Past Childhood Retro Video Games

by tiskec | created - 19 Nov 2016 | updated - 19 Nov 2016 | Public

All the video games I used to play when I was a little kid.

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1. The Legend of Zelda (1986 Video Game)

Action, Adventure, Family

Follows the story of a young boy named Link that must save a kidnapped princess from the evil, demonic Ganon, who put a spell on his lair which can only be removed with the 3 pieces of the Triforce, a golden triangle with mystical powers.

Directors: Shigeru Miyamoto, Takashi Tezuka

Votes: 2,267

2. Zelda II: The Adventure of Link (1987 Video Game)

Action, Adventure, Family

A direct sequel to the original Legend of Zelda, it follows Link as he is on a quest to break the sleeping curse placed upon Princess Zelda.

Directors: Tadashi Sugiyama, Yoichi Yamada

Votes: 1,341

3. Uncle Fester's Quest: The Addams Family (1989 Video Game)

Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi

Fester Addams must defeat an alien race who abducted the entire population of the city.

Votes: 48

4. DuckTales 2 (1993 Video Game)

Action, Adventure, Family

Huey, Dewey and Louie unearth a piece of treasure map from the basement, which leads to the Lost Treasure of Fergus McDuck. Inspired to discover the hidden treasure, uncle Scrooge starts an expedition to find the missing pieces.

Votes: 215

5. Jurassic Park (I) (1993 Video Game)

Not Rated | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

Video game of the mega hit movie.

Votes: 363

6. Golden Axe (1989 Video Game)

Unrated | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

Three heroes try to overthrow the evil rule of Death-Adder, who kidnapped and imprisoned the King and his daughter and stole the legendary Golden Axe.

Votes: 829

7. Golden Axe II (1991 Video Game)

Action, Adventure, Fantasy

Sequel to Golden Axe featuring more side-scrolling, hack'n'slash mayhem.

Votes: 344

8. Dragon Warrior (1986 Video Game)

Adventure, Fantasy

A knight becomes entrusted with the impossible mission to rescue the abducted Princess Gwaelin and vanquish the Dragonlord.

Director: Koichi Nakamura

Votes: 188

9. Contra (1987 Video Game)

E10+ | Action, Adventure, Family

A terrorist organization named Red Falcon declares war on humanity and tries to take over the Earth. Two soldiers, Bill Rizer and Lance Bean, are sent to stop the Earth's destruction.

Directors: Koji, Shinji Kitamoto, Shigeharu Umezaki

Votes: 1,259

10. Ninja Gaiden - Episode II: The Dark Sword of Chaos (1990 Video Game)

Action, Adventure, Fantasy

Ashtar, emperor of the World of Chaos, wants to open Gate of Darkness. Only Ryu Hayabusa can stop it.

Director: Hideo Yoshizawa

Votes: 112

11. Super Mario 64 (1996 Video Game)

K-A | Animation, Action, Adventure

When the evil Bowser steals 120 power stars and traps Princess Peach within the walls of her own castle, it's up to Mario to save her once again.

Director: Shigeru Miyamoto | Stars: Charles Martinet, Leslie Swan

Votes: 4,455

12. GoldenEye 007 (1997 Video Game)

T | Action, Adventure, Thriller

James Bond must track down agent-turned-terrorist Alec Trevelyan to stop the launch of a powerful satellite. Play the game that set the stage for the First-person shooter genre on the console.

Director: Martin Hollis | Stars: Kevin Bayliss, Ken Lobb

Votes: 4,847

13. Star Wars: Shadows of the Empire (1996 Video Game)

Adventure, Action, Sci-Fi

You are the protector of Luke Skywalker.

Director: Jon Knoles | Stars: Weena Mercatur, Bob Bergen, John Cygan, Lisa Fuson

Votes: 866

14. Return to Castle Wolfenstein (2001 Video Game)

M | Action, Adventure, Drama

1945, The Nazis are planning to resurrect Heinrich I, after being imprisoned. It is up to B.J Blazkowicz, an O.S.A soldier, to foil the operation.

Directors: Brandon James, Drew Markham | Stars: James Alcroft, Steve Blum, Cam Clarke, Jonathan David Cook

Votes: 2,056

15. Duke Nukem 64 (1997 Video Game)

M | Action, Comedy, Horror

Prepare yourself to become the biggest, baddest, alien basher Duke Nukem; as you blast your way through the streets of LA out to an orbiting station, and onto the moon itself. Bag some aliens with over a dozen hi-tech weapons.

Star: Jon St. John

Votes: 137

16. Duke Nukem (1991 Video Game)

Action, Adventure

Madman Dr. Proton is determined to take over the world with his army of Techbots. Duke Nukem, the eponymous hero ventures through cities, chases Dr. Proton to his moonbase, and pursues him through time, to put an end to his mad schemes.

