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.
In this game, the player takes the role of a young boy trying to find his dad in a public...
The ShowText system is a programming language, designed for developing interactive DOS applications with a customized TUI (text-based user interface)...
Game Boy Advance (2002)
Shrek has put together his own ogre kart and is now challenging to win the Dragon’s treasure, along with 7...
Game Boy Advance (2007)
In the Game Boy Advance version of Shrek the Third, you must complete levels playing as a combination of Shrek,...
In Shriek of the Living Dead the player has to use the helpful ogre Shriek to kill zombies. The Easter...
Shrine: Circus Tycoon is a economical simulation where the player manages a circus. As usual the player has a building...
In Shroom Eater, you're eating funky 'shrooms, man! Using the arrow keys on the keyboard, run about the screen, gathering...
Classical Chinese literature comes to life in this game (the title can be translated as The Liangshan Heroes of Water...
Atari 2600 (1983)
You must get ten parts from an orbiting factory to an incomplete space station. Unfortunately, a comet passed near Earth...
This release of Siberian Strike includes the whole story and features all the levels which where previously released in two...
This is the sequel to Siberian Strike, based on the Palm game of the same name originally released in 2002,...
Side by Side Special is a racing game based on the popular Asian sport touge, where Japanese racers run through...
Atari ST (1994)
In Sidelong the player is piloting back a ship to the repair pool when a message is received telling the...
This is the third light-gun game for the Commodore Amiga. It is a collection of eight arcade-style games that take...
Apple II (1978)
A collection of six BASIC games individually loadable from tape: Apple Tree: two baskets are on either side of the...
Earth is once again threatened by an alien invasion. The last remaining radio tower is under attack and without it...
Atari 8-bit (1986)
Sidewinder is a side-scrolling shooter. The player assumes the role of the only survivor of a team of agents sent...
Top games by as rated by the press:
- 96 SoulCalibur
- 95 Radiant Silvergun
- 95 Donkey Kong
- 94 Super Mario Bros.
- 94 Street Fighter II Turbo
- 94 Pitfall II: Lost Caverns
- 94 Pac-Man: Championship Edition DX
- 94 Ms. Pac-Man
- 93 SNK vs. Capcom: The Match of the Millennium
- 93 Project Gotham Racing 2
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)
- 4.47 Dungeons & Dragons: Tower of Doom (1993)
- 4.46 Mario Kart 8 (2014)
- 4.45 Microsurgeon (1982)
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