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.
This New Year 1993-themed game features Santa Claus and his encounter of the third kind. Flying at the bottom of...
19XX: The War Against Destiny is a 2D vertical scrolling shooter game taking place against a fictional background, unlike the...
In this game you play miniature golf just with one button. You aim, set precision and power of the shot...
This game is a one-button-game where you have to repeatedly hit the space bar to power up your rocket in...
Dedicated console (1976)
2000 T.V. Game is a dedicated console playing three Pong variants. The games are Hockey, Tennis and Squash/Handball. There are...
Atari 2600 (2005)
This cartridge contains six of the 1 kilobyte entries and one 4 kilobyte entry from the 2005 Minigame Competition with...
Set in the year 2020, this top-down arcade shooter takes place in different mazes. The aim of the game is...
SEGA Master System (1995)
20 em 1 (20 in 1) is a compilation of twenty previously unreleased games in a single cartridge, which came...
20 Pferdespiele is a mini games collection. Most of them are variants of classic games with background pictures showing horses....
280 Zzzap is a Night Driver clone where the player has to drive as fast as possible on a tricky...
Game Boy (1993)
2nd Space is Amidar clone - the player controls robots and must reveal the image - to do this, he...
Atari 2600 (1992)
An unlicensed multi-cart from the Australian-based game distributor HES. The two games featured on this cartridge are "Alien Force" (actually...
2 Spicy is a cover based third person shooter made for arcades. The game is built around one-on-one fights between...
Commodore 64 (1983)
2-Up: Macman / Keyboard Kaos .2. is a double games pack that contains the following games:Macman: A single screen maze...
To celebrate the 30th anniversary of Pac-Man's original launch in video game arcades, Google placed a themed version of the...
3105 A.D. is a freeware single-player arcade style game similar to Galaxian.It is keyboard controlled with the arrow keys moving...
Atari 2600 (1988)
This was a cart that was released in PAL format in Europe, Australia and New Zealand. Most were the pack...
Altair 8800 (1976)
33 Programs and Projects for the Altair 8800 is a book with various information for Altair 8800 owners. There are...
Wii U (2016)
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