Star: Jon St. John

Votes: 960

17. Duke Nukem Forever (2011 Video Game)

M | Action, Adventure, Comedy

When the aliens come back for vengeance they hit Duke where it hurts, by drinking all of his beer, and abducting all the hot women.

Stars: Jon St. John, Chloe Clark-Soles, Jennifer Ibarra, Bruce DuBose

Votes: 1,475

18. Doom (1993 Video Game)

M | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi

A rogue tough space marine (referred as Doomguy) is the only survivor in a hell-infested facility. He must fight his way to uncover a bitter truth

Director: Tom Hall | Stars: Mike Dopud, David Koseruba, Christopher Murvey, Kevin Cloud

Votes: 3,841

19. Doom II: Hell on Earth (1994 Video Game)

M | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi

Doom 2 follows the story of Doom-Guy, killing hell creatures, for the future of mankind

Stars: Mike Dopud, Kevin Cloud, John Romero

Votes: 2,319

20. Ghouls 'N Ghosts (1985 Video Game)

Action, Adventure, Fantasy

The Great Demon King Lucifer has become the new leader of Ghoul Realm and has struck the Princess with one of his laser beams. Arthur must destroy the demon in order to rescue the Princess' soul and bring her back to life.

Votes: 50

21. Half-Life (1998 Video Game)

M | Action, Adventure, Mystery

Dr. Gordon Freeman must fight his way out of a secret research facility after a teleportation experiment goes disastrously wrong.

Director: Randy Pitchford | Stars: Kathy Levin, Lani Minella, Brice Armstrong, Harry S. Robins

Votes: 8,421

22. Quake (1996 Video Game)

M | Action, Adventure, Horror

Mankind discovers the secret of 'slipgates' called teleporters. However, they're misused by some strange force code-named 'Quake', which uses the slipgates to send hordes of warriors to earth to take over the whole world.

Stars: J.S. Gilbert, Matt Mark, David Locke, Trent Reznor

Votes: 2,030

23. Quake II (1997 Video Game)

M | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

A single marine crash lands on an alien planet. You mission is to destroy the bio-mechanical enemy and the big gun.

Star: Carly Staehlin-Taylor

Votes: 1,664

24. Resident Evil (1996 Video Game)

M | Action, Adventure, Horror

The RPD are investigating strange cannibalized corpses on the outskirts of the city. The Alpha squad, Jill and Chris, are sent to locate missing team members. While there mutated dogs cause them to flee into a supposedly abandoned mansion.

Directors: Shinji Mikami, Mitsuhisa Hosoki | Stars: Charlie Kraslavsky, Inezh, Greg Smith, Linda

Votes: 4,585

25. Resident Evil 2 (1998 Video Game)

M | Action, Horror, Thriller

Two months after the mansion events, the deadly T-virus escapes into the streets of Raccoon City. Leon Kennedy and Claire Redfield find the police office left abandoned. In an underground facility the story of Umbrella Corp. gets unfolded.

Director: Hideki Kamiya | Stars: Paul Haddad, Alyson Court, Sally Cahill, Lisa Jai

Votes: 4,934

26. The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time (1998 Video Game)

E | Action, Adventure, Family

A young Hylian boy discovers that his destiny is to free the Seven Sages and save the land of Hyrule from the treacherous sorcerer Ganondorf.

Directors: Eiji Aonuma, Yoichi Yamada, Yoshiaki Koizumi, Shigeru Miyamoto, Tôru Ôsawa | Stars: Nobuyuki Hiyama, Fujiko Takimoto, Jun Mizusawa, Takashi Nagasako

Votes: 7,775

27. The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask (2000 Video Game)

E | Action, Adventure, Family

After becoming the hero of Hyrule, Link stumbles into the enchanted land of Termina, where a falling moon will crush the world in three days.

Directors: Eiji Aonuma, Yoshiaki Koizumi | Stars: Fujiko Takimoto, Sachi Matsumoto, Kôji Tobe, Mari Maruta

Votes: 2,718

28. The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker (2002 Video Game)

E | Action, Adventure, Comedy

After his sister gets kidnapped from their peaceful island, a young boy aims to emulate the Hero of Time by saving her.

Director: Eiji Aonuma | Stars: Nate Bihldorff, Osamu Hosoi, Asami Imai, Eiji Maruyama

Votes: 2,660

29. The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening (1993 Video Game)

E | Action, Adventure, Crime

The ship in which Link travels back to Hyrule is destroyed in a storm. He awakens on a strange island, where he will find a new enemy and some new friends.

Directors: Takashi Tezuka, Yoshinori Tsuchiyama

Votes: 1,101

30. The Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Seasons (2001 Video Game)

E | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

When the legendary hero Link enters the Triforce Temple one day, it engulfs him in a flash of red light. Link seems to fall through darkness, until he lands in a field in the far-off land of Holodrum.

