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.
This game is based on the coin op of the early 80's. You play a orange ball with 3 appendages:...
Q*bert: Rebooted combines the original Q*bert arcade game (Classic) with a Rebooted version. The original version is identical to the...
Game Boy (1989)
In Q Billion, you play a mouse which must level out a playfield filled with stacks of tiles. To do...
DOS (1989), Game Boy (1990), Lynx (1991), Amiga (1989), NES (1991), Commodore 64 (1989), Apple II (1989), Atari 5200 (1982), Atari 8-bit (1982), Apple IIgs (1990), Commodore 128 (1989), J2ME (2003), Nintendo 3DS (2011), FM-7 (1983) and Arcade (1981)
In this game, you guide a marker which must draw rectangles and other weird objects in order to claim your...
Game Boy Color (1999)
Qix Adventure is a handheld entry in Taito's arcade game series. The main mode of the game is the treasure...
Qi Xiao Quan is a Taiwanese-made action game based on the Japanese manga Ranma ½. The protagonist is a teenager...
QIX Neo is a remake of Volfied, Taito's arcade game from 1989. The graphics and sounds were upgraded, but the...
Memotech MTX (1984)
Qogo is a clone of Q*bert. It's an action game played from an isometric perspective where the player has to...
QP Shooting: Dangerous!! is a 2D vertically scrolling shooter in danmaku/bullet hell style and it is a continuation of the...
QS Asteroids is a fairly basic conversion of the original arcade game. The action starts immediately after loading (no title...
QS Invaders is a clone of Space Invaders and plays the same as the original. The player controls his laser...
QS Scramble is a clone of the arcade game Scramble. It's a side-scrolling shooter where the player controls a space...
Quack! is a clone of the mobile game Flappy Bird for the ZX81 computer. The gameplay is the same as...
Rev the engine, pull the throttle, and hit the dirt with Quad Challenge, a conversion of Namco's arcade racer Four...
This is a fast and furious shoot-em-up inspired by retro arcade games like Tempest 2000 from Atari.You control a ship...
Quadrant takes place on the planet of Synlac, that is attacked by aliens. The planet is split into four quadrants,...
Atari 2600 (1983)
Quadrun is an arcade style action game for one player. The planet of Quad has been invaded, and all of...
Commodore 64 (1984)
Quak Attak is a side-view single screen game inspired by the arcade game Joust where you have to defeat three...
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)
- 4.66 Pac-Man: Championship Edition (2007)
- 4.61 Aleste 2 (1989)
- 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)
- 4.50 Ninja Gaiden (1992)
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