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.
Australo Piticus Mechanicus is a platform game exclusively published on the Amiga. The player has to guide the protagonist named...
Autobahn Raser: Das Spiel zum Film is the game based on the movie Autobahn Raser which is based on the...
Autobahn Tokio is a racing game released only in Japan for the 3DO. Players can select from four unnamed cars...
Avoid oil slicks, pile-ups and wear and tear to cross the finish line in Autocross Racing. This top-down arcade racing...
Atari ST (1990)
Autorama is a labyrinth game written in 68000 assembler. You control a racing car, and on each level you have...
Commodore 16, Plus/4 (1987)
"You are trapped on a supposedly dead moon and your only means of escape is to drive your small highly...
ZX Spectrum (1984)
In 408 AD the Roman Empire is crumbling and the Romans have mostly left Britannia. you play Maroc the mage,...
Xbox 360 (2009)
Avatar Drop is a simple minigame where the player controls their Xbox avatar character as it falls down a long...
Xbox 360 (2010)
Avatar Hamster Panic is a multiplayer action minigame. Up to four players, including bots, controls their avatar, who is inside...
Xbox 360 (2010)
Avatar Ninja is a game that, as the title may suggest, tests the ninja skills of the player's Xbox Avatar....
Xbox 360 (2010)
Avatar Up Online is a simple battle game for up to six players. Each player moves their avatar around the...
Atari 2600 (2006)
This game is based on the first two screens of the Commodore 64 version of Aztec Challenge.On the first screen,...
TurboGrafx CD (1990)
A devastating atomic war wiped out the biggest cities on the Earth and most of its population. Anarchy reigned, different...
Avenger is a shareware shoot 'em up arcade style game from Finland for one or two players and which is...
Avengers is a 2D top-down beat'em up. The main villain, "Geshita", has captured 6 girls, and the player's character must...
In this text-mode game the player controls a spidery-looking thing, which prowls the random, wrap-around playfield trying to dodge the...
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)
- 4.52 Pac-Man: Championship Edition DX (2010)
- 4.51 Action Soccer (1995)
- 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