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Best Buy customers often prefer the following products when searching for old school video games.

Video games have come a long way since the days of the arcade. Today's video games are more realistic, more immersive, and more fun than ever before. But there's still something special about the old-school classics. Browse the top-ranked list of old school video games below along with associated reviews and opinions.

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  1. SEGA Genesis Classics - Nintendo Switch [Digital] - Front_Zoom

    Model: 110090
    Publisher: SEGA
    SKU: 6320665
    ESRB Rating: T (Teen 13+)
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    "While these are old school 16bit games they are alot of fun! It brings back so much memories of younger times. ...Feels like old time. Sega genesis old school game."

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    Enjoy more than 50 classic video games with SEGA Genesis Classics for Nintendo Switch. Get ready to rumble with Streets of Rage 2 or speed through digital landscapes with Sonic as you play through dozens of arcade, puzzle and action games. SEGA Genesis Classics lets you play old favorites with new style, as you can save games and customize controls. This item cannot be returned or refunded, please visit to learn more.
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    "While these are old school 16bit games they are alot of fun! It brings back so much memories of younger times. ...Feels like old time. Sega genesis old school game."

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    Enjoy more than 50 classic video games with SEGA Genesis Classics for Nintendo Switch. Get ready to rumble with Streets of Rage 2 or speed through digital landscapes with Sonic as you play through dozens of arcade, puzzle and action games. SEGA Genesis Classics lets you play old favorites with new style, as you can save games and customize controls. This item cannot be returned or refunded, please visit to learn more.
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  2. Old School Musical - Nintendo Switch [Digital] - Front_Zoom

    Model: DIGITAL ITEM
    Publisher: Playdius
    SKU: 6302034
    ESRB Rating: E10+ (Everyone 10+)

    Product Description

    Pay homage to your favorite classic games with this Old School Musical digital download. It has dozens of levels to challenge new or experienced players and cute pixel art graphics for a nostalgic experience. Access this Old School Musical digital download with your Nintendo Switch console for fun game play for up to four people. This item cannot be returned or refunded, please visit to learn more.
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    Pay homage to your favorite classic games with this Old School Musical digital download. It has dozens of levels to challenge new or experienced players and cute pixel art graphics for a nostalgic experience. Access this Old School Musical digital download with your Nintendo Switch console for fun game play for up to four people. This item cannot be returned or refunded, please visit to learn more.
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  3. Another Code: Recollection - Nintendo Switch, Nintendo Switch – OLED Model, Nintendo Switch Lite - Front_Zoom
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    "Visual novel game that is remastered from cult classics! Includes Another Code: R which never was released in NA....Don't expect a major challenege, and be prepared to put up with some really low res textures and old-school point-and-click style progression jank. "

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    Sleuth your way to the truth in two fully enhanced mystery adventures with Another Code: Recollection. Travel to the remote Blood Edward Island as Ashley, a 13 year old girl in search of her father in Another Code: Two Memories. Ashley receives a letter from her father who she believed to be dead, setting off a chain of mysteries and visions into the past. Investigate your surroundings and locales while solving puzzles to reveal the truth in this refreshed retelling of the original Trace Memory game for the Nintendo DS system. Experience Ashley’s full story, including the events of the first game’s sequel—Another Code: R – Journey into Lost Memories. Previously unreleased in North America, this second installment completes Ashley’s intriguing tale as she journeys to Lake Juliet two years after the events of the first game to uncover the hidden truth surrounding her mother. This collection includes fully enhanced versions of both original games, featuring overhauled visuals, fully explorable environments, new voice acting, puzzles, music, and more. Optional hint and navigation systems have been added to help players new to adventure games.
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    "Visual novel game that is remastered from cult classics! Includes Another Code: R which never was released in NA....Don't expect a major challenege, and be prepared to put up with some really low res textures and old-school point-and-click style progression jank. "

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    Sleuth your way to the truth in two fully enhanced mystery adventures with Another Code: Recollection. Travel to the remote Blood Edward Island as Ashley, a 13 year old girl in search of her father in Another Code: Two Memories. Ashley receives a letter from her father who she believed to be dead, setting off a chain of mysteries and visions into the past. Investigate your surroundings and locales while solving puzzles to reveal the truth in this refreshed retelling of the original Trace Memory game for the Nintendo DS system. Experience Ashley’s full story, including the events of the first game’s sequel—Another Code: R – Journey into Lost Memories. Previously unreleased in North America, this second installment completes Ashley’s intriguing tale as she journeys to Lake Juliet two years after the events of the first game to uncover the hidden truth surrounding her mother. This collection includes fully enhanced versions of both original games, featuring overhauled visuals, fully explorable environments, new voice acting, puzzles, music, and more. Optional hint and navigation systems have been added to help players new to adventure games.
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  4. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare III Vault Edition - Xbox One, Xbox Series S, Xbox Series X [Digital] - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "Great game...Great game as expected bringing back some old maps is great for og cod players like myself...Great game!...Just like the old times! Reminds me of my child hood!"

