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.
Hurricane Airfire is a standard top down shoot 'em up. The player controls an aircraft and tries to shoot down...
Hybris is a classic vertically scrolling shoot-em-up which has its roots firmly with arcade stalwarts like Capcom’s 1942.The back story...
Atari 8-bit (1993)
This compilation includes the following titles: Hydraulik is an arcade platform game. The player's task is to repair pipes damaged...
The player controls a frog who, for whatever reason, cannot abide touching water. Starting the game at one end of...
Hyperballoid Deluxe is a Breakout game, but no ordinary, at least two of the three game modes aren't ordinary.The Traditional...
Hyperchase is an action racing game similar to Pole Position. The game is played with a 3D point of view...
Hyper Crash is a 3rd person perspective driving game where you have to drive along a course over various stages...
In the future, even the simple kids game of marbles is high-tech and extreme. Hyper Marbles takes the basic concept...
Windows 3.x (1991)
This Windows-based Asteroids clone features a fairly large playing field and some features not found in the classic arcade version:...
Hyperoid is a freeware port of the original Windows 3.1 Hyperoid game by Edward Hutchins.This is still a single player...
Hyper Pacman is a pac-man game with power-ups, 2 player simultaneous gameplay, different level layouts and end bosses.The goal in...
Six tough events await in this joystick-waggling successor to Track &Field.The full sequence of events is - swimming, skeet shooting,...
Go around in your tank and shoot the bad guys and avoid getting shot in the process.
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