5 Old-School Video Games You Can't Stop Playing

5 Old-School Video Games You Can't Stop Playing

The best way to learn how to play these games is by playing them yourself. Here are some great titles that will give you an idea of what to expect when you start playing.

Super Mario Bros.


Super Mario Bros

In 1985, Nintendo released Super Mario Bros., one of the first platformer games ever made. It was so popular that it became the company's flagship franchise and has been continuously updated since then.

Tetris


Tetris

Tetris is an old-school puzzle game where players must fit falling blocks into lines to remove them from the playing field. It was originally developed by Alexey Pajitnov in 1984 as part of his Master Plan project at Moscow State University.

Pac Man


Pac Man

In 1980, Atari released its first home video game console, the Atari 2600. This system featured two controllers with four buttons each, one joystick, and a light gun. Players controlled a character named “Pac Man” who had to eat dots while avoiding ghosts. The game was designed by Steve Wozniak and Nolan Bushnell.

The Legend of Zelda


The Legend of Zelda

The Legend of Zelda series has been popular since 1987 when Nintendo released the original NES version of the game. The game follows the story of Link, a young boy who must save Princess Zelda from Ganon, an evil wizard.

Street Fighter II


Street Fighter II

In 1991, Capcom released the first installment of the Street Fighter franchise, titled Street Fighter II. It was one of the first fighting games ever made and remains one of the most popular games today.