The best classic and old school Top-down games

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: 2019-02-15Tags: 2 players arcade competitive maze multiplayer science fiction top-down

Blood Omen: Legacy of Kain

Blood Omen: Legacy of Kain

Blood Omen: Legacy of Kain was developed by Silicon Knights and published by Crystal Dynamics. It was first released for the PlayStation in 1996. The Windows port was made by Semi ...

Year: 1997 Genre: Action Updated: 2018-06-05Tags: action-rpg adult dark fantasy fantasy horror rpg elements top-down vampires

Sensible World of Soccer 96/97

Sensible World of Soccer 96/97

Sensible World of Soccer '96/'97 is the fourth and final release of the popular soccer game created by Sensible Software. Released in 1996 for PC and Amiga, it's mostly an updated...

Year: 1996 Genre: Sports Updated: 2018-05-17Tags: birds-eye view football multiplayer real-time soccer top-down

Sid Meier's Civilization

Sid Meier's Civilization

Sid Meier's Civilization is a turn-based "4X"-type strategy video game created by Sid Meier and Bruce Shelley for MicroProse in 1991. The game's objective is to "Build an empire to stand the test of time".

Year: 1991 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2018-07-01Tags: 4x business simulation history management top-down turn-based

Commander Keen 1: Marooned on Mars

Commander Keen 1: Marooned on Mars

Commander Keen 1: Marooned on Mars is the first in the franchise of side scrollers of the same name, developed by id Software and published by Apogee Software in 1990 for DOS. There are 5 entries into the series.

Year: 1990 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2015-04-17Tags: platform science fiction top-down

Ambermoon

Ambermoon

Ambermoon is the second game of the never finished Amber trilogy created by the German studio Thalion and started with Amberstar. Designed by Karsten Köper and Erik Simon, the game was published in 1993.

Year: 1993 Genre: Role Playing Updated: 2018-12-01Tags: 3d amiga original game fantasy first-person texture map top-down unreleased wanderer

Clik Clak

Clik Clak

Clik Clak, released as "Gear Works" in the USA, is a logic-based game created by the Italian studio Idea Software in 1992 for Amiga and Commodore 64. It was also ported to MS-DOS, Game Gear, and Game Boy.

Year: 1992 Genre: Puzzler Updated: 2019-05-09Tags: 2d logic puzzle-solving top-down

Alien Breed: Tower Assault

Alien Breed: Tower Assault

Alien Breed: Tower Assault is the third entry into the Alien Breed sci-fi shooter series and was developed and published by Team17 Software in 1994 for the Amiga, Amiga CD32, and DOS.

Year: 1994 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2017-12-22Tags: aga aliens amiga original game multiplayer science fiction shoot em up top-down walkabout war

Volfied

Volfied

Volfied is an action puzzle game developed and published by Taito Corporation in 1989 initially in the arcade and on TurboGrafx-16. In the subsequent years after its release, it wa...

Year: 1991 Genre: Arcade Updated: 2017-12-29Tags: arcade clone science fiction top-down

Commando

Commando

Commando is a 2D action shooter arcade created by Capcom in 1985. It was ported first to the BBC Micro and ZX Spectrum. In the years following its release it was ported to multiple...

Year: 1989 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2017-04-17Tags: arcade shoot em up top-down vertical-scrolling walkabout war

Castle of the Winds

Castle of the Winds

Castle of the Winds is roguelike fantasy RPG developed by Rick Saada for Windows 3.1 and released by Epic MegaGames in 1993. It's the first episode of a quite famous series and one...

Year: 1993 Genre: Role Playing Updated: 2018-01-20Tags: fantasy roguelike top-down turn-based windows3x

Space Crusade

Space Crusade

Space Crusade is a computer adaptation of the 1990 Games Workshop boardgame set in the Warhammer 40,000 universe. The video game was created by Gremlin Graphics and released in 199...

Year: 1992 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2018-11-13Tags: board game licensed science fiction space squad management top-down turn-based

Goal!

Goal!

Dino Dini's Goal (also know as Goal!) is a soccer game created by the famous British game designer and programmer Dino Dini, author of Kick Off and Kick Off 2. The game was sponsor...

Year: 1993 Genre: Sports Updated: 2017-11-12Tags: birds-eye view football multiplayer soccer top-down

Wasted Dreams

Wasted Dreams

Wasted Dreams is a sci-fi isometric action-adventure created by Digital Dreams Entertainment for the Amiga and released in 1999. It was one of the last commercial games created for...

Year: 1999 Genre: Adventure Updated: 2019-02-25Tags: aga aliens amiga original game isometric multiplayer point and click puzzle-solving science fiction shoot em up top-down