We asked for gaming photos from your childhood. The response was more adorable, touching and nostalgic than we could have hoped. Below are a collection of tweets from readers who were willing to share their memories of gaming as a kid.
If you'd like to contribute, submit photos in the comments! I've included my own piece of embarrassing history above, a day I don't remember, but judging from my face and posture, I can assume was one of the best days of my life.
Just found this awesome picture of me as a dorky little kid at a Pokemon card tournament. pic.twitter.com/OoQnteA5qy— Britton Peele (@BrittonPeele) September 10, 2013
Against my better judgment, let's make this one public. SMB2 never had a chance. pic.twitter.com/4K6wbLb55y— Jared Newman (@OneJaredNewman) July 25, 2014
Cool clothes, bro. pic.twitter.com/hkjceMaJQV— Patrick Klepek (@patrickklepek) July 25, 2014
These photos were submitted by Adam Rippon, developer at Choice Provisions.
Here I am with my cousin Sean Flahie, please don't tell him I posted this.
Polygon's Justin and Griffin McElroy volunteered two videos featuring their family. They will melt your heart.
We also received some adorable images from parents of their game-loving kids.
Here is our own Brian Crecente's son, Tristan.
And lastly some pets who have defied nature and become game lovers.
Meet Emily Gera's pup, Zoli.