5 Classic Retro Games for iPhone

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Don’t you wish you could play some of the games that you played as a teenager. Luckily, there’s quite a number of classic games ported to the iPhone. Let us revisit some of the classic retro games of the yesteryear.


app 1: Streets of Rage 2

One of the best retro beat-em-ups out there. Streets Of Rage 2 is ported from the 1992 Sega Mega Drive/Genesis version where you get to play 4 different characters. Each character has their own move set and crushing special moves to beat the hell out of those thugs.


Cost: $0.99
Category: Games
App size: 5.9 MB


app 2: R-TYPE

R-TYPE is one of the most popular scrolling shooters in the 80s where you are tasked to blast off and strike the evil Bydo Empire. Great replication of the original and can be incredibly difficult and challenging as well.


Cost: $0.99
Category: Games
App size: 11.1 MB


app 3: Earthworm Jim

16-bit platform classic Earthworm Jim is back only with better visuals done up by Gameloft. Play superhero Jim as he decides to rescue Princess What’s-Her-Name from the evil Psy-Crow and Queen Slug-for-a-Butt.


Cost: $4.99
Category: Games
App size: 111 MB



This is a remaster of Capcom’s original platform game with new 3D graphics, new music and a new second character. Gameplay remains the same as the original game throughout.


Cost: $0.99
Category: Games
App size: 12.5 MB


app 5: Sonic the Hedgehog 2

One of the most memorable games ever created, this 1992 classic makes its way to the App Store. Spin, dash, and jump your way through 19 stages of rings to collect. You can even compete with a friend or play co-operatively via Bluetooth.


Cost: $1.99
Category: Games
App size: 5.2 MB

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