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.
Gun Viper is a 3D Japanese vertically scrolling shooter. The player controls a spaceship and shoots many enemies. When a...
Gun Wings is a 2D vertical scrolling bullet hell game with an art style very reminiscent of the Touhou series.Unlike...
Guppy is a Pac-Man variant where the player controls a fish while the ghosts have been replaced by octopuses. The...
The aim of Guppy Guard Express is to bring a guppy through an underwater cave to the end of the...
Gurlz VS Robots is a multiplayer game in which Gurlz and robots are spawned on the screen. They walk in...
The world is in danger again as general Wort has some evil plans with it. Elite soldiers Hank 'Guts' Carter...
Amstrad CPC (1985)
The first thing the player/players of Gutter must do is inserting credits, using them to access the ball. In turns,...
Guxt is a tiny Shoot-Em-Up created by independent developer Pixel, who previously released Cave Story.Gameplay is simple. You fly your...
GW Chef is a remake of one of the 1981 Wide Screen Game & Watch games that came on a...
GW Fire is a remake of one of the 1980 Fire Game & Watch games that came on a single,...
GW Helmet is a remake of one of the 1981 Gold Game & Watch games that came on a single,...
GW Octopus is a remake of one of the 1981 Wide Screen Game & Watch games that came on a...
GW Parachute is a remake of one of the 1981 Wide Screen Game & Watch games that came on a...
Atari 8-bit (1982)
"A bug has to eat." These words of wisdom set the premise for the unlikely elevation of the gypsy moth...
In Gyromite, you need to help a mad scientist deactivate all of the dynamite in his laboratory before time runs...
Commodore 64 (1984)
Gyropod is a one or two player shooter for the Commodore 64.The player controls a space ship, the Galaxy Ranger....
Arcade jet-boat racing game featuring 7 tracks and 9 boats. Up to 8 cabinets can be linked for multiplayer.
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 R-Type II
- 94 Pitfall II: Lost Caverns
- 94 Pac-Man: Championship Edition DX
- 94 Ms. Pac-Man
- 93 SNK vs. Capcom: The Match of the Millennium
Games must have at least a Critic Score of 80 to be considered.
Top games as rated by our users:
- 4.67 Ice Guys (1997)
- 4.61 Aleste 2 (1989)
- 4.53 Summer Carnival '92: Recca (1992)
- 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)
- 4.46 Mario Kart 8 (2014)
- 4.45 Microsurgeon (1982)
- 4.43 Full Auto (2006)
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