Category: Essential Collections

The Top 10 Survival Horror Games

Survival horror is one of those genres that is so broad as to almost be meaningless as a descriptor. You’ve got zombie survival horror, ghosts, rogue AI, aliens...

The Top 10 Metroidvania Games

A portmanteau of Metroid and Castlevania, the term Metroidvania describes games with left to right and up and down scrolling in a 2D world underpinned by role-playing...

The Top 10 Games of 1999

1999 was one heck of a year and not just because of the impending Y2K apocalypse on the horizon. The year that served as the transition point between the PlayStation and...

The Top 10 Fighting Games of All Time!

Fighting games were not created in the 1990s, but they sure did hit their stride during that halcyon period. Narrowing down a list of the top 10 of all time is almost as...

The Top 10 Racing Games for SEGA Mega Drive (Sega Genesis)

The competition between the Sega Mega Drive and the SNES was a true matchup of the titans. Luckily for Sega, one ace card it had up its sleeve was its massive portfolio...

The Top 10 Retro Beat ‘Em Up Games

The objective of this genre of game is easy enough for anyone to understand. How titles in the beat ‘em up genre distinguish themselves, however, is through their...

Top 10 – Retro Platformers

Often considered a quintessential video game genre, platformers are actually a relatively recent invention – at least in the span of video game history. Many...

Top 10 Underrated Retro Racing Games

Easily among the oldest genres of video games out there, racing games are compelling because they are both immediately understandable and accessible. Sure, some titles...

Top 10 Underrated Nintendo DS Games

The king of portable hardware, Nintendo’s systems are always backed up by strong third-party support and this results in stellar libraries of games that rival or even...

The Top 10 Underrated Game Boy Games

One of the most popular systems ever released, handheld or otherwise, the original Game Boy from Gunpei Yokoi changed the way gamers viewed on-the-go gaming forever. In...

Top 10 Underrated SEGA Mega Drive Games

Hitting Japanese markets in October 1998 the Sega Mega Drive introduced the world to Sonic the Hedgehog and brought thrill of arcade hits like Golden Axe and Outrun to...

The Top 10 Underrated NES Games

The NES has a vast library but you’re probably not familiar with everything the system has to offer. We’re all familiar with the Mario titles and the games from...

The Top 10 Games for Nintendo Wii

The public loves a comeback kid and no one quite exemplifies that idea more than Nintendo, the Japanese games giant that single-handedly helped save the industry back in...

The Top 10 Games for the Original Xbox

Released in 2001, the arrival of Microsoft to the console wars was as much of a surprised to Nintendo and Sony as it was the rest of us but, if you had paid close...

Top 10 Underrated Game Boy Colour Games

Nintendo’s foray into portable gaming, the Game and Watch series, would later spawn a phenomenon that has become a mainstay ever since its debut. We’re talking about...

The Top 10 Underrated ZX Spectrum Games

Launched by Sinclair Research in 1982, the ZX Spectrum 8-bit home computer is fondly remembered by legions of fans for its huge library of video games. Initially...

The Top 10 Underrated Games for Nintendo 64 (N64)

When it comes to classic consoles, few command quite the esteem that the Nintendo 64 does. The home of titles such as Super Mario 64 and Golden Eye, among others, the...

The Top 10 Underrated Game Boy Advance Games

Few sequels match or eclipse the original but the Game Boy Advance is perhaps one of the most successful follow ups in the history of consumer electronics. Released in...