More studios and game developers are refreshing their lines of classic games. The return of characters like Sonic and the release of DOOM for the Nintendo Switch show that there is still a huge demand for classic games. Of course, nothing beats playing the original retro games at their best.
Well, now you can. A lot of the classic games we know and love so much are available as mobile games on both iOS and Android. They are perfect for nostalgia reasons and they make great time killers. Here are some of the retro games you can now play on your phone.
Final Fantasy is one of the best RPG franchises of all time. There have been many iterations over the years and the franchise is available for almost every console you can think of. Now, you can play the original Final Fantasy, as well as Final Fantasy II and III on your iPhone.
Final Fantasy was originally released in 1987, so don’t expect incredible graphics and complicated game logic. The game still features the same set of characters and the original storyline, but controls and the interface have been improved for iPhones.
Street Fighter II
Yes, it is THE classic Street Fighter game that captured the imagination of so many in 1991. The game started life as an arcade game, with great controls and the usual characters to choose from. It then transitioned on to the Super Nintendo console and became an even bigger hit.
Now, you can enjoy some nostalgic moments and play Street Fighter II Collection on your iPhone. Everything feels the same and the controls let you chain a couple of Hadoukens. Playing this game while killing time will definitely put a smile on your face.
Chrono Trigger is another great Japanese RPG title that you can now play on your iPhone. Some gamers will even argue that this is THE best RPG game to play. If you are a fan of this game or if you played it back when it was available for Super Nintendo, you will certainly love the iOS version.
Staying true to the original game, the iOS version of Chrono Trigger offers that same graphics and storyline. Of course, you get improved controls and a smoother feel to everything. The game is so highly regarded, you can even find a working cartridge for it on Gamesniped.com.
Sonic the Hedgehog
This last retro game is a bit out of theme, but it is a classic nonetheless. Sonic the Hedgehog was a big hit when it was made available for SEGA owners. The game was so popular that SEGA uses it as one of its main mascots until today.
The premise of this game is simple. What makes it so fun to play is the fast pace of the game. After all, Sonic is the fastest hedgehog in the world. You can now save the world from Dr. Eggman’s evil plots on your iPhone.
Don’t forget to check out other games in the SEGA Forever Classic Games Collection if you’re feeling nostalgic!
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