Download Arcade Games - Best Software & Apps

  • Subway Surfers

    1.94.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows Phone
    iPhone

    Flee from the grumpy inspector in this Temple Run-style game

    8
    10092 votes
    • PROS: Slick, cartoon graphics, Simple controls, Fun to play, Free
    • CONS: Not original
  • Need for Speed: Most Wanted

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Fairhaven: the ultimate arcade racing playground

    8
    3497 votes
    • PROS: Huge world, Great races, Looks fantastic, Fun multiplayer
    • CONS: Car damage is limited
  • Temple Run 2

    1.51.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows Phone
    iPhone

    Running through the temple again

    8
    3672 votes
    • PROS: Addictive gameplay, Improved graphics and effects, Free
    • CONS: Repetitive
  • Super Mario Bros 3: Mario Forever

    5.09

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    The magic of the original Super Mario on your PC

    8
    3835 votes
    • PROS: Window and full screen modes, Checkpoints save your game in places if Mario dies, Graphics are nearly identical to the original games, Fun levels and back story that set the stage
    • CONS: Difficult to maneuver using your keyboard at first
  • Shadow Fight 2

    1.9.18

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows
    iPhone

    Dodge, kick, and punch your way to the top

    8
    1183 votes
    • PROS: Decent graphics, Good sound design, Lots of content
    • CONS: Sloppy controls, Energy meter
  • Asphalt 8: Airborne for Windows 10

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Crazy arcade races in Asphalt take flight

    8
    3239 votes
    • PROS: Lots of vehicles, 9 new destinations, Beautiful graphics and fun to play, Multiplayer
    • CONS: No real gameplay changes since v7, Good cars take time/money
  • Hill Climb Racing

    Varies with device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows
    Windows Phone
    iPhone
    Java

    Driving the distance

    8
    1425 votes
    • PROS: Addictive gameplay, Interesting physics mechanics
    • CONS: Can get frustrating at times
  • Assassin's Creed

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    Java
    BlackBerry

    The memories of Altaïr the assassin

    7
    2411 votes
    • PROS: High quality graphics, Interesting plot, Easy gameplay
    • CONS: Missions become repetitive
  • Facebook Gameroom

    1.0.0.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Play your favourite Facebook games in a standalone app

    9
    719 votes
    • PROS: Personalized recommendations, Faster, smoother experience, Convenient shortcuts
    • CONS: Another app to manage
  • Granny

    varies-with-device

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    iPhone

    She’s not as sweet as you think

    8
    49 votes
    • PROS: Easy game mechanics, Responsive controls, Different levels of difficulty, Features practice mode
    • CONS: No other game maps, No established game plot, Consumes battery, Only 1 available point of view
  • Free Garry's Mod Gmod

    2.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    Make A World Of Your Own, From Countless Pieces.

    9
    259 votes
    • PROS: Impressive sandbox creativity, Tons of modding options, Great multiplayer, Can use Source assets
    • CONS: High learning curve, Modding requires disk space, Prone to crashes, Often requires other games
  • Zuma

    Deluxe 1.0

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Defend the golden skull with the ball-firing frog

    8
    4508 votes
    • PROS: Simple to play, Great graphics and sound, Addictive gameplay, Suitable for kids too
    • CONS: Not much difference between Adventure and Gauntlet mode, Balls move too slowly
  • Iron Man 3

    1.6.9g

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    iPhone
    Java
    BlackBerry

    Action-packed endless runner based on the blockbuster movie

    9
    277 votes
    • PROS: Hollywood-style presentation, Lots of missions and challenges, Seemingly infinite power-ups and upgrade, 18 flying suits, Control senstivity can be tweaked, Lots of scenaries
    • CONS: Default controls are tricky to master, You have to wait to play again unless you pay
  • Street Fighter 2

    Remake

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Enjoy the arcade classic on your PC

    7
    1245 votes
    • PROS: An awesome dose of nostalgia, All 8 original characters, Good graphics
    • CONS: Pretty slow, Sound not up to much, Can be difficult to set up
  • Pocket Tanks

    x-0.1

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    Mac
    iPhone

    Pocket Tanks - Quick Pick-up-and-play Fun

    8
    1717 votes
    • PROS: Cheerful and colourful, Easy to pick up and play, Lots of fun weapons, Simple controls
    • CONS: Not too much longevity, Lack of different levels
  • Neo MAME32

    Plus! 0.95

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Massive arcade hardware emulation software

    7
    395 votes
    • PROS: Free download, Huge potential emulation
    • CONS: More focused on hardware, Not aimed at emulator
  • Spider-Man Ultimate Power

    1.0.0

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Android
    Java

    Spin a web as fast as you can!

    9
    212 votes
    • PROS: Simple controls, Fast and action-packed, Upgrade your character
    • CONS: Tired gameplay format, Unoriginal story
  • Icy Tower

    1.5.1.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Help Harold the Homeboy reach the top of the tower

    8
    3020 votes
    • PROS: Simple, Quick, Addictive
    • CONS: Lack of depth, Repetitive
  • JCheater: Vice City Edition

    1.7

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Android

    Get ahead in GTA: Vice City with cheats!

    8
    68 votes
    • PROS: Easy to set up, Lots of available cheats, Can refund if app causes game crash
    • CONS: Crashes game sometimes, Makes game lag, Cheat button can be difficult to find
  • Hill Climb Racing 2

    varies-with-device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    iPhone

    Challenging Game for Racing Fans

    9
    56 votes
    • PROS: Realistic game physics, Lots of achievements to unlock
    • CONS: Not many vehicles at the start, Can be a bit frustrating at times
Softonic’s Best Rated Software for this topic
#NameVersionVotesRatingPlatform
11.94.0100927.9Android, Windows Phone, iPhone
25.0938357.7Windows
31.51.236727.7Android, Windows Phone, iPhone
434977.6Windows
5Deluxe 1.045087.5Windows, Mac
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