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The Best Breakout Clone Games of All Time

Updated July 5, 2020 1.2k votes 159 voters 15.4k views164 items

List RulesVote up the best video games in the breakout clone genre.

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

With games ranging from Breakout to Arkanoid, this is a great starting point for a list of your favorites.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best breakout clone games?" and "What is the greatest breakout clone game of all time?"
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  • 1
    Ricochet Infinity is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Breakout Clone Games of All Time

    Genres (Video game)Breakout clone, Action game

    Ricochet Infinity is the fourth installment in the Ricochet video game series by Reflexive... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
  • 2
    BreakQuest is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Breakout Clone Games of All Time
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    Genres (Video game)Breakout clone, Action game

    BreakQuest is a multi-platform brick buster game created by Nurium Games, later ported to Mac... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
  • 3
    Ricochet: Lost Worlds is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Breakout Clone Games of All Time

    Genres (Video game)Breakout clone, Action game

    Ricochet Lost Worlds was developed by Reflexive Entertainment and is the sequel to Ricochet... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
  • 4
    Kirby's Block Ball is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Breakout Clone Games of All Time

    Genres (Video game)Breakout clone, Action game

    Kirby's Block Ball, known in Japan as Kirby no Block Ball, is a Breakout-style Game Boy game... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
  • 5
    Peggle is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Breakout Clone Games of All Time
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    Peggle

    2007

    Genres (Video game)Puzzle game, Arcade

    Peggle is a casual puzzle video game developed by Sukhbir Sidhu and Brian Rothstein of PopCap... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
  • 6
    Ricochet Xtreme is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Breakout Clone Games of All Time

    Genres (Video game)Breakout clone, Action game

    Ricochet Xtreme is the first Ricochet game in the Ricochet series of Breakout clone's created... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
  • 7
    Super DX-Ball is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Breakout Clone Games of All Time

    Genres (Video game)Breakout clone, Strategy video game

    Super DX-Ball is a one-player PC shareware game by BlitWise Productions, released on November... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
  • 8
    Alleyway is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Breakout Clone Games of All Time
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    Genres (Video game)Breakout clone

    Alleyway is a video game developed by Nintendo and Intelligent Systems and published by... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
  • 9
    Arkanoid is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Breakout Clone Games of All Time
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    Genres (Video game)Breakout clone, Action game

    Arkanoid is an arcade game developed by Taito in 1986. It expanded upon Atari's Breakout games... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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  • 10
    Off the Wall is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Breakout Clone Games of All Time
    Off the Wall is an arcade game produced by Atari and released in North America in 1991. A... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
  • 11
    Ricochet Lost Worlds: Recharge is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Breakout Clone Games of All Time

    Genres (Video game)Breakout clone

    Ricochet Lost Worlds: Recharged is the third game in the Ricochet video game series by... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
  • 12
    Super Glove Ball is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Breakout Clone Games of All Time

    Genres (Video game)Breakout clone, Action game

    Super Glove Ball is a game made by Rare in 1990 for the NES, specifically designed to be... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
  • 13
    Peggle Nights is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Breakout Clone Games of All Time

    Genres (Video game)Pinball, Puzzle game, Breakout clone, Action game

    Peggle Nights is a Windows, Mac OS X and Microsoft Xbox Live Arcade downloadable game from... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
  • 14
    Shatter is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Breakout Clone Games of All Time
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    Genres (Video game)Breakout clone, Action game

    Shatter is a 2009 brick-busting video game developed and published by Sidhe Interactive for... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
  • 15
    Minecraft is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Breakout Clone Games of All Time
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    Genres (Video game)Open world, Action game, Sandbox

    Minecraft is a sandbox independent video game originally created by Swedish programmer Markus... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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  • 16
    Battle Flip Shot is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Breakout Clone Games of All Time

    Genres (Video game)Breakout clone, Action game

    Battle Flip Shot is a 1998 ball-and-paddle game developed and published by Visco exclusively... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
  • 17
    Super Columns is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Breakout Clone Games of All Time

    Genres (Video game)Puzzle game, Breakout clone

    Super Columns is a tile-matching puzzle video game released by Sega for the Game Gear in 1995.... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
  • 18
    Arkanoid: Doh It Again is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Breakout Clone Games of All Time

    Genres (Video game)Breakout clone, Action game, Strategy video game

    Arkanoid: Doh it Again is a 1997 Super Nintendo game released by Taito. It was released in... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
  • 19
    Snakes is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Breakout Clone Games of All Time
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    Snakes

    2005

    Genres (Video game)Puzzle game, Platform game, Breakout clone, Action game, Arcade

    Snakes is an update to the classic Snake game from Nokia. It is freely downloadable from the... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
  • 20
    Wordtris is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Breakout Clone Games of All Time
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    Genres (Video game)Puzzle game, Breakout clone, Strategy video game

    Wordtris, stylized as WORDTЯIS, is a Tetris offshoot designed by Alexey Pajitnov and published... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
  • 21
    Quester is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Breakout Clone Games of All Time
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    Genres (Video game)Breakout clone

    Quester is an arcade game, which was released by Namco in 1987 only in Japan. It runs on Namco... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
  • 22
    DX-Ball 2 is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Breakout Clone Games of All Time
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    Genres (Video game)Breakout clone, Arcade

    DX-Ball 2 is a brick buster game for Microsoft Windows, developed by Longbow Games. As a... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    DX-Ball is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Breakout Clone Games of All Time
    DX-Ball is a freeware computer game for the PC first released in 1996 by Michael P. Welch. The... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
  • 24
    Blasterball 2: Holidays is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Breakout Clone Games of All Time

    Genres (Video game)Breakout clone, Action game

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  • 25
    Breakout is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Breakout Clone Games of All Time
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    Genres (Video game)Breakout clone, Action game, Arcade

    Breakout is an arcade game developed and published by Atari, Inc. It was conceptualized by... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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