I have spent maybe 5 minutes in there in total. For what it is, the games cost far too much. They cannot possible hold my attention for more than 10 minutes at a time without resulting in me going mad. Hell, I wouldn't even play them at all after those 10 minutes. Sorry, MS, but you should've spent your money on another season of 1 vs. 100
I'll admit that I dabbled with MAME and other arcade emulators for CPS-1, 2 and 3. Those were also the games I encountered at arcades for the most part.
And honestly, a lot of the stuff on Game Room so far has been stuff I wouldn't even bother to look.
Hell, I buy games that I played on emulators just because of that fact I can play them on a proper console. I buy DS ports of SNES games. So the issue isn't because I need to pay money.
I don't care for Game Room because, A. Some look fun but most look basic or down right terrible. B. That's not my arcade scene, I went to the arcades throughout the late 80s and most of the 90s, current GR games would usually be in a small dinky corner at best. C. Four Companies with only a few hardware, and one of em is the Intellivision, who cares about that sucker.
I personally enjoy the weekly videos documenting Jeff's slow, tortured descent into an abysmal 8-bit Hell.
Also, every time I go to an arcade, I walk to the middle of all the machines and stand stone-faced with arms outstretched.
There has been much gained.
I bought quite a few games over the first few gamepacks. However my interest has torpedoed lately. They HAVE to get back to releasing arcade games, not obscure Atari 2600 games. If they would just focus on arcade games from the mid to late 80s Game Room would be great.
"HI IM GAMEROOM I COMPLETELY IGNORE THE 90S ARCADE SCENE EVEN THOUGH THATS KIND OF WHAT PEOPLE WANT Im still working on the impression. "
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