What games do you have the most nostalgia for?

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#1 Edited by Speeny (1614 posts) -

In no particular order...haven't completed all, but most of them. Remember enjoying what I played.

The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time (3DS)

Mario Odyssey (Switch)

Kirby's Nightmare in Dreamland (GBA)

Mario Kart Double Dash!! (Gamecube)

Wii Sports...believe it or not. (Wii)

Popolocrois (PSP)

Final Fantasy X (PC)

All of the Sly Raccoon games. (PS3)

Scooby-Doo! Unmasked (PS2)

Psychonaughts (PC)

Aggressive Inline (Gamecube)

Harry Potter & The Sorcerer's Stone + Chamber of Secrets (Gamecube)

Star Fox Adventures (Gamecube)

Most Pokemon games (GBA/DS)

Rugrats: Search for Reptar (PS1)

Fairly significant list. I'll add more if I remember any.

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#2 Posted by Lembu90 (569 posts) -

Front Mission 4. Sadly forgotten by Square-Enix.

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#3 Edited by hrt_rulz01 (18828 posts) -

Super Mario Sunshine, Animal Crossing (GC), Halo: Combat Evolved, Tony Hawks Pro Skater 4, Half-Life 2, Timesplitters 2 (GC)... those are the main ones.

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#4 Posted by npiet1 (2227 posts) -

Kingdom hearts. My brother and I would take turns playing it. It was one of the first games we both finished. Now he's all f'ed from drugs. So I just try to remember how he was before.

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#5 Edited by JohnnyGT1 (146 posts) -

Pac Man


Dig Dug




Metal Slug 2


Marvel VS Capcom 2


Mortal Kombat 3


Final Fantasy Tactics


Tekken 2


The Bouncer


Final Fantasy 7


Final Fantasy 8


Bloody Roar 2


Spiderman 1-2


Tony Hawk Pro Skater 2


Twisted Metal 2


Banjo Kazooie


007 Golden Eye


Metal Gear Solid


Pokemon Crystal


Pokemon Stadium


Super Smash Bros. Melee


Yoshi Island


Super Mario 64


Spyro 1-3


Crash Bandicoot 3


Gex 1-3


Mega Man Battle Network 1-7


Digimon World 3


Digimon Card Battle




Ape Escape


Parappa The Rapper


Ehregiz: God Bless The Ring




Toy Story 2


A Bugs Life




Tobal No.1


Super Mario World


Man I can go on and on but I'll stop right here before I get to the point of no return.

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#6 Edited by robert_sparkes (3012 posts) -

Sonic 2 mega drive

Streets of rage 2 mega drive

shinobi mega drive

Micro machines mega drive

Hercules ps1

Crash 1 ps1

Guardian heroes Saturn

Bug Saturn

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#7 Posted by Ovirew (8976 posts) -

WoW BC/WOTLK, Advance Wars, Golden Sun, Pokémon Red and Blue, Dragon Quest Monsters, FFVII, Disgaea HoD, Hearthstone, Wolfenstein 3-d, Digimon World 1, Runescape, Zelda Link's Awakening, King's Quest III, Age of Empires 2, Drakengard, Dark Cloud, Fire Emblem Blazing Sword, Metroid Prime, Super Smash Bros. Melee, Super Mario Sunshine, Bloons TD5, Halo 3, Castlevania CotM, Crackdown, Divinity Original Sin, Demon's Souls, Hotline Miami, Kirby's Adventure, Cave Story, RPG Maker 2000....

Look, we're really just jumping down a worm-hole with no end here, okay? lol. But those are definitely some games (no more than one per series listed) that have had an impact on me over the years. I am sure I am missing some really big ones. It gets hard to really sit and decide what games are on the same level as others for me.

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#8 Posted by sakaiXx (5466 posts) -

Harvest moon back to nature

Persona 3

Final Fantasy Tactics

Tactics Ogre Knight of Lodis

Tactics Ogre Let Us Cling Together

Suikoden V

Megaman Battle Network 2

Brave Fencer

Nostalgia filled games for me. Always remembers them fondly and went back to play sometimes. Especially the excellent Tactics Ogre on GBA and PSP. Love the lore of the games.

