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: 2021-04-10Tags: 2 players arcade competitive maze multiplayer 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 enhan...

Year: 1994 Genre: Arcade Updated: 2021-02-18Tags: 2 players aga amiga original game enhanced remakes shareware shoot em up top-down

Phantasie III: The Wrath of Nikademus

Phantasie III: The Wrath of Nikademus

Phantasie III: The Wrath of Nikademus is the third chapter of the RPG series designed by Winston Douglas Wood for the SSI. Strangely, the second game was never ported to the Amiga, so after the first one, we go directly to the third.

Year: 1987 Genre: Role Playing Updated: 2021-09-20Tags: fantasy top-down turn-based wanderer

Commander Keen

Commander Keen

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: 2020-12-02Tags: platform science fiction top-down

Sid Meier's Civilization

Sid Meier's Civilization

Sid Meier's Civilization is one of the most popular strategy games of all time. It was created by Bruce Shelley and Sid Meier, alongside MicroProse. The game was released in September 1991 for MS-DOS, Amiga, and Atari ST.

Year: 1991 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2021-02-18Tags: 4x business simulation history management top-down turn-based

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

Wembley International Soccer

Wembley International Soccer

Wembley International Soccer is a sports sim officially sponsored by the Wembley Stadium. It was developed by Audiogenic and released in 1994 exclusively for Amiga and Amiga CD32. ...

Year: 1994 Genre: Sports Updated: 2021-09-17Tags: 2 players aga amiga cd32 competitive football licensed soccer sport sim 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: 2021-02-18Tags: 2 players birds-eye view football multiplayer real-time soccer sport management sport sim top-down

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: 2020-12-03Tags: real-time rts shareware 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: 2020-11-21Tags: 2 players automobile competitive extra half-brite multi-directional multiplayer split-screen top-down transport

Jagged Alliance

Jagged Alliance

Jagged Alliance is a turn-based tactical role-playing game developed by Sir-tech Software and released in 1994 for MS-DOS by Madlab Software. As a child, I remember watching my fa...

Year: 1995 Genre: Role Playing Updated: 2020-12-02Tags: isometric squad management strategy-rpg tactical-rpg top-down turn-based

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: 2021-02-19Tags: business simulation city building macintosh original game top-down

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: 2021-02-19Tags: board game licensed science fiction space squad management top-down turn-based

SimLife

SimLife

SimLife: The Genetic Playground is a simulation game developed and published by Maxis in 1992. The game is part of the long list of "Sim" games created by Maxis, but Will Wright didn't have a role in this one.

Year: 1992 Genre: Simulation Updated: 2021-02-18Tags: aga business simulation ecology macintosh original game management nature open world top-down