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The Best Maze Games of All Time 

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This is a list of the best maze games of all time for any console or system, including cover art pictures when available. These highly rated maze games are ordered by popularity, so only the greatest maze games are at the top of the list. Spanning the entire history of the genre, these maze games are considered the best in the genre. This list includes all challenging maze games that have ever hit the shelves, so it doesn't necessarily have all the more obscure or new maze games.

These games, like Pac-Man and Ms. Pac-Man include images when available.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best maze games?" and "What is the greatest maze game of all time?"
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Pac-Man Championship Edi... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Maze Games of All Time
Released: 2007 (Namco Bandai Games)
Pac-Man Championship Edition is a 2007 video game in the Pac-Man series, developed by Namco Bandai Games for the arcades. The game was designed by Tōru Iwatani, the creator of the original 1980 ...more
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Gauntlet II is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Maze Games of All Time
Released: 1986 (Atari Games)
Gauntlet II is a 1986 arcade game released by Atari Games and the first sequel to the game Gauntlet. Gauntlet II, like its predecessor, is a fantasy-themed hack and slash.
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Gauntlet is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Maze Games of All Time
Released: 1985 (Atari Games)
Gauntlet is a fantasy-themed hack and slash 1985 arcade game by Atari Games. Released in October 1985, Atari ultimately sold a total of 7,848 Gauntlet video game arcade cabinets. It is noted as ...more

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Boulder Dash is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Maze Games of All Time
Released: 1984 (Peter Liepa)
Boulder Dash, originally released in 1984 for Atari 8-bit computers, is a series of computer games released for the Apple II, MSX, ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, and ColecoVision home computers, and ...more
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Knight Lore is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Maze Games of All Time
Released: 1984 (Ashby Computers and Graphics Ltd.)
Knight Lore is a computer game developed and released by Ultimate Play The Game in 1984. The game is the third in the Sabreman series, following on from his adventures in Sabre Wulf and ...more
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Nonterraqueous is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Maze Games of All Time
Nonterraqueous Released: 1985 (Stephen Curtis)
Nonterraqueous is a computer game for the Amstrad CPC, ZX Spectrum and Commodore 64, released by Mastertronic in 1985.
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Ant Attack is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Maze Games of All Time
Released: 1983 (Sandy White)
Ant Attack is a ZX Spectrum computer game by Sandy White. It was published in 1983 by Quicksilva, and converted to the Commodore 64 in 1984. It was written almost entirely, by hand, in Z80 ...more
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Pac-Man is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Maze Games of All Time
Released: 1980 (Namco)
Pac-Man is an arcade game developed by Namco and first released in Japan on May 22, 1980. It was licensed for distribution in the United States by Midway and released in October 1980. Immensely ...more

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The Warlock of Firetop M... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Maze Games of All Time
The Warlock of Firetop Mountain Released: 1984 (Crystal Computing)
The Warlock of Firetop Mountain is an arcade adventure video game released in 1984 for the Sinclair ZX Spectrum home computer. It is loosely based on the adventure gamebook of the same name ...more
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Pac-Man Vs. is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Maze Games of All Time
Released: 2003 (Nintendo)
Pac-Man Vs. is a Pac-Man video game originally designed exclusively for the Nintendo GameCube that was included as an extra bonus disc with the Player's Choice edition of Pac-Man World 2. It was ...more
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Alien 8 is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Maze Games of All Time
Released: 1985 (Ashby Computers and Graphics Ltd.)
Alien 8 is a ZX Spectrum video game. It was written by Tim Stamper and Chris Stamper of Ultimate Play The Game, and was released by the company in 1985. The game was also ported to the BBC ...more
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Ms. Pac-Man: Quest for t... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Maze Games of All Time
Released: 2001 (Namco)
Ms. Pac-Man: Quest for the Golden Maze is a PC game published by Atari/Infogrames and released in 2001.
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H.E.R.O. is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Maze Games of All Time
Released: 1984 (Activision Blizzard)
H.E.R.O. is a single-player video game published by Activision. First developed for the Atari 2600 and released in March 1984, the game was ported to many of the home computers and gaming ...more
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Bank Heist is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Maze Games of All Time
Bank Heist Released: 1983 (Fox Interactive)
Bank Heist is a maze video game published by 20th Century Fox for the Atari 2600.
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Zombie Zombie is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Maze Games of All Time
Released: 1984 (Sandy White)
Zombie Zombie is a ZX Spectrum computer game by Sandy White. It was published in the 1984 by Quicksilva. It is the sequel to the popular Ant Attack, by the same author, and uses the same ...more
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Rock 'n' Roll is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Maze Games of All Time
Released: 1989 (Imagitec Design Inc.)
Rock 'n' Roll is a computer game for the Commodore 64, Atari ST, Amiga, MS-DOS, ZX Spectrum and Amstrad CPC, published by Rainbow Arts in 1989. The Soundtrack for the Amiga Version was composed ...more
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Ms. Pac-Man is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Maze Games of All Time
Released: 1982 (Midway Games)
Ms. Pac-Man is an arcade video game from the Golden Age. It was produced by Illinois-based Midway Manufacturing corporation, the North American publisher of Pac-Man. Ms. Pac-Man was released in ...more

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Gotcha is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Maze Games of All Time
Released: 1973 (Atari)
Gotcha is a 1973 arcade game manufactured by Atari Inc.. It was Atari's fourth game after Pong, Space Race, and Pong Doubles. It is a two-player maze game where the objective is to catch the ...more
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Nodes of Yesod is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Maze Games of All Time
Released: 1985 (Odin Computer Graphics)
Nodes of Yesod is a video game developed and published by Odin Computer Graphics in 1985. The game is very similar to Underwurlde, which was released a year earlier. The game was released for ...more
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Sex Bomb Bunny is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Maze Games of All Time
Sex Bomb Bunny Released: 1999 (Madonna Mark II)
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Alien Syndrome is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Maze Games of All Time
Released: 1987 (Sega)
Alien Syndrome is a run and gun arcade game developed by Sega in 1987.
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Gyroscope is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Maze Games of All Time
Released: 1985 (Tony Mack)
Gyroscope is an action video game published by Melbourne House in 1985 for a number of home computers. It is based on the Atari arcade game Marble Madness.
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Styx is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Maze Games of All Time
Styx Released: 1983 (Matthew Smith)
Styx was an action maze game published by Bug-Byte Software in 1983. It was the first ZX Spectrum game written by Matthew Smith, and the first of his three-game contract with the company. He ...more
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Bomberman is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Maze Games of All Time
Released: 1983 (Hudson Soft)
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