Who needs vast open-worlds, bleeding-edge graphics, and fine-tuned gameplay when you can step through a nostalgic time portal and play some retro games instead? Over on Fanatical, you can build your own bundle from a long list of retro games on PC, many of which have been forgotten to time. Games from an era where the cover art might have overpromised, the difficulty spikes were unfairly brutal, and the hit detection systems appeared to be coded by developers who had a chip on their shoulder.Build your own retro games bundle
For this bundle of blasts from the past, Fanatical is offering any one of these games for a single buck, five games for $3, and 10 games for $5. GameSpot readers can save 10% with promo code GAMESPOT10 (until Monday, October 2, at 8 AM PT / 11 AM ET).
Some of the highlights include Pushover, Super 3D Noah's Ark (yes, for real), Legend (1994), Jim Power: The Lost Dimension, Alien Rampage, and many more. Pushover is a brain-bending puzzler where you have to perfectly position dominos, Jim Power is a platforming sci-fi adventure and a great name, Alien Rampage is pure side-scrolling action, and Legend is a medieval beat-'em-up game in the same vein as Final Fight and Streets of Rage. Super 3D Noah's Ark is actually pretty good. Believe it or not, it's kind of like Doom (yes, that Doom).Super 3D Noah's Ark
While none of these games are officially listed as being Steam Deck compatible, many should run on the handheld PC gaming platform without any issues due to them having extremely low system requirements. This is one way to top up your Steam Deck library quickly if you're looking for more nostalgic and easily digestible games while you're on the move.
For more Fanatical deals, there's a lot going on this weekend. Until Monday, October 2, at 8 AM PT / 11 AM ET you can save big on games and bundles by using a pair of GameSpot-exclusive promo codes. The promo code GAMESPOT10 will give you a 10% discount on game bundles (including the retro bundle), and the second promo code GAMESPOT5 will give you an additional 5% discount on close to every game in Fanatical's library, even if they've already been discounted.
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