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.
Final Lap R is the final arcade game of the Final Lap racing game series. While it is similar to...
Final Lap Twin is an open-wheel F1-style racing game loosely based on Namco's Final Lap arcade game. The game display...
Finder Love: Aki Hoshino is one of the three Finder Love games that were released simultaneously, each of them starring...
ZX Spectrum (1988)
F.I.R.E. (Fast, Ingenious and Risky Elimination) is a horizontal scrolling space/planet based shoot-em-up. Your space-ship starts the game moving slowly,...
Fire and Ice is a single player, space shooter.The player flies their craft over an alien landscape shooting enemy ships...
Atari 2600 (1982)
Fireball is an arcade action game similar to Breakout. The player controls a juggler who needs to keep multiple fireballs...
Jupiter Ace (1983)
Firebird is a side view single screen shooter where you have to blast Fuel Cells and giant birds to destroy...
ZX Spectrum (1983)
Firebirds is based on the the arcade game Phoenix. Your goal is to repel an invasion of an alien species...
The player controls the horizontal movement of a juvenile dragon on a stony outcropping, moving left to right following the...
Isometric 8-way scrolling shoot 'em up. Taking control of a low flying space craft players must hunt out key objectives...
Atari 2600 (1982)
A local warehouse has caught fire, and you're the fire fighter who has to come to the rescue! Your goal...
ZX Spectrum (1983)
The compilation includes 2 games, namely Fireflash and Destroyer. Fireflash which is the lead title, was originally published within this...
Atari 2600 (1983)
After your interplanetary craft accidentally enters a black hole, you find yourself in a different universe. This world is inhabited...
Firefox is a first-person shooter game based on the 1982 film (itself based on the 1977 novel), which plot revolves...
Fire Galaxy is a clone of Konami's Scramble, with pieces of its follow-up Super Cobra added.The premise is the same...
Fire Hawk is a side scrolling space shoot-em-up.The player takes on the role of a pilot who has been chosen...
Top games by as rated by the press:
- 96 SoulCalibur
- 95 Radiant Silvergun
- 95 Pitfall II: Lost Caverns
- 95 Donkey Kong
- 94 Super Mario Bros.
- 94 Street Fighter II Turbo
- 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)
- 4.45 Microsurgeon (1982)
- 4.44 Mario Kart 8 (2014)
- 4.43 Full Auto (2006)
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