Download Old School Games - Best Software & Apps

  • Amazing Frog?

    Preview beta

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows
    iPhone

    Old school silly physics simulator game

    9
    1430 votes
    • PROS: Great multiplayer fun, Huge range of content
    • CONS: Lacking traditional story, No online multiplayer
  • Forager

    1.0

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Forager - A Charming Little Adventure

    9
    50 votes
    • PROS: Surprisingly deep gameplay., Completely free to play!
    • CONS: Graphics might not be to everyone's taste., No huge variety in the map.
  • Super Mario

    varies-with-device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Back to classics

    8
    45 votes
    • PROS: Amazing 2D graphics, Fun background music, Many worlds to explore, Challenging levels
    • CONS: Few playable characters, Easy to die, Has only few lives, Cannot be saved in the middle of a game
  • Metal Slug 3

    1.6

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows
    iPhone

    Bringing a classic to Android

    8
    102 votes
    • PROS: Classic gameplay, Lots of replayability
    • CONS: Joystick is small onscreen, Frame rates slowdown during big explosions
  • HangARoo

    2.05

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free old school computer gaming experience

    8
    294 votes
    • PROS: Interactive and colourful, Over 8, 500 terms and phrases, Completely free
    • CONS: Requires older operating system, Requires Flash players
  • Serious Sam 3: BFE

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Intense old-school first person action is back!

    7
    198 votes
    • PROS: Bright and fun to play, Intense, Fun, dumb storyline
    • CONS: Some poor level design, Early levels are too tough.
  • John GBA Lite - GBA emulator

    varies-with-device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    A free action app for Android, by John emulators

    10
    15 votes
    • Resident Evil 0 (Zero): HD Remaster

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Is it worth returning Resident Evil Zero?

      8
      21 votes
      • PROS: 8 hours of old-school RE action, A new Wesker Mode, Control Rebecca and Billy together
      • CONS: A bland remaster, Nothing new then, nothing new now
    • Bomberman

      1.0.5

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Java

      Old school gameplay and graphics

      7
      447 votes
      • PROS: Classic gameplay, Two game modes, Simple controls
      • CONS: Dated graphics
    • Block Breaker Deluxe

      1.0.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Classic game with a modern touch

      7
      277 votes
      • PROS: Simple and easy, Modern style, Responsive controls, Bonus items
      • CONS: Not a new game concept, Has few levels, Easy to die, Repetitive gameplay
    • BATTALION 1944

      1.0

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Old school online FPS

      0
      1 vote
      • PROS: Fast action, Variety of modes
      • CONS: No single-player content, Frustrating
    • Stairs

      Pre-Alpha

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      A tribute to old-school horror

      6
      65 votes
      • PROS: Tense atmosphere, The soundtrack and the voices
      • CONS: The game ends after 15-20 minutes, Very basic
    • MiniDoom II

      1.0

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Doom Goes Platforming in MiniDoom II

      10
      1 vote
      • PROS: Carries a genuine retro-90s feel., Celebrates the beloved Doom series.
      • CONS: Abandons the series' familiar first person shooter gameplay., The retro graphics may be too simple for some.
    • Dragon Ball Z Devolution

      varies-with-device

      License
      free
      Platform
      Web Apps

      Go Retro With Dragon Ball Z Devolution

      10
      2 votes
      • PROS: Visual style will appeal to retrogaming fans., Captures the spirit of Dragonball Z.
      • CONS: May be too simple for some gamers., Not everyone will appreciate the pixelated art style.
    • Pocket Rally LITE

      1.0.2

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Android

      Old school rallying on your new school phone

      6
      15 votes
      • PROS: Various control methods, Authentic rally cars, Exotic scenery, 3 camera views, Low tech requirements
      • CONS: Imprecise movement, Controls could be better, Not much vehicle variety
    • Nightmares From The Deep: The Cursed Heart (Full)

      varies-with-device

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows

      A Fun Adventure Game That Punches Above Its Weight

      -
      No votes yet
      • PROS: Old-school, enjoyable adventure, Excellent graphics and sound
      • CONS: The hints make the game a bit too easy, Probably won’t impress hardcore adventure gaming enthusiasts
    • Kingsway

      2017

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Old-School Roleplaying in Kingsway

      -
      No votes yet
      • PROS: The faux operating system interface is a great twist, True to old-school Windows RPG tradition
      • CONS: May be too simple for modern RPG fans, Not a very long game.
    • ProtoType

      2

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Fun, addictive space shoot'em up

      6
      51 votes
      • PROS: Lots of action and fun, Old-school style, No installation required, Nice graphics and sound effects
      • CONS: Only three stages, Quite difficult, even in the easiest level
    • Carmageddon

      1.1.486

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Android
      iPhone

      Classic racing chaos

      9
      11 votes
      • World Wide Soccer

        1.34

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        3D soccer/football game, inspired by old-school football games

        7
        35 votes
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