Mois : avril 2023

The Retrospective and Retrocursive Stances in Retro Game Aesthetics: How DuckTales: Remastered Got the Last Quack

This chapter uses DuckTales: Remastered (WayForward 2013) as an exemplary case to understand the differing conceptions of authenticity and nostalgia that are mobilized when discussing the “retro” phenomenon. Retrospection involves looking backward towards the historical past from our contemporary present, while retrocursion involves walking backward and displacing ourselves into a historical past while maintaining our …