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Welcome to Classic Games Arcade

Classic Games Arcade is a 100% free online arcade games website. We aim to bring you the best classic arcade games which you can add to your blog or website and share with your friends. We have loads of retro games from mario, galga, metal slug, sonic, street fighter 2 to pac man. All the old arcade games on this site are proven console and arcade classics. We've added a web classics section as we feel that there are some insanley popular internet classic flash games that you should have a go at playing.


Pac Man Classic Arcade Flash Game Pac Man Classic Arcade Flash Game
Play pacman the classic game for free here. Pac man was a landmark in arcade games, it created mass media coverage and became a huge success in the usa. It's success is mainly down to its simplicity, gameplay and creating a new genre. At the time only spaceship shooters existed and some sports games(like pong).
Classic Street Fighter 2 Flash Game Classic Street Fighter 2 Flash Game
Classic Street Fighter 2 flash Game. Play as ryu to beat sagat. Play Steet Fighter 2 for free here. Street Fighter 2 was a massive hit in arcades across the world.
Contra Contra
Contra the classic game made famous by the nes and arcades. In contra you play soldiers and you have to shoot the aliens and crazy soldiers. With the name Gryzor, Contra was born in 1987 in Japanese arcades.
Final Fight Final Fight
Free playable final fight game. Play as guy to rescue his girl. The story of Final Fight is mainly about the rescue of the Mayor's daughter. Final fight was meant to be street fighter 89 but got made into final fight when Capcom decided to make street fighter 2 instead.
Mega Man Project X Mega Man Project X
Play this classic flash mega man game remake Mega Man Project X.
Kung Fu Remix Kung Fu Remix
Kung Fu Remix classic game. A remake of the NES classic.
Double Dragon Double Dragon
Play this remake inspired by Double Dragon the classic 1987 beat 'em up video game. This is inspired by a hand held version of the game. The game follows the story of Billy and Jimmy Lee, twin brothers who take on the Black Warriors gang in order to rescue Marian.
Commando Commando
Remake of the commando game for the Commodore 64. Ported by Tav.
King of fighters King of fighters
King of fighters beat em up classic arcade game. The aim is to beat up your opponent.
Megaman polarity flash game Megaman polarity flash game
Megaman polarity flash game remake. Mega Man is known as Rockman in Japan. Mega Man was created and modified by Dr. Light to combat Wily and made famous by the NES/SNES.
Metal Slug Zombie Game Metal Slug Zombie Game
See how long you can survive against the zombie hoarde in this Metal Slug Zombie flash game.
Final Fight 2 Final Fight 2
Play Final Fight 2 as Guy or Haggar in this epic side-scrolling beat-em up flash game.
The King of Dragons The King of Dragons
Play The King of Dragons a early 1990s side-scrolling classic video game. In the game you can choose to play as an (wizard, elf, fighter, cleric or dwarf) in order to travel through the kingdom of Malus and defeat the monsters and their leader.
Rick Dangerous Amiga Atari ST Rick Dangerous Amiga Atari ST
Rick Dangerous is the classic Amiga Atari ST game.
Dynasty Wars Dynasty Wars
Dynasty Wars, known as Tenchi wo Kurau (天地を喰らう) in Japan, is a 1980s beat em up retro arcade game. In the game you act as the hero in three kingdoms of ancient China. It was one of the first games to let you choose a character.
Ruff Ruff 'n' Tumble
Ruff n Tumble is a classic Commodore Amiga game. In this flash remake of the game you play different bosses from other games. Unfortunately Ruff n Tumble never got the recognition it aimed for, but remains a favourite for many Amiga fans.


Q*bert Q*bert
Move Q*bert between the squares by jumping about avoiding the bad guys. Q*bert is a orange critter with a large nose. This game was one of the earliest puzle games and was largely successful on the apple.
Mortal Kombat Mortal Kombat
Inspired by Mortal Kombat the 90s classic beat em up.
Doom Doom
Play Doom the classic first person shooter game by id Software. Features DoomGuy, who must shoot his way through the hordes of demons from Hell. An estimated 10 million people have played Doom. Doom is widely regarded as one of the most important video games of all time for having popularized the first-person shooter genre.
Sonic the hedgehog Sonic the hedgehog
Play sonic the hedgehog flash game for free here. Play as sonic or knuckles, click start to play. Sonic the hedgehog began in 1991 on the genesis (mega drive) and quickly became segas leading game.
Ghosts n Goblins Ghosts n Goblins
Free playable Ghosts 'n Goblins Game. Play as Arthur the knight to rescue his princess from ghosts and goblins. Pick up and use extra suits of armor and new weapons. Ghosts and Goblins was released in 1985. It's often said to be one of the hardest arcade and console games of all time due to its high level of difficulty.
Bubble Bobble Bubble Bobble
Bubble bobble classic arcade game. Play bubble bobble here for free. Bubble bobble was converted to play on the Nes, Atari St, Amstrad and Amiga. Capture the Monsters in the bubbles and burst them.
Metal Slug Metal Slug
Metal Slug Flash Game. One of the best flash games around.
Joust Joust
Play a flash remake of the classic Joust game. Travel on top of the ostrich to knock your enemy off their ostrich. Knock your enemy's on the top of the head to turn them into eggs, get the eggs before they produce more enemies
Quake Quake
Play Quake the first person shooter that was released by id Software in 1996. In the game, you must find your way through a medieval maze whilst fighting a variety of monsters using a wide array of guns.
Castlevania Castlevania
Play a remake inspired by Castlevania (AKA known as Akumajō Dracula in Japan) the platformer that was made famous on many video game consoles.
Boinggg Boinggg
Play Boinggg the classic retro puzzle game online for free in flash. Bounce about to try and get to the exit.


