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Console Corner: Video game mascots through the ages

Console Corner: Video game mascots through the ages
From N4G - Wii - October 9, 2017

Console Corner: Video game mascots through the ages

Gaming was predominantly marketed towards children. In the age of mature video games and competitive gaming the traditional mascot just doesnt really fit anymore.

Mascots are a bit of a dying breed, and for years now have been seen as remnants of a gaming landscape that no longer exists. Theyre only really talked about retroactively. Younger gamers look at these characters with no connection to them and ask Wait, why was that cool? and older gamers will most likely answer nostalgically You werent there, they just were."

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