Download 2 D Games - Best Software & Apps

  • Wallpaper Engine

    2016

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Cool Software for Graphics Designers

    8
    39 votes
    • PROS: Thousands of wallpapers to utilise, Very stable application
    • CONS: A bit of a steep learning curve, Certain features can be a bit tricky to master
  • Terraria

    1.3

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac
    iPhone
    Android
    Web Apps

    Minecraft inspired 2D platform game

    7
    9240 votes
    • PROS: Like Minecraft but as a platform game, Only limited by your imagination, Randomly generated worlds
    • CONS: 2D graphics aren't great, May be tricky for those not familiar with Minecraft
  • Limbo

    1.7

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    Mac

    An award winning indie horror platformer

    8
    697 votes
    • PROS: Incredibly atmospheric, Excellent graphics, Unique
    • CONS: At times very tough
  • M.U.G.E.N

    1.1-beta-1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Create your own 2D fighting games

    8
    1706 votes
    • PROS: Allows you to create classic cartoon style fighting characters, Includes one demo game to test
    • CONS: Not suitable for those unfamiliar with DOS
  • UNITALE

    2.0.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A difficult and free RPG and puzzle game set in 2D

    9
    169 votes
    • PROS: Unusual in a new-developer sense, References to modern characters is a nice touch
    • CONS: It is a very ugly looking game, Some players may lack the patience needed to complete it
  • Street Fighter V

    Street Fighter 5

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    The classic 2D fighter is more alive than ever

    8
    310 votes
    • PROS: Gameplay remains flawless, Both graphics and sound still amaze, The concept is excellent always online
    • CONS: Patches and server updates are needed NOW, Capcom's weird DLC policies
  • Dragon Ball Z

    MUGEN Edition 2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Freeware 2D combat game featuring characters from Dragon Ball Z

    8
    7644 votes
    • PROS: Great graphics, Fast gameplay, Excellent sound effects
    • CONS: Limited features, Can be problematic on newer operating systems
  • METAL SLUG

    1.4

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows

    Revisit an action classic in Metal Slug

    9
    16 votes
    • PROS: Charming hyper-violent graphics, Fast-paced intense action gameplay
    • CONS: Touch controls feel a little sluggish, Graphics although charming are a little dated
  • Pool: 8 Ball Billiards Snooker - Pro Arcade 2D

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A Pool Game Worth Pocketing

    9
    6 votes
    • PROS: Simple gaming, Play solo or with friends
    • CONS: Requires 16MB, Few user-defined options
  • Sonic Runners

    1.1.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    iPhone

    Pull on your super-sonic sneakers

    8
    51 votes
    • PROS: Sonic perfectly blended with endless, Great 2D look , Responsive action
    • CONS: Story slows the pace, Lives slow the pace, Constant connection loads and ads slow the pace
  • Guns, Gore and Cannoli 2

    1.0

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Cool Game for Shooter Fans

    9
    7 votes
    • PROS: Engaging 2D action, Multiplayer mode is fast and furious
    • CONS: A bit on the short side, Rather similar to the first game
  • Grand Theft Auto 2

    1.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    When Grand Theft Auto was still 2D

    7
    1499 votes
    • PROS: Fun gameplay, Big map to explore, Funny
    • CONS: Sometimes messy, Not a huge improvement on original
  • Pool: 8 Ball Billiards Snooker

    1.5

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    A Pool Game Worth Pocketing

    9
    13 votes
    • PROS: Simple gaming, Play solo or with friends
    • CONS: Requires 16MB, Few user-defined options
  • Super Street Fighter IV Arcade Edition

    Preview

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    The definitive 2D fighting game?

    8
    75 votes
    • Kick the Buddy

      1.0.4

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Android
      iPhone

      A free game where you damage your playable character

      9
      200 votes
      • PROS: There is a reasonable variety of weapons, The character voice is funny at first
      • CONS: Too many adverts, Pesters you to spend money
    • Stickman Rope Hero

      3.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Android

      Swinging fun with Stickman Rope Hero

      9
      50 votes
      • PROS: A massive gaming experience upgrade from previous versions, The falling and swinging physics are better than ever
      • CONS: The camera angle can make it difficult to aim and time your swings, You need a modern mobile device to render the game
    • Mortal Kombat Project

      Beta 4.1

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      The 2D fighting game classic returns in this free version

      8
      853 votes
      • Sonic 2 HD

        Alpha 2.0

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        A REMAKE OF A CLASSIC PLATFORMER MADE FOR MODERN EYES

        8
        575 votes
        • PROS: Improved graphics Some other tweaks Fast-paced gameplay
        • CONS: No gameplay changes compared to the original
      • World of Goo

        License
        buy Download
        Platform
        Windows
        iPhone
        Mac
        Android

        Build a safe way to rescue all the Goo balls

        8
        612 votes
        • PROS: Beautiful graphics, Very original game, Extraordinary physics, Excellent soundtrack
        • CONS: Demo feels too short!
      • Chicken Invaders III

        3

        License
        buy Download
        Platform
        Windows

        A frenetic 2D spaceship shooting game

        8
        868 votes
        • PROS: Up to four players can play it cooperatively , There are seven weapons to shoot with
        • CONS: Developed by college students , Become repetitive rather quickly
      Softonic’s Best Rated Software for this topic
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      2MUGEN Edition 276447.7Windows
      31.1-beta-117067.5Windows
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