10 more old school games for iPhone and Android
1. Earthworm Jim
This is a remake of possibly the grooviest action platformer game from the '90s – Earthworm Jim. Do you have what it takes to rescue princess What's-Her-Name from the clutches of the evil Psy-Crow?
Download: iPhone ($4.99)
2. Secret of Mana
Fans of the RPG genre who grew up during the 16-bit era probably remember Secret of Mana. Back then, it was among the most memorable games of its kind, and it is still fun to play even today.
Download: iPhone ($8.99)
3. Wolfenstein 3D
4. Altered Beast
Altered Beast is a classic side-scroller that was once popular on the Sega Genesis. By collecting power-ups, the player can transform into various types of monsters, each one of them with special attacks of its own. Cooperative mode over Bluetooth is supported for hours of multiplayer fun.
Download: iPhone ($2.99)
5. Golden Axe
And if you prefer fighting the bad guys in human form, check out the Sega Genesis game Golden Axe. Each of the three characters has its own strengths and weaknesses, so pick wisely at the beginning of your adventure. Collect power-ups and unleash your special attack at your enemies when the going gets tough!
Download: iPhone ($0.99)
6. R TYPE
Side-scrolling space shooters were a popular genre in the '80s, and R TYPE was among the most played of them all. This port of the classic game feels pretty similar to its classic version and retains its high level of difficulty.
Download: iPhone ($0.99) | Android ($1.99)
The 1992 arcade classic X-Men has been ported onto iOS and Android, so if you are a fan of the franchise, it might be worth your attention. Players can pick from a number of classic X-Men characters including: Cyclops, Colossus, Wolverine, Storm, Nightcrawler, and Dazzler.
Download: iPhone ($0.99) | Android ($0.99)
8. Dragon's Lair
Dragon's Lair was one of those highly advanced (for their time) games that used Laser Disc technology to display pre-rendered graphics. It is an adventure game that challenges your reflexes and reasoning skills, and while the gameplay may still need some polishing, the beautiful hand-drawn animations are really worth checking out.
Download: iPhone ($0.99) | Android ($4.99)
This is a game that you may have played on your NES back in the days. It was released in the '80s by Konami, but even today, it is still entertaining enough. Besides, it is available for free from the Google Play store, so trying it out won't hurt a bit.
Download: Android (Free)
10. LCD retro games collection
Before video game consoles became a mass phenomenon, there were pocket LCD games. They may seem ancient by today's standards, and the games were as basic as you can imagine, but during their prime, these gadgets were considered pretty high-tech.
Download: Android ($0.69)