Was your favorite game Temple run?
Or, Was it Angry bird?
Did you grow up playing Contra?
Or, did you grow up playing Metal slug?
Every one of us have played Temple run, Contra, or Angry bird in our childhood days. Rushing home after long hours of school just to play our favorite games was the best part of the day. Discussing our best game with our best friend was so fun. Those were one of the most memorable parts of our life and now have become history. Now has become once upon the time.
Online games are a good choice for the healthy development of children, helping them to acquire the physical, social and cognitive skills required for adult roles. It help in the development of their creativity, nurture relationships with friends and improve strategic thinking. For adults, the game relieves the pressures and stresses of everyday life.
Though we have stopped playing the games we played while growing up but they are forever in our heart and memory. They holds special place in our heart. Their vary name is enough to bring thousands of our childhood memories back to us. So here are the list of games that were quite famous during our childhood. Excited right? So, lets go on…..
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1. Super mario
Super Mario is a world-famous game during our childhood. It doesn’t need any introduction because most people were familiar with this game. Super Mario, a console game was created by the Japanese electronic game manufacturer Nintendo Company, Ltd. in 1985 for the Nintendo Entertainment System (NES). The game, which was based on the arcade game Mario Bros., helped to launch one of gaming’s most popular franchises, and now it is available for Android and iOS as well.
So you can download it on your phone and enjoy this legendary game and reminisce about your childhood.
Contra which is an action game was one of the most famous games in the world back at that time. The series debuted in 1987 as a coin-operated arcade game titled Contra, which was followed by the release of Super Contra in 1988 and several sequels produced for various home platforms. The arcade version of Contra was released in February 1987, a few months after the Iran–Contra affair was made public. Only a few games were famous during our childhood and this is one of them.
3. Angry bird
Have you been called an Angry Bird?
Nobody has been untouched by the tornado of Angry Bird since it was released. It was one of the most loved games during our childhood days which was played by younger to older and is still played by children. It is a world-famous game enjoyed by all generations of people. The Finnish game developer Rovio conquered the world in 2009 with their first mobile game, Angry Birds. The company sold around 6.5 million units in the first six months, which was the beginning of a magical business story. This game can be played on both Android and iOS platforms.
So download and enjoy this game on your smartphones and reminisce your childhood time.
4. Street fighter
Wow! personally I love this game during my childhood and what about you guys?
It is one of the most loving phone games during our childhood and most game lovers had this game on their phones. Street Fighter, an electronic fighting game series, was originally released as an arcade game in 1987 by the Japanese game manufacturer Capcom Company. The popular arcade game gave rise to an entire genre of fighting games and spawned a multitude of sequels and spin-offs. Do comment on in comment section, who played this game during their childhood.
5. Temple run
If you do not have any idea what Temple run is then that’s very sad
This world-famous game was probably played by billions of people. The game was initially released for iOS devices on August 4, 2011, and later ported to Android systems and Windows Phone 8. The game was a commercial success with positive reviews from critics. The success of the game led to a sequel Temple Run 2. This game can play on both Android and iOS platforms so those who want to go back to their childhood days, you can download and play it.
6. Metal slug
It is an action game which is also called a run and gun game
I am sure many of us were playing this game during our childhood. Metal Slug is a Japanese run and gun video game series created by Nazca Corporation before merging with SNK in 1996 after the completion of the first game in the series. For those who love action games, Metal Slug was the best choice.
It is the same as the street fighter game which is an action game probably loved by action games lover. The appearance of the first coin-op cabinet bearing the Tekken name was in 1994, followed by Tekken 2 (1995), Tekken 3 (1997), Tekken Tag Tournament (1999), Tekken 4 (2001), Tekken 5 (2004), Tekken 5: Dark Resurrection (2005), Tekken 6 (2007) and Tekken 6: Bloodline Rebellion (2008). Tekken 7 was released in 2015 and the latest current Tekken 8 was released in 2021 Feb 10. During our childhood, this game was so famous worldwide.
Pokemon is a series of video games developed by game freak and published by Nintendo and The pokemon company under the pokemon media franchise.
Created by Satoshi Tajiri with assistance from Ken Sugimori, the first game, Pocket Monsters Red and Green was released in 1996 in Japan for the game boy, later released outside of Japan as Pokémon Red and Blue. The main series of role-playing video games (RPGs), referred to as the “core series” by their developers, have continued on each generation of Nintendo’s handhelds. The most recently released core series game, pokemon legends Arceus was released on January 28, 2022, for the Nintendo Switch. It is a prequel to the2006 NintendoDS games Pokemon Diamond and pearl. These games were loved by kids and we played this game during our childhood.
It is one of the most downloaded games and it shows how much this game is loved by people. I don’t think I need to tell you about this game more cause it is very unique and popular. We spent a lot of time playing this game during our childhood. In 2009, Minecraft was created by Markus Persson, also known as Notch, and was originally called Cave Game.
This game was different than other online games where you create things instead of simply creating structures, you also have to gather resources to build those structures.
10. Prince of persia
This is one of my favorite games played during my childhood. The original Prince of Persia was published in 1989 and created by Jordan Mechner. The game is a 2D platformer, notable for its use of rotoscoping to create fluid and realistic-looking animations. While initially without a particular theme, Mechner was eventually encouraged to pick an Arabian Nights-like setting and plot for the game.
The story of this very first entry in the series is simple. With the sultan off to fight a war, his evil Vizier seizes the throne. The sultan’s daughter is locked up and to be executed in one hour precisely. The Prince, who serves as the game’s player character, is in love with the princess and has been thrown into the dungeons of the palace. It’s your task to escape and run, jump, climb, and fight your way to the Vizier. This phone game was enjoyed by almost all game lovers during our childhood.
Game is part of our life. There is nobody who didn’t play games in their childhood. During our childhood, we played all types of games either phone games or physical games as. Gameplay is beneficial for our bodies. Every game has its own benefit. A physical game improves your stamina where as a phone games increases you mind creativity. During our childhood, we played many games on a phone which is also available in our smartphones still. It reminds our childhood moments.
Playing any sort of game- be it online games or physical games, is very important for refreshing our minds. But the thing we should keep on our mind is not to be addictive towards it. We should spend only limited times. So, I would like to suggest you and their guardians please take care of phone addiction. Mostly those who love to play games most of the time.
I hope all these lists of childhood games helped you to go back to your childhood and brought a sweet smile to your face reminiscing that old good spent days.