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.
3D Astro Blaster is a one or two player variant of Asteroids with better graphics and additional options, it is...
3D Battle Tank is a first-person vector graphics tank game, based loosely on the classic Atari arcade game Battlezone. Each...
PlayStation 4 (2017)
A freeware 3D version of Bomberman. You play as one of the "Bombermen" (cute spacesuit wearing anime characters) and your...
3D Bomberman Atomic is a mobile version of Hudson Soft's long running series. Although the game uses three dimensional graphics...
3DBreakout is not just a plain three-dimensional Breakout clone where you have a paddle moving in two dimensions at the...
3D Code Cracker is a collection of 5 advanced Matching games in a space station environment.Your aim in each stage...
ZX Spectrum (1983)
3D Combat Zone is a 1st-person tank hunting game which takes place on a vast plain scattered with pyramids. It...
3D Defender is a 1st person shooter where you have to save your planet from alien invaders by blasting and...
Set in the desert, you are in control of a 3d hover craft and your objective is to collect all...
3-Demon, commonly regarded as the very first progenitor of the 90s first-person shooters, is a surreal, wireframe-3D Pac-Man clone in...
Meet Froggy. He's an amphibian on the run from a crazy chef who is trying to make a frog legs...
In this 3D Pac-Man variation you control a frog who clears levels by eating bugs, worms and bubbles while evading...
ZX Spectrum (1984)
3D-Interceptor is a 3rd person shooter where you sit behind a spacecraft, flying into the screen and blast various aliens...
3D Marble Flip is based on marble labyrinth games. The game contains a series of mazes that grow gradually more...
3D Mars Mission is a Space Invaders clone in which you shoot at aliens on your way to Mars. New...
In this 3D take on the classic Pac-Man game you guide Maze Man through 9 different worlds, gobbling up objects...
This remake of 3D Monster Maze features sound, color graphics and some extensions of the original game, such as auto-mapping...
3D Monster Maze was one of the first computer games to use a first-person 3D perspective. After being introduced to...
3D Ms. Maze: Tropical Adventures is a single-player 3D Pac-Man variant that is very similar in style to 3D Maze...
ZX Spectrum (1983)
3D Painter is a maze game similar to the arcades respectively either aesthetically or gameplay-wise to Make Trax (Alpha Denshi,...
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