Ms Pac Man Ms Pac Man
Ms Pac Man is an arcade game produced by Midway as a sequel to Pac-Man. It contains a different maze to the normal pac man game.
Tetris Arcade Game Tetris Arcade Game
Tetris Arcade Game. The object of Tetris is simply to rotate the various shaped falling blocks to form an horizontal line without there being any gaps.
Puzzle bobble Puzzle bobble
The classic puzzle bobble arcade game. Play as Bub and Bob to connect 4 bubbles of the same colour to burst them before time runs out. Puzzle bobble is also known as bust a move in the usa as sometimes in europe. Puzzle bobble was released in 1994.
Flappy Bird Flappy Bird
Fly the flappy bird to get through the green tubes for points. Press space key to flap the bird during the flash game. Please buy the game for your mobile phone from the Apple app store or Google play store.
Arkanoid Arkanoid
Play this Arkanoid flash arcade game. Arkanoid is a game similar to break out where you move the paddle to hit the ball.
Burger Time Burger Time
Released in 1982 as an arcade game, you play chef Peter Pepper and you must run over the burger parts to make a burger.
Tron Game Tron Game
Tron was a movie in 1982 by Disney that was moderately successful at the box office it was about a programmer that gets sucked into his computer and it's electronic world. The film was centered on a game where the players had to cut each other off using motor bikes that left a line behind them.
The game was also released with the film and you can play a similar tron game made in flash below.
Prince of Persia Prince of Persia
Prince of persia free online game. Prince of persia is famous for its leap forward in its state of the art animation.
Solitaire Solitaire
Play Solitaire (AKA Patience) the classic card game by organizing the cards by suite.
Chuckie Egg Chuckie Egg
A classic flash remake of the Chuckie Egg game that was popular on the BBC Micro computers, ZX Spectrum, Amiga, Atari, Amstrad and Acorn. Before a countdown timer reaches zero you must collect the twelve eggs positioned in each level. Eat the piles of seed to slow down the timer and get points.
Ping Pong Arcade Game Ping Pong Arcade Game
Ping Pong (table tennis) has been played on many home consoles and arcades. It's regarded as the first popular arcade and home console game. Ping Pong is based on table tennis. Latter games such as Arkanoid were based on the concept of table tennis.
Bomb Jack Bomb Jack
Play this Bomb Jack Arcade Game. Get the bombs avoiding the baddies.
Mahjongg Mahjongg
Play mahjongg the classic puzzle game.
Angry Birds Angry Birds
Angry Birds is one of the most successful mobile phone games of all time. It sprang to popularity on the iphone selling more than 12 million copies and then spread to many other phones, consoles and computers. Play this game inspired by Angry Birds for free in flash at Classic Games Arcade.
Bomberman Bomberman
Bomberman classic arcade game and made famous on the nintendo. Play as bomberman to drop bombs trapping your opponent.
Curve Ball Curve Ball
Curve ball is a 3d style pong game.
Tic Tac Toe Tic Tac Toe
Tic Tac Toe or noughts and crosses. Get three in a line and you win.
Chopper Drop Chopper Drop
Chopper Drop was a game that has appeared on many home computers, consoles and hand held computers. It has taken many different names but the aim was always the same drop the bombs to destroy the buildings.
Chess Chess
Play chess the classic board game online for free at Classic Games Arcade. Chess has been around for some 1500 years. Computerized chess came about in the 1970s and this is when computer chess games started to appear. Chess has been released on many consoles.
Minesweeper Minesweeper
Play the classic minesweeper puzzle game. Pick the plots where there are no mines to win.
Checkers Checkers
The classic checkers board game. The aim is to jump over the computers checkers.
Bubble Bobble 2 Bubble Bobble 2
Bubble bobble 2 is the follow on from bubble bobble. You play bub and bob and your aim is to catch the monsters in the bubbles you fire and then burst them.
Snake puzzle game Snake puzzle game
Snake puzzle game control the snake, guide the snake around the playing area whilst avoiding the walls and hitting it's own tail. Snake is popular on the a range of mobile phones.
Poker Poker
Play the classic poker game for free. Poker has been available on many consoles and computer systems throughout the years. No money needed to play. Click the Bet 1 text to start.
Sudoku Sudoku
Play Sudoku The classic puzzle Game at Classic Games Arcade. The objective is to fill a 9 by 9 grid with digits so that each column, each row, and each of the nine 3 by 3 sub-grids that compose the grid contains all of the digits from 1 to 9.
Simon Simon
Play the Simon memory game here for free. Simon is a memory game that uses colors and sounds to help you remember patterns. Atari released a handheld version of simon in 1978.
Connect4 Connect4
The classic connect 4 board game playable online in flash. Connect 4 of your pieces to win the game either in a line or diagonal.
Jet Set Willy Jet Set Willy
Jet set willy flash game playable online. Jet Set Willy was released for the zx Spectrum in 1984. Story: Jet Set Willy has had a party and needs to tidy up his house to gain access to his bedroom to get some sleep.
Gyroball & Marble Madness Gyroball & Marble Madness
Marble madness arcade classic game. Get the marble into the hole without going off the side of the map. Also known as gyroball.
Nebulus Frog Tower Game Nebulus Frog Tower Game
Guide Nebulus the frog around the tower in this classic amiga puzzle type game. Play Nebulus online for free.
Bomb Jack 2 Bomb Jack 2
Play Bomb Jack 2, a flash remake of the classic puzzle game. Collect the bombs and avoid the bad guys. Get the fused bomb first.
Fire Man Incoming Storm Fire Man Incoming Storm
Play Fire Man Incoming Storm the 8 bit style platform game which is very similar to megaman.
The Great Giana Sisters The Great Giana Sisters
The Great Giana Sisters was released on the commodore 64, Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST and MSX2 but was pulled off the shelves allegedly due to Nintendo putting pressure on the publisher to pull the game off shelves because of its similarities to Nintendo's Super Mario Brothers. This led to the game becoming rare and a valuable collectors item.
The Lost Vikings The Lost Vikings
You play as three Vikings get kidnapped by Tomator, emperor of the alien Croutonian empire, for an inter-galactic zoo and become lost in different periods of time. You can control only one at the time, and each one has its special ability. Using their abilities you will need to solve puzzles. See the game history tab for each of the special abilities.
Cyberbox Cyberbox
Cyberbox is a classic DOS PC game. The aim is to get to the exit by moving boxes out of the way and solving a puzzle. For instructions on how to play see controls.


