Talking Point: What Games Are You Nervous To Replay In Case They Don’t Hold Up?

Past masters.

We often use the word ‘evergreen’ to describe a game which never gets old. Despite the passage of time, there’s a stratum of untouchables that still feel as vital in the hands as the day they were released. Personal preferences and nostalgia will always, always come into play, but games like Super Mario Bros. 3 or Super Mario World? It’s hard to imagine them feeling any better if they launched yesterday.

Critical consensus puts classics like those on a pedestal which seems precarious — they can’t be that good, right? — but whenever you return, they do, somehow, stand up. You settle back and relax, relieved. You need never worry that a quick blast through SMB3 won’t live up to your expectations.

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