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#9 Edited by warmblur (2330 posts) -

Man there is so many.

  • Mortal Kombat 2
  • Max Payne 2 and 3
  • Mirror's Edge
  • F.E.A.R. and it's MP
  • Battlefield 2
  • Indigo Prophecy
  • Medal of Honor Allied Assault
  • Resident Evil 4
  • Crysis
  • Sleeping Dogs 2012 PC version
  • Spec Ops the line
  • Old WWE game like No Mercy and here comes the pain.
  • The extreme sports era in gaming late 90's to mid 00's like the Tony Hawk series and SSX games.
  • SWAT 4
  • Condemned Criminal Origins
  • Wipeout PS1
  • Resident Evil 2 PS1

Also since we are talking about nostalgia I have to share this awesome site I found a few weeks ago when I was feeling nostalgic I found it. It has a bunch of old Black Friday ads from different store catalogs there's some good gaming gems in there.https://www.blackfridayarchive.com/

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#10 Posted by johnd13 (9719 posts) -
  • Harry Potter The Philosopher's Stone & The Chamber of Secrets
  • Fifa 2001
  • Age of Empires 2
  • Need for Speed Underground
  • Pokemon FireRed, Silver and Colloseum
  • Tales of Symphonia
  • The Elder Scrolls IV Oblivion
  • Mass Effect
  • Deus Ex Human Revolution
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#11 Posted by Speeny (1614 posts) -
@johnd13 said:
  • Harry Potter The Philosopher's Stone & The Chamber of Secrets

Good call. I loved collecting the jellybeans. Those first two games were great. Never played any of the later entries though.

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#12 Posted by Archangel3371 (27874 posts) -

Many SNES games such as:

- Chrono Trigger

- The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past

- Final Fantasy III

- Super Mario World

- Super Metroid

- Mega Man X

- Final Fight

- Legend of the Mystical Ninja

- Super Castlevania IV

- Contra III: The Alien Wars

- Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Turtles in Time

- Breath of Fire 1 and 2

- UN Squadron

- Mario RPG

- Sparkster

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#13 Posted by Speeny (1614 posts) -

@Archangel3371: Still haven't played Chrono Trigger myself. I was thinking of picking up the DS port.

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#14 Posted by nepu7supastar7 (5091 posts) -



Tomb Raider


Resident Evil

Silent Hill

Metal Gear Solid

Sonic the Hedgehog

Final Fantasy 7

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#15 Posted by henrythefifth (2447 posts) -

Mech games. There were lots of great mech games back in the good old days. These days, the genre is pretty much dead.

Remember Steel Battallion and its massive controller? Ah!

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#16 Posted by johnd13 (9719 posts) -
@speeny said:
@johnd13 said:
  • Harry Potter The Philosopher's Stone & The Chamber of Secrets

Good call. I loved collecting the jellybeans. Those first two games were great. Never played any of the later entries though.

I still listen to the soundtracks of the first two games every now and then. Jeremy Soule (who also scores for the Elder Scrolls series) did a fantastic job. I also played the third and fourth games in the series but they didn't feel as special or memorable.

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#17 Edited by robert_sparkes (3012 posts) -

Another for me is Mortal Kombat 3 for mega drive I was thinking of getting the arcade one up mk machine which would be incredible if I can find space.

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#18 Posted by JappStarr (32 posts) -

Heroes of Might and Magic 3

Sims 2


Super Contra

Worms Armageddon

Diablo 2

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#19 Posted by omegaMaster (1260 posts) -

Tekken 3

Pokemon Red, Gold, Silver and Crystal

Final Fantasy 8 and 10

Golden Sun

Sims 2 and Sims 3

GTA Vice City and San Andreas

PES 5 and 2010

Mario Kart Wii

Megaman Battle Chip Challenge

Yugioh GBA game

The Last of Us

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#20 Posted by Speeny (1614 posts) -

@omegamaster: Yeah, I had good fun with Mario Kart Wii myself. A lot of memories being younger and being bad at the Mushroom Gorge track.

