Best Retro Games Apps
Retro games are found in this category. These games involve design and gameplay elements taken from "old school" 80s and 90s games. Types include 8-bit, 16-bit, and arcade-style retro games. Retro games are great for those who enjoy the pixel art style, chip music, or enjoy games that are simple yet challenging.
Experience a Living History of Video Games in an Evolving RPG World!
- Watch as characters go from colorful 2D sprites into fully rendered 3D models!
- Uncover humorous references to historical video games as well as classic tropes.
- Experience a variety of nostalgic combat systems, from classic hack-n-slash to turn-based battles!
Video games have certainly come a long way and this hilarious RPG demonstrates just how far things have changed. It presents the classic story of a dragon knight entrusted to save his world, but goes on to tell his tale using different RPG types across the decades!
It starts with a 2D side-scroller before a treasure chest instantly puts you in a larger, free-moving map. Discover more treasure chests in the area and pick up other items that evolve the game. From “Turn-Based Battles” to “3D Sprites,” the whole world keeps on transforming as the story progresses.
One moment, you could be dodging traps and bosses like old-school adventure games and in the next moment, you are facing off a squad of enemies alongside a party of friends! It even makes parody references to certain RPGs along the way! It is both an entertaining an educational experience for all video game history buffs.
▲ The story begins in the memorable style of sprite-based action adventure.
▲ Open special treasure chests to transform the game and incorporate new graphics and gameplay!
Outrun a Rolling Cube to Escape the Temple! An Endless Runner
- Test your reflexes by running through platforms and jumping over obstacles.
- Collect coins, unlock all characters, and enjoy using them in the game.
- Set a new record or beat your own high score for bragging rights!
You are Cliff Hopper, a bold adventurer of tombs and temples, but you have activated a trap. Now, test your reflexes and tapping skills as you try to stay alive from a rolling cube boulder! Feel the excitement as you jump over spikes, dodge fireballs, and hop from one platform to another in this exciting, endless platform game.
Everything is tap based, from turning to jumping. Tap twice to perform a double hop and increase air mileage! There are coins you can collect, which you can use to unlock more than 40 helpful characters including a wizard, frankenstein, viking, robot, ninja, and more. There are also snowy and volcanic platforms to keep you on your toes. Can you stay alive and make it out?
▲ Tap, tap, and tap to feel the thrill as you strive to survive from the dangers and the rolling cube in temple.
▲ Have fun not only by saving Cliff from the rolling cube boulder, but also unique characters, when you unlock them using coins.
Seller: Adventure Islands
Retro Graphic Puzzles of Platforms Where Two Worlds Collide in One Pedestal
- Test your logical ability in solving 50 levels of challenges to bring the characters together.
- Use basic arrow keys and swapping mechanics to move around freely.
- No time and life limit that gives you freedom in trying as many solution as you want.
There are two characters in every level and your ultimate goal is to put them together on the golden platform. However, the challenge in there is that the characters are in separate worlds apart. You can only control one character at a time to make it move. Though, you can bump on the other to make them move.
This puzzle game will put your mind to test on how you can solve every retro graphic obstacle on the way. Use the arrow keys to move and jump. There is a separate switch character button to swap worlds easily. Complete the levels with as many tries as you need and unlock more puzzles you will have a good time with.
▲ Have a good time moving both characters to the pedestal using the arrow keys.
▲ Unlock levels of challenges and open more fun puzzles to solve.
Line Up Your Crosshairs and Snipe Whole Starships!
- An innovative mix of action puzzle and timing games to test your reaction speed.
- Unlock over eight mercenary characters, each with additional skills to help you in your missions.
- Enemies come in varied sizes and placed in different formations, providing a thrilling challenge.
Spamming missiles and lasers isn’t the only way to take out a fleet of space ships. And in this intense puzzle shooter, you will get to see just how deadly a well-timed shot can be. Play the role of a ruthless mercenary whose mission is to stealthily take out whole convoys, one starship at a time.
Align the vertical and horizontal lines of your crosshairs until they are both fixed on the same target. Timing will be the key as every shot missed will cost your health. However, destroying all ships in a single wave will restore your health to full. It is also possible to take out a number of them in a chain and earn a hefty bonus for it.
It is a game that is less about having an intense firefight and more about practicing accuracy and efficiency. Rack up plenty of points to unlock other mercenaries who have additional power-up skills. These can further improve your strategy as your pit your sniping skills against even more elusive foes. Become a fearsome fleet destroyer and start lighting them up with only one shot!
▲ Exercise extreme precision as you align your crosshairs to hit even the smallest of targets.
▲ Earn points to unlock additional mercenaries with their own powerful skills.
Seller: Chequered Ink Ltd.
Dodge Squids and Ammo in Space as an Agile Sharp-Shooting Rocket
- Pick-up and play dodging game with quirky retro graphics and sounds!
- Take on a menacing boss with an array of firepower including squids and boxing gloves.
- Travel through space in circular motions and warp past your previous records!
Ring-a-ring-a-roses, there's an alien full of explosives. Swing clockwise and counter-clockwise in order to avoid anything the alien beams your way. Your spacecraft will automatically fire back, as you attempt to blast its menacing smile off the edge of the universe.
Simply tap on the left or right hand side of the screen to have your rocket veer in the corresponding direction. Your goal is to use those quick-reactions to dodge incoming pellets and weapons alike for as long as possible. The retro three color graphics are reminiscent of the arcade classic Space Invaders!
▲ Beware the not so delectable space-squids! Swing left and right out of harms way while relentlessly firing at the boss.
▲ The firepower will come at you in different shapes, sizes, and patterns, so keep your fingers poised!
▲ Extra, extra, tweet all about it! Blast holes in your previous records, share the news, and buckle up for another round!
The simple controls will have you weaving between enemy fire in moments. But be careful, even a slight lapse of focus can result in your rocket getting zapped, destined to drift around space for the rest of eternity. So if you feel cranked up for a casual space adventure, board the rocket and prepare yourself for a blast!