The best classic and old school Arcade games

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: 2019-08-09Tags: arcade fantasy maze

Mortal Kombat

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 wa...

Year: 1993 Genre: Beat-'em-up Updated: 2020-03-04Tags: arcade competitive fighting martial arts motion capture multiplayer violence

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.

Year: 1987 Genre: Arcade Updated: 2019-07-17Tags: arcade bat and ball breakout coin-up conversion paddle pong science fiction

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: 2019-10-22Tags: anime arcade platform science fiction shoot em up

Skyroads

Skyroads

Skyroads is a remake of the driving game Kosmonaut. Both games were made by Bluemoon, a small studio based in Estonia. The game was released in 1993 for PC MS-DOS only. Compare...

Year: 1993 Genre: Racing Updated: 2019-10-22Tags: arcade freeware platform science fiction track racing

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: 2019-10-22Tags: 3d arcade science fiction shoot em up space flight texture map

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: 2019-08-04Tags: arcade automobile competitive driving street racing transport

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: 2019-08-20Tags: arcade maze puzzle-solving

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: 2019-10-22Tags: 3do arcade automobile street racing vehicle simulator

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: 2019-07-17Tags: arcade fantasy jumper platform vertical-scrolling

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: 2019-10-22Tags: arcade automobile street racing vehicle simulator

Mortal Kombat 3

Mortal Kombat 3

Mortal Kombat 3 is the third game in the popular series of fighting arcades created by Midway. The coin-up was released in 1995. The same year several ports, including the Sega Megadrive/Genesis, were released.

Year: 1995 Genre: Beat-'em-up Updated: 2019-10-24Tags: 2 players arcade coin-up conversion competitive fighting martial arts motion capture

Kid Chaos

Kid Chaos

Kid Chaos is a side-scrolling platformer created exclusively for the Amiga by Magnetic Fields, and published by Ocean Software in 1994. The game was designed by Andrew Morris and was clearly inspired to Sonic the Hedgehog.

Year: 1994 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2020-03-26Tags: amiga cd32 amiga original game arcade basher cartoon mini-games multi-directional parallax scrolling

Superfrog

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 free.

Year: 1993 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2019-07-07Tags: amiga original game arcade cartoon jumper platform