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

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: 2020-04-21Tags: 2 players arcade competitive maze multiplayer science fiction top-down

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: 2020-06-19Tags: 2 players birds-eye view football multiplayer real-time soccer sport management sport sim top-down

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

Deluxe Galaga

Deluxe Galaga

Deluxe Galaga is a shareware remake of the famous arcade Galaga for the Amiga. It was created in 1993 by Edgar M. Vigdal (also the author of Deluxe PacMan). The game is an enhance...

Year: 1994 Genre: Arcade Updated: 2019-12-27Tags: 2 players aga amiga original game enhanced remakes shareware shoot em up 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

1943: The Battle of Midway

1943: The Battle of Midway

1943: The Battle of Midway is a shoot 'em up developed and published by Capcom for arcade machines in 1987. Later on, the title was ported to several computers and consoles such as...

Year: 1988 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2020-07-31Tags: 2d aviation coin-up conversion flight historical battle top-down vertical-scrolling war ww2

Arsenal Taste the Power

Arsenal Taste the Power

A.R.S.E.N.A.L Taste the Power is a real-time strategy game created by Tactical Software for MS-DOS and released as shareware in 1997. The game is clearly inspired by other RTS hits, especially Command & Conquer.

Year: 1997 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2020-03-26Tags: real-time rts shareware 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: 2020-05-05Tags: arcade shoot em up top-down vertical-scrolling walkabout war

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: 2020-07-25Tags: business simulation city building macintosh original game 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: 2019-07-17Tags: 3d amiga original game fantasy first-person non-linear open world texture map top-down unreleased wanderer

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: 2020-07-28Tags: 2 players aga aliens amiga original game multiplayer science fiction shoot em up top-down walkabout war

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: 2020-07-27Tags: board game licensed science fiction space squad management top-down turn-based

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: 2020-07-25Tags: arcade clone science fiction top-down