Top Ten Badly Dated Yet Classic Video Games


The Top Ten

1 Super Mario Kart (SNES)

Horrible these days, but still classic.

2 Final Fantasy 7 (PS1)

As legendary as this game is, you have to admit that it's really hard to take its in-game art style seriously. At least the remake will obviously fix that. - xandermartin98

3 Metroid (NES)
4 Super Mario 64 (N64)
5 The Legend Of Zelda: Ocarina Of Time (N64)
6 Star Fox (SNES)
7 The Legend Of Zelda (NES)
8 Crash Bandicoot 1 (PS1)

I love this game, but the visuals are dated, the controls are clunky and the saving system was stupid. Good thing Crash 2 and 3 improved all of that, and those 2 games aged really well

9 Mortal Kombat Trilogy (Arcade)
10 Super Mario RPG: Legend Of The Seven Stars (SNES)

The Contenders

11 Pokémon Red (Game Boy Color)
12 Banjo-Kazooie (N64)
13 Resident Evil (PS1)
14 Super Smash Bros. (N64)
15 Tomb Raider (PS1)
16 Syphon Filter (PS1)
17 Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga (GBA)

No, it's not. Sprites are timeless.

Well, in retrospect, its gameplay is actually the weakest of its respective series as well. So that is also taken into account. - xandermartin98

18 Virtua Fighter (PS1)
19 Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 4 (PS2, GameCube)
20 OddWorld: Abe's Exodus (PS1)
21 World Of WarCraft (PC)
22 Zork (PC)
23 GoldenEye 007 (N64)

It was great when it first came out, but the n64 controller makes it hard to aim and move at the same time. Luckily, the idea of dual analog sticks fixed that problem.
Innovative, but dated. - Skullkid755

24 Ratchet & Clank 1 (PS2)

Cool to hear they'll be remaking it, hopefully with strafing. - Garythesnail

25 OddWorld: Abe's Oddysee (PS1)
26 Gex (PS1)
27 Mario Kart 64 (N64)

It aged more bad than Super Mario Kart in my opinion. Still very fun to play. - MaxPap

28 Jet Set Radio (DreamCast)
29 Xenogears - PlayStation
30 Undertale (PC)
31 Um Jammer Lammy (PS1)
32 Sonic Adventure (DreamCast)
33 EarthBound Zero (NES)
34 Wario Land 3 (Game Boy Color)
35 Half-Life 1 (PC)
36 King's Quest 5 (PC)
37 Oregon Trail (PC)
38 Civilization (PC)
39 Grand Theft Auto 3 (PS2)
40 Donkey Kong Country (SNES)
41 Mario Teaches Typing (PC)
42 Conker's Bad Fur Day (N64)
43 Earthworm Jim 2 (SNES, Genesis, PS1, Saturn)
44 Earthworm Jim: Special Edition (Sega CD, PC)
45 Earthworm Jim (SNES, Genesis)
46 Fallout 3 (PC)
47 The Elder Scrolls 4: Oblivion (PC)
48 Team Fortress Classic (PC)
49 DOOM (PC)
50 Donkey Kong (Arcade)
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Top Remixes (4)

1. Super Mario Kart (SNES)
2. Resident Evil (PS1)
3. Syphon Filter (PS1)
1. Metroid (NES)
2. Final Fantasy 7 (PS1)
3. Super Mario Kart (SNES)
1. Final Fantasy 7 (PS1)
2. Metroid (NES)
3. Mortal Kombat Trilogy (Arcade)

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