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.
Vaxol is best described as a Space Harrier look-alike. You are a heavily armed robot, seen from behind running across...
V-Ball: Beach Volley Heroes is the sequel to the NES game Super Spike V'Ball, an arcade game that deals with...
Veck is a freeware space shooter inspired by Robotron: 2084, Geometry Wars and many vector games of the early 1980’s....
Wii U (2015)
Vector Blaster is an arcade style game for the N-Gage, PocketPC and Symbian mobile devices inspired by the arcade classic...
Vectoroids is another Asteroids variant with a graphical style similar to Geometry Wars.The player takes control over a spaceship and...
Vector Pilot is a faithful clone of Konami's Time Pilot, recreated entirely in vector graphics.Like in the original game you...
Vectrexagon is a rhythm action game similar to Hexagon. You control a triangle that can be rotated around a central...
Vectroids is an Asteroids like game. It is a commercial release of the freeware game Vectoroids came third in the...
The object of Vectron is to construct an energy base, section by section. You add each section by moving your...
PlayStation 2 (2008)
Vegas Casino II is a collection of 8 classic gambling games. Play in a Las Vegas Casino for the title...
In one of our more original game concepts, the player here controls the movements of a disc with their mouse....
Vendetta is a beat 'em up for up to four players. It is the sequel to Crime Fighters and features...
Atari 2600 (2001)
Venture II: The Abysmal Abyss is a hack of Venture that changes the room layouts to make them more challenging...
Virtual Boy (1995)
This is a Gradius style top down shooter with the standard power-ups of Laser, Wide Shot, and Shield.Each power-up can...
Xbox 360 (2009)
The Very Hungry Pumpkin is set on Halloween eve and all the sweet candy lies around in the streets. This...
Top games by as rated by the press:
- 96 SoulCalibur
- 95 Radiant Silvergun
- 95 Pitfall II: Lost Caverns
- 95 Donkey Kong
- 94 Street Fighter II Turbo
- 94 Pac-Man: Championship Edition DX
- 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)
- 4.41 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