The video game industry is mourning the death of Nintendo's President and CEO, Satoru Iwata, and countless fans across the world are paying tribute to a man that truly dedicated his life to what he loved.
Even at the hardest difficulty level, most games released today do not measure up to the challenge that old-school brought to the table. However, ever so often, a modern game is released that not only challenges the player, but also provides a sense of accomplishment.
Although one could argue that Nintendo's games provided a portal to those same adult-oriented fantasies (by learning how to hunt ducks, or how to master kung-fu), the delivery method of this wish fulfillment was foreign to parents.
Video games are no longer just a pastime for kids -- they are, in their own right, entertainment giants. With engaging characters, intricate storylines, and a ton of different ways to play, video games provide kids with endless hours of excitement.