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.
Following the previous AirStrike game, the N.I.T.O. terrorists' main plan was defeated. However their terrorism remains a threat and when...
A mysterious terrorist organization named N.I.T.O. has alarmed the international community. Their factories and oil refinery production has suddenly gone...
Following the events in AirStrike 2, the N.I.T.O. terrorists are at it again and have set up a brand new...
Atari ST (1992)
Air to Air Combat is a two-player dogfight game. The game area is one screen in size and if a...
In this game based on the TV show, you command a military helicopter on a mission to rescue hostages. The...
AirXonix is a 3-dimensional remake of Xonix in which you have to control a device, which is moving over the...
Xbox 360 (2011)
Akai Katana is a top-down shooter with the Bullet Hell play style, meaning the ship has a specific area called...
An homage to a bygone era of computer gaming, Akimbo: Kung-Fu Hero is a 2D side-scrolling platform game. Akimbo takes...
Xbox 360 (2008)
A Kitchen Sink War is similar to the classic game Asteroids. It puts the two players in control of a...
Alice 32/90 (1985)
Al*berthe is a variant of the arcade game Q*bert. The game plays largely the same as the original albeit here...
Aldo Again is a single player clone of Donkey Kong and it is the sequel to Aldo's Adventure. The objective...
You are Aldo (who for some reason looks incredibly like Mario of Donkey Kong). Your mission is to successfully reach...
Aldo's Assault is the third game in the Aldo series of platform games. This title leads through ten more boards...
The year is 2020, and global depression has descended upon the societies of the Earth. When humans least expect it,...
We were in a small planet (perfectly round), called "Balloon", inhabited by the Pelotos Amarillos, also spherical. All was peace...
20 years after the last fight with DIA51 an unidentified space fortress appeared and started an massive attack. Ray Waizen,...
The main difference of this vertical shoot 'em up with its predecessors Aleste and Aleste 2 is that in this...
Top games by as rated by the press:
- 96 SoulCalibur
- 96 Gauntlet
- 95 Radiant Silvergun
- 95 Pitfall II: Lost Caverns
- 94 Street Fighter II Turbo
- 94 Pac-Man: Championship Edition DX
- 94 Donkey Kong
- 93 SNK vs. Capcom: The Match of the Millennium
- 93 Project Gotham Racing 2
- 93 Ms. Pac-Man
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)
- 4.66 Pac-Man: Championship Edition (2007)
- 4.61 Aleste 2 (1989)
- 4.54 Puyo Puyo Sun (1996)
- 4.53 Strider 2 (1999)
- 4.52 Spear Resurrection (2001)
- 4.51 Action Soccer (1995)
- 4.51 Pac-Man: Championship Edition DX (2010)
- 4.50 Metal Slug 5 (2003)
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
- 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