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Throwback

Video game concept

Return to conventions of older games but without imitating their appearance and sounds as retro games do.

52
games
15
platforms

The first video game about Throwback was released on April 9, 2004.

Vblank Entertainment, Devolver Digital and Almost Human Games has published most of these games

Unlike retro games, this is about going back to the old gameplay format(s) rather than the superficial appearance/sound.

Most games are not this as people actually prefer modern gameplay conventions as opposed to the old. Appearance alone does not make it work like the old games in terms of gameplay.
See also: retro (in case the appearance)

Platforms

Windows 19
Linux 14
Mac OS X 4
PS Vita 2
PS3 2
iOS 2
X360 1
MS-DOS 1
Win3.1 1
Dreamcast 1
3DS 1
PS4 1
PSP 1
Android 1
Wii 1

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