Total Nerd 18 Amazing Classic Video Games You Can Totally Play On Your Phone Right Now  

Zack Howe
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List Rules Vote up the video games you're most likely to download on your phone.

Gone are the days in which we were forced to pull a cartridge out of a console and blow into it so hard we turned blue. Yet there is still a longing for those original 2D bits of joy. Good news, you can get A LOT of those classic video games on mobile. Yes, there are a ton of nostalgic video games you can download on your phone right now, and some are even free!

Be warned, you might find yourself so consumed by these retro wonders that you neglect your next-gen consoles – not to mention your newer, fancier mobile games. Classic games have come back with a vengeance, and it's about damn time. Even new games inject so much nostalgia into them they feel like their predecessors.

Here are some of the best old video games in the app store now. Read this, vote up the best old games for phone download, and then go get them all.

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RollerCoaster Tycoon is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list 18 Amazing Classic Video Games You Can Totally Play On Your Phone Right Now
RollerCoaster Tycoon

Build terrifying coasters of all shapes and sizes in RollerCoaster Tycoon Classic on iOS or Android.

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Sonic the Hedgehog is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list 18 Amazing Classic Video Games You Can Totally Play On Your Phone Right Now
Sonic The Hedgehog

Speed to a showdown with Dr. Eggman in Sonic The Hedgehog Classic on iOS or Android.

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Chrono Trigger is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list 18 Amazing Classic Video Games You Can Totally Play On Your Phone Right Now
Chrono Trigger

Play one of the best RPGs by one of the best RPG-makers on your iPhone or Android.

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Space Invaders is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list 18 Amazing Classic Video Games You Can Totally Play On Your Phone Right Now
Space Invaders

Destroy ranks of one-bit aliens on iOS or Android.

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Tetris is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list 18 Amazing Classic Video Games You Can Totally Play On Your Phone Right Now
Tetris

Lay down your blocks to build that seamless wall on iOS and Android.

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Mega Man is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list 18 Amazing Classic Video Games You Can Totally Play On Your Phone Right Now
Mega Man

Charge up your diminutive hero's blaster on iOS or Android.

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Myst is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list 18 Amazing Classic Video Games You Can Totally Play On Your Phone Right Now
Myst

Android users can discover the secrets of the island in realMyst, while iOS devices need a bit more juice for this beefier version, workable on OS X 10.6.6 or later.

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Ms. Pac-Man is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list 18 Amazing Classic Video Games You Can Totally Play On Your Phone Right Now
Ms. Pac-Man

Help the yellow heroine chase the ghosts away on iOS or Android.

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Pac-Man is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list 18 Amazing Classic Video Games You Can Totally Play On Your Phone Right Now
Pac-Man

Chomp down on Blinky on iOS or Android.

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Breakout is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list 18 Amazing Classic Video Games You Can Totally Play On Your Phone Right Now
Breakout

Keep your ball moving, and keep smashing those blocks on iOS or Android.

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Pacific Wings is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list 18 Amazing Classic Video Games You Can Totally Play On Your Phone Right Now
Pacific Wings

Earn new planes and weapons as you dogfight your way over the Pacific on iOS or Android.

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Mortal Kombat X is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list 18 Amazing Classic Video Games You Can Totally Play On Your Phone Right Now
Mortal Kombat X

While it may not be the classic version of this game, it's still a classic game. Either way, you can perform fatalities on your iOS or Android phone.

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Q*Bert is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list 18 Amazing Classic Video Games You Can Totally Play On Your Phone Right Now
Q*Bert

Platform and puzzle away with the adorable Q*Bert on Android or iOS.

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Crazy Taxi is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list 18 Amazing Classic Video Games You Can Totally Play On Your Phone Right Now
Crazy Taxi

Rack up the fares in this inexplicably addicting game on iOS and Android.

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Metal Slug is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list 18 Amazing Classic Video Games You Can Totally Play On Your Phone Right Now
Metal Slug

Engage in epic guerilla warfare on your iOS or Android device.

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Rayman is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list 18 Amazing Classic Video Games You Can Totally Play On Your Phone Right Now
Rayman

Android users can play the classic side-scroller while iOS offers an eye-popping new take in Rayman Origins.

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Doom 3 is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list 18 Amazing Classic Video Games You Can Totally Play On Your Phone Right Now
Doom 3

Obliterate demons with your BFG on iOS or Android.

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Prince of Persia is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list 18 Amazing Classic Video Games You Can Totally Play On Your Phone Right Now
Prince Of Persia

Save the kingdom of Persia on iOS or Android.