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    Pre-order any digital edition and receive: Early access to the Open Beta, play the campaign up to a week early, and the Soap Operator Pack - pre-order for immediate use in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II and Warzone. Also available in Modern Warfare III at launch. The Vault Edition Includes: Cross Gen Bundle of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare III, Nemesis Operator Pack - 4 Operators Skins: Makarov, Warden, Price and Ghost, 2 Weapon Vaults, BlackCell (1 Season) + 30 additional Tier Skips (BlackCell Includes: Battle Pass, 20 Tier Skips, 1,100 CP and more). Adapt or die in a fight against the ultimate threat! In the direct sequel to the record-breaking Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II, Captain Price and Task Force 141 face off against the ultimate threat. The ultranationalist war criminal Vladimir Makarov is extending his grasp across the world causing Task Force 141 to fight like never before. It’s time to settle old scores and start new ones. Modern Warfare III celebrates the 20th anniversary of Call of Duty with one of the greatest collections of Multiplayer maps ever assembled - both fan favorites and all new ones. All 16 launch maps from the original Modern Warfare 2 (2009) have been modernized with new modes and gameplay features and will be available at launch to get everyone started, while over 12 all-new core 6v6 maps will fuel post-launch live seasons. All new open world zombies: For the first time, team up with other squads to survive and fight massive hordes of the undead in the largest Call of Duty Zombies map ever. Modern Warfare Zombies (MWZ) tells a new Treyarch Zombies story with missions, core Zombies features, and secrets to discover.
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    "Great game...Great game as expected bringing back some old maps is great for og cod players like myself...Great game!...Just like the old times! Reminds me of my child hood!"

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    Product Description

    Pre-order any digital edition and receive: Early access to the Open Beta, play the campaign up to a week early, and the Soap Operator Pack - pre-order for immediate use in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II and Warzone. Also available in Modern Warfare III at launch. The Vault Edition Includes: Cross Gen Bundle of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare III, Nemesis Operator Pack - 4 Operators Skins: Makarov, Warden, Price and Ghost, 2 Weapon Vaults, BlackCell (1 Season) + 30 additional Tier Skips (BlackCell Includes: Battle Pass, 20 Tier Skips, 1,100 CP and more). Adapt or die in a fight against the ultimate threat! In the direct sequel to the record-breaking Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II, Captain Price and Task Force 141 face off against the ultimate threat. The ultranationalist war criminal Vladimir Makarov is extending his grasp across the world causing Task Force 141 to fight like never before. It’s time to settle old scores and start new ones. Modern Warfare III celebrates the 20th anniversary of Call of Duty with one of the greatest collections of Multiplayer maps ever assembled - both fan favorites and all new ones. All 16 launch maps from the original Modern Warfare 2 (2009) have been modernized with new modes and gameplay features and will be available at launch to get everyone started, while over 12 all-new core 6v6 maps will fuel post-launch live seasons. All new open world zombies: For the first time, team up with other squads to survive and fight massive hordes of the undead in the largest Call of Duty Zombies map ever. Modern Warfare Zombies (MWZ) tells a new Treyarch Zombies story with missions, core Zombies features, and secrets to discover.
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  5. Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic Standard Edition - Nintendo Switch, Nintendo Switch – OLED Model, Nintendo Switch Lite [Digital] - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "Great classic Star Wars game...Great port of a classic game, download size is large but the games runs great on the switch lite for portable playing...Old school...Old school game old school graphics but I still like it"

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    The legendary RPG classic, now on Nintendo Switch™. Four thousand years before the Galactic Empire, hundreds of Jedi Knights have fallen in battle against the ruthless Sith, and you are the last hope of the Jedi Order. Can you master the awesome power of the Force and save the Republic? Or will you fall to the lure of the dark side?
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    "Great classic Star Wars game...Great port of a classic game, download size is large but the games runs great on the switch lite for portable playing...Old school...Old school game old school graphics but I still like it"

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    The legendary RPG classic, now on Nintendo Switch™. Four thousand years before the Galactic Empire, hundreds of Jedi Knights have fallen in battle against the ruthless Sith, and you are the last hope of the Jedi Order. Can you master the awesome power of the Force and save the Republic? Or will you fall to the lure of the dark side?
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  6. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare III Cross-Gen Bundle Edition - Xbox One, Xbox Series S, Xbox Series X [Digital] - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "Call of duty games rock...Game is great and some of the old maps are back and improved....Lots of new stuff and even though it isnt the old school and great zombies of before, this new take and playstyle has peoven to be an entertaining and challenging experience."

