Back to the future

The games, consoles, phones and films we remember from our youth are increasingly back in our lives - but nostalgia alone won‘t make them successful second time round

1st December, 2019
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Nostalgia has never been more relevant, with companies remaking the past for modern audiences. But it takes more than fuzzy feelings and a new lick of paint for it to work.

As far as beloved devices go, few would top the Nokia 3310. Probably the defining device of the early 2000s, it was the ultimate status symbol that put calls, texts, multimedia messages, custom ringtones and games like Snake II in your pocket.

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