The best classic and old school Freeware games

Prince of Persia

Prince of Persia

Prince of Persia is a fantasy cinematic 2D platformer originally developed and published by Brøderbund and designed by Jordan Mechner. It was initially released in 1989 for the Apple II.

Year: 1990 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2019-10-22Tags: apple 2 original game cinematic freeware middle east platform puzzle-solving

Mario & Luigi

Mario & Luigi

Mario & Luigi is a simple but very nice clone of Super Mario Bros developed by Mike Wiering in 1994. Controls are very simple: Ctrl to Run, Alt to Jump, Space to Fire, Left and Right arrows to walk.

Year: 2001 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2019-10-22Tags: clone freeware platform super mario bros

Starcraft

Starcraft

StarCraft is one of the most influential real-time-strategy games ever created and one of the most important video games of all time. It was developed by Blizzard Entertainment, and it was initially released in 1998 for Windows.

Year: 1998 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2020-01-14Tags: aliens freeware real-time rts science fiction

Rick Dangerous II½

Rick Dangerous II½

Rick Dangerous II½ is an exclusive level of the Amiga platformer Rick Dangerous by Core Design, released as coverdisk of The One Magazine in 1991..

Year: 1991 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2020-01-12Tags: aliens amiga original game coverdisk freeware puzzle-solving side-scrolling single screen

Rise & Fall: Civilizations at War

Rise & Fall: Civilizations at War

Rise and Fall: Civilizations at War is a historic real-time strategy game developed by Stainless Steel Studios and Midway Games and published in 2006. In 2008 a free version of the game was released supported by the US Air Force.

Year: 2006 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2015-04-20Tags: classical antiquity fantasy freeware historical battle history real-time

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: Action Updated: 2016-12-05Tags: clone coin-up conversion dark fantasy freeware horror platform side-scrolling sword and sorcery

Command & Conquer: Tiberian Sun - Firestorm

Command & Conquer: Tiberian Sun - Firestorm

Command and Conquer: Tiberian Sun is a real-time strategy game developed by Westwood Studios, published by Electronic Arts and released for Windows in 1999. The expansion Firestorm...

Year: 2000 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2015-04-13Tags: freeware mission real-time science fiction

Shadow Warrior

Shadow Warrior

Shadow Warrior is an action shooter game developed by 3D Realms Entertainment and published by GT Interactive Software in 1997 for DOS and Mac. In 2013 it made its way to Windows and was also formatted for iPhone and iPad.

Year: 1997 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2019-10-22Tags: comedy freeware shoot em up

Death Rally

Death Rally

Death Rally is a top-down combat racing game developed by Remedy, published by Apogee and distributed by GT Interactive Software. It was released in 1996 for MS-DOS, but in 2009 it was re-released for Windows as freeware.

Year: 1996 Genre: Racing Updated: 2019-10-18Tags: freeware shoot em up

DX-Ball

DX-Ball

DX-Ball is a 'breakout' clone, based on the popular Amiga game Megaball, developed for Windows in 1996 by Michael P. Welch..

Year: 1996 Genre: Arcade Updated: 2017-02-13Tags: arcade breakout clone freeware paddle pong

Command & Conquer

Command & Conquer

Command & Conquer is a real-time strategy game developed by Westwood Studios (creators of Dune II), and published by Virgin Interactive in 1995 for MS-DOS and other platforms. It's...

Year: 1995 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2019-10-22Tags: europe freeware real-time science fiction war

The Elder Scrolls II: Daggerfall

The Elder Scrolls II: Daggerfall

The Elder Scrolls II - Daggerfall is an open world single player action rpg by Bethesda Softworks. It was released in 1996 on the PC. It's the second entry in the popular Elder scr...

Year: 1996 Genre: Role Playing Updated: 2019-10-22Tags: action-rpg fantasy freeware medieval non-linear open world rpg elements sandbox

Zork: The Great Underground Empire

Zork: The Great Underground Empire

Zork is one of the earliest interactive fiction computer games, developed initially in 1977–1979, then released as a trilogy in the 1980s by Infocom for Apple II, Commodore 64, Macintosh, DOS and many other platforms.

Year: 1982 Genre: Adventure Updated: 2019-10-22Tags: fantasy freeware interactive fiction puzzle-solving text adventure text-only

The Elder Scrolls: Arena

The Elder Scrolls: Arena

The Elder Scrolls: Arena is the first game in The Elder Scrolls series, it is an epic fantasy open world role-playing game developed and published by Bethesda Softworks and released in 1994 for MS-DOS.

Year: 1994 Genre: Role Playing Updated: 2019-10-22Tags: action-rpg fantasy freeware non-linear open world sandbox