Retro Gaming must-haves

A Listmania! list by M. Corne "witchfinder" (Staffordshire, UK)
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Capcom - Classic Collection (PS2)
1.  Capcom - Classic Collection (PS2) by Capcom
The list author says:
  "A great selection of games from one of the greatest developers in videogame history. Includes 1942, Ghosts N Goblins, Commando, Street Fighter II, Final Fight and many more."
15.08   Used & New from: 6.50
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Midway Arcade Treasures (PS2)
2.  Midway Arcade Treasures (PS2) by Midway Games Ltd
The list author says:
  "A decent collection, with some games better than others. Bona fide classics include Gauntlet, Paperboy, Spy Hunter, Robotron and Joust."
10.89   Used & New from: 0.17
3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)

Taito Legends (PS2)
3.  Taito Legends (PS2) by Empire
The list author says:
  "An awesome package with dozens of arcade classics. Highlights are Bubble Bobble, Rainbow Islands, New Zealand Story, Operation Wolf and Space Invaders."
26.96   Used & New from: 5.49
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (11 customer reviews)

Atari Anthology (PS2)
4.  Atari Anthology (PS2) by Namco Bandai
The list author says:
  "Go back to the dawn of gaming with legendary arcade titles like Pong and Asteroids, and an impressive selection of Atari 2600 titles."
10.00   Used & New from: 2.00
3.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

Activision Hits Remixed (PSP)
5.  Activision Hits Remixed (PSP) by Activision
The list author says:
  "A complete collection of Atari 2600 games from the first-ever third party software house. Includes Pitfall, River Raid, Kaboom! and many more. Great User Interface too!"
29.50   Used & New from: 14.99
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

SEGA Mega Drive Collection (PSP)
6.  SEGA Mega Drive Collection (PSP) by Sega
The list author says:
  "Diverse and interesting selection of games from arguably the most successful 16-bit console. Golden Axe, Sonic the Hedgehog and Comix Zone are the pick of the bunch."
9.99   Used & New from: 6.94
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (29 customer reviews)

Sonic Mega Collection (PS2)
7.  Sonic Mega Collection (PS2) by Sega
The list author says:
  "Sega's iconic character stars in a collection of Megadrive and Game Gear titles."
14.61   Used & New from: 0.01
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (19 customer reviews)

R-Types (PlayStation)
8.  R-Types (PlayStation) by Avalon Interactive
The list author says:
  "This PS1 title is fully compatible with the PS2 and features Irem's influential horizontal shooters R-Type and R-Type II."
Used & New from: 15.60
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

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New Zealand Story Revolution (Nintendo DS)
9.  New Zealand Story Revolution (Nintendo DS) by Codemasters
The list author says:
  "A re-imagining of Taito's classic platformer that stays true to the original but makes good use of the touch-screen technology of the DS."
Used & New from: 4.96
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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Nintendo 2000 Wii Points Card (Wii)
10.  Nintendo 2000 Wii Points Card (Wii) by Nintendo
The list author says:
  "Got a Wii? Then get online with Virtual Console and download your choice of retro games."
Out of stock
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (25 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Xbox LIVE 2100 Points Card (Xbox 360)
11.  Xbox LIVE 2100 Points Card (Xbox 360) by Microsoft
The list author says:
  "Xbox Live Arcade features dozens of retro gaming classics and a cool selection of new titles too!"
Out of stock
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (51 customer reviews) | 4 customer discussions

Namco 5 in 1 Stick (Plug n Play TV Games)
12.  Namco 5 in 1 Stick (Plug n Play TV Games) by Namco
The list author says:
  "Features excellent versions of Pac-Man, Dig Dug and Galaxian, plus 2 other games. Just plug in and play for some classic retro action."
Used & New from: 11.97
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (11 customer reviews)

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Street Fighter (Plug n Play TV Games)
13.  Street Fighter (Plug n Play TV Games) by Radica
The list author says:
  "Play the Megadrive version of Capcom's legendary 2D fighter on your TV with two 6-button pads. Also includes Ghouls N Ghosts."
20.00   Used & New from: 11.99
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

Commodore 64 - Plug n Play TV Games
14.  Commodore 64 - Plug n Play TV Games by Commodore
The list author says:
  "Contains a decent selection of 30 classic C64 games such as Impossible Mission, California Games and Nebulus in a replica of the once popular Competition Pro joystick."
Used & New from: 34.89
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)

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The Ultimate History of Video Games
15.  The Ultimate History of Video Games by Steven L. Kent
The list author says:
  "An absorbing guide to the genesis of the videogame industry and the many interesting characters and events that surrounded it. Covers the early 70's all the way to the launch of the Xbox."
10.49   Used & New from: 4.12
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (14 customer reviews)

Project Arcade: Build Your Own Arcade Machine (ExtremeTech)
16.  Project Arcade: Build Your Own Arcade Machine (ExtremeTech) by John St. Clair
The list author says:
  "The best way to experience classic arcade games (not to mention impress your mates) is with a real cabinet - this book shows you how to make one!"
Used & New from: 2.64
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

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Supercade: A Visual History of the Videogame Age 1971-1984
17.  Supercade: A Visual History of the Videogame Age 1971-1984 by Van Burnham
The list author says:
  "A beautiful book that covers the golden age of videogames in the USA. Expensive, but well worth it!"
26.95   Used & New from: 14.52
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

The Encyclopedia of Game Machines: Consoles, Handhelds and Home Computers 1972-2005 (Encyclopedia of Game Machines: Consoles, Handhelds & Home Computers 1972-2005)
18.  The Encyclopedia of Game Machines: Consoles, Handhelds and Home Computers 1972-2005 (Encyclopedia of Game Machines: Consoles, Handhelds & Home Computers 1972-2005) by Winnie Forster
The list author says:
  "A guide to all the home videogame systems from the Maganvox Odyssey to the Nintendo DS, with pictures, background info and technical specs."
Used & New from: 54.86
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

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The Story of Commodore: A Company on the Edge
19.  The Story of Commodore: A Company on the Edge by B. Bagnall
The list author says:
  "An inside look at the formation, success and eventual failure of Commodore. Not so much about the games, but fascinating nonetheless."
Used & New from: 10.89
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)

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The A-Z of Cool Computer Games
20.  The A-Z of Cool Computer Games by Jack Railton
The list author says:
  "One of the few British-written books about retro games, this is a humorous nostalgia trip for those of us that fought about the Speccy and C64 in the playground."
7.79   Used & New from: 0.01
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

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