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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. more

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Hue
Hue

Arcade 23 April 2020

The debut production of the independent studio Fiddlesick, combining elements of platformer and logic game. While playing, we assume the role of the eponymous hero whose task is to find his lost mother. The path to his goal is a bumpy one because his mother, a lady scientist who deals with color research, got lost somewhere in a monochromatic world. In the game, we traverse vast, single-colored maps, avoiding various obstacles and solving puzzles based mostly on color manipulation.

Inside
Inside

Arcade 15 December 2017

Inside is the second project of the independent Danish studio PlayDead, which became famous by creating the cult game Limbo. The game's development was partially funded by a grant from the Danish government. The story tells about a young boy who must stop the forces of evil that are trying to take over the world by experimenting on humans. The gameplay mechanics are similar to classic platformer games.

Fez: Pocket Edition
Fez: Pocket Edition

Arcade 13 December 2017

An arcade platform game in a retro style, created by the development team Polytron. We play the role of Gomez, who, living in the 2D world so far, realizes the existence of another dimension. The title presents the game in a rather innovative way, realizing various puzzles using two-dimensional boards in the three-dimensional world. All this takes place in a pixel, colourful design. The game is noteworthy for its unique presentation.

Limbo
Limbo

Arcade 03 July 2013

Very unique two-dimensional platformer from the independent developer PlayDead. We play as a small boy who sets on dangerous journey to save his sister. He traverses surrealistic landscapes, coming across many deadly traps and running away from monstrous spider, which follow him tirelessly. In terms of gameplay, Limbo borrows from classic platform titles, though not without adding a few original features.

Stranger Things: The Game
Stranger Things: The Game

Arcade 04 October 2017

A promotional game for the Stranger Things series, published by Netflix and developed by BonusXP (the creators of e.g. The Incorruptibles and Cavemania). Stranger Things: The Game is an action-adventure game with stealth, platform, and logic puzzle elements. It is set in an American town of Hawkins in 1984. When several local children go missing, Sheriff Jim Hopper tries to find them, unaware that their disappearance in only the tip of the iceberg.

Gris
Gris

Arcade 22 August 2019

Gris is an artistic 2D platformer. We are guided by the actions of the title girl trying to deal with the painful past. We travel through a beautiful, surreal world, solving puzzles and overcoming simple platform sequences. The game is the work of Nomad's debuting studio.

Sonic the Hedgehog 2
Sonic the Hedgehog 2

Arcade 20 April 2010

Improved reissue of the second installment of the popular series of platformers with a nice blue hedgehog in the title role. The hero once again has to foil the plans of the sinister Doctor Eggman, who wants to take control of the world. This time players can direct both Sonik and his companion Tails.

Terraria
Terraria

Arcade 29 August 2013

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.

Angry Birds
Angry Birds

Arcade 10 December 2009

A PC version of the best-selling dexterity game, well known primarily to users of tablets and mobile phones. The task of the players is to shoot the title "furious birds" from the slings in the piggies hidden behind various obstacles.

Tomb of the Mask
Tomb of the Mask

Arcade 09 February 2016

An oldschool mobile arcade game by Happymagenta UAB, stylistically similar to first arcade games ever created. In Tomb of the Mask you play as a treasure hunter, who finds a magical mask, which gives him the ability to walk on walls and ceilings. This newfound skill helps him in exploring an underground maze in search of precious artifacts, as well as avoiding traps and enemies. During the game you move your character up, down and sideways in order to escape the maze, which moves vertically up.

osu!
osu!

Arcade 01 August 2011

A free music game in which we have to play the rhythm of the songs performed in the background. Osu! is very popular on the e-sport scene and the creator of the game while working on the game was inspired by the classic games released on Nintendo DS.

Geometry Dash
Geometry Dash

Arcade 13 August 2013

Geometers Dash is a combination of a platform arcade game with a rhythmic game, in which the player controls a colorful square and travels through more and more complicated levels. The title also offers the possibility to build your own boards.

Super Mario Run
Super Mario Run

Arcade 15 December 2016

A mobile installment of the famous platform game franchise by Nintendo, and a typical autorunner production for portable devices. You play, of course, as the eponymous plumber, who constantly moves to the right side of the screen, and your task is to avoid obstacles while eliminating enemies and gathering special golden coins. There are two game modes in Super Mario Run.

