Arcade Classic Games and Abandonware

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 first levels Hercules is...

Year: 1997 Genre: Action Updated: 2016-11-30Tags: arcade fantasy disney movies platformer

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. The NES version...

Year: 1988 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2018-03-19Tags: platformer shooter arcade

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...

Year: 1994 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2018-03-02Tags: disney movies platformer arcade

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 the SNES, as well as the...

Year: 1995 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2016-11-15Tags: anime/manga arcade sci-fi/futuristic shooter

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 Originally made for arcades, it was later released for other platforms, including...

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

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...

Year: 1995 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2016-12-04Tags: platformer arcade 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. The Amiga version...

Year: 1991 Genre: Arcade Updated: 2016-12-05Tags: arcade

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...

Year: 1987 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2016-10-14Tags: arcade platformer

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

Arkanoid

Arkanoid

Arkanoid is an arcade game developed by Taito in 1986 and one of the most popular videogame ever created. It's inspired to Breakout, a videogame created by Atari in 1970, but it's much richer. It adds...

Year: 1987 Genre: Arcade Updated: 2017-03-22Tags: arcade paddle/pong

Pang

Pang

Pang, also known as Buster Bros in the US or Pomping World in Japan, is 2d platformer arcade created by Mitchell Corporation in 1989. The goal is to destroy balloons that bounce on the playfield, shooting...

Year: 1990 Genre: Arcade Updated: 2017-01-21Tags: arcade co-op platformer

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/Genesis and in 1990 to the...

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

Boulder Dash

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: 2017-01-04Tags: arcade puzzle-solving maze

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...

Year: 1995 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2017-01-20Tags: arcade sci-fi/futuristic shooter