5 Best Retro Games You Can Play On Your Mobile Phone

Everyone feels nostalgic once in a while, and we all walk down memory lane thinking about the times we used to argue and fight with our family and friends just to be able to play games for a bit on the computer. These games shaped our childhood, and they are a large part of who we are as people today. Everyone has those days where we think about these times and how it used to be so much fun and how amazing it could be if we could go back to those simpler times.


Well, technology today has been able to bring us all these games at the touch of our fingertips on our mobile phones. It makes it easy to actually experience these times over and over again. For all the youngsters reading this, it is a great experience to learn about the culture and the games that grown-ups today used to play when they were kids on their computers and in arcades. Let’s begin with a list of some best Retro games available on mobile.

Super Mario Run

Super Mario is a classic adventure game where the main character Mario has to undergo a series of obstacles and defeat a countless number of enemies to save the love of his life Princess Peach from the main villain Bowser. The game seems simple, but it includes everything from an increase in size and power-ups to dodging bullets, avoiding falling down, and saving oneself from killer plants and fire traps. This game sounds easy to play but is challenging right from the start and requires a lot of concentration and is very fun to play.

Super Mario is available to download on both Android and iOS devices.

Sonic The Hedgehog

This game is so famous that there have been two movies made on it till date and just like Super Mario, it is also an adventure game which makes you navigate around rocky, spiky, fiery terrain to get Sonic the main character to his end goal and requires a lot of focus and concentration to try and not get killed. This game produced originally by SEGA also had many spin-offs for many characters, and it is a lot of fun to keep playing for a countless number of hours.


Sonic the Hedgehog is available to download on both Android and iOS devices. 

Pac Man

Pac Man was originally an arcade game that had a very simple objective, evade the ghosts and eat all the little dots that are left scattered on the game level. It also had the opportunity to eat cherries, which would temporarily make the ghosts vulnerable so they can be devoured for points too. This game is very strategic and allows the use of tactics to evade the ghosts while their motion was always completely random. This game also got a spin-off called Ms. Pac Man, where the yellow-colored character was replaced with a pink with and with some lipstick too.

Pac Man is available to download on both Android and iOS devices.


Tetris was the first-ever game that was developed a large scale for mobile games, and the objective is simple but addictive. Line up the blocks falling in perfect lines so that the blacks dont block the path, and the moment the blocks form a perfect wall, it gets eliminated, and you get bonus points, and the game keeps continuing. This game has had international competitions for it to see who the winner could be, and for people who find the game too slow, there are also options to speed up the game.

Tetris is available to download on both Android and iOS devices.

GTA: San Andreas

Originally a game for PC and consoles, this game has also been developed for mobile phones, and it combines a third-person shooter game with a free world characteristic to give a very real feeling to the game. You can complete missions, earn respect and drive cars and go wherever you want within this game, offering a deep dive into the very fictional but the real city of San Andreas.

Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas is available to download on both Android and iOS devices.

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