The best classic and old school Arcade games

Disney's Hercules

Disney's Hercules

Disney's Hercules is an action platformer game for Windows 95 and Playstation published in 1997 by Disney Interactive, based on the animated movie of the same name. During the fir...

Year: 1997 Genre: Action Updated: 2016-11-30Tags: arcade cartoon fantasy movies platform

Contra

Contra

Contra is a run-and-gun style platformer developed by Konami and published by Erbe Software initially in 1987. It was released in arcades and on ZX Spectrum and Amstrad PC to start with.

Year: 1988 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2018-03-19Tags: arcade platform science fiction shoot em up south america

Disney's Aladdin

Disney's Aladdin

Disney's Aladdin, one of the most successful port from a movie to videogame, is a 2D side scrolling platformer developed by Virgin Games based on the Disney 1992 motion picture. Graphics and animation were created by Disney itself.

Year: 1994 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2019-07-20Tags: aga arcade basher cartoon fairy tale fantasy middle east movies mythology platform

Street Fighter II

Street Fighter II

Street Fighter II is the arcade sequel to the original Street Fighter and was developed and published by Capcom in 1991. Originally made for arcades, it was later released for other platforms, including that Amiga and PC.

Year: 1992 Genre: Beat-'em-up Updated: 2016-11-13Tags: anime arcade competitive fighting multiplayer

Mortal Kombat II

Mortal Kombat II

Mortal Kombat II is the second installment in the Mortal Kombat franchise, developed by Midway games and published by Acclaim Entertainment in 1993. This sequel is just one of t...

Year: 1994 Genre: Beat-'em-up Updated: 2019-07-08Tags: arcade competitive fighting martial arts multiplayer

Super Street Fighter II Turbo

Super Street Fighter II Turbo

Super Street Fighter II Turbo is a competitive fighting game created by Capcom and released initially as an arcade in 1994. It is the fifth game in the Street Fighter II series, b...

Year: 1995 Genre: Beat-'em-up Updated: 2019-07-06Tags: 3do aga arcade competitive fighting multiplayer

Pitfall: The Mayan Adventure

Pitfall: The Mayan Adventure

Pitfall: the Mayan Adventure is a side-scrolling action platformer. It's the forth game in the Pitfall series. It was developed by Activision in partnership with Redline games and published by Activision in 1994.

Year: 1995 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2016-12-04Tags: arcade platform side-scrolling

Dyna Blaster

Dyna Blaster

Bomberman, or as it's known in Europe, Dyna Blaster, is one of my all-time favorites games. Originally created in 1983 for the PC, it was later ported to the Atari ST and the Amiga.

Year: 1991 Genre: Arcade Updated: 2019-07-08Tags: 2 players arcade competitive maze multiplayer science fiction top-down

Ghosts 'N Goblins Remake

Ghosts 'N Goblins Remake

Ghosts 'n Goblins Remake is a freeware clone of the 1985 popular side-scrolling platforming game developed by Capcom for arcades..

Year: 2004 Genre: Arcade Updated: 2016-12-05Tags: arcade fantasy remake clone freeware

Bubble Bobble

Bubble Bobble

Bubble Bobble is not only one of the most popular arcade ever created, but also a personal favourite of GamesNostalgia. This 2D cartoon action platformer designed by Fukio Mitsuji (aka MTJ) was released by Taito initially in 1986.

Year: 1987 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2019-07-20Tags: arcade clear screen multiplayer platform

Golden Axe

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/Genesi...

Year: 1990 Genre: Beat-'em-up Updated: 2019-07-17Tags: arcade brawler fantasy fighting multiplayer sword and sorcery

Mega Man X

Mega Man X

Mega Man X is a popular platform game developed by Capcom, released for the SNES in 1993 and ported to PC in 1995. It holds the distinction of being the first Mega Man game for ...

Year: 1995 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2016-11-15Tags: anime arcade platform science fiction shoot em up

Descent

Descent

Descent is a 3D sci-fi first-person shooter notable for the "six axis" movement, developed by Parallax Software and released by Interplay in 1995. The game was originally released to MS-DOS, but was ported to Mac OS and Playstation.

Year: 1995 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2017-01-20Tags: arcade science fiction shoot em up

Twisted Metal

Twisted Metal

Twisted Metal is a vehicular combat/racing game developed by SingleTrac and published by Sony Computer Entertainment initally for Playstation in 1995. A Windows95 version of the ga...

Year: 1996 Genre: Racing Updated: 2018-01-20Tags: arcade automobile combat racing driving fighting vehicular combat simulator