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Experience nostalgia as we take a deep dive into gaming treasures from the good old days.
Dixie and Kiddy take the spotlight
April 6, 2022 - Donkey Kong Country 3: Dixie Kong's Double Trouble is an extremely fun and underrated Donkey Kong game and it's also the final game in the SNES Donkey Kong Country trilogy that was developed by Rare.
Read more: Donkey Kong Country 3: An Epic End to a Trilogy
Master Crocodile Isle as Diddy and Dixie
March 5, 2022 - Donkey Kong Country 2 is a very fun and surprisingly difficult successor to a classic SNES platformer. The Donkey Kong Country trilogy are the best-looking Super NES games and Diddy's Kong Quest is a particularly amazing achievement thanks to its incredible gameplay variety.
Read more: Donkey Kong Country 2: An Amazing Sequel
4 titles that brought gaming back
December 31, 2021 - The NES Super Mario games are an important part of gaming history so if you never played them, give them a go and you'll be impressed.
Read more: NES Super Mario Bros. Games
Kill the undead, save the princess
October 30, 2021 - As the sequel to 1985's Ghosts 'n Goblins, Ghouls 'n Ghosts is a 1988 Sega Genesis platformer that has you battle hordes of ghouls, ghosts, demons, and even angry turtles. It was originally an arcade game then it came out for Genesis and many other platforms, too.
Read more: Ghouls 'n Ghosts: A Halloween Treat
Beat up the evil syndicate
June 17, 2021 - Streets of Rage 2 was one of the best beat 'em ups of the '90s so let's have some fun playing through this classic brawler yet again.
Read more: Streets of Rage 2: A Top-Notch Genesis Brawler
Battle Dracula as 2 legendary hunters
June 13, 2021 - John Morris and Eric Lecarde fight dark forces in this special installment of the Castlevania series. Bloodlines released in 1994 for Sega Genesis and it's the only Castlevania for the console but you can now play it on the Genesis Mini or Castlevania Anniversary Collection.
Read more: Castlevania: Bloodlines - A Genesis Treasure
Blast baddies in a groovy platformer
June 2, 2021 - Earthworm Jim is weird, its levels are totally random, and why do you play as an earthworm in a spacesuit anyway? Well, let's get to it.
Read more: Earthworm Jim: '90s Weirdness to the Max
Cross time and space to save your pod
April 23, 2021 - Ecco the Dolphin is a classic exploration game where we meet a pod of dolphins who are innocently swimming around. Suddenly, great winds pick up and sweep everyone away. With their whereabouts unknown, Ecco embarks on a journey to find them.
Read more: Ecco the Dolphin: An Underwater Classic
Can Mickey and Donald escape?
March 2, 2021 - World of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse and Donald Duck is a 1992 platformer and the sequel to Castle of Illusion. In this game, Mickey and Donald get sucked into a magic box containing the world of illusion and while inside; they must traverse various Disney worlds to escape.
Read more: World of Illusion: Donald Duck Joins the Fun
An adventure to save your mouse
February 4, 2021 - Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse is a 1990 2D platformer where Mickey has to save Minnie from the selfish witch Mizrabel who wants to use her evil powers to make Minnie ugly and make herself beautiful.
Read more: Castle of Illusion: A Disney Classic