50 Best Arcade games

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The best 50 Arcade games daily generated by our specialised A.I. comparing over 40 000 video games across all platforms for Android, IOS (iPhone / iPad), Win Mobile, PS4 (Playstation 4), Xbox One, Switch, PC Windows, Mac OS and Linux. The order in this selection is not absolute, but the best games tends to be up in the list.

The latest addition in this selection are SNK 40th ANNIVERSARY COLLECTION released the 12 November 2018 and ranked #3, Tempest 4000 released the 17 July 2018 and ranked #2, Street Fighter: 30th Anniversary Collection released the 29 May 2018 and ranked #7.

1# The Bug Butcher - 2016

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The Bug Butcher is an action-packed 2D side scrolling shoot em up game where peril comes from above. So in a nutshell, pest control with machine guns in space. The core mechanics hold old ties from the classic arcade shooter “Super Pang” where you shoot vertically, but with modern day twists. You are Harry, a brash and tenacious exterminator who has a knack for decimating bugs. Harry’s current assignment takes him to an infested futuristic research facility on a distant planet. The surviving and dwindling number of scientists employed him for his slaughtering skills. Harry’s 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. Watch out for the spiders they have a particular fondness for rubber encased scientist brains. After landing, you will move from room to room through the facility blasting rockets, lasers, and wielding the power of lighting upwards at anything not human. Ravenous swarms and ferocious waves of bugs of every size will attempt to kill you, but luckily there will be weapon and health pick-ups to aid Harry on his quest. Fierce reflexes are mandatory for survival, but Harry’s brutal power-ups will let the guts fly and make the larva cry! If you love games with humor, perfect platforming, grotesquely cute art, nightmarish bosses, and real personality then The Bug Butcher will suit your fancy.

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3# SNK 40th ANNIVERSARY COLLECTION - 2018

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To celebrate this extraordinary milestone, a variety of classic arcade games from SNK's golden age are coming back together in one anthology on PlayStation4. SNK 40th ANNIVERSARY COLLECTION is packed full of retro games and a treasure trove of features! Online features require an account and are subject to terms of service and applicable privacy policy (playstationnetwork.com/terms-of-service & playstationnetwork.com/privacy-policy).

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4# ACA NeoGeo: Blazing Star - 2017

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Your mission is to take on the sinister AI 'Brawshella' that is the main culprit behind an army of deadly biological weapons. The game features classic high score gameplay with higher points awarded when players land successful charge shots to chain multiple enemies. Online features require an account and are subject to terms of service and applicable privacy policy (playstationnetwork.com/terms-of-service & playstationnetwork.com/privacy-policy).

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7# Street Fighter: 30th Anniversary Collection - 2018

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Hop online and relive the arcade experience through the online Arcade Mode or play with friends in the online lobby within four of the most definitive Street Fighter titles in the collection. The celebration continues in the Museum, where fans and historians alike can follow the timeline of how Street Fighter has evolved over the past 30 years. Learn more about the Street Fighter cast, view key animation sprites in the character viewer and take a behind-the-scenes look at the design documents that helped solidify the franchise that produced generations of World Warriors!

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9# ACA NeoGeo: Metal Slug - 2016

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"METAL SLUG" is the original entry in one of the most famous action game series ever released. Players control Marco and Tarma who belong to the Special Forces team known as the "Peregrine Falcon Squad." They fight to defeat General Donald Morden, in an effort to take back their stolen weapon known as the "METAL SLUG."

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12# 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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13# Beat Street - 2017

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Evil gangs are terrorizing Toko City and the citizens need your help! Story driven gameplay Simple controls - anyone can play a beat 'em up! Unlock fighters with unique martial art skills and get iMessage stickers Gorgeous handcrafted pixel art Retro music by Maxo iPhone X support

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15# Horizon Shift - 2015

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Horizon Shift is an explosive wave based single screen shooter with a ton of new ideas and platformer elements. Do what it takes to protect your horizon from the ever encroaching enemy attack!

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16# Tomb of the Mask - 2016

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Tomb of the Mask is an arcade game with an infinite procedurally generated vertical labyrinth. You put it on and suddenly realize that you can now climb walls - easily and promptly.

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17# AirAttack 2 - 2015

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Sequel of Award Winning next-gen top down air combat shooter with stunning 3D graphics and amazing orchestral soundtrack. Prepare your plane and destroy the axis of evil with Flamethrower, Tail Gunner, Bombs, ... Show your friends no mercy in the daily events! Features: * 22 campaign missions + survival mission * Fully destructible 3D environment * Orchestral soundtrack with 30 unique scores * Daily Events with rewards * 5 Player Planes * Plane Upgrades: Flamethrower, Tail Gunner, Bombs, Lasers, Wingmen, Homing Rockets, ... * Portrait / Landscape orientation * Amazing Lighting and Explosion Effects * MFi controller, iCade support

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19# Fowlst - 2017

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Dodge bullets, battle huge bosses and try not to get chopped In half by a buzz saw. Trade your loot for sick powers like egg bombs and rockets so you can really show those demons whos boss!.

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20# King Tongue - 2015

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Features King Tongue is an old-school arcade game where you use jumps and combo sequences to try and get the highest score! This one-button grappling hook lets you hang, swing, and throw yourself to and fro with an ease rarely seen with a single finger! Once youve purchased King Tongue, therell be no nasty surprises: youll own the complete game!

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21# Hoppenhelm - 2017

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Bust open doors to secret rooms full of lava and gather shiny coins. Sir Hoppenhelm is lost down in the dungeon of his castle Dunkelburg and must jump, block and slash his way back to safety before the rising lava gets him. Hoppenhelm is: Arcade platform action One handed controls Randomly generated levels with progression Challenging gameplay Unlockable characters and weapons Leaderboards Fancy sprites and juicy animations Bouncy chiptune soundtrack In-app purchase to remove ads Made with love :D

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22# Bleed 2 - 2017

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A furiously fun and fast-paced arcade action game, Bleed 2 welcomes back pink-haired heroine Wryn, the worlds greatest and only remaining hero, as she fights to defend the globe from an invading force of villains. Master the art of air-dodging and bullet-reflecting to stylishly take down a relentless barrage of bad guys and bosses (and naughty kittys! Online features require an account and are subject to terms of service and applicable privacy policy (playstationnetwork.com/terms-of-service & playstationnetwork.com/privacy-policy).

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23# Evil Factory - 2017

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Fearing the possible return, the Alliance recruits our little pixelated hero, Leo, to investigate. Battle your way down into the Kraken's Antarctic laboratory to uncover their evil plan and stop their twisted creations. Dodge, blast, and out-maneuver strange, twisted boss monsters each more menacing than the last and assemble an arsenal of powerful weapons to destroy the enemy.

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24# Cavernaut - 2015

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"With simple but addictive mechanics and a very efficient control system, Cavernaut is a small but truly enjoyable mobile game." + A randomly generated cave thats different each time you play + Simple touch/tilt controls for super-smooth flying + Five areas with increasing difficulty to master + Lots of upgrades for your ship + Cool neo-retro graphics + Game Center leaderboard and achievements + Old-school pay once & play, no free-to-play Collect luminum crystals, the universal currency in this part of the galaxy, and use them to buy a bigger fuel tank for your ship.

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