Frogger Frogger
Classic frogger arcade game. Play frogger here. Get the frog across the road without getting run over.
Manic Miner Manic Miner
Manic Miner is a classic ZX Spectrum 1980s game. This was the Spectrum game with in-game music. In each of the caverns are flashing objects, which you must collect before Willy's oxygen supply runs out.
Battle City Battle City
Play this game for free online inspired by Battle City the classic game for the NES. You destroy enemy tanks in each level. The enemy tanks attempt to destroy your base (represented on the map as a eagle, bird or Phoenix), as well as the tank itself. A level is completed when you kill all 20 enemy Tanks, but the game ends if your base is destroyed.
Berzerk Berzerk
Remake of the classic Berzerk Atari 2600 game. Shoot the robots in the maze to score points. Berzerk was first released on the Atari 2600 console in 1982. You play a stick-figure, representing a "humanoid."
Ghostbusters Ghostbusters
Play Ghostbusters the classic 1980s game in flash. Run over the ghosts in New York City and select classic Ghostbusters music to listen to.
Moon Patrol Moon Patrol
Moon Patrol Space Game. Avoid the craters and shoot your way out of trouble in this classic atari type arcade game. It was released in 1982 by Irem.
Kaboom Kaboom
Kaboom is a classic game for the Atari 2600 and was released in 1981. In the game you have to stop the bombs from exploding that the bomber is dropping.
Thrust Thrust
Play the classic thrust spaceship game at classic games arcade.
Jupiter Lander Jupiter Lander
The aim of Jupiter Lander is to land the lunar on the designated pads by controlling the lunar using the throttle and not to run out of fuel by refueling.
Alien Splatter Alien Splatter
Classic 8 bit style retro run and gun platformer game. Shoot the aliens for points.
Ninja Virus Ninja Virus
Play as a ninja, use ninja stars and swords to get through this 8 bit nintendo inspired game. A great tribute of nes classics of old.

