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.
ZX Spectrum (1983)
3D Painter is a maze game similar to the arcades respectively either aesthetically or gameplay-wise to Make Trax (Alpha Denshi,...
3D-Puzzlespass is basically a collection of 16 jigsaw puzzles. The player needs to assemble them within a time limit. But...
Sinclair QL (1986)
3D Slime is a fast game that mixes the munching from Pac-Man with the isometric perspective from the contemporary Gyroscope....
3D Spryjinx is a platform game in which two players compete to get the highest score by jumping on platforms....
3-D Table Sports is a collection of three classic table games adaptations:Foosball (Table Soccer) - You spin, pass, block and...
Memotech MTX (1984)
3D Tachyon Fighter is a chase view shooter that is directly based on the arcade game Buck Rogers: Planet of...
ZX Spectrum (1984)
3D Tank Duel is an early first-person shooter similar to Battlezone. The player controls a tank on a battlefield and...
This compilation includes the following games: 3-D Ultra Pinball: The Lost Continent 3-D Ultra Minigolf The latter contains 9 never...
3-D Ultra Minigolf Deluxe is an enlarged version of 3-D Ultra Minigolf. 9 new holes are added, overall 27 holes...
Take one of the 4 completely different RC racers as you tackle 16 different tracks in 2D or 3D from...
3DWorld consists of two games in one package, an early attempt at creating a 3D environment. The games are an...
Somewhere in a place known as Solar System #517, the evil Grax and his horde of Serpentbeasts are terrorizing the...
3's Forest Cleanup is one of the games available to play on Dappervolk. The witches of Three's Forest, in their...
3Tones is a tile-matching puzzle game that generates content using MP3 music files. The game can import custom MP3 music...
Commodore 64 (1986)
'43 - One Year After is a vertical-scrolling shooter heavily inspired by 1942 (even a carrier take-off sequence is included)....
474 is a Pong variant for one, two or four players. The two and four player variants are classic Pong...
4KKong is an Oric port of Nintendo's Donkey Kong Dual Screen handheld game.The game is all about saving a damsel...
Commodore 64 (1990)
4th Dimension is a collection of four games that contains the following:Cyberdyne Warrior: A flick screen platform shooter where you...
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