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Arcade Video Games

Arcade games. Titles from this category require particularly good manual skills. Main purpose of the gameplay is to reach a specific point or defeat enemies while controlling a character or a vehicle. Arcade games usually don’t have any story or have it in a very simple form. This category contains e.g. popular platformers.

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Hello Neighbor
Hello Neighbor

Arcade 08 December 2017

An unusual first-person stealth game by Dynamix Pixels. In Hello Neighbor, we assume the role of an owner of a suburban house who suspects that his neighbor hides a terrible secret. To confirm his suspicions, he decides to sneak into his home, which won’t be easy since the man is incredibly alert and will stop at nothing to protect his privacy. The goal is to infiltrate the neighbor’s house undetected. Decoys and other distractions are helpful in turning the attention away from us.

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Psychonauts 2
Psychonauts 2

Arcade 25 August 2021

A three-dimensional platform game and a continuation to the 2005's Psychonauts, a game by Double Fine Productions studio. The main protagonist of the game is our old acquaintance, a psychic named Raz, who specializes in trips to other people's minds. Invited to the headquarters of the eponymous secret organization, employing people with psychic talents from all around the world, he discovers that the group is in serious trouble and it is up to him to rescue them.

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Terraria
Terraria

Arcade 16 May 2011

A sandbox platform game by indie studio Re-Logic, sometimes called the 2D version of the popular Minecraft. There is no set goal; your task is basically to shape the randomly-generated world around you. At first you only have a few basic tools, which allow you to dig and find resources, chop wood, and create simple structures. As the game progresses, due to the extensive crafting system, you discover better tools, allowing you to create advanced materials and to fight monsters.

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Hollow Knight
Hollow Knight

Arcade 24 February 2017

Hollow Knight is a 2D metroidvania game developed by the indie studio Team Cherry. The game takes us to a fantasy underground world located bellow the city of Dirtmouth. The place attracts numerous adventurers, who disappear without a trace when they enter it. We play as an adventurer who decides to face the challenge and find riches, fame, and the answers he is looking for in that underground world. The game is presented from a side-scrolling perspective.

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Crash Bandicoot 4: It's About Time
Crash Bandicoot 4: It's About Time

Arcade 02 October 2020

A 3D platform game from Toys for Bob, the follow-up to 2007's Crash Bandicoot 3: Warped. While playing Crash Bandicoot 4: It's About Time players explore colourful worlds, jump over obstacles, avoid traps and fight enemies.

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Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy
Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy

Arcade 30 June 2017

A bundle of first three Crash Bandicoot games, remastered by Vicarious Visions studio. Aside from modern visuals, all games feature rebuilt levels, as well as a new save system, which lets us use every control point along with quick save option. What’s more, they've received an unified menu and a Time Trial mode. Like in originals, Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy lets us take control of the titular bandicoot, who must stop the evil Dr Cortex from taking over the world.

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Spyro Reignited Trilogy
Spyro Reignited Trilogy

Arcade 13 November 2018

A collection of three three-dimensional platform games that were originally released on the first PlayStation. The protagonist is a small, purple dragon named Spyro. The collection features the following games: Spyro the Dragon, Spyro 2: Ripto’s Rage! and Spyro: Year of the Dragon. The games feature almost the same gameplay as the originals, but their graphics were greatly refreshed.

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Cuphead
Cuphead

Arcade 29 September 2017

A two-dimensional action game with designs resembling old cartoon movies, which is a debut production of StudioMDHR, an independent developer. In Cuphead, we assume the role of a gambling addict that loses his soul to the devil during one of his sessions. To retrieve it, he needs to work off its equivalent. When it comes to mechanics, the game is a 2D fighting game with a degree of platforming elements – we participate in continuous 1v1 fights, taking place on special 2D arenas.

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Teardown
Teardown

Arcade 2022 (early access since 29 October 2020)

Teardown is a game in which we play as the thief - our job is to plan and then make break ins to steal valuable items. The game is characterized by a high level of interaction with the environment and destruction of the map.

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LEGO Marvel Super Heroes
LEGO Marvel Super Heroes

Arcade 22 October 2013

An action-adventure game featuring the superheroes from Marvel comic books. The title was created by Traveller’s Tales Studio, experts at LEGO video games (e.g. LEGO The Lord of the Rings, LEGO Pirates of the Caribbean, LEGO Harry Potter). Players can become Spider-Man, Iron Man, Hulk, Thor, Captain America, and other superheroes, who are asked by Nick Fury from the S.H.I.E.L.D. organization to save the world from villains and other dangers.

