Total Nerd List of All Arcade Games

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List of arcade games, listed alphabetically with photos of the game's cover art when available. Spanning the entire history of the genre, these arcade games have been enjoyed by millions. This list includes all arcade games that have ever hit the shelves, so it doesn't necessarily have all the more obscure, future or new arcade games. Various bits of information are available for these top arcade games, such as when the game was released and who developed the game. In some instances you can click on the names of the games to get an even more in-depth description of them. These aren't necessarily the best arcade games, but there are a lot of popular arcade games listed here.

Games on this list include Duck Hunt and Breakout.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best arcade games?" and "What are the most popular arcade games?"

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3-in-1 Super Mario Bros./Duck ... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of All Arcade Games

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3D Tunnel is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of All Arcade Games
3D Tunnel 1983 3D Tunnel is a ZX Spectrum video game developed and released by New Generation Software in 1983. The cassette inlay describes it as, "Another fast moving 3D game from the author of 3D ...more

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Ace Combat 04: Shattered Skies is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of All Arcade Games
Ace Combat 04: Shattered Skies 2001 Ace Combat 04: Shattered Skies is a semi-realistic flight simulation developed by Namco for the PlayStation 2 video game console. It is the first in the Ace Combat series to be released for the ...more

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Ace Combat 2 is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of All Arcade Games
Ace Combat 2 1997 Ace Combat 2 is a semi-realistic combat flight simulation game made by Namco for the PlayStation game console. It is the company's second console offering in the Ace Combat series and continues ...more

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Ace Combat 3 is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of All Arcade Games
Ace Combat 3 1999 Ace Combat 3: Electrosphere is a semi-realistic flight simulation game made by Namco for the PlayStation game console. The third installment in the Ace Combat series of console flight-simulation ...more

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Ace Combat 5: The Unsung War is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of All Arcade Games
Ace Combat 5: The Unsung War 2004 Ace Combat 5: The Unsung War is a semi-realistic flight combat video game for the PlayStation 2. Like other titles in Namco's Ace Combat series, Ace Combat 5 features gameplay that is a mix ...more

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Ace Combat 6: Fires of Liberat... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of All Arcade Games
Ace Combat 6: Fires of Liberation 2007 Ace Combat 6: Fires of Liberation is the sixth installment developed by Project Aces and published by Namco Bandai Games exclusively for the Xbox 360 as part of the Ace Combat franchise.

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Ace Combat X: Skies of Decepti... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of All Arcade Games
Ace Combat X: Skies of Deception 2006 Ace Combat X: Skies of Deception is a video game for the PlayStation Portable handheld console. It is the seventh installment of the Ace Combat video game series, the first for the PlayStation ...more

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Ace Combat Xi: Skies of Incurs... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of All Arcade Games
Ace Combat Xi: Skies of Incursion 2009 Ace Combat Xi: Skies of Incursion is a 2009 3D arcade, combat flight video game developed by Project Aces and published by Namco Bandai for iOS. It was the first to be released on the iOS and ...more

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Ace Combat Zero: The Belkan Wa... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of All Arcade Games
Ace Combat Zero: The Belkan War 2006 Ace Combat Zero: The Belkan War is a semi-realistic flight simulator developed by Namco for the PlayStation 2 video game console. It is part of the Ace Combat series of games. In Europe the game ...more

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Ace Combat: Assault Horizon is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of All Arcade Games
Ace Combat: Assault Horizon 2011 Ace Combat: Assault Horizon is an installment of the Ace Combat arcade combat flight video game series. It was developed by Project Aces and originally published by Namco Bandai for the ...more

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Adventure Pinball: Forgotten I... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of All Arcade Games
Adventure Pinball: Forgotten Island 2001 Adventure Pinball: Forgotten Island is a pinball video game released in 2001 by Electronic Arts for the PC only.