Crash Bandicoot: On the Run!
Crash Bandicoot: On the Run!

Arcade 25 March 2021

Mobile spin-off of platform games series with Crash Bandicoot. King game is an auto runner similar to Super Mario Run, but with bosses and items known from the main part of the cycle.

Rayman Mini
Rayman Mini

Arcade 19 September 2019

The Rayman cycle spin-off is an auto runner production. In Rayman Mini, the main character is reduced to the size of an ant, allowing him to explore an unknown world and face completely new challenges. During the game, the hero moves to the right on his own, and we have to jump on platforms, avoid obstacles and attack enemies.

Getting over it with Bennett Foddy
Getting over it with Bennett Foddy

Arcade 06 December 2017

Getting over it with Bennett Foddy is an arcade game created by the eponymous Bennett Foddy. The player’s task is to climb a steep slope with the use of… a hammer and a large pot. The game is characterized by its high difficulty level and hacks back to 2002’s Sexy Hiking.

Shantae: Risky's Revenge
Shantae: Risky's Revenge

Arcade 11 December 2011

Risky's Revenge is a continuation of a colourful platformer released in 2002 on Gameboy Color and one of the best games for this console.

Rayman 2: The Great Escape
Rayman 2: The Great Escape

Arcade 01 March 2010

Rayman 2: The Great Escape is a continuation of Michelangel's 1995 console platformer. This time the title character has to deal with mechanical pirates who have mastered the peaceful Land of Dreams. The player's task is to help Rayman regain his lost power and free his friends from the invaders' hands. The game was produced by Ubisoft and uses a 3D graphic engine.

Goat Simulator
Goat Simulator

Arcade 17 September 2014

Goat Simulator is a humorous simulator that serves as a commercial extension of the joke game made by Swedish Coffee Stain (known primarily from the Sanctum series). The game lets you control a crazy goat named Pilgor which destroys everything in the virtual world. The goal is to cause as much damage as possible with the use of a wide range of absurd accessories, like rockets, explosives, etc. It was the developers’ ambition to create a big cliché parody, mocking low-budget simulators.

Angry Birds Space
Angry Birds Space

Arcade 22 March 2012

Angry Birds Space is the fourth, full-fledged version of the extremely popular series of arcade and logic games, developed by Rovio Mobile studio. This time the title "furious birds" have to face greedy, green pigs in space. The creators have prepared a number of novelties in the game, including an advanced physics model, reflecting different gravity forces in the Cosmos.

World of Goo
World of Goo

Arcade 16 December 2010

World of Goo is a logic-arcade game produced and published by Kyle Gabler and Ron Carmel, a two-person development team from the 2D Boy studio. The game, designed exclusively for one player, consists in building various constructions of gelatinous slurry balls, i.e. the title Goo, which is permanently disturbed by gravity and other laws of physics. The title, characterized by specific visual setting and original situational humour, was considered one of the most original games of 2008.

The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth
The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth

Arcade 11 January 2017

An expanded version of a popular indie game that has been released in 2011 by Team Meat studio. Nicalis studio, a bit more experienced team, has been involved in refreshing of the title, in cooperation with original developers. When it comes to mechanics, the gameplay hasn’t changed much, offering randomly-generated levels, traversed by the titular Isaac, who solves simple puzzles and eliminates monsters or much more powerful bosses.

Metal Slug X
Metal Slug X

Arcade 07 March 2013

Refreshed for PC, console and mobile device users version of the cult arcade game from 1999, developed - as all previous installments of the series - by the Japanese company SNK. The game originally appeared on slot machines and the Neo Geo console as an upgraded version of Metal Slug 2: Super Vehicle. The action of the game takes place a few years after the events shown in the "one".

Sniper X with Jason Statham
Sniper X with Jason Statham

Arcade 20 October 2015

A mobile sniper game developed by Glu Mobile, starring Jason Statham – a popular action movie star. In Sniper X, we assume the role of a member of an elite paramilitary organization – SPEAR, tasked with fighting terrorists in situations that prevent other special forces from acting. The gameplay consists of making clean shots in the direction of the enemies located on the map, but sometimes we may have to target drones or enemy vehicles.