Votes: 509

31. The Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Ages (2001 Video Game)

E | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

A hero named Link is one day mystically transported to the land of Labrynna. There, he meets a beautiful, blue-haired singer named Nayru, who is secretly the Oracle of Ages.

Director: Hidemaro Fujibayashi

Votes: 491

32. Super Mario Land (1989 Video Game)

K-A | Action, Adventure, Family

When the Mushroom Kingdom is safe, Mario goes to the Kingdoms of Sarasaland to save Princess Daisy from the alien threat of Tatanga.

Director: Satoru Okada

Votes: 935

33. Super Mario Bros. 2 (1988 Video Game)

K-A | Action, Adventure, Family

Mario, Luigi, Princess Toadstool and Toad enter a mysterious door to save the people of Sub-Con from the evil frog Wart and his minions.

Director: Kensuke Tanabe

Votes: 2,422

34. Super Mario Bros. 3 (1988 Video Game)

Action, Adventure, Family

King Koopa has kidnapped Princess Toadstool, taken over all seven kingdoms in the Mushroom World, and put his seven kids in charge of all of them. It's the Mario Brothers to the rescue.

Directors: Shigeru Miyamoto, Takashi Tezuka

Votes: 3,811

35. Super Mario World (1990 Video Game)

K-A | Action, Adventure, Family

While Mario and Luigi are vacationing in Dinosaur Land, Bowser kidnaps the Princess. Mario and his new dino friend Yoshi go on a mission to save her.

Director: Takashi Tezuka

Votes: 3,655

36. Super Mario All-Stars + Super Mario World (1994 Video Game)

K-A | Action, Adventure, Family

A compilation game that includes both Super Mario All-Stars and Super Mario World on one game.

Votes: 213

37. Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's Island (1995 Video Game)

K-A | Action, Adventure, Family

When the Evil Magikoopa, Kamek, is out to kidnap Baby Mario, Yoshi is on a mission to successfully carry Baby Mario back to his parents in the Mushroom Kingdom.

Directors: Shigefumi Hino, Hideki Konno, Toshihiko Nakago, Takashi Tezuka

Votes: 1,537

38. The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past (1991 Video Game)

Action, Adventure, Family

The wizard Agahnim has abducted seven maidens, intent on using their power to open a portal to the Dark World. Armed with a trusty sword and shield, Link begins a great and treacherous journey.

Directors: Takashi Tezuka, Hidemaro Fujibayashi | Star: Fujiko Takimoto

Votes: 2,531

39. Super Mario Bros. (1985 Video Game)

Action, Adventure, Family

A plumber named Mario and his brother Luigi travel through the Mushroom Kingdom to save the princess from the evil Bowser.

Director: Shigeru Miyamoto

Votes: 4,669

40. Wave Race 64: Kawasaki Jet Ski (1996 Video Game)

E | Action, Family, Sport

Participate in the exciting Wave Race Jet Ski championship as one of the four characters this videogame puts at your disposal.

Directors: Katsuya Eguchi, Shinya Takahashi | Stars: Kiyomi Yamazaki, John Hulaton

Votes: 155

41. Mario Kart 64 (1996 Video Game)

K-A | Action, Family, Fantasy

Nintendo's finest from the Mushroom Kingdom gather to race for first place in a multi-player mayhem classic for the Nintendo 64.

Director: Hideki Konno | Stars: Asako Haruhana, Tomoko Maruno, Charles Martinet, Julien Bardakoff

Votes: 2,470

42. Killer Instinct (1995 Video Game)

K-A | Action

A version of Killer Instinct for the Nintendo Game Boy.

Votes: 17

43. Primal Rage (1994 Video Game)

T | Action, Fantasy

Choose one of 7 ferocious dinosaurs then pound your opponents into submission as you battle for Urth Domination.

Star: Rob Rowe

Votes: 112

44. Mega Man 2 (1988 Video Game)

E | Action, Adventure, Family

Dr. Wily escapes from prison and plans revenge on Mega Man.

Director: Akira Kitamura

Votes: 940

45. Mega Man 3 (1990 Video Game)

E | Action, Adventure, Family

Dr. Wily has reformed, but while he and Dr. Light create a peacekeeping robot, eight Robot Masters have stolen important components that Mega Man must recover.

Director: Masayoshi Kurokawa

Votes: 660

46. Mega Man 6 (1993 Video Game)

E | Action, Adventure, Family

On the eve of the first annual international robot competition, its sponsor, the mysterious Mr. X, takes control of the competitors and begins taking global power. Mega Man must use Rush's new Jet and Power adaptors to stop this new madman.

Votes: 396

47. Mega Man 4 (1991 Video Game)