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This website preserves classic video games you can play for free

Hold tight and plunge deep into the internet K-hole! A non-profit digital library called The Internet Archive just released their collection of ’90s MS-DOS games for free. No downloads, just your flash player and your classic competitive inner gamer.

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The digital library updated its arsenal last Sunday, Oct. 13. They released 2,500 MS-DOS ready-to-play games including strategy, action, and adventure titles most of us grew up with. This includes classics like “Contra,” “The Amazing Spider-man,” and “Ghostbusters II.”

We know these games are instant nostalgia fuel, but some are nightmarish too. Games like the eerie sci-fi classic “I Have No Mouth, and I Must Scream,” the gothic cyberpunk “Bloodnet,” and the investigative thriller “Alone in the Dark” are also included in The Internet Archive’s list. “This will be our biggest update yet, ranging from tiny recent independent productions to long-forgotten big-name releases from decades ago,” Internet Archive software curator Jason Scott wrote on their site’s blog. Last year, they added over 200 retro LCD and LED games.

So retro gamers on the lookout for classic video games, this site is just what you need. Download your favorite games here.

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Rogin Losa
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