When you go back to the retro games – timeless classics, you’ll see that the developers back in the day knew how to make an interesting game. The visuals are nothing compared to today’s games but the way retro games are made just sucks you in. Without further ado, here are some retro games that have stood the test of time:

Super-Mario All-Stars

Super Mario and his brother Luigi are some of the most iconic characters in gaming. The All-Stars series packs together Super Mario games one through 3 as well as the Lost Levels title. These games will take you back in time and let you navigate through the different levels trying to rescue Princess Peach.

Slot Games

The one-armed bandit has been long enough to get the status of retro. Slot games have been around for a long time and they don’t lack popularity nowadays. There’s a variety of slot games available online. You can play them with real money and have the chance to win some interesting prizes. Additionally, you can try free slots to play for fun or to improve your skills as a slot player. But why are there so many slot games available?

That’s because there are lots of game developers out there. All of them dedicate time and effort when making a slot game customers can enjoy. That’s why casino operators go for quality games by well-known developers. Rival Gaming is such a developer and Rival slot games can be found on many casino sites. Their amazing graphics and smooth gameplay make them games that every slot fan should try.

Street Fighter II

When it comes to retro games, no list is complete without Street Fighter II. In its essence, the game is a fighting one that lets you choose a fighting champion. Once you’ve chosen your fighter you need to go through the other fighters and take up the number one spot. Street Fighter II features colorful characters such as Ken and Ryu, Chun Li, Zangief, Guile, and many others. You can play it against the computer or have a joust with your friends.

The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past

Link is another icon when it comes to gaming characters. The Legend of Zelda franchise has lasted for many years and still manages to get the attention of gamers worldwide. When it comes to the Link to the Past title, this is a revolutionary game.

The main reason is that the side-scrolling gameplay of Zelda II and introduced parallel worlds into the gameplay. The objective is to save Hyrule by taking the role of Link. The game is filled with interesting landscapes and a great story that will have you glued to your screen.


This is one of the oldest games in existence. Back in the day, it was a popular game with every gamer. The thing that makes this game popular is the fact that it revolves around a simple concept. Fit the blocks the right way so you can make them disappear.

Fast forward to today, Tetris is a classic game that people still enjoy. There’s no story to get your attention. Instead, you’ll have your eyes on the next block and looking for the best way to fit it in. You can find plenty of versions of the game online. Whichever one you try, you won’t be disappointed and entertained for hours upon hours.

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