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Go retro with these 3 classic video game consoles

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Mental health has become an often-underlooked casualty of these turbulent times. Reports of anxiety and depression among U.S. adults have spiked nearly threefold since the coronavirus pandemic lockdowns began. And amid the chaos, more and more people have been playing video games while cooped up indoors.

If you want to relive your childhood, retro video game consoles can do the trick, with licensed copies of the original games and machine replicas that use modern technologies to deliver the vintage feel.

Explore the classics with these three throwback gaming consoles.

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Kyle Schurman is a writer for BestReviews, which spends thousands of hours researching, analyzing and testing products to recommend the best picks for consumers.


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