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.
Special Forces: Kung Fu Commando is a 2D side-scrolling shooter game. The player controls a black-bearded commando with characteristic mohawk,...
A basic Breakout clone made in BASIC. The ball physics and collision detection is also very basic. What separates it...
ZX Spectrum (1982)
Earth is under attack from fleets of alien space ships. Conveniently lined up in nice grids, the aliens sweep side...
ZX Spectrum (1982)
Spectres is a Pac-Man styled game in which the payer takes on the role of Eddie who's job description probably...
Race as fast as you can and win money! A former policeman won the lottery and decided to hold races...
The mobile version of Speed Devils offers two game modes: Arcade and Career. The arcade mode has four tracks: Miami...
Speed Devils: Online Racing is an updated version of Speed Devils that reuses the tracks and cars from the original...
Atari 8-bit (1992)
Speed Fox is an action arcade game. The aim of the player is to collect all the chips from the...
Speed Haste is a 3D arcade racing game with 2 types of vehicles, and different cars per type: the famous...
Atari 8-bit (1988)
One hundred years ago your ancestors defeated a powerful force of space pirates to secure a new beginning for the...
A sci-fi action game, SPG puts you behind the wheels of a "Gunbike", a cybernetic motorcycle that can change into...
Speed Punks is a fast go-cart game in a cartoony setting featuring six different characters and twelve different tracks. The...
This game is a take on the anime cartoon series Speed Racer. You play as Speed, an aspiring race car...
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