The best classic and old school Top-down games

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

Roadkill

Roadkill

Roadkill is a violent racing sim with a top-down view created by Vision and released by Acid Software in 1994 for the Amiga CD32 and Amiga 1200. The game, written in blitz basic, ...

Year: 1994 Genre: Racing Updated: 2019-12-06Tags: aga amiga original game blitz basic driving multi-directional top-down vehicular combat simulator

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: 2019-07-17Tags: 2 players birds-eye view football multiplayer real-time soccer sport management sport sim top-down

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: 2019-11-04Tags: 2 players arcade competitive maze multiplayer science fiction 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: 2019-10-22Tags: 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: 2019-10-22Tags: platform science fiction top-down

SimCity

SimCity

SimCity, one of the most popular videogames of all the times, is an open-ended city-building game designed by Will Wright and developed by Maxis. It was released for Amiga, Atari S...

Year: 1989 Genre: Simulation Updated: 2019-07-17Tags: business simulation city building macintosh original game top-down

Frogger

Frogger

Frogger is an arcade created by Konami and one of the most popular video games ever created. It was released for the first time in 1981, and it has been ported to almost all platforms since then.

Year: 1982 Genre: Arcade Updated: 2019-08-30Tags: coin-up conversion top-down

Super Cars II

Super Cars II

Super Cars 2 is the sequel to the racing game Super Cars created by Magnetic Fields. Published by Gremlin Graphics, Super Cars II was released only for Amiga and Atari St, in 1991.

Year: 1991 Genre: Racing Updated: 2019-10-10Tags: 2 players automobile competitive extra half-brite multi-directional multiplayer split-screen top-down transport

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: 2019-07-17Tags: 3d amiga original game fantasy first-person non-linear open world texture map top-down unreleased wanderer

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: 2019-07-17Tags: arcade clone science fiction top-down

Uridium 2

Uridium 2

Uridium 2 is a sci-fi horizontal-scrolling shoot 'em up created by Graftgold for the Amiga and published by Renegade in 1993. The first Uridium was created for the Commodore 64, a...

Year: 1993 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2019-11-01Tags: 2 players 2d co-op shoot em up space flight top-down

Alien Breed

Alien Breed

Alien Breed is a sci-fi top-down shooter created by Team17 originally for the Amiga and released in 1991. The game, heavily inspired by the movie Aliens, is similar to the famous Atari arcade Gauntlet in terms of gameplay.

Year: 1991 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2019-10-10Tags: 2 players aliens multi-directional science fiction top-down walkabout

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