Arcade Classic Games and Abandonware

Golden Axe

Golden Axe is a side-scrolling hack and slash fantasy game created by Sega and released for arcade machines in 1989. The game was ported the same year to the SEGA Mega Drive/Genesis and in 1990 to the...

Year: 1990 Genre: Beat-'em-up Updated: 2015-11-03 Tags: arcade fantasy fighting genesis

Mortal Kombat

Mortal Kombat is a side-scrolling fighting game created in 1992 by the four person company Midway Games and released initially as an arcade. Thanks to its huge success, the game was ported to many other...

Year: 1993 Genre: Beat-'em-up Updated: 2017-01-22 Tags: fighting martial arts violence arcade

Boulder Dash

Boulder Dash is a popular strategy/maze game originally created by Peter Liepa and Chris Gray for Atari 8-bit and released by First Star Software in 1984. The game was ported to several platforms including...

Year: 1984 Genre: Arcade Updated: 2017-01-04 Tags: arcade puzzle-solving maze

R-Type

R-Type is a side scrolling shoot-em-up arcade created by Irem in 1987. The graphics design was inspired by H. R. Giger's artwork for the Alien movies. The game was ported to several home computers including...

Year: 1988 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2016-11-26 Tags: arcade sci-fi/futuristic shooter

Bomb Jack

Bomb Jack is an arcade platform game released by Tehkan in 1984. It was ported to Commodore 64 and ZX Spectrum in 1986, and to the Amiga and Atari ST in 1998. The game was never ported to PC. From GamesNostalgia...

Year: 1988 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2016-11-26 Tags: arcade

Pac Man

Pac Man doesn't need any introduction. The arcade designed by Toru Iwatani for Namco and released in 1980 is the most popular videogame ever created. The yellow dots eater and the four ghosts Blinky,...

Year: 1984 Genre: Arcade Updated: 2017-04-17 Tags: arcade maze

OutRun

Out Run is an arcade racing game created by Sega in 1986. It was one of the best-selling video games of its time and it won the Golden Joystick Award for Game of the Year. It was ported to Commodore 64...

Year: 1989 Genre: Racing Updated: 2016-07-12 Tags: arcade driving

Superfrog

Superfrog is a platformer created for the Amiga by Team 17 and released initially in 1993. One year later the game was ported to MS-DOS. With a lot of colors and nice animations, the game is totally violence...

Year: 1993 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2017-04-23 Tags: platformer arcade jumper amiga cartoon

3-D Ultra Pinball

3-D Ultra Pinball is a science fiction based pinball game developed by Dynamix and published by Sierra On-Line in 1995 for Windows and Mac. This game takes the general idea of pinball and adds crazy elements...

Year: 1995 Genre: Arcade Updated: 2016-12-07 Tags: arcade pinball sci-fi/futuristic

Destruction Derby

Destruction Derby is a vehicular combat racing game developed by Reflections Interactive and published by Psygnosis in 1995 for DOS and PlayStation initially. Of course it later made its way onto other...

Year: 1995 Genre: Racing Updated: 2015-04-15 Tags: arcade combat racing driving

Wacky Wheels

Wacky Wheels is an arcade kart racing game released by Apogee Software in 1994 and released for MS-DOS only, where you can play any of eight wacky animals. The game is strongly ispired to Super Mario...

Year: 1994 Genre: Racing Updated: 2017-01-22 Tags: arcade

Rainbow Islands

Rainbow Islands is the sequel to Bubble Bobble and was developed and published by Taito in 1987 for arcade only. It would remain arcade only until 1990 when it was ported to the Amiga, Commodore 64 and...

Year: 1989 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2017-08-24 Tags: arcade vertical-scrolling fantasy

Screamer

Screamer is an arcade style racing game developed by Graffiti and released by Virgin Interactive for MS-DOS in 1995. Inspired to Namco's Ridge Racer, the game was released around the same time as EA's...

Year: 1995 Genre: Racing Updated: 2016-12-18 Tags: arcade

Xenon 2: Megablast

Xenon 2: Megablast is a vertical scrolling space shooter designed by Bitmap Brothers, originally produced for the Amiga and Atari ST in 1989, and later converted to the PC, Sega Master System and other...

Year: 1989 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2015-11-22 Tags: arcade sci-fi/futuristic shooter amiga