As the hardcore gaming enthusiasts that we are, we’re always on the hunt for the very best games to bolster our collection. But since we’re arcade gamers at heart, we’re also always looking for ways to keep connected to our favorite hobby, even when we don’t have time to spend a few hours at the local arcade. Luckily, video game technology has matured enough to allow us to play certain titles on their home console version. On platforms like Xbox Live Arcade and PSN, we can travel to the past and revisit the games from our youths, from the comfort of our living room couch.
This article will be dedicated to our 5 favorite arcade games, which are currently available to be played on modern consoles (from the PS3/Xbox 360 era to the current PS4/Xbox One consoles). They feature either improved graphics, added gameplay, or other features that improve upon the original game.