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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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Ricochet Infinity is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Breakout Clone Games of All Time
2007
Ricochet Infinity is the fourth installment in the Ricochet video game series by Reflexive Entertainment. As its preceding titles Ricochet Xtreme, Ricochet Lost Worlds and Ricochet Lost Worlds: ...more
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Ricochet: Lost Worlds is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Breakout Clone Games of All Time
2004
Ricochet Lost Worlds was developed by Reflexive Entertainment and is the sequel to Ricochet Xtreme. It features several new bricks, power-ups and background art. It also has the new ...more
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20 4
BreakQuest is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Breakout Clone Games of All Time
2004
BreakQuest is a multi-platform brick buster game created by Nurium Games, later ported to Mac OS by Red Marble Games. It was released on November 16, 2004, and was published by Stardock as part ...more
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Ricochet Lost Worlds: Recharge... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Breakout Clone Games of All Time
2004
Ricochet Lost Worlds: Recharged is the third game in the Ricochet video game series by Reflexive Entertainment. The difference between the earlier Ricochet Lost Worlds and Ricochet Lost Worlds: ...more
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Ricochet Xtreme is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Breakout Clone Games of All Time
2001
Ricochet Xtreme is the first Ricochet game in the Ricochet series of Breakout clone's created by Reflexive Entertainment. The gameplay is very similar to Breakout and Arkanoid, but highly ...more
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Arkanoid is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Breakout Clone Games of All Time
1986
Arkanoid is an arcade game developed by Taito in 1986. It expanded upon Atari's Breakout games of the 1970s by adding power-ups, different types of bricks, and a variety of level layouts. The ...more
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Super DX-Ball is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Breakout Clone Games of All Time
2004
Super DX-Ball is a one-player PC shareware game by BlitWise Productions, released on November 10, 2004. With similarity in style to games such as Breakout and Arkanoid, it's the latter of two ...more
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12 5
Kirby's Block Ball is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Breakout Clone Games of All Time
1995
Kirby's Block Ball, known in Japan as Kirby no Block Ball, is a Breakout-style Game Boy game developed by HAL Laboratory, TOSE and Nintendo RD&1. It was released in Japan on December 14, ...more
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10 4
Arkanoid Returns is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Breakout Clone Games of All Time
1997
Arkanoid Returns is an arcade game released by Taito in February 1997 as part of the Arkanoid series. It was the fourth overall, and third to be released in arcades. The game was quickly ported ...more
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Breakout is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Breakout Clone Games of All Time
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
11
7 2
Shatter is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Breakout Clone Games of All Time
2009
Shatter is a 2009 brick-busting video game developed and published by Sidhe Interactive for the PlayStation 3, PC platforms, and iOS. The game was released on July 23, 2009 on PSN, on March 15, ...more
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Peggle is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Breakout Clone Games of All Time
2007
Peggle is a casual puzzle video game developed by Sukhbir Sidhu and Brian Rothstein of PopCap Games. Initially released for Microsoft Windows and Mac OS X systems in 2007, it has since had ...more
13
8 4
Super Columns is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Breakout Clone Games of All Time
1995
Super Columns is a tile-matching puzzle video game released by Sega for the Game Gear in 1995. It was later included on the Coleco Sonic, along with the original Columns, to which it is a ...more
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8 4
Super Glove Ball is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Breakout Clone Games of All Time
1990
Super Glove Ball is a game made by Rare in 1990 for the NES, specifically designed to be played with the Power Glove controller. However, it can also be played with a standard NES controller. It ...more
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8 4
Alleyway is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Breakout Clone Games of All Time
1989
Alleyway is a video game developed by Nintendo and Intelligent Systems and published by Nintendo as a global launch title for the Game Boy. It is a Breakout clone and one of the first four games ...more
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8 4
Arkanoid: Doh It Again is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Breakout Clone Games of All Time
1997
Arkanoid: Doh it Again is a 1997 Super Nintendo game released by Taito. It was released in both NTSC and PAL formats, and received release in Australia, the United States, the UK, and Japan. It ...more
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8 4
Off the Wall is listed (or ranked) 17 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 modern remake of Breakout, this game introduces many new gameplay features to the bat-and-ball genre, ...more
18
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Arkanoid: Revenge of Doh is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Breakout Clone Games of All Time
1987
Arkanoid - Revenge of Doh is an arcade game released by Taito in 1987 as a sequel to Arkanoid.
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Snakes is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Breakout Clone Games of All Time
2005
Snakes is an update to the classic Snake game from Nokia. It is freely downloadable from the Nokia N-Gage website, and can be copied to another N-Gage handset via Bluetooth. A new version is now ...more
20
6 2
Batty is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Breakout Clone Games of All Time
1987
Batty is a bat-and-ball, Breakout clone-style video game, published by Elite in 1987 and available for the ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64 and Amstrad CPC. The game was initially released in late ...more
21
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Blasterball 2: Holidays is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Breakout Clone Games of All Time
22
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Peggle Nights is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Breakout Clone Games of All Time
2008
Peggle Nights is a Windows, Mac OS X and Microsoft Xbox Live Arcade downloadable game from PopCap Games. It is the sequel to 2007's Peggle. It is also unlockable in Peggle: Dual Shot for the ...more
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8 5
Krakout is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Breakout Clone Games of All Time
1987
Krakout is an arcade/puzzle game that was released for the ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC, BBC Micro, Commodore 64 and MSX platforms in 1987. One of the wave of enhanced Breakout variants to emerge in ...more
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7 4
DX-Ball 2 is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Breakout Clone Games of All Time
1998
DX-Ball 2 is a brick buster game for Microsoft Windows, developed by Longbow Games. As a follow up to DX-Ball by Michael P. Welch, the sequel is foremost remarked by the introduction of its ...more
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7 4
Quester is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Breakout Clone Games of All Time
1987
Quester is an arcade game, which was released by Namco in 1987 only in Japan. It runs on Namco System 1 hardware, and represents the company's response to Taito Corporation's Arkanoid; however, ...more