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Play over 6,000 Retro Video Games for FREE

Be prepared to not get any more work done at the office!

Be prepared to not get any more work done at the office!

If you remember playing retro video games like Out Run, Prince of Persia, Street Fighter II and Paperboy, then you will love this post!

It’s all thanks to Archive.org, who have a vast collection of over 6,000 games you can play in your internet browser . They also have another 9,000+ you can download and play using an emulator!

The collection comprises games for MS-DOS and PC, Atari 2600 and 7800, Sega Genesis, Master System and Game Gear, Vectrex, Bally Astrocode and Magnovox Odyssey.

Here’s a selection of games that we remember playing back in the day and you can see more of t he ever-expanding list of games here.

MS-DOS Games


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Street Fighter II

The most famous fighting game of them all. The original Street Fighter 1 and Super Street Fighter II are also available.

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Prince of Persia

Prince of Persia is a 2D platformer that is commonly regarded as a progenitor of the cinematic platform genre. Rather than following the more common jump-and-run mechanics, it focuses on careful advancement through fairly complex levels, emphasizing the protagonist’s vulnerability and survival aspect.

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Lemmings 2 – The Tribes

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Test Drive III – The Passion

Drive exotic cars while fleeing police in this sequel of the popular Test Drive series.

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Xenon II – Megablast

Xenon 2: Megablast is a vertically scrolling space shooter, in which you have to pass several levels, filled with waves of enemies, that all end with a level boss creature all with a killer soundtrack from Bomb the Bass.

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Speedball 2 – Brutal Deluxe

Brutal Deluxe doesn’t live up to their name – in fact they’re the worst team Speedball has ever seen. As their manager, it is your job to transform their fortunes.

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Sega Genesis/Megadrive


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Sonic the Hedgehog 2

Originally released for the Sega Genesis/Mega Drive in 1992, the game was a critical and commercial success, with critics praising it for building upon the original Sonic the Hedgehog game.

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Golden Axe

The game takes place in the fictional land of Yuria, a Conan the Barbarian-style high fantasy medieval world. An evil entity known as Death Adder has captured the King and his daughter, and holds them captive in their castle.

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Out Run

Out Run is a 3D third-person racing game. The player controls a car, a Ferrari Testarossa, from a rear third-person perspective. The player must race to the end of each stage as fast as possible against a time limit while avoiding traffic.

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Mortal Kombat II

Mortal Kombat II was the second game in the Mortal Kombat series, improving the gameplay and expanding the mythos of the original Mortal Kombat, notably introducing more varied Fatality finishing moves and several iconic characters, such as Kitana, Kung Lao, Mileena and the series’ recurring villain Shao Kahn.

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Streets of Rage II

One of the best sid-scrolling beat-em ups ever made. Though Streets of Rage 2 plays very similar to its predecessor it improves and refines much of the gameplay.

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Zombies Ate My Neighbors!

Zombies Ate My Neighbors is a run and gun video game developed by LucasArts and originally published by Konami for the Super Nintendo and Sega Genesis consoles in 1993.

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Sega Master System


Double Dragon

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Ghouls & Ghosts

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PaperBoy

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R-Type

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Alex Kidd in Miracle World

It is the first game in the Alex Kidd series created for this character, and the most popular of all Alex Kidd games.

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Super Off Road Racing

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Written by Jay

A caffeine based life form. Current Editor-in-Chief here at Joyenergizer.

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