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.
Heated Barrel is a Western themed side-scrolling shoot 'em up game that supports up to four players at the same...
Dedicated console (1976)
Heathkit GD-1380 is a dedicated console playing 4 Pong variants and two target shooting games. It uses the common AY-3-8500...
Commodore 64 (1990)
On the planet Tantris are the Triphylios of Nem plants, which help keep the populous alive and the vast forests...
In 2014, scientists on Earth succeeded in developing a new breed of artificial soldiers, the Gen-Troopers, designed to feel no...
Heavy Smash portrays a futuristic, armored, no-rules version of handball. The player is allowed to select one of various national...
Heavytraffic is a top-down motorcycle racing game. The player uses the handlebars to steer the motorcycle through heavy traffic trying...
One day, Fred Fluke, owner of Three-Miles-Inland nuclear plant arrives at work to find that one of the plant's senior...
Atari ST (1990)
Hedgehogger is a Frogger-clone in which the player must help hedgehogs to cross the road. The road the hedgehogs must...
After the first mission of the Miniova Cay space program came to the attention of the World Council, their airspace...
In this side scrolling shoot'em up you are playing as a soldier who has to defend himself from attacking helicopters....
In this side-scrolling shoot'em up you play as an elite soldier whose plane was shot down and now he is...
Heli Attack 3 is the third game in the Heli Attack series. The player has to shoot down the helicopters...
Heli Bob is a 3D Breakout game. You control the secret e3Bug Chaser 400 BX helicopter. You have to clean...
A simple cave-flyer: maneuver your helicopter through the volcanic caves by avoiding collision with the cave walls. The helicopter is...
Commodore 64 (1986)
In Helikopter-Jagd you fly a helicopter, boarded with a laser gun, over a seascape with small islands. In the sea...
Heliosfera is a space trade game with some action elements. Norton Axalar, saved from a certain death starts a new...
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