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LEGO Marvel Super Heroes 2
LEGO Marvel Super Heroes 2

Arcade 14 November 2017

LEGO Marvel Super Heroes 2 is a sequel to the 2013 platform/action game LEGO Marvel Super Heroes developed by Traveller's Tales. This time we will have to face Kang the Conqueror who travels in time and causes turmoil in various eras across the history. Once again we will be able to play as several dozen Marvel characters, including Thor, Hulk, Doctor Strange, Spider-Man, and Guardians of the Galaxy.

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Kao the Kangaroo
Kao the Kangaroo

Arcade December 2021

The next installment of a series of 3D platformers telling about the adventures of Kao the kangaroo. During the adventure, the player goes in search of the main character's sister. In order to find her, the protagonist has to face the warriors scattered around the world.

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It Takes Two
It Takes Two

Arcade 26 March 2021

It Takes Two is a co-op action adventure game from the authors of A Way Out. In terms of gameplay, the game resembles platformers, offering logical and arcade challenges that require the cooperation of two players.

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LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga
LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga

Arcade December 2021

The final part of the LEGO Star Wars series, based on nine episodes of Star Wars. We direct hundreds of characters from the Star Wars universe and recreate the most famous cinema scenes in a more humorous version.

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Oddworld: Soulstorm
Oddworld: Soulstorm

Arcade 06 April 2021

Oddworld: Soulstorm is another game in the popular platform-adventure game series developed by Oddworld Inhabitants Inc. and Frima Studio. The game is a direct sequel to Oddworld: New 'n' Tasty, a 2013 remake of Oddworld: Abe's Oddysee, and is loosely based on Oddworld: Abe's Exoddus. Once again, we control Abe, a friendly Mudokon who managed to escape from the Glukkon's grip, and now leads three hundred of rescued Mudokons into the unknown.

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Little Nightmares II
Little Nightmares II

Arcade 11 February 2021

Sequel of the memorable 2017 platformer produced by Tarsier studio. Little Nightmares II introduces new heroes, locations and enemies, preserving the unique atmosphere of the first installment.

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Ragnarock
Ragnarock

Arcade 15 July 2021

Ragnarock is a rhythm game in which we beat the rhythm for the Vikings rowing with rock and metal music accompaniment. We can play solo or with other players, traveling through locations inspired by Norse myths.

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LEGO Marvel's Avengers
LEGO Marvel's Avengers

Arcade 26 January 2016

Another installment in a bestselling action-adventure game series based on the license of the LEGO bricks. This title is a result of cooperation between the developers from Traveller’s Tales and the Marvel company. Once again, players visit the amazing world of comic superheroes. The story is based on the Avengers film (2012) and its sequel Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015).

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Astro's Playroom
Astro's Playroom

Arcade 12 November 2020

Astro's Playroom is a 3D platformer which is a sequel to one of the best games created for the PlayStation VR - Astro Bot: Rescue Mission. Unlike that game, the continuation does not require VR goggles.

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Sonic Mania
Sonic Mania

Arcade 15 August 2017

A 3D platformer that came out as a reboot of one of the most popular adventure game series, featuring the titular Sonic the Hedgehog. This production was created by a SEGA’s subsidiary, Sonic Team, employing people who helped create the series and its most important iterations.

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DARQ: Complete Edition
DARQ: Complete Edition

Arcade 04 December 2020

This is a complete version of a horror platform game, DARQ, released in 2019. The DARQ: Complete Edition includes the basic version and two DLC add-ons: The Crypt and The Tower. In the game we play the role of a boy trapped in a nightmare.

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The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening
The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening

Arcade 20 September 2019

The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening is a remake of a classic action adventure game from 1993. The project reproduces the content of the original, with improvements limited to control and audio-visual setting. Player explores the world, solves puzzles and fights enemies.

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Overcooked 2
Overcooked 2

Arcade 07 August 2018

A sequel to an arcade culinary game focused on a cooperation. Overcooked 2 lets us play as chefs who must quickly prepare various dishes in challenging environments, be it by ourselves or in a group of competing or cooperating players.

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Little Nightmares
Little Nightmares

Arcade 28 April 2017

A platformer game by Tarsier Studios. The player assumes the role of Six, a heroine who was kidnapped by monsters and locked in an underwater complex called The Maw. Her task is to escape this terrifying place which is difficult because of dangers, inspired by childhood nightmares, that lurk behind every corner.

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