TAKE ME BACK: Desmond McConnell and Craig Mackenzie test out the gear they will put out for the public when they open their new cafe room The Gamer’s Lounge, at 93 Denham St.
TAKE ME BACK: Desmond McConnell and Craig Mackenzie test out the gear they will put out for the public when they open their new cafe room The Gamer’s Lounge, at 93 Denham St.

Rocky Gamer's Lounge takes 90s kids on trip down memory lane

ROCKY video game connoisseur Desmond McConnell will make a "90s kid" want to become a child again.

A typical 90s kid had parents who bought them the hottest gaming consoles of the day: the Nintendo Entertainment System complete with Super Mario Brothers 3, the Duck Hunt game and gun.

Desmond, 21, and his close mate Craig Mackenzie, 20, are about to take kids of this decade for a trip down memory lane.

The pair is opening The Gamer's Lounge, a funky cafe-lounge that will allow customers and game crazies to play almost every gaming console on the market.

These include the original Nintendo Entertainment System, Super Nintendo, Nintendo 64, the first and second PlayStations, Atari 2600, Atari Jaguar, Sega Mega Drive, the very first home entertainment systems with cartridges and more.

Many of the games were imported from overseas through eBay purchases, he said.

Desmond and Craig have been collecting the games and consoles over the past two years and decided to share them with the public.

Desmond's parents, who are professional baristas, have also decided to jump into the venture.

They are setting up part of the lounge as a cafe and eatery.

The Gamer's Lounge will open on March 2 at 93 Denham St.

Visit their Facebook page on www.facebook.com /GamersLoungeCafe to keep up-to-date with the latest news.

Classic Nintendo Games

Duck Hunt

Arkanoid

The Goonies II

Super Mario Bros



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