Seeing your old video game console inside one of your storage boxes can sure bring back memories. For those of us who are lucky enough to witness the dawning and the start of the new millennium, it’s fun to recall games of the past and compare them to the games the young ones are enjoying. Some of us who are gamers at heart, but have never gotten over the old school consoles, playing old school games can be nostalgic and will rekindle the flames of gaming passion within us. Here’ we’ll share 6 old school games that will keep you playing all day.
1. Super Mario
Super Mario is perhaps the most well-known video games among the older generations of today. For those born in the 80s and 90s, they would be sure to relate well with this popular game from Nintendo. From its Famicom console games to its Nintendo 64 games, Mario always made it into its roster popular games. The graphics and characters may have evolved, but the gameplay remains fun and challenging, which will keep you playing until you finish all world levels.
2. The Legend of Zelda
Another nostalgic game that old school gamers are sure to recall is this game. It can be considered as one the forerunners of modern role-playing games. The names of the game’s hero Link and the eponymous princess Zelda were popular characters when it comes to the game. Interacting with other players, NPCs, finishing missions, battling monsters, and picking up treasures will make you want to play this game as long as you can.
3. Final Fantasy
Popularly known as FF, this game is also another forerunner of modern RPG video games and online games. FF is perhaps the most successful video game franchise, spawning at least 15 installments and releases in various video game consoles such as Nintendo, PlayStation, and Xbox. Old school gamers will surely get hooked with the impressive storyline, fast-paced gameplay, and great player-to-player and player-to-environment interactions of this game.
4. Sonic the Hedgehog
Another popular adventure game character that rings a bell for old school gamers is Sonic. This speedster of a hedgehog is so well-loved by kids in the 90s due to the character’s presence in cartoons and video games. The gameplay sure will not disappoint old school games. Various levels, enemies, items, and level bosses make this game exciting and challenging to play.
5. Resident Evil
Another nostalgic and popular game title back in the late 90s is Resident Evil. This game is credited for popularizing various game genres such as survival, horror, action, and first-person shooting. It also served as an inspiration for the successful resurgence of zombies in mainstream culture from the late 1990s up to the present. This game will keep gamers up all night due to its excellent gameplay, storyline, and action-packed scenes and missions.
6. Street Fighter
One of the popular fighting game franchises is Street Fighter. From its first 2D incarnation back in the late 1980s to its latest title release this year (Street Fighter V: Champion Edition), video gamers got immediately hooked on this game. With powerful movesets that are fairly easy to learn and master, great combos, and special moves, old school players can fondly recall having sore thumbs from playing many characters and having their shares of wins and losses from playing this game against other players.