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: 2021-06-15Tags: 3d amiga original game fantasy first-person non-linear open world texture map top-down unreleased wanderer

Warlords III: Reign of Heroes

Warlords III: Reign of Heroes

Warlords III: Reign of Heroes is the third chapter of the saga of fantasy turn-based strategy games created by Strategic Studies Group. The game was released in 1997, exclusively for Windows.

Year: 1997 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2021-06-23Tags: rpg elements tactics top-down turn-based wargame

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 v-scrolling shoot-em up vertical-scrolling war ww2

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

Alien Breed 2

Alien Breed 2

Alien Breed II: The Horror Continues is a sci-fi top-down shooter created by Team17 exclusively for the Amiga and released in 1993. It's the sequel to Alien Breed and Alien Breed: Special Edition 92.

Year: 1993 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2020-12-18Tags: 2 players aga aliens amiga original game horror multi-directional multi-scrolling shooter shoot em up 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

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: 2021-02-18Tags: 2 players aliens multi-directional multi-scrolling shooter science fiction top-down walkabout

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 multi-scrolling shooter multiplayer science fiction shoot em up 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: 2021-02-26Tags: aga aliens amiga original game isometric multiplayer point and click puzzle-solving science fiction shoot em up top-down

Paradroid 90

Paradroid 90

Paradroid 90 is the remake/enhanced version for 16-bit computers (Amiga and Atari ST) of the classic C64 shooter Paradroid. It was published by Hewson Consultants in 1990. The con...

Year: 1990 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2021-02-18Tags: atari st cyborgs multi-directional multi-scrolling shooter spaceship 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: 2021-02-22Tags: 2 players arcade competitive multiplayer top-down toy cars transport

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 b...

Year: 1989 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2021-02-18Tags: 2 players co-op jungle military multi-directional run and gun shoot em up top-down walkabout

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: 2021-10-21Tags: arcade shoot em up top-down vertical-scrolling walkabout war

Dragonstone

Dragonstone

Dragonstone is an action-adventure / action-RPG created by Core Design for the Amiga and released in 1994. It's considered a sequel to Darkmere, although the two games are quite different.

Year: 1994 Genre: Role Playing Updated: 2021-02-18Tags: action-adventure adventure-rpg amiga original game fantasy sword and sorcery top-down