Retro video games make thoughtful and nostalgic Christmas presents. Get them pre-owned and they’re also more affordable than the next gen games that Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo want you to splurge on.
Have a scroll through this list of timeless titles; you’re bound to find one that will make a killer stocking filler for the gamer in your life.
Travelling through time, Crash rides dinosaurs and battles giant space robots, encountering iconic bosses like Dingodile and Dr N. Gin along the way.
The spiny blue shell: a blessing when you’re in last place, a curse when you’re winning.
Beating the heck out of Gym Leader Brock with your newly acquired Squirtle never gets old.
One of the first games everyone had for Playstation, and one of hardest games to complete without cheating.
Help to save the pompom-like race of Gobbos from sadistic green-skinned baddie Baron Dante and his annoying underlings. How? By storing everything in a tardis-like backpack and smacking everyone in the face with your tail.
6. Lylat Wars
Or Starfox 64 if you’re American. Choose your path through the solar system to stop the evil monkey overlord Andross from taking over. Your teammates are a sassy falcon, a reckless toad and a repetitive rabbit. DO A BARREL ROLL!
My all time favourite game! Spyro’s mission is to save 80 other dragons who have been trapped in crystal by Gnasty Gnorc, a gnome/orc hybrid with a bad attitude.
Widely considered the best Nintendo game ever, take control of Link and travel around the enchanting kingdom of Hyrule, learning songs on a magical ocarina to change the course of time and defeat the evil Ganondorf.
I know I’ve missed loads of incredible old games off this list, so if there’s one you think deserves to be on here, be sure to leave a comment below or tweet us @Creative_Hacks!