sheldon: Except worse.
Andrew: Blip. Blip. Blip. Blip.
Becky: I don't even see the point of having sound on this.
Andrew: Wow. The score is tied. It's so exhilarating.

EGM: This game was so popular in Japan that
John: They made it into a TV show?
EGM: Well, no. It was so popular that they ran out -
John: Oh, did they make collectible trading cards for it?
EGM: Um, no. It was so popular that there was a shortage of the coins used to play it.
John: But you can get this game on a cell phone. Why would you want to pay for it in an arcade?

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