Techies Talking Tech Tonight Episode 34: Console Gaming Is Harder Than in the 90s

As one ages, one develops nostalgia for the simpler times of youth, for the times when you could pick up a console cartridge/disc from Blockbuster, jam it into your console (maybe blow on it a couple of times), and second later be enjoying your game. In this "vastly improved" modern world, it is not always so simple. Xbox One games can take hours to install or crash during the installation of an update leading to the need to reinstall. Forza Horizon 2 require the reconfiguring of some home Internet routers to enable port forwarding. For two chaps raise on PC gaming and tinkering, there aren't impossible tasks, but console gaming used to be the bastion of simplicity in a sea of complication.