50 Best Arcade games

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The best 50 Arcade games daily generated by our specialised A.I. comparing over 33000 video games across all platforms for Android, IOS (iPhone / iPad), Win Mobile, PS4 (Playstation 4), Xbox One, Switch, PC Windows, Mac OS, Linux and 3DS. The order in this selection is not absolute, but the best games tends to be up in the list.

This is not a "all time best Arcade games list". There is no hard limit on the age of a game but our results are mainly games released in the last 2 to 3 years.

The latest addition in this selection is Arkanoid vs Space Invaders released the 17 May 2017

2# Disney Crossy Road - 2016

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Tap and swipe your way to a record-setting number of steps with 100+ Disney and Pixar figurines while dodging crazy and unexpected obstacles in the 8-bit worlds of Toy Story, Zootopia, The Lion King, The Haunted Mansion, Tangled, Wreck-It Ralph, and more. JOURNEY through 8-bit depictions of Als Toy Barn, the Pride Lands of Africa, the Haunted Mansion, San Fransokyo, and more while enjoying 8-bit versions of familiar tunes like Youve Got a Friend in Me and I Just Cant Wait to be King!

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3# The Bug Butcher - 2016

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The core mechanics hold old ties from the classic arcade shooter Super Pang where you shoot vertically, but with modern day twists. Harrys current assignment takes him to the infested futuristic research facility on planet Zoit. Harrys mission: survive until the decontamination of the building is complete, hoard coins like his life depended on it, and protect the scientists at all costs.

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4# Pix the Cat - 2017

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Pix the Cat is a critically acclaimed intense arcade game that will challenge your reflexes and your wits, pitting you against your friends and the world in a race to the highest score!

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5# Penarium - 2017

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Penarium is a frantic 2D arena arcade game where you take on the role of Willy, trapped in a sinister circus show. Run, jump and avoid an array of killer death-traps while being cheered on by a sadistic crowd that’s out for blood.

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6# Magic Touch: Wizard for Hire - 2015

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"It's almost impossible to have a single go, and there's a breathless brilliance to proceedings that means you'll probably lose hours of your life here." A game by Nitrome the award winning team that brought you Gunbrick (Editors Choice Jan 2015) Platform Panic (9/10 - Gamezebo, 9/10 Gold Award - Pocket Gamer, 4/5 Touch Arcade) and Icebreaker: A Viking Voyage - Game of the Year 2014 Pocket Gamer). - Full game centre support to compete with friends and foes - Collect coins to unlock new spells - Slow Down time!

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7# PARTICLE MACE - 2015

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The most unique and interesting overhead shooter on Steam. This critically-acclaimed game is inspired by Geometry Wars, Robotron, Asteroids and many other classic games. To truly succeed in Particle Mace you must become a master of physics, thrust, and inertia.

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8# Pony Island - 2016

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No internet connection required * DESIGN beautiful accessories and castles * MEET cute ponies and their animal friends * DISCOVER beautiful and cute ponies of all sizes and shapes * 2 FREE mini games to enjoy! Make your visitors happy - show them your beautiful ponies and decorated fairytale castle. Populate it with ponies and their friends, and meet all kinds of cute animals that live in the sky kingdom.

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9# Dariusburst: Chronicle Saviours - 2015

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DARIUSBURST Chronicle Saviours is the latest installment in Taito's DARIUS series of arcade-style shooting games. Blast hordes of alien sea-monsters, and blaze your own trail through branching environments.

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10# Sky Force 2014 - 2014

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Harnessing the intensity of classic arcade shoot-em-ups combined with the hottest smartphone technology, Sky Force 2014 offers a stunning scrolling shooter experience with an incredible new social gameplay element. Weekly tournaments take place on unique new levels as you battle it out against legions of other Sky Force 2014 players, offering great rewards not only for winning, but for rescuing other pilots whove already been taken down!

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12# Fetch - 2014

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Big Fish Studios is proud to present Fetch, an adventure tale that will warm your heart and keep you touching the screen for more! One part interactive animation, one part childhood delight, equal parts adventure and arcade, Fetch captures the timeless emotion of puppy love and takes you on a journey through dark tunnels and sandy shores to save your best friend. Do you have what it takes to save Bear? Prepare yourself for a wild ride filled with wagging tails and boisterous barks!

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14# Rare Replay - 2015

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To celebrate its 30th anniversary, Rare brings together the adventures of its iconic characters in a collection that spans the decades. From its earliest 2D classics to Xbox 360 triumphs, Rare Replay delivers a gaming treasure trove for veteran players and newcomers alike. As you brawl with the Battletoads, grab Jiggies in Banjo-Kazooie and fight the future in Perfect Dark, you'll uncover bonus content and exclusive looks at the creation of Rare Replay's hits.

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15# 3D Out Run - 2015

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3D Out Run™ is the critically acclaimed 1986 driving game designed by Yu Suzuki, re-mastered and enhanced for the Nintendo 3DS™ hand-held system. 3D Out Run includes all of Out Run’s original content, alongside two new songs and runs at 60 frames per second, which is twice the speed of the original version.

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17# Woah Dave! - 2014

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From the folks behind the BIT.TRIP series comes the frantic insanity that is WOAH DAVE! Help our hero, Dave Lonuts, survive an insane alien invasion and line his pockets with shiny pennies. Hurl alien eggs, skull bombs, and explosive WOAH blocks to stay alive and sky rocket yourself to high score fame and fortune.

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21# Futuridium EP Deluxe - 2016

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Futuridium EP Deluxe is a psychedelic retro inspired shoot’em up with a modern twist, that blends together frantic action, puzzle elements, a vibrant low poly aesthetic and an heart pumping electronic soundtrack.

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22# Super Arc Light - 2016

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Super Arc Light features a unique one button control system, delivering a fast-paced, retro shoot-em-up gameplay experience that will leave you on the edge of your seat! With numerous weapons to unlock, each with their own spectacular visual effect light up the skies as you destroy your foes in an epic display of space warfare. - Fast paced, retro shoot-em-up gameplay - Waves of challenging enemies to overcome - Many deadly weapons to unlock - Spectacular visual effects - Global leaderboards

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23# 3D After Burner II - 2015

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3D After Burner II is a completely re-mastered version of the arcade classic. This arcade masterpiece now features stereoscopic 3D, a choice of real arcade cabinets, new difficulty settings as well as visual adjustments options.

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24# Color Switch - 2015

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Windows version of Color Switch game! Tap the ball carefully through each obstacle and your ball will switch color with some powerups. You must follow the color pattern on each obstacle to cross it ! Be careful not to pass through the wrong color, or you’ll have to start again.

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25# Chicken Invaders 3 - 2015

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Chickens. For centuries we have oppressed them, grilling, roasting, stewing, and stuffing them in buns. The time has come for us to pay. Intergalactic chickens are invading Earth, seeking revenge for the oppression of their earthly brethren!

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