Top 20 old school games

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It’s time to sell those Unwanted Gifts and buy something cool. Let’s take a look at 20 old school games that are hard to find anywhere but Gumtree. There’s so much to buy, that it’s hard to make a choice.
 
If you’re looking for gaming, you can find all the latest consoles and games. Whether that be a new PlayStation 4 or an Xbox One. To make it a bit more unique and take a look at 20 old school games that you can get on Gumtree.
 
Prepare for some nostalgia, as we take a step back to the 80’s, 90’s and 00’s of gaming.

20. Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare

Released on Xbox 360 in 2005

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Two madmen hell bent on seeking world domination and you’re one of the few that can stop this from happening. This is a fun and engaging game that gives you quite a realistic war experience. If you’re looking for a few days of fun entertainment, this is the game for you.

19. Madden NFL 2005

Released on PlayStation 2 in 2004

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The greatest NFL game, with awesome defensive tools that allow you to make more plays and be in on all the action. Take on the best Madden players in quick tournaments, or compete in a mini game of Rushing Attack.

18. Gran Turismo 3: A-Spec

Released on PlayStation 2 in 2001

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An absolute cracking driving game for the serious racing enthusiast. Start your career off in a bomb and build up enough skill to become the best driver in the world. Customise cars with engine design, suspension, transmission and tires.  Or, jump straight into the action with arcade mode.

17. NBA Jam

Released on Super Nintendo in 1993

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“Is it the shoes?” Great memories of this awesome game, especially when you’re “On fire” and unstoppable for a few plays. This game took the gaming world by storm back in 1993, when it made its way from arcade to console. Lace up your Reebok Pumps and enjoy NBA Jam once again.

16. Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell

Released on PlayStation 2 in 2002

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Step into Clancy’s world as Sam Fisher, an ex CIA agent and ex Navy SEAL. The first in a long series of games, Splinter Cell is action packed and thwart with danger. Now’s your chance to play this game, 15 years on and it’s still loads of fun.

15. Tiger Woods PGA Tour 2005

Released on PlayStation 2 in 2004

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A throwback to when Tiger was unstoppable and Golf became mainstream. Play on the world’s best golf courses and challenge your mates to become the PGA champion. Every hole you play requires your full attention and skill.

14. Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 3

Released on Xbox in 2002

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Ollie, spin and grind like the great man himself. Travel to skate parks around the world and get creative with combinations off ramps. You can also go on missions and build up points to improve your skating abilities.

13. Mario Kart

Released on Nintendo 64 in 1996

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1996 transported us back into Mario’s universe, this time in 3D and in a Kart. Mario Kart was one of the 64’s best selling games and when you revisit it you can see why. This is still a great game to play with your kids, friends and family. Cruise through multi levels of good time racing and show your kids how it was in the 90’s.

12. Mortal Kombat

Released on Sega Mega Drive in 1992

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“Get over here!” This is the game that turned gaming on its ear and changed the target market from children to teens and adults. Mortal Kombat is a game that will never get old and is still loads of fun to play.

11. Halo

Released on Xbox in 2001

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Something mysterious and powerful exists in Halo. As Master Chief, you’re there to find it and stop a horrible alien race taking over.

10. Street Fighter 2

Released on Super Nintendo in 1992

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“Hadouken”, “Sonic Boom” and “Tiger Uppercut”… some of the great vernacular we took from one of the best games of all time. So, revisit a classic and battle the infamous M. Bison for Street Fighter glory once again.

9. Max Payne

Released on Xbox in 2001

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If you didn’t get to play this game back in the day, you missed out on a great noir style crime story. Never mind, you can play it now! Not to give too much away, but the main character is a cop that’s framed for murder and hunted by the mob as well as the police. Get in firefights and make your way through a frosty NYC to right your wrongs.

8. Rock Band

Released on PlayStation 2 in 2007

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Rock Band was the successful follow up to Guitar Hero and gave us the chance to be a Rock Star in our own living room. Start a family band or invite your friends over for some wholesome fun and belt out some classics. All you’ll need to decide is who’ll be the singer, the guitarist and the drummer?

7. Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic

Released on Xbox in 2003

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Set four thousand years before A New Hope, giving a new perspective on the Star Wars universe. This game stays in touch with the roots that have made the saga so great, for over the past 40 years and also gives a new twist.

6. Guitar Hero II

Released on Xbox 360 in 2006

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If you’ve ever dreamt of being able to play the guitar like Slash or Jimmy Page, here’s your chance. Engulf yourself in the world of rock and become a Hero with this awesome Xbox game.

5. Grand Theft Auto: Vice City

Released on PC in 2002

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Taking you back to the 80’s, Miami Vice and Scarface style. Be the king of Vice City, a virtual Miami, cause havoc and build an empire. With great graphics (for the time) and a cool soundtrack – you’ll have such a blast playing this modern classic. Break your pastel coloured suits out and jump into your Ferrari Testarossa.

4. Sonic The Hedgehog

Released on Sega Mega Drive in 1991

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The original and the best. Like Mario Bros., the image of Sonic comes to mind as soon as his name is mentioned. Still, fun to play and a great way to spend an afternoon.

3. Goldeneye 007

Released on Nintendo 64 in 1997

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Bond, James Bond. This game still carries water today and is so much fun to play single or multiplayer. Working hand in hand with the movie, prepare for hours of fun.

2. Legend of Zelda

Released on Nintendo Entertainment System in 1986

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Second, only to Mario Bros., Zelda is in a league of its own when it comes to legend. This was revolutionary gaming and took you on an adventure that you’d never taken before. The map design, solving puzzles and the fact that you could upgrade weapons along the way – makes this game one in a googolplex. It’s great to play this game today and strategise to beat Zelda.

1. Super Mario Bros.

Released Nintendo Entertainment System in 1985

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In 1985 Nintendo took over living rooms all over Australia. Mario Bros. was the game on everyone’s lips and the only thing kids were playing. Step back into the lives Mario and Luigi as they make their way through the Mushroom Kingdom and try to save the Princess. Playing this game today brings back so many great family memories and the love we all still have for Mario Bros.


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