On his fourth birthday, Justin of bizzNES17 played his first video game: Street Fighter II on the Super Nintendo.  Although the NES and SNES were a little before his time, these were the main systems that Justin played while growing up in the 1990s.  Remaining strictly a Nintendo kid, Justin then acquired his first N64 and Gamecube and created just as many memories with these systems.   Little did he know, ten years later these childhood experiences would unleash a horde of nostalgia.

The name bizzNES17 is a sort of play on words and was the name of a business formed by Justin and his friend Ryan in which they bought, refurbished, and sold retro game systems.  But soon the nostalgia took over and it became harder and harder to part with the games and systems that they acquired.  The two began watching video game pickups on YouTube and before long they had a show of their own.  Although the show is hosted by Justin, Ryan and other friends occasionally make an appearance.

Favorite systems to collect for: SNES, N64, Gamecube

About Gamester81

John "Gamester81" Lester started playing video games at a very young age. His first ever console that he played was a Colecovision, quickly followed by an Atari 2600, and his passion for video games hasn't stopped. In 2008 John decided to start a video game review show on YouTube called Gamester81 by reviewing rare and retro video game systems and games. His show quickly grew in popularity, and he became friends with many other gamers in the YouTube community. He is also one of the hosts of the All Gen Gamers Podcast which is a bimonthly podcast for people and video games of all generations. Some of John's other hobbies includes collecting Star Wars memorabilia (YouTube channel Starwarsnut77), playing classic arcade games (YouTube channel Gamester81Arcade), watching sports, and listening to music. John is a big fan of the 80's and 90's and in 2009 started a YouTube channel called NEStalgiaholic where he talks about nostalgic items and memories from his childhood. To see some of John's video's in 3D visit his YouTube channel Gamester81in3D. Favorite Systems: Colecovision, Commodore 64, NES, & SNES. Favorite Games: Donkey Kong Arcade, Atari Star Wars Arcade, Super Mario 3, Final Fantasy II, & Goldeneye 007