The best classic and old school Top-down games

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

Prophecy: The Fall of Trinadon

Prophecy: The Fall of Trinadon

Prophecy: the Fall of Trinadon is a single-player action RPG designed by Richard L. Seaborne and published by Activision in 1989 for the MS-DOS. In a world dominated by a tyrant named Krellane, wars and rebellions are commonplace.

Year: 1989 Genre: Role Playing Updated: 2020-05-18Tags: action-rpg fantasy sword and sorcery top-down

Castle of the Winds

Castle of the Winds

Castle of the Winds is roguelike fantasy RPG developed by Rick Saada for Windows 3.1 and released by Epic MegaGames in 1993. It's the first episode of a quite famous series and one...

Year: 1993 Genre: Role Playing Updated: 2020-06-14Tags: fantasy roguelike top-down turn-based windows3x

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: 2019-10-22Tags: aga business simulation ecology macintosh original game management nature open world top-down

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: 2019-09-19Tags: 2 players aga aliens amiga original game multiplayer science fiction shoot em up top-down walkabout war

Arcade Snooker

Arcade Snooker

Arcade Snooker is a billiards (more precisely, snooker) game developed by Team 17 for Amiga 1200 and Amiga 4000. The full game was released as the CU Amiga magazine coverdisk in July 1995.

Year: 1995 Genre: Sports Updated: 2020-07-08Tags: aga amiga original game snooker sport sim top-down

Legends

Legends

Legends is a fantasy/sci-fi action-adventure, inspired to Zelda, created by Krisalis Software and published in 1996 for Amiga models with AGA chipset and PC..

Year: 1996 Genre: Role Playing Updated: 2020-06-12Tags: action-rpg aga ancient egypt fantasy jrpg top-down wanderer

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

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

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

Super Cars

Super Cars is a top-down racing game created by Magnetic Fields and published by Gremlin Graphics initially in 1990 for the Amiga, Atari ST, Amstrad CPC and ZX Spectrum. One year later it was ported to NES and Commodore 64.

Year: 1990 Genre: Racing Updated: 2019-07-17Tags: amiga original game automobile combat racing competitive driving extra half-brite top-down transport

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: 2019-07-17Tags: board game licensed science fiction space squad management top-down turn-based

Dogs of War

Dogs of War

Dogs of War is a shooter created by Vectordean for the Atari ST and then ported to Amiga. It was published in 1989 by Elite. The game, for one or two players, is heavily inspired ...

Year: 1989 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2020-03-30Tags: 2 players co-op jungle military multi-directional run and gun shoot em up top-down walkabout

Indy Heat

Indy Heat

Danny Sullivan's Indy Heat is an arcade racing game that was developed and published by Leland Corporation in 1991. It was later ported to home platforms, including Amiga, NES, Commodore 64.

Year: 1992 Genre: Racing Updated: 2020-03-11Tags: coin-up conversion competitive multiplayer single screen top-down track racing