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    Product Description

    Pre-order any digital edition and receive: Early access to the Open Beta, play the campaign up to a week early, and the Soap Operator Pack - pre-order for immediate use in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II and Warzone. Also available in Modern Warfare III at launch. Adapt or die in a fight against the ultimate threat! In the direct sequel to the record-breaking Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II, Captain Price and Task Force 141 face off against the ultimate threat. The ultranationalist war criminal Vladimir Makarov is extending his grasp across the world causing Task Force 141 to fight like never before. It’s time to settle old scores and start new ones. Modern Warfare III celebrates the 20th anniversary of Call of Duty with one of the greatest collections of Multiplayer maps ever assembled - both fan favorites and all new ones. All 16 launch maps from the original Modern Warfare 2 (2009) have been modernized with new modes and gameplay features and will be available at launch to get everyone started, while over 12 all-new core 6v6 maps will fuel post-launch live seasons. All new open world zombies: For the first time, team up with other squads to survive and fight massive hordes of the undead in the largest Call of Duty Zombies map ever. Modern Warfare Zombies (MWZ) tells a new Treyarch Zombies story with missions, core Zombies features, and secrets to discover.
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    Top comment

    "Call of duty games rock...Game is great and some of the old maps are back and improved....Lots of new stuff and even though it isnt the old school and great zombies of before, this new take and playstyle has peoven to be an entertaining and challenging experience."

    See all customer reviews

    Product Description

    Pre-order any digital edition and receive: Early access to the Open Beta, play the campaign up to a week early, and the Soap Operator Pack - pre-order for immediate use in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II and Warzone. Also available in Modern Warfare III at launch. Adapt or die in a fight against the ultimate threat! In the direct sequel to the record-breaking Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II, Captain Price and Task Force 141 face off against the ultimate threat. The ultranationalist war criminal Vladimir Makarov is extending his grasp across the world causing Task Force 141 to fight like never before. It’s time to settle old scores and start new ones. Modern Warfare III celebrates the 20th anniversary of Call of Duty with one of the greatest collections of Multiplayer maps ever assembled - both fan favorites and all new ones. All 16 launch maps from the original Modern Warfare 2 (2009) have been modernized with new modes and gameplay features and will be available at launch to get everyone started, while over 12 all-new core 6v6 maps will fuel post-launch live seasons. All new open world zombies: For the first time, team up with other squads to survive and fight massive hordes of the undead in the largest Call of Duty Zombies map ever. Modern Warfare Zombies (MWZ) tells a new Treyarch Zombies story with missions, core Zombies features, and secrets to discover.
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  7. RoboCop: Rogue City - Xbox Series X - Front_Zoom

    Publisher: Maximum Games
    SKU: 6536645
    ESRB Rating: M (Mature 17+)
    Top comment

    "Wow what a instant classic this will help you relive the movie classic...Man this video game took me way back to elementary school. "

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    Become the iconic part man, part machine, all cop hero as you attempt to bring justice to the dangerous, crime-ridden streets of Old Detroit. Armed with your trusty Auto-9, factory-built strength, years of experience on the force and a variety of tools at your disposal, you will fight forces seeking to destroy the city you call home in an all new first-person, explosive hunt for the truth.
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    "Wow what a instant classic this will help you relive the movie classic...Man this video game took me way back to elementary school. "

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    Become the iconic part man, part machine, all cop hero as you attempt to bring justice to the dangerous, crime-ridden streets of Old Detroit. Armed with your trusty Auto-9, factory-built strength, years of experience on the force and a variety of tools at your disposal, you will fight forces seeking to destroy the city you call home in an all new first-person, explosive hunt for the truth.
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  8. Rhapsody: Marl Kingdom Chronicles Deluxe Edition - Nintendo Switch - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "Old school rpg brought back to life. If you like ps1 era rpgs then give this a shot....Loved the classic and look and feel the older games are bringing to the nintendo switch."

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    Experience the harmonious combination of story and song in Rhapsody: Marl Kingdom Chronicles, the continuation of Rhapsody: A Musical Adventure told through two captivating RPGs! As these titles make their way to the West for the first time, they bring with them improved storybook visuals, enchanting music, and lovable characters both old and new! Following in the footsteps of her mother Cornet, young Kururu sets out on a journey to find her own prince in Rhapsody II: Ballad of the Little Princess. Complete with more songs, a new turn-based battle system, and a story both new yet familiar, this title is ready to make your heart sing! In Rhapsody III: Memories of Marl Kingdom, a series of charming chapters concludes the stories of Rhapsody and its characters. Experience events that occur before, during, and after the previous Rhapsody titles, including a heartfelt conclusion about Cornet’s mother, Cherie. The revamped and refined battle system shines with combined character attacks and the addition of a 3D camera.
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    "Old school rpg brought back to life. If you like ps1 era rpgs then give this a shot....Loved the classic and look and feel the older games are bringing to the nintendo switch."