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#21 Posted by Speeny (1614 posts) -

@omegamaster: This was using the Wii wheel mind you. Lol

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#22 Posted by RSM-HQ (8317 posts) -

Kirby is the only series I feel played out on nostalgia.

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#23 Posted by Shantmaster_K (1437 posts) -

I have to say Halo 2 and 3. Just hearing the music instantly takes me back to high school. Having game nights with a bunch of buddies almost every weekend.

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#24 Edited by Speeny (1614 posts) -
@Shantmaster_K said:

Having game nights with a bunch of buddies almost every weekend.

Very similar for me also but it was more with Halo CE.

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#25 Posted by CTR360 (8696 posts) -

oddworld n tasty resident evil remake resident evil 2 remake mgs4 halo CE the last of us shenmue shenmue 2 gta 3 max payne final fantasy 7 ninja gaiden

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#26 Edited by comoestas (47 posts) -

definitely Heroes of Might and Magic 3, also Warcraft 3, Age of Empires 2

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#27 Edited by steaktage (6 posts) -
  1. Twinsen's Odyssey
  2. Command and Conquer
  3. Myst
  4. Roller Coaster Tycoon
  5. Sim City 2000
  6. Sonic the Hedgehog on Dreamcast
  7. Sims
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#28 Posted by titanraven (42 posts) -

Dota ( PC Game ), It has been a while since I've stopped playing Dota but I've been seeing articles and post about WCG tournament and watched Dota2 APAC Region tournament it brought back so many memories ahhhh. Maybe I'll start playing Dota again :D

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#29 Edited by Yams1980 (3462 posts) -

I'm too lazy to list them all, but mostly PC and some console games from 1990 to 2000.

I know most people would think the games from that time period suck, but that decade had the most games that would go into the nostalgia category and gives me strong feelings towards them.

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#30 Posted by Kage1 (6801 posts) -

I would say Tekken 3, Ace Combat 2, PS1 Doom

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#31 Posted by Blair5 (16 posts) -

honestly I still dont know why but for me its Farmville.

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#32 Posted by Lux77 (1 posts) -

For me, the game left many of the most impressive ones as Apex Legends and the whole website allows to download that game for free

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#33 Edited by beyyy18 (4 posts) -

For me, all Mario games, it makes me really nostalgic.


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#34 Posted by mojito1988 (3597 posts) -

There are a lot of games I get a nostalgic feeling for here is my top 10ish list (a few example picks of the lesser known titles included):

*A lot of these where in the 80/90s and I had no access to help/internet so as a young kid some of these games were very hard for me to beat growing up (Tricky Kick was......tricky)

1. Zillion (Sega Master System)

2. Alien Syndrome (Sega Master System)

3. Maze Hunter 3D (Sega Master System)

4. Super Mario Bros 3 (NES)

5. 7th Saga (SNES)


7. Popful Mail (Sega CD)

8. Dragon Force (Sega Saturn)

9. Buster Bros. (Arcade/Ps1)

9.5 Jumping Flash (Ps1)

9.75 Final Fantasy 11 (MMO PC)

10. Everquest Landmark (PC cancelled)

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#35 Posted by Maxpowers_32 (656 posts) -

Way too many to list!

Original Legend of Zelda and Super Mario on the NES

Street Fighter 2

X-wing, Jedi Outcast


Fallout 1 and 2.

Deus Ex

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#36 Posted by MemberGameSpot (19 posts) -

For me it's the visual novel on steam If My Heart Had Wings because it was so tender and emotional.

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#37 Posted by XStation72 (0 posts) -

Crazy Taxi

Marvel vs Capcom 1 and 2

Capcom vs SNK 2

Burnout Revenge

Tekken 5

And a Dozen more but it's too many to count lol.

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#38 Edited by KevinDC (5 posts) -

Thank you for sharing. I only know the game at mobidescargar