Tomorrow, I intend to write something timely and professional. But today, I want to treat you to this fantastic old NES advertisement. Go on. Click it. You know you want to.
In the past, I’ve questioned the video game industry’s reluctance to embrace older consumers (casual games notwithstanding). But seeing this old TV ad forces me to admit that we’ve come a loooooooong way. On a tangent: the wikipedia entry for the NES is very nice.