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    Product Description

    Experience the harmonious combination of story and song in Rhapsody: Marl Kingdom Chronicles, the continuation of Rhapsody: A Musical Adventure told through two captivating RPGs! As these titles make their way to the West for the first time, they bring with them improved storybook visuals, enchanting music, and lovable characters both old and new! Following in the footsteps of her mother Cornet, young Kururu sets out on a journey to find her own prince in Rhapsody II: Ballad of the Little Princess. Complete with more songs, a new turn-based battle system, and a story both new yet familiar, this title is ready to make your heart sing! In Rhapsody III: Memories of Marl Kingdom, a series of charming chapters concludes the stories of Rhapsody and its characters. Experience events that occur before, during, and after the previous Rhapsody titles, including a heartfelt conclusion about Cornet’s mother, Cherie. The revamped and refined battle system shines with combined character attacks and the addition of a 3D camera.
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  9. Sonic Superstars - Xbox Series X, Xbox One - Front_Zoom

    Model: SS-64222-3
    Publisher: SEGA
    SKU: 6509099
    ESRB Rating: E (Everyone)
    Top comment

    "Old school gaming with some modern twist!...This 2d sonic game is really good. Graphics are very good and i enjoy the new machanics! ...Modern sonic with an old school feel. If you like 2D sonic games or any sonic games, this game is for you. "

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    Adventure through the mystical Northstar Islands in this all-new take on classic 2D Sonic high-speed action platforming. Play as Sonic, Tails, Knuckles, and Amy Rose and harness all-new Emerald powers to move and attack in dynamic new ways. Navigate gorgeous, never-before-seen environments solo or with up to 3 other players and stop Dr. Eggman, Fang, and a mysterious new adversary from converting the islands' giant animals into Badniks before it's too late!
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    "Old school gaming with some modern twist!...This 2d sonic game is really good. Graphics are very good and i enjoy the new machanics! ...Modern sonic with an old school feel. If you like 2D sonic games or any sonic games, this game is for you. "

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    Adventure through the mystical Northstar Islands in this all-new take on classic 2D Sonic high-speed action platforming. Play as Sonic, Tails, Knuckles, and Amy Rose and harness all-new Emerald powers to move and attack in dynamic new ways. Navigate gorgeous, never-before-seen environments solo or with up to 3 other players and stop Dr. Eggman, Fang, and a mysterious new adversary from converting the islands' giant animals into Badniks before it's too late!
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  10. Double Dragon Gaiden: Rise of the Dragons - PlayStation 5 - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "Old school...Playing this game brings back memories of playing the original Double Dragon and when I was younger...New Double Dragon, old school nostalgia meets new gameplay. At a great price of 30$."

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    Prepare to throw down the Double Dragon way in this fresh addition to the iconic beat ‘em up franchise. It’s the year 199X, and nuclear war has devastated New York City leaving its citizens to fight for survivals riots and crime engulf the streets. The city has been overtaken by criminal gangs who terrorize its ruins as they fight for total dominance. Unwilling to endure these conditions any longer, young Billy and Jimmy Lee take it upon themselves to drive the gangs out of their city. Explore the early beginnings of the young Double Dragon brothers as they take on both new and familiar enemies in this alternate story. In this fresh roguelike take, every playthrough is brand new chance at new action. Featuring a unique and dynamic level structure, the difficulty of the missions you take on will change depending on the order you have selected them. Tag in and out as the classic duo Billy and Jimmy, switch it up with Marian and Uncle Matin, or experiment with 9 additional unlockable characters, each with their own special moves and unique playstyles. With 2 player local co-op, the action quadruples as you and a friend clean up the mean streets.
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    "Old school...Playing this game brings back memories of playing the original Double Dragon and when I was younger...New Double Dragon, old school nostalgia meets new gameplay. At a great price of 30$."

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    Prepare to throw down the Double Dragon way in this fresh addition to the iconic beat ‘em up franchise. It’s the year 199X, and nuclear war has devastated New York City leaving its citizens to fight for survivals riots and crime engulf the streets. The city has been overtaken by criminal gangs who terrorize its ruins as they fight for total dominance. Unwilling to endure these conditions any longer, young Billy and Jimmy Lee take it upon themselves to drive the gangs out of their city. Explore the early beginnings of the young Double Dragon brothers as they take on both new and familiar enemies in this alternate story. In this fresh roguelike take, every playthrough is brand new chance at new action. Featuring a unique and dynamic level structure, the difficulty of the missions you take on will change depending on the order you have selected them. Tag in and out as the classic duo Billy and Jimmy, switch it up with Marian and Uncle Matin, or experiment with 9 additional unlockable characters, each with their own special moves and unique playstyles. With 2 player local co-op, the action quadruples as you and a friend clean up the mean streets.
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