It’s really hard to find television programming about video games anymore. Even if you happen to be a directv sandy customer or you subscribe to any of those other big name providers with hundreds of channels, it’s still hard to find shows, let alone channels, that talk about video games.
This contrasts greatly to the way things used to be in the mid-80s – early-90s.
Remember when Nintendo was everywhere? Remember when there were actual game shows every Saturday morning where kids would have video game tournaments with Mario and Mega Man? Remember when former-wrestler, Captain Lou Albano, donned the red overalls and red cap for the live action portions of the Super Mario Super Show? REMEMBER THE MARIO AND ZELDA-THEMED BREAKFAST CEREALS?!
There used to be a time when America couldn’t get enough video games and while the interest hasn’t entirely diminished, it has certainly changed. It’s no longer a hip new thing, it’s a recognized lifestyle and hobby where no special concessions are made.
Even the alleged G4TV channel which used to feature 90 video game related content has taken to airing reruns of COPS and other reality TV shows.
No, it seems like video game shows are far and away becoming a rarity. Luckily, there is still the internet.
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