Top 10 retro games

These are classic games from the past that people still love today. They're fun, nostalgic, and timeless.

Super Mario World
Super Mario World (1990)
Developer: Nintendo EAD
Platforms: Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES), Wii, Super Famicom, New Nintendo 3DS, Wii U, Arcade

A 2D platformer and first entry on the SNES in the Super Mario franchise, Super Mario World follows Mario as he attempts to defeat Bowser's underlings and rescue Princess Peach from his clutches. The game features a save system, a less linear world map, an expanded movement arsenal and numerous new items for Mario, alongside new approaches to...

The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time
The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time (1998)
Developer: Nintendo EAD
Platforms: Nintendo 64, Wii, Nintendo GameCube, Wii U, Virtual Console (Nintendo)

A 3D reimagining of the core premise of The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past (1991), Ocarina of Time follows Link, the protagonist, as he picks up a sword and leaves behind his humble origins in order to trek across the land of Hyrule, venture into its treacherous dungeons and travel through time itself to fulfill his destiny as the Hero of...

Sonic the Hedgehog
Sonic the Hedgehog (1991)
Developer: Sonic Team
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Wii, Xbox 360, iOS, PC (Microsoft Windows), Sega Mega Drive/Genesis, Arcade

Sonic the Hedgehog is a 2D, side-scrolling platformer, whose gameplay centers around Sonic's ability to run at high speed through levels incorporating springs, slopes, high falls, and loop-the-loops. The levels contain hazards in the form of robots ("badniks" in the Western game manuals) in which Dr. Robotnik has trapped animals. Although...

Street Fighter II
Street Fighter II (1991)
Developer: Digital Eclipse, Capcom
Platforms: Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES), Nintendo Switch, Wii, Super Famicom, Wii U, PC (Microsoft Windows), Arcade, PC DOS

A sequel to Street Fighter, Street Fighter II improved upon the many concepts introduced in the first game, including the use of command-based special moves and a six-button configuration, while offering players a selection of multiple playable characters, each with their own unique fighting style and special moves. Street Fighter II is...

Final Fantasy III
Final Fantasy III (1994)
Developer: Square
Platforms: Wii, Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES)

The sixth entry in the Final Fantasy series was dubbed Final Fantasy III in the West because three out of the five previous installments of the series had not been released there at the time. Similarly to its predecessors, this is a role-playing game where the player controls a party of characters, travelling between various locales in the...

GoldenEye 007
GoldenEye 007 (1997)
Developer: Rare
Platforms: Nintendo 64

GoldenEye 007 is a first-person shooter video game developed by Rare and based on the 1995 James Bond film GoldenEye. It was exclusively released for the Nintendo 64 video game console in August 1997.

Pokémon Red Version
Pokémon Red Version (1996)
Developer: Game Freak
Platforms: Game Boy, Nintendo 3DS

Pokémon Red, along with Pokémon Green, are the first video games in the Pokémon series of games. They are the first paired versions of Generation I. Developed over the course of several years, Red and Green established several standards for later Pokémon games and sequels. They take place in the Kanto region, with the player having to collect...

DOOM (1993)
Developer: id Software
Platforms: Linux, PC (Microsoft Windows), PlayStation, Xbox 360, PC DOS, Mac, Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES), Game Boy Advance, Sega 32X, Sega Saturn, iOS, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, 3DO Interactive Multiplayer, Super Famicom, Atari Jaguar, Nintendo Switch

In the future, humans have left Earth and settled throughout the galaxy. On Mars, the Union Aerospace Corporation has established a radioactive waste facility and allowed the military to conduct teleportation experiments on the nearby moons of Deimos and Phobos. Hours ago, the base on Mars began receiving incoherent distress messages from...

Tetris (1984)
Developer: Spectrum HoloByte, Inc., Alexey Pajitnov, Vadim Gerasimov
Platforms: BBC Microcomputer System, Sega Mega Drive/Genesis, Apple II, Commodore VIC-20, PC DOS, Sega Master System, Amiga, Game Boy Color, ZX Spectrum, Sharp X1, Nintendo Entertainment System (NES), MSX, WonderSwan, Atari ST/STE, Arcade, Mac, Commodore C64/128

Tetris is a tile-matching puzzle video game. The goal is to place pieces made up of four tiles in a ten-by-twenty well, organizing them into complete rows, which then disappear. The main objective of each round is to clear 25 lines, after which the player moves on to the next round. If the stack reaches the top of the field, the player loses a...

Pac-Man (1980)
Developer: Namco Limited
Platforms: Sharp X1, PC-8801, NEC PC-6000 Series, Xbox 360, PlayStation 4, Atari 5200, Wii U, PC-98, Neo Geo Pocket Color, Mobile, Intellivision, Arcade, Windows Phone, Sega Game Gear, Nintendo Entertainment System (NES), Fairchild Channel F, ZX Spectrum, Atari 8-bit, Nintendo 3DS, Texas Instruments TI-99, PC (Microsoft Windows), PC DOS, Virtual Console (Nintendo), Game Boy, FM-7, Wii, Apple II, MSX, Commodore C64/128, Commodore VIC-20

Pac-Man is an arcade game developed by Namco and first released in Japan on May 22, 1980. it is considered one of the classics of the medium, virtually synonymous with video games, and an icon of 1980s popular culture. The player controls Pac-Man through a maze, eating pac-dots (also called pellets or just dots). When all pac-dots are eaten,...