22/11/2012 06:42 GMT | Updated 22/01/2013 05:12 GMT

Top 5 Retro Versions Of Modern Video Games

Many modern games, from FIFA to Doom, have been around long enough to have actual retro versions lurking in the archives.

But others, including current chart-toppers Call of Duty: Black Ops II and Halo 4, haven't quite got the heritage to have been based on 8-bit classics.

Luckily those games do have a lot of fans, many of whom are apparently very skilled with game design and 8 bit graphics, and have a lot of time on their hands.

As a result,old-fashioned versions of modern video games are everywhere online - and we love seeing how our modern favourites are re-imagined for low-res monitors, tiny processors and 2D platform mechanics.

Check out Call of Duty Retro and our other favourite 8-bit games in the slideshow below.