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.
Happy Race is a top-down arcade driving game, strikingly similar to Namco's Rally-X sans the scrolling. Each stage consists of...
Happy Trails is an action strategy game for one or two players. Black Bart has robbed the stagecoach, and you...
Happy Tree Friends: Blood Money is a mobile game based on the Happy Tree Friends animated series created by Mondo...
ZX Spectrum (1983)
Hard Cheese is a variant of Mr. Do!. The style as much as the gameplay are identical. The player commands...
Hard Core, a futuristic 3D, power packed single player tank shooter, challenges you to seize and destroy the world’s most...
Game Boy Advance (2002)
Hardcore Pinball contains four different tables that span over multiple screens with vertical scrolling and have their own themes: Soccer,...
A side-scrolling "cute'em up", Harmful Park puts you in the shoes of the two daughters of a well-meaning inventor that...
Vardit is a promotional game, which was handed to anyone who purchased three packets of Vered Hagalil chocolate bar.The player...
Harrier Attack II is a sequel to the popular 1980's game by Durell Software, Harrier Attack.Flying your Harrier jump-jet you...
Refusing to give up gracefully, with Terra a mere cherished memory among glowing particles of radioactive space dust, the pilot...
Game Boy Advance (2002)
As Aipom, a monkey with a hand for a tail, you collect ripe fruits as they fall from trees. However,...
Hasee Bounce is an action game from the Neopets website. The player controls two "Hasees", Jimmi and Woogy, who wish...
Hash Blocks is a falling-blocks puzzle game similar to Columns. Blocks fall in sets of three from the top of...
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