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.
Swat! is a single player, freeware, bug swatting game.The game is mouse controlled and the premise is simple. The mouse...
In this arcade title, the player controls SWAT, a shooting hoverboarder. The game appears to be set underwater, and each...
S.W.A.T Kats is a game based on the short lived cartoon series S.W.A.T Kats: Radical Squadron. The series would only...
Atari 2600 (1983)
An Adult Video Game was unheard of in the early days of console game. Regardless, Bachelor Party was one of...
Atari 2600 (1982)
This adult game is reminiscent of Activision's Kaboom!.As a man at the top of the building masturbates and ejaculates, you,...
Sweeties is a Pac-Man clone. Navigate a chick through 10 levels. Eat worms and candy while fleeing the farmer. If...
In this avoid-em-up made in BASIC, you control a little ball that must navigate five labyrinths filled with moving traps...
Świąteczna awaria is an arcade platform game for up to three players. Mischievous penguin has stolen Santa's sleigh with gifts...
In Swimmer the player has to swim up a river avoiding obstacles by either dodging them or diving under them...
In Swing you control a man that has to wash the windows of several skyscrapers. Dirty windows have a grey...
Swing Copters is a simple action game where the player controls a character with a propeller on its head. The...
New Nintendo 3DS (2017)
Switch-a-Roo! is a Pokémon-themed online Flash game that was formerly available on the official site for the Nintendo DS game...
Swooper is a space shooter. The player has to transport a vaccine from Earth to a space station in which...
Atari 2600 (2005)
The Swoops! cartridge contains three games:Splatform Simply bounce to the right from platform to platform as fast as you can....
Sword is a side scrolling platform game, with gameplay similar to Rick Dangerous. Using dexterity skills and machine gun the...
Atari 2600 (2000)
En garde! Attack, feint, block, strike!This is a one-on-one sword fight for two players only. Press the button to skip...
Atari ST (1996)
Sworm is a Snake variant. The player controls the head of a snake and on eating numbered extras, the tail...
Top games by as rated by the press:
- 96 SoulCalibur
- 96 Gauntlet
- 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
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)
- 4.54 Puyo Puyo Sun (1996)
- 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)
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