Space Ship Shooter

Galaga Galaga
Released by Namco in 1981 Galaga is a space ship shooting game. Galaga is similar to Galaxian because it's a sequel. The player controls a spaceship and shoots at groups of alien ships above that occasionally attack.
Defender Defender
Defender is one of the most well known space ship shooterclassic arcade games.
Raiden Space Ship Game Raiden Space Ship Game
Classic raiden space ship shooter game. Raiden was released in 1990. Your objective is to shoot the enemy spaceships and nuke them too.
R Type Flash Game R Type Flash Game
R Type game. Spaceship shooter game. Level one and two of R-type.
Xevious Xevious
Play Xevious the side scrolling space ship shooter game here for free online. Xevious was released by namco in 1982 and was one of the first scrolling shooters. It was also one of the first arcade games to have a tv advert. It was a huge hit in Japan becoming a cult but had moderate success in the usa.
JetPac Spectrum Game JetPac Spectrum Game
JetPac ZX Spectrum flash conversion game. Jetman must escape from a planet he has landed on to find his way home. Build up the rocket and avoid the bad guys by shooting them with a laser. JetPac was released in 1983 by Ultimate Play The Game.
Red Plane Red Plane
Red plane is a 1942 aeroplane shooter style game. You have to shoot the boats and the attacking aeroplanes.
Missile Strike Missile Strike
Missile strike game where you have to protect your base from the asteroids by blowing them up with missiles or nukes.
Time Pilot Time Pilot
Time Pilot is a famous 1982 arcade game. Time Pilot is quite similar to asteroids, it had no story line the aim is simple shoot everything!
Phoneix Phoneix
Phoneix is a classic 1980s space shooter game similar to Galaga.
Space Arcade Game Space Arcade Game
Space Arcade Game, shoot the bad guys to collect money to buy weapons and upgrades for your spaceship.
Starcastle Starcastle
80s classic arcade game that involves destroying a series of defenses orbiting a stationary turret.
Varth Varth
Play a remake of Varth the classic space ship vertical scrolling shooter released by Capcom.
zenon mega blast zenon mega blast
Zenon mega blast a remake of xenon mega blast game.
Astro Panic Astro Panic
Remake of the classic astro panic game. Shoot the bad space ships down.
Metroid Metroid
Free playable online flash Metroid space ship game.


Billards Pool Game Billards Pool Game
Basically snooker / pool hit the balls into the pockets, its probably best to play the computer on this one.
Track and Field Track and Field
The Track and Field II game that was made popular on the NES in 1988. Track and Field II was known in Japan as Konamik Sports in Seoul. You can play fencing, hurdles or swimming.
Mini Putt Mini Putt
Free playable mini putt golf flash game. Mini putt was made famous on the SEGA master system and some other consoles of the same era. The aim of mini putt is to get the gold ball into the hole.
Football Game Football Game
Play this classic flash football (Soccer) game for free. Many football games have existed for many consoles including the megadrive, snes, neo-geo. This is probably the best online flash football game I have played.
International Karate Plus International Karate Plus
IK+ (International Karate Plus) flash game playable for free online. International Karate Plus was released in 1988 and was a massive hit on the Commodore 64, Amiga and Atari ST.
Iron Mikes Punchout Iron Mikes Punchout
Rember Mike Tysons punchout or seconds out. This is a game that is similar, knock out your opponent.
Hang On Hang On
Hang on classic game remake. Race your motorbike to win the race. Hang on was released and made famous by SEGA.
Micro Machines Driving Racing Game Micro Machines Driving Racing Game
Micro Machines racing game. It was made famous by the Genesis / Mega drive consoles.
Neo Geo League Bowling Neo Geo League Bowling
Neo Geo League Bowling classic arcade game. Knock over the bowling skittles.
Sonic Speed Boat Racing Sonic Speed Boat Racing
Play Sonic Wave Cyclone the fun speed boat racing game for free online. Race sonic across the ocean and collect the rings and look to tails for tips.

Web Classics

Pac-Xon Pac-Xon
Pac-Xon is a modern twist on the classic arcade game, in this game you have got to portion off parts of the screen and avoid the ghosts.
Skincraft Minecraft Game Skincraft Minecraft Game
SkinCraft is a online Minecraft Skin creator and editor. Create and change your own Skins for use in the MineCraft game.
Whack a Craft Minecraft Game Whack a Craft Minecraft Game
Play this Whack a Craft Minecraft Game in which you mine tools and minerals to defend yourself for when you go into the cave.
Bejeweled Bejeweled
Jewels is a classic web puzzle game. Swap adjacent gems to align sets of 3 or more. A winning set is 3 or more gems. Combos and cascades award a bonus.
Hexxagon Hexxagon
This is a famous web puzzle/strategy game where you have to take over the board with your stones. Their stones transform into yours when you move your piece next to them.
Candy Crush Candy Crush
Play Candy Crush the puzzle game online for free in flash. Match 3 or more of the same candy in a row to get points. Matching 4 or more unlocks special sweeties.

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