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.
Leo Steel runs around the ruins of the ancient Aztek runes in the jungles, deserts, and caves collecting lost gold.In...
Leprechaun is a simple 2D arcade game. The player is in a forest and must collect a pot of gold...
Lethal Enforcers I & II contains the Konami coin-op shooters Lethal Enforcers & Lethal Enforcers II: Gunfighters both on one...
Apple II (1987)
You are Joey and you're trapped in a deadly maze with a backpack full of rocks. Throw the rocks to...
Lethal Thunder is a 2D arcade vertically scrolling space shooter. The player controls a spaceship that flies forward, destroys enemies,...
PS Vita (2013)
Let's Go Jungle: Lost on the Island of Spice is an on-rails shooter for one or two players.Players take the...
Xbox 360 (2010)
Leucistic Wyvern is a third-person scrolling shooter reminiscent of Space Harrier. The player controls a wyvern from behind, shooting at...
Liberation is a 2D scrolling top down shooter. The game has two sections - first, the player controls a helicopter,...
Liberator is rather like a reverse Missile Command. Your guns are at the four corners of the screen. In the...
Liero is like Worms but with players battling in realtime instead of turn-based.At the start of the game, each player...
Liero Xtreme is an online multiplayer game based on the original game called Liero. It is also similar to Worms...
In Lifeboat the player attempts to save as many passengers as they can by tilting their iPhone or iPod Touch...
NES (1987), Commodore 64 (1988), TurboGrafx-16 (1991), ZX Spectrum (1988), MSX (1987), Amstrad CPC (1988), Wii (2007), Nintendo 3DS (2013), Sharp X68000 (1988), Wii U (2014), PlayStation 4 (2016) and Arcade (1986)
In a distant part of the universe, an alien creature called Zelos was born. As he grew so did his...
Life is a Race is a simple game which metaphorically depicts the human life as a course to be run...
Atari ST (1990)
Light Cycles is as the name implies a light cycles game. Two players tries to navigate their light cycles so...
Lightning Fighters is a vertical scrolling shooter arcade video game by Konami. You must guide your ship (aircraft) over 10...
The ancient country of Japon has existed for millennia, through times of peace and war. However, long ago, an evil...
Top games by as rated by the press:
- 96 SoulCalibur
- 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
- 92 Zenji
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)
- 4.43 Full Auto (2006)
- 4.43 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
- 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