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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

S.W.I.V.

S.W.I.V.

S.W.I.V. is a top-down shooter for 1 or 2 players created by Random Access and published by The Sales Curve in 1991 for the Amiga, Atari ST, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum and other platforms.

Year: 1991 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2020-06-25Tags: 2 players 2d amiga original game co-op helicopter top-down

Captain Fizz Meets The Blaster-Trons

Captain Fizz Meets The Blaster-Trons

Captain Fizz Meets The Blaster-Trons, also known as Mission Icarus, is a sci-fi shooter for two players released by Psygnosis in 1988 for the Amiga, Atari ST, Commodore 64 and ZX Spectrum.

Year: 1988 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2020-06-23Tags: 2 players aliens bbc micro co-op maze split-screen 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

Micro Machines

Micro Machines

Micro Machines is the first game of the popular series of racing simulations featuring toy cars, developed by Codemasters and released initially for the NES in 1991. The Amiga, Gam...

Year: 1993 Genre: Racing Updated: 2020-04-21Tags: 2 players arcade competitive multiplayer top-down toy cars 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