While everyone else is busy posting their 2009 vs 2019 pics, let’s take time to reminisce on our favorite games that were first released in 2009. Although these games are a decade old, some of them are still fun to play up to this day.
Let’s go down the list and maybe you’ll find games you used to play endlessly before. After this article, why don’t you break out that old console and get your nostalgia on.
Pokémon HeartGold and SoulSilver
Ask any fan what their top 5 favorite Pokémon games are, and for sure, HeartGold and SoulSilver will make the list. First released in Japan on September 2009, this Nintendo DS game found its way in the hearts of fans due to its compelling storyline and fresh gameplay. Players got to form friendships with their Pokémon because the games allowed you to walk around with your Poképal.
Remember making space in your living room so you and your friends could play Just Dance on the Wii? Can you imagine that those days are almost a decade old? The first iteration of the rhythm-based game had 32 songs you could dance to including Katy Perry’s Hot N Cold, MC Hammer’s U Can’t Touch This, and Cyndi Lauper’s Girls Just Wanna Have Fun.
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 (CoD)
First released in 2009, this FPS garnered players across its PC, PS3, and Xbox 360 platforms. Gamers loved many things about this version of the CoD game – the challenging campaign, the new cooperative mode in Spec Ops, the musical scoring, and the visuals.
Plants vs. Zombies (PvZ)
In May 2009, PopCap Games introduced a tower defense game that got us all playing for hours on end. Since its gameplay is simple yet highly addictive, PvZ kept players eager to defend their lawns against brain-hungry zombies with their loyal plants. You can even download this game on your smartphone to relive those days of zombie-crushing fun.
Tick Tech Trivia
Did you know that the Nintendo Game Boy turns 30 this year? The 8-bit handheld console was first released in 1989. Was your childhood filled with days playing classics like Tetris, early Pokémon games, Super Mario Land, Tennis, Baseball and more?