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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

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
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Pac-Man is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list 18 Amazing Classic Video Games You Can Totally Play On Your Phone Right Now
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Tetris is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list 18 Amazing Classic Video Games You Can Totally Play On Your Phone Right Now

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

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#40 of 177 The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games #27 of 178 The Best Video Game Franchises of All Time

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

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

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Space Invaders is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list 18 Amazing Classic Video Games You Can Totally Play On Your Phone Right Now
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Chrono Trigger is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list 18 Amazing Classic Video Games You Can Totally Play On Your Phone Right Now

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

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#7 of 401 The Greatest RPG Video Games Ever Madelisted on All Super Nintendo Games: List of SNES Console Games

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Mega Man is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list 18 Amazing Classic Video Games You Can Totally Play On Your Phone Right Now
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Breakout is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list 18 Amazing Classic Video Games You Can Totally Play On Your Phone Right Now

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

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#288 of 534 The Most Addictive Video Games of All Timelisted on Nintendo Game Boy Advance Games

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Ms. Pac-Man is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list 18 Amazing Classic Video Games You Can Totally Play On Your Phone Right Now
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Myst is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list 18 Amazing Classic Video Games You Can Totally Play On Your Phone Right Now

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

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

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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

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

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#17 of 131 The Best Classic Arcade Gameslisted on Game Boy Video Games: List of Game Boy Console Games

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

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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Doom 3 is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list 18 Amazing Classic Video Games You Can Totally Play On Your Phone Right Now

Obliterate demons with your BFG on iOS or Android.

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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

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

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#498 of 1,598 The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans #102 of 178 The Best Video Game Franchises of All Time #169 of 266 The Best Classic Video Games

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Prince of Persia is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list 18 Amazing Classic Video Games You Can Totally Play On Your Phone Right Now
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Pacific Wings is listed (or ranked) 18 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.