DescriptionArcade refers not to games that originated as arcade machines, but to action games with very simple gameplay interaction similar to coin-op arcade games. These games usually require little puzzle solving or tactical thinking and rely solely on the “twitch” gameplay. Related sub-genres include Maze games and Paddle/Pong games.
Borench is a puzzle game in which the player has to guide a rolling ball to the goal. The ball...
Apple II (1981)
Can you out run and out shoot the dragon's henchmen? Watch out for the wrath of the dragon if you...
Boring Bird is a clone and parody of Flappy Bird made for the Belgian TV program De ideale wereld (The...
Boris Ball is a Breakout variant. The player controls a paddle at the bottom of the screen which can move...
Dragon 32/64 (1984)
A colourful arcade game, Boris the Bold has you guiding the face-with-legs called Boris around a series of platform levels....
Bots is an online multiplayer fighting game in which players choose from one of three basic Bots (Patch, Surge, and...
The player reverses Bubble Dizzy and controls a deep-sea diver descending, oh so gradually, into the murky blue in search...
Many years ago when saint Patrick expelled all the snakes from Ireland he missed one. This snake swore revenge and...
Dragon 32/64 (1985)
Naturally, this is a clone of the ever-popular Boulder Dash, only for the Dragon 32.Like in its role model, you...
PC Booter (1984), Game Boy (1990), NES (1990), Commodore 64 (1984), Atari 2600 (2012), ColecoVision (1984), Intellivision (2015), Apple II (1984), Atari 8-bit (1984), ZX Spectrum (1984), MSX (1985), Amstrad CPC (1987), Wii (2008), iPhone (2009), BBC Micro (1988), Electron (1988), PC-88 (1984), FM-7 (1984), Epoch Super Cassette Vision (1985) and Arcade (1984)
You are Rockford, and you have to dig through monster infested caves in search of diamonds. In each level you...
Boulder Dash is an updated version of Boulder Dash. It features new levels and graphics, but keeps the traditional gameplay...
Boulder Bash by ZX Games is a remake of the original Boulder Dash published in 1984. You control the game's...
Title is self-explanatory: this game is a DOS remake of Boulder Dash, featuring VGA graphics.
Boulder Dash Xmas is a single player, keyboard controlled, updated version of an classic puzzler.The game is available for download...
Windows 3.x (1994)
Boulderland is a Boulder Dash clone. It supports keyboard and joystick controls. There is an in-built editor, and a "replay"...
Boulder Logic is a variant of Boulder Dash where the hero, Bradford Walker-Smythe, is out looking for the perfect engagement...
In Boulder Match 4, the player has to collect money and other treasures, open secret doors, and fight against mysterious...
This clone of Boulder Dash is a freeware attempt to popularize this game on PC and Amiga, while it was...
Top games by as rated by the press:
- 96 SoulCalibur
- 95 Radiant Silvergun
- 95 Donkey Kong
- 94 Super Mario Bros.
- 94 Street Fighter II Turbo
- 94 Pitfall II: Lost Caverns
- 94 Pac-Man: Championship Edition DX
- 94 Ms. Pac-Man
- 93 SNK vs. Capcom: The Match of the Millennium
- 93 Project Gotham Racing 2
Games must have at least a Critic Score of 80 to be considered.
Top games as rated by our users:
- 4.69 Summer Carnival '92: Recca (1992)
- 4.67 Ice Guys (1997)
- 4.61 Aleste 2 (1989)
- 4.53 Strider 2 (1999)
- 4.52 Spear Resurrection (2001)
- 4.50 Ninja Gaiden (1992)
- 4.48 SNK vs. Capcom: The Match of the Millennium (1999)
- 4.47 Dungeons & Dragons: Tower of Doom (1993)
- 4.46 Mario Kart 8 (2014)
- 4.45 Microsurgeon (1982)
Games must have at least 5 votes and a User Score of 4.0 to be considered.
Arcade is part of Gameplay. This group of genres contain:
- Action RPG
- Beat 'em up / Brawler
- Board Game
- Cards / Tiles
- City Building / Construction Simulation
- Dating Simulation
- Falling Block Puzzle
- Game Show / Trivia / Quiz
- Graphic Adventure
- Hack and Slash
- Hidden object
- Interactive Book
- Interactive Fiction / Text Adventure
- Japanese-style Adventure
- Japanese-style RPG (JRPG)
- Life / Social Simulation
- Managerial / Business Simulation
- Martial Arts
- Mental training
- Music / Rhythm
- Paddle / Pong
- Party Game
- Puzzle elements
- Quick Time Events (QTEs)
- Rail Shooter
- RPG elements
- Sandbox / Open World
- Survival Horror
- Tactical RPG
- Tactical Shooter
- Tile Matching Puzzle
- Timed Input
- Time Management
- Tower Defense
- Trading / Collectible Card
- Tricks / Stunts
- Vehicle Simulator
- Vehicular Combat Simulator
- Virtual World
- Visual Novel
- Word Construction