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Some of the gaming industry’s biggest names and brands have teamed up to bring back some good old games for veteran players to reminisce their childhood with, while a new generation of players also get to experience these awesome classics.

First up is the return of Nintendo’s Super Mario. This time, the popular plumber is making his way to the mobile gaming scene. Super Mario Run is finally launching in three days’ time on android devices this March 23rd.

The same game was launched on iOS earlier in December. The first levels can be played for free but you have to pay a one-time fee of $10 to unlock the whole game.

Meanwhile, Disney and Capcom are launching a retro game collection featuring Disney characters that will compile six classic games from the ‘80s and ‘90s.

The Disney Afternoon Collection is scheduled to hit stores on April 18. It will be available on multiple platforms including the PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC with the following throwback titles:

-DuckTales
-DuckTales 2
-Chip ‘n Dale Rescue Rangers
-Chip ‘n Dale Rescue Rangers 2
-Darkwing Duck
-TaleSpin

New game features like a boss rush mode and a rewind system that lets you correct wrong moves were also introduced for overall lesser difficulty and more fun for the players.

For their part, Xbox One just announced the addition of a handful of games to their backwards compatibility program with the Xbox 360.

These games are:
-Luxor 2
-Madballs Babo: Invasion
-Poker Smash

So if you own any of these titles on the last-generation console then you can now enjoy these on the Xbox One.

But the real gem here is Capcom’s Street Fighter IV which was also added to the backwards compatibility program. Here’s some Hadouken action with Ryu in Arcade mode:

You can check out the full and updated list of the Xbox One’s backwards compatible games here.

 

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