The Best Classic Games for Xbox Series X

Update, : Sonic Origins added at rank #1.
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Sonic Origins (2022)

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PC Windows Xbox Series X Xbox One Playstation 5 Playstation 4 Nintendo Switch

Relive the classic adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog, Sonic the Hedgehog 2, Sonic 3 & Knuckles, and Sonic CD in this new remaster.


  • platform
  • classic
  • compilation
  • boss
  • retro
  • pixel
  • sonic
  • momentum
  • adventure
  • boss-fight
  • 2d

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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shredder's Revenge (2021)

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Linux Xbox Series X Nintendo Switch PC Windows Playstation 4 Xbox One

Bash your way through gorgeous pixel art environments and slay tons of hellacious enemies with your favorite Turtle, each with his own skills and moves - making each run unique! From Manhattan and Coney Island, to city rooftops and dank sewers, help the fearsome foursome trounce Foot Soldiers, Triceraton Warriors, and Rock Troops all the way to Dimension X! Every character, vehicle, weapon, item, and background is directly inspired by the 1987 TV show, making you feel like you hopped into the television -- with a dope mix of killer humor and action-packed adventures!


  • arcade
  • ninja
  • brawler
  • cooperative
  • classic
  • boss
  • side-scrolling
  • fight
  • online
  • retro
  • beat-em-up
  • local
  • combo
  • pixel
  • combat

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Let's Sing 2022 (2021)

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Playstation 4 Playstation 5 Xbox One Xbox Series X Nintendo Switch

Let’s Sing is back and this time on the new generation! Grab a microphone, some friends, and join the hottest karaoke game of the year!


  • music
  • classic
  • friends-and-family
  • online
  • team
  • queen
  • party
  • casual
  • controller-support

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Beyond a Steel Sky (2020)

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Xbox Series X Xbox One Playstation 4 Nintendo Switch Playstation 5 IOS iPhone Mac OS Linux PC Windows

Set ten years after the events of the first game, the protagonist Robert Foster returns to Union City. Revolution Studios CEO Charles Cecil has said that the game examines how an AI would interpret a prime directive to make people happy.[2]


  • point-and-click
  • cyberpunk
  • adventure
  • dystopian
  • puzzle
  • sci-fi
  • classic
  • narrative
  • futuristic
  • graphic
  • third-person
  • thriller
  • novel
  • cult
  • inventory

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Bouncy Bullets 2 (2021)

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Nintendo Switch Xbox One Xbox Series X Playstation 5

In this colorful world, shoot bouncing bullets to achieve victory!


  • physics
  • exploration
  • first-person
  • classic
  • shooter
  • online
  • combat

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Gleylancer (2021)

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Nintendo Switch Playstation 4 Playstation 5 Xbox One Xbox Series X PC Windows sega mega drive virtual console Xbox Series X/s

An iconic 1990s legacy outer space shoot ‘em up classic comes back.


  • shooter
  • horizontally
  • retro
  • museum
  • boss
  • classic
  • anime
  • aliens
  • scrolling
  • fight
  • retro-tastic
  • arcade
  • horizontally-scrolling
  • physical
  • side-scrolling

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R-Type Final 2 (2021)

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PC Windows Playstation 4 Nintendo Switch Xbox One Xbox Series X/s Xbox Series X

For the first time in nearly two decades, you can experience R-Type Final 2! Feel the rush of mowing down hordes of Bydo with your fleet of R-Type fighters equipped with an arsenal of new and classic wave cannons, force units, bit devices, and devastating delta weapons. The Bydo threat is always evolving, as new enemies spawn from the wreckage of fallen foes, and stages are corrupted and altered by the sentient Bydo corruption. R-Type Final 2 unites the explosive action of the original games with modernized visuals and gameplay features, making this a must-have title for new and old shoot-'em-up fans alike.


  • shooter
  • arcade
  • classic
  • shoot-em-up
  • scrolling
  • old-school
  • retro
  • boss
  • side-scrolling
  • horizontal-scrolling
  • scroller
  • wave

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MONOPOLY Madness (2021)

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Nintendo Switch Xbox One Playstation 4 PC Windows stadia Playstation 5 Xbox Series X

In this race for fame and fortune, the rules have changed slightly: • No more board! Roam the streets of Monopoly Town to collect money, water, and electricity. • 20 NEW playable characters inspired by classic MONOPOLY® tokens.


  • board-game
  • local
  • multiplayer
  • free-for-all
  • online
  • party
  • real-time
  • classic
  • trading
  • competitive
  • fast-paced
  • slow-paced
  • trains
  • cooperative
  • tactical

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