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Bring gaming nostalgia back into your life!

Video games have crossed into futuristic instead of the primitive games from yesteryear. Gameplay has moved from side-scrolling, like Sonic or Mario Bros, to VR, where you are the character.

For gamers, we often feel nostalgic for the games that got us into gaming in the first place. However, many of us don't own an original NES or Sega Genesis console to which we can fulfill our needs to play those games .

Well, we did a little research and found a few places where you can play the games you grew up with.

Contra on in Google Chrome

For Super Mario Brothers fans, there is The simple-looking website boasts over 100 NES games in alphabetic order. You have the option of playing in the browser or full-screen. All 8bbit games run on Adobe Flash.

Sonic the Hedgehog 2 on SSEGA in Mozilla Firefox
Another website is SSEGA. Does the name look familiar? It should! It is a website to play infamous Sega Genesis games. Besides the ever-popular Sonic series, they have over 1000+ games that came out on the Genesis console. Some games don't work, but a majority of the games do work. You have the option of playing in the browser window or full-screen. All games run on Adobe Flash.

Asteroids (Atari 7800) on RetroUprising in Mozilla Firefox
If you are looking for a way to play games like Atari, Space Invaders, or any other forgotten games, RetroUprising has almost any game you are looking for, including user created "hack" games from other popular games like Sonic. You can also find games for N64, Game Boy, and many other older consoles.

You also have the option to save your game onto your computer but to do that, you need to download their latest version of ArcadeOx. At last check, it was safe to download and use. Unfortunately, RetroUprising only runs on Windows.


  1. How fun, I was such a huge Atari fan wayyyyyyy back in the day. :)

  2. I will tell my husband about these. He grew up playing lots of video games and loved them so much!

  3. NO WAY!! I would LOVE to play some of these games again - especially Super Mario!

  4. My boys would love to play Mario!!

  5. Wow! I haven't seen a Nintendo control like that in ages! I would love to get this just so I could go back in time. This is really cool!


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