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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.