The best classic and old school Arcade games

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

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: 2018-07-19Tags: arcade brawler fantasy fighting multiplayer sword and sorcery

The Need for Speed

The Need for Speed

The Need for Speed is the first racing game in the Need for Speed Series, and it was developed and published by Electronic Arts (EA) in 1994 for 3DO. It was ported to DOS in 1995, and PlayStation and Sega Saturn in 1996.

Year: 1995 Genre: Racing Updated: 2018-02-13Tags: arcade automobile street racing vehicle simulator

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

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...

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

OutRun

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 p...

Year: 1989 Genre: Racing Updated: 2019-01-17Tags: arcade automobile competitive driving street racing transport

Screamer

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 Need for Speed.

Year: 1995 Genre: Racing Updated: 2016-12-18Tags: arcade automobile street racing vehicle simulator

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 s...

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

3-D Ultra Pinball

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 into it.

Year: 1995 Genre: Arcade Updated: 2016-12-07Tags: arcade pinball science fiction

Rainbow Islands

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 others.

Year: 1990 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2017-08-24Tags: arcade fantasy jumper platform vertical-scrolling

Turrican II

Turrican II

Turrican II: The Final Fight is the sequel to the platformer/shooter Turrican. The game developed by Factor 5 was released in 1991 for the Amiga. It was also released for the CDTV,...

Year: 1991 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2019-03-16Tags: arcade cyborgs science fiction shoot em up walkabout

Tyrian 2000

Tyrian 2000

Tyrian 2000 is a direct re-release of the original sci-fi vertical scrolling shooter Tyrian, developed by Eclipse Software and released by Epic Megagames for MS-DOS.

Year: 1999 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2015-05-11Tags: arcade freeware science fiction shoot em up

R-Type

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 severa...

Year: 1989 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2016-11-26Tags: arcade science fiction shoot em up space flight

Pac Man

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...

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