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After Burner Climax is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of All Arcade Games
After Burner Climax 2006 After Burner Climax is a 2006 arcade, combat flight video game developed by Sega AM2 and published by Sega. The game is the sequel to the popular arcade and console After Burner games. The game ...more

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Air Combat is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of All Arcade Games
Air Combat 1995 Air Combat, later known as Ace Combat for the Japanese PlayStation versions, is a semi-realistic flight-sim action game released by Namco in Japan in 1992 for their Namco System 21 ...more

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Alien 99 is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of All Arcade Games
Alien 99 2005

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Alien Shooter: Vengeance is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of All Arcade Games
Alien Shooter: Vengeance 2007 Alien Shooter: Vengeance is an top-down shooter video game for Microsoft Windows developed by Sigma Team. It is a large-scale sequel to Alien Shooter, and combines elements of arcade action. An ...more

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Alien Stars is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of All Arcade Games
Alien Stars 2005

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Angel Kids is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of All Arcade Games
Angel Kids 1985 Angel Kids is a 2-player arcade game released by Sega in 1985.

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Animaniacs Game Pack is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of All Arcade Games
Animaniacs Game Pack 1997 Animaniacs Game Pack is a computer software program that features five arcade games starring the Animaniacs, published by Warner Bros. Interactive and developed by Funnybone Interactive. Voices ...more

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Antix is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of All Arcade Games
Antix 1985 Antix is a video game developed by Dmitry Pavlovsky, one of the original developers of the video game Tetris, and realized in 1985.". The game was named Antix by Dmitry, what is short for ...more

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Apeiron is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of All Arcade Games
Apeiron 1995 Apeiron is a Macintosh computer game developed and released by Ambrosia Software. A remake of the 1980 arcade game Centipede, it was first released in February 1995. In November 2004, the game ...more

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Arthur and the Invisibles is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of All Arcade Games
Arthur and the Invisibles 2007 Arthur and the Invisibles is a video game based on the 2006 film of the same name by Luc Besson. The game allows players to relive the fantastic adventure of young Arthur and his two pals, ...more

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Sasa is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of All Arcade Games
Sasa 1985 Sasa, is an arcade video game released for the MSX1 in 1984 and later for the Family Computer titled as Astro Robo SASA in 1985. This video game involved obtaining capsules with an 'E' on them, ...more

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Atomic Bomberman is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of All Arcade Games
Atomic Bomberman 1996 Atomic Bomberman is a game by Interplay for the PC that was released in 1997. It was the first original Bomberman game to be developed for Windows, and the second game of the series made for the ...more

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Avenger is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of All Arcade Games
Avenger 1981 VIC Avenger is a Space Invaders clone published by Commodore International for the VIC-20. A year later it was released for the Commodore 64. Cartridge Number VIC-1901.

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AxySnake is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list List of All Arcade Games
AxySnake 2002

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Back to the Future Part III is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list List of All Arcade Games
Back to the Future Part III 1991 Back to the Future Part III is the title of a video game released for the Sega Genesis and is based on the film of the same name. The game is different from LJN's Back to the Future Part II ...more

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Barker Bill's Trick Shooting is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list List of All Arcade Games
Barker Bill's Trick Shooting 1990 Barker Bill's Trick Shooting is a NES shooter made by Nintendo. It was released in 1990. It is based on the cartoon show titled Barker Bill's Cartoon Show, which was created by Paul Terry in

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Barrack is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list List of All Arcade Games
Barrack 1996 Barrack is a video game written by Ambrosia Software for Mac OS. It was published on March 8, 1996 and sold for US$15.00, with a free demo for downloading.

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Battle Girl is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list List of All Arcade Games
Battle Girl 1997 Battle Girl is an arcade-style top-down shooter computer game for Mac OS and Windows, released by Ultra/United in September 1997 and Feral Interactive for Mac OS in 1999. Its allure is its ...more

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BeamWars is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list List of All Arcade Games
BeamWars 1992 BeamWars is a Macintosh shareware arcade-style game that was popular in the early 1990s, created by Steve Crutchfield. Its pioneering use of digitized sound, music and voice effects, and arrival ...more

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Big Top is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list List of All Arcade Games
Big Top 1983 Big Top is a 1983 computer game for the IBM PC family of computers, created by Michael Abrash and published by Funtastic.

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Black Dawn is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list List of All Arcade Games
Black Dawn 1996 Black Dawn is a helicopter-combat simulation, published by Virgin Interactive. It was released on the Sony PlayStation in 1996, and the Sega Saturn in 1997.

