Download Retro Game - Best Software & Apps

  • Bendy and the Ink Machine

    1.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Free retro cartoon horror game

    10
    1 vote
    • PROS:Detailed and engaging storyline, Completely original concept
    • CONS:No real innovations, Lacks horror
  • Crazy Taxi

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    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    iPhone

    Drive like you've lost it in Crazy Taxi

    7
    2294 votes
    • PROS:Fun, fast-paced driving gameplay in short bursts , High replay value
    • CONS:Dated and simplistic graphics, Some ports lack great original soundtrack
  • I Wanna Be The Guy

    1.0.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Toughest game ever?

    7
    269 votes
    • PROS:Retro graphics, Fun and original idea, Really challenging
    • CONS:Gets tiring!, It may be the point, but this is crazily hard
  • Chicken Invaders 3

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    Platform
    Windows

    Wacky Fun in Chicken Invaders 3

    7
    979 votes
    • PROS:Chicken Invaders 3 is very much one for players who appreciate retro games, The game is the best yet in the Chicken Invaders series
    • CONS:Players who have already experienced the first two titles may find it over-familiar, If you want modern gaming development it is unlikely to appeal to you
  • Friday the 13th The Game

    1.0

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    Platform
    Windows

    Horror gaming with a retro feel

    -
    No votes yet
    • PROS:Play as counsellors or Jason, Vintage visuals
    • CONS:Not for Mac, Small roaming space
  • Ravenfield

    0.5.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac
    Android

    Free and action-packed first-person shooter game for PC users

    -
    No votes yet
    • PROS:Ravenfield offers an immense battlefield with plenty of enemies to encounter., Classic 16-bit graphics will appeal to many fans of retro gaming.
    • CONS:The free version is likely to have a certain amount of performance issues., Access to advanced options and enhanced gameplay will require a purchase.
  • King of Fighters vs. Mortal Kombat

    MUGEN 1.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Street Fighter inspired MUGEN game

    7
    175 votes
    • PROS:Retro Street Fighter style gameplay and graphics, Lots of characters and levels, Customisation options
    • CONS:Not very original compared to Street Fighter, Not compatible with Windows 7
  • Spelunky

    1.0

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    Platform
    Windows

    Become an archeologist in the retro platform game

    6
    30 votes
    • PROS:Graphics much better than the 2009 version, Up to 4 players on the same computer, Infinite life, Perfect playability
    • CONS:Very difficult for inexperienced players, No online multiplayer mode
  • Hide

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    A free retro horror game

    7
    104 votes
    • PROS:Atmospheric, Great retro 3D graphics, Good sound
    • CONS:Simple
  • Cart Life

    1.6

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Retro style retail simulation game

    6
    33 votes
    • PROS:Original concept, Excellent retro graphics, Fun synth soundtrack
    • CONS:Gameplay is a bit slow, Very fast moving - hard to make a profit!
  • Trine

    Demo

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    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    A fantasy physics puzzle platformer

    6
    27 votes
    • PROS:Beautiful graphics, Great voice acting
    • CONS:Movement sometimes obscured
  • Warm Up!

    5.20

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    Platform
    Windows

    Fun and retro-style racing game for personal computers

    8
    3 votes
    • PROS:Excellent graphics and audio effects for a game of its time, There are numerous upgrades and vehicles to choose from throughout the game
    • CONS:It is not possible to choose modern cars or current racing personalities, A file size of 623 megabytes could slow down some operating systems
  • Slither Snake.io

    1.8.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free retro inspired snake game

    -
    No votes yet
    • PROS:Free download , Addictive gameplay
    • CONS:Input lag , No real advantage over the official version
  • Hack RUN

    2.1

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    Platform
    Android
    Mac
    iPhone

    Retro amateur hacking game

    5
    2 votes
    • PROS:Original concept, Teaches you a bit of DOS and UNIX, Absorbing
    • CONS:Some bad language, Puzzles can be very hard, Hard to resume later if you don't take notes
  • Shadow Warrior Classic Redux

    1.2.0

    License
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    Platform
    Android
    Windows

    A full version game for android, by DevolverDigital

    -
    No votes yet
    • Rayman 2: The Great Escape

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      Platform
      Windows

      Fun and nostalgic retro platform game for windows

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      No votes yet
      • PROS:Great platforming game play, Advanced level design
      • CONS:Dated graphics, Easier to control with game pad
    • Retro City Rampage

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      Platform
      Windows

      An '80s inspired 8-bit open world action game

      7
      48 votes
      • PROS:Well written and hilarious script, Huge open world gives players freedom, Tons of different types of missions
      • CONS:Driving can be imprecise, No co-op play
    • Desert Bus

      1.0.4

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      Platform
      Android
      iPhone

      First-Person Driving Game for Mobile Phone Users

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      No votes yet
      • PROS:This game offers a unique retro style that appeals to many users, As it is quite simply in design, not much memory will be required
      • CONS:Not nearly as realistic as most modern smartphone games, The last software update took place in 2013
    • Retro City Rampage DX

      1.0.5

      License
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      Platform
      Android

      A full version game for Android‚ by Vblank Entertainment Inc

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      No votes yet
      • Brain It On! - Physics Puzzles

        1.2.8

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Android

        Free Game for Puzzle Lovers

        -
        No votes yet
        • PROS:40 different levels to complete, Retro gaming style,
        • CONS:Graphics are rather basic, Can be very difficult,
      Softonic’s Best Rated Software for this topic
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      11.0.02697.3Windows
      29797.3Windows
      322947.2Windows, Android, iPhone
      4MUGEN 1.01756.8Windows
      51046.6Windows, Mac