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The free gaming site where you can play 11 ‘amazing’ retro games decades later – and it works on iPhone and Android

GAMERS have discovered a site where they can play 11 retro games decades after their release – and its playable on iPhone and Android.

It’s called Capcom Town and was released in last summer in celebration of game-house Capcom’s 40th anniversary.

The free gaming site where you can play 11 'amazing' retro games decades later - and it works on iPhone and Android
Capcom – short for Capsule Computers – became an 8-bit celebrity when it took its games from PCs to the Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) in 1985
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The publisher launched a museum of old-school NES and SNES games, including:

  • Mega Man (NES – 1987)
  • Mega Man 2 (NES – 1988)
  • Street Fighter 2 (SNES – 1992)
  • Final Fight (SNES – 1991)
  • Mega Man X (SNES – 1994)
  • Breath of Fire (SNES – 1993)
  • Breath of Fire II (SNES – 1994)
  • Captain Commando (SNES – 1990)
  • Final Fight 2 (SNES – 1993)
  • Ghosts’n Goblins (NES – 1986)
  • Super Ghouls’n Ghosts (SNES – 1991)

Capcom – short for Capsule Computers – became an 8-bit celebrity when it took its games from PCs to the Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) in 1985.

All 11 games are playable for free on an internet browser in both English and Japanese.

You can even save your progress, as long as you have cookies enabled on your browser.

You can only play from where you left off in the same browser.

So, if you delete your browser’s cookies and offline data, the saved data will vanish forever.

While players say you can’t hook up a controller to these browser-based games, they are playable on iPhone and Android devices.


“This is amazing,” one player wrote on HotUKDeals, where the site is being advertised.

Another added: “Ghosts n’ Goblins can go to hell. I can still, even now, decades later, recall the feeling of my soul leaving my body when it sent me back to the beginning.”

More free games

Capcom is the Japanese video game company behind fan-favourite Nintendo Switch titles Capcom Arcade Stadium and Capcom Arcade 2nd Stadium.

Both are free to download and play from Nintendo’s eShop.

Capcom Arcade 2nd Stadium can be played with up to two players in co-op mode.

A review from Play Magazine in Metacritic called the second title the “superior collection”.

“A superior collection to the first Arcade Stadium, this is an excellent way to revisit your youth and/or discover quality games that you never knew existed,” the magazine wrote.

Check our more free Nintendo Switch games here.

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