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Bomberman is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list List of All Arcade Games
Bomberman 1983 Bomberman is an arcade-style maze-based video game developed by Hudson Soft. The original home computer game Bomber Man was released in 1983 for the MSX, NEC PC-8801, NEC PC-6001, Sharp MZ-700 ...more

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Bomberman PSP is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list List of All Arcade Games
Bomberman PSP Bomberman PSP is a video game for the PlayStation Portable handheld console in which the player takes the role of a Bomberman, featuring wireless multiplayer for up to four with a single UMD. It ...more

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Breakout is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list List of All Arcade Games
Breakout 1976 Breakout is an arcade game developed and published by Atari, Inc. It was conceptualized by Nolan Bushnell and Steve Bristow, influenced by the 1972 Atari arcade game Pong, and built by Steve ...more

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Bubble Bobble Plus! is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list List of All Arcade Games
Bubble Bobble Plus! 2009 Bubble Bobble Neo! and Bubble Bobble Plus! are remakes of the 1986 action-platformer arcade game Bubble Bobble. The game was developed and published by Taito. Bubble Bobble Neo! was released on ...more

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Bubble Ghost is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list List of All Arcade Games
Bubble Ghost 1987 Bubble Ghost is a French 1987 video game created by Christophe Andreani and published by ERE Informatique.

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Bubbler is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list List of All Arcade Games
Bubbler 1987 Bubbler is a ZX Spectrum video game developed and published by Ultimate Play The Game in 1987. Although it uses isometric projection, as with Ultimate's second-generation isometric releases such ...more

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Bun Fun is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list List of All Arcade Games
Bun Fun Bun Fun is a computer game, released for the BBC Micro home computer by Squirrel Software on cassette in 1983. It was later ported to the Acorn Electron.

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California Speed is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list List of All Arcade Games
California Speed 1999 California Speed is a racing video game developed and published by Atari Games. The game was first released in arcades in 1998 and was ported to the Nintendo 64 in 1999 by Midway Games. This ...more

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Canyon Bomber is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list List of All Arcade Games
Canyon Bomber Canyon Bomber is a black-and-white 1978 arcade game, developed and published by Atari. The game was ported to the Atari 2600, also in 1978.

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Cartoon Network: Block Party is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list List of All Arcade Games
Cartoon Network: Block Party 2003 Cartoon Network: Block Party is an arcade-style video game for Game Boy Advance developed by Majesco and released in the United States on August 5, 2004 and in Europe and Oceania on September ...more

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Cash Guns Chaos is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list List of All Arcade Games
Cash Guns Chaos 2006 Cash Guns Chaos DLX is a fast-paced arcade-style action game for the PlayStation 3 system that was released via download in the PlayStation Store. The name was changed from Cash Carnage Chaos to ...more

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Charlie and the Chocolate Fact... is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list List of All Arcade Games
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory video games 2005 Charlie and the Chocolate Factory has been made into two video games: once in 1985 and also in 2005. The games are based on the book of the same name by Roald Dahl.

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Chromium B.S.U. is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list List of All Arcade Games
Chromium B.S.U. Chromium B.S.U. is an arcade-style, top-scrolling space shooter available on Windows, iPhone, PSP, Mac, AmigaOS 4, Linux and numerous other UNIX-like operating systems. It is a free software ...more

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Chuckie Egg is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list List of All Arcade Games
Chuckie Egg 1983 A&F Software's Chuckie Egg is a home computer video game released in 1983, initially for the ZX Spectrum, the BBC Micro and the Dragon. Its subsequent popularity saw it released over the ...more

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Chuckie Egg 2 is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list List of All Arcade Games
Chuckie Egg 2 1985 Chuckie Egg 2 is the sequel to 1983 hit computer game Chuckie Egg. Released in 1985 and featuring the same lead character, Henhouse Harry, the game took players beyond the single-screen format ...more

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Circus is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list List of All Arcade Games
Circus 1977 Circus is an arcade game released by Exidy in 1977. The game is an arranged version of Atari's Breakout, where the player controls a seesaw and clown in order to destroy all of the targets in ...more

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Cookie is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list List of All Arcade Games
Cookie 1983 Cookie is a ZX Spectrum video game written by Chris and Tim Stamper and published by Ultimate Play The Game in 1983. It was one of four 16K games by Ultimate that were available on ROM format ...more