Top Retro Games of 2009

Welcome to's top retro games of 2009, a list of the best videogames, created from editorial reviews on the site. It's the perfect tool to find that great game you haven't played yet, or even to find a gem for a friend or loved one as a gift.

Please take into account this list is in descending order! is always open to hearing about your opinion. Would your list be different? If so let us know by contacting us or tweeting us @VideoGamerCom.

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  • 3.

    Magic Ball

    Magic Ball is definitely worth a look, but not quite up there with the best available on the PSN. There can't be many things more simple than using a paddle to hit a ball into bricks, in video game form. Chances are, if you... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PS3

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    R-Type Dimensions

    For a 22-year-old game it stands up remarkably well, but it's a shame that a few omissions prevent R-Type Dimensions from being all it could have been. We've had quite a mix of classic arcade games hit Xbox LIVE Arcade since... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox 360

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    SEGA Mega Drive Ultimate Collection

    SEGA Mega Drive Ultimate Collection is well worth your money. Gamers brought up on the likes of Halo and Call of Duty might struggle to see what's so great here, but that's their loss. Were you a SEGA or Nintendo kid? I don't... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox 360, PS3