Download Retro Game - Best Software & Apps

  • Ravenfield

    0.5.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac
    Android

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

    9
    409 votes
    • 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.
  • DOSBox

    0.74

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Run MS-DOS classics without hassle

    7
    410 votes
    • PROS: Lots of games available, Can run any DOS application
    • CONS: Need to be familiar with DOS
  • Friday the 13th The Game

    1.0

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Horror gaming with a retro feel

    9
    275 votes
    • PROS: Play as counsellors or Jason, Vintage visuals
    • CONS: Not for Mac, Small roaming space
  • Happy Chick

    1.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows
    iPhone

    Cool Simulator for Retro Gamers

    9
    21 votes
    • PROS: Works with a wide range of devices, Hundreds of game titles available
    • CONS: No free trial available, Some games tend to glitch
  • Bendy and the Ink Machine

    1.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Free retro cartoon horror game

    9
    1619 votes
    • PROS: Detailed and engaging storyline, Completely original concept
    • CONS: No real innovations, Lacks horror
  • I Wanna Be The Guy

    1.0.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Toughest game ever?

    8
    735 votes
    • PROS: Retro graphics, Fun and original idea, Really challenging
    • CONS: Gets tiring!, It may be the point, but this is crazily hard
  • Hack RUN

    2.1

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Android
    iPhone
    Mac

    Retro amateur hacking game

    9
    11 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
  • Spelunky

    1.0

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Become an archeologist in the retro platform game

    7
    25 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
  • Nokia Snake

    2.5

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free Game for Retro Fans

    6
    27 votes
    • PROS: Lots of levels to complete, Ability to create and share new levels
    • CONS: Gets repetitive rather quickly, Not much variation between levels
  • Rayman 2: The Great Escape

    varies-with-device

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Fun and nostalgic retro platform game for windows

    6
    1 vote
    • PROS: Great platforming game play, Advanced level design
    • CONS: Dated graphics, Easier to control with game pad
  • Cart Life

    1.6

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Retro style retail simulation game

    6
    30 votes
    • PROS: Original concept, Excellent retro graphics, Fun synth soundtrack
    • CONS: Gameplay is a bit slow, Very fast moving - hard to make a profit!
  • SNES Emulator  SNES9x  NES Retro  Arcade Games

    1.3

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    A free game for android

    -
    No votes yet
    • Street Fighter X Mega Man

      1.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Celebrate the 25th anniversaries of two classic Capcom titles

      8
      149 votes
      • PROS: Looks and sounds fantastic, Faithful Mega Man gameplay, Each level features a different SF theme
      • CONS: No saves, No difficulty settings
    • Mega Man Unlimited

      1.0.1

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Retro platform game

      6
      32 votes
      • Final Fight 2

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Android

        Street Fighter style retro brawling game

        8
        4 votes
        • PROS: Lots of combos, Action packed, Retro arcade style
        • CONS: Too many ads , No way to upgrade characters, Not many levels
      • King of Fighters vs. Mortal Kombat

        MUGEN 1.0

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Street Fighter inspired MUGEN game

        7
        322 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
      • Slither Snake.io

        1.8.0

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Free retro inspired snake game

        9
        6 votes
        • PROS: Free download , Addictive gameplay
        • CONS: Input lag , No real advantage over the official version
      • Hide

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows
        Mac

        A free retro horror game

        7
        85 votes
        • PROS: Atmospheric, Great retro 3D graphics, Good sound
        • CONS: Simple
      • Heroes Of Might And Magic 5: Bundle

        varies-with-device

        License
        buy Download
        Platform
        Windows

        A retro battle role-playing-game featuring monsters and magic

        -
        No votes yet
        • PROS: Plenty of new material for fans of the franchise, The expansion adds tens of hours into the overall gaming experience
        • CONS: Some missions have bugs which makes the game freeze at times, The story is a little corny and even a little tacky in places
      • Super Bomberman R

        1.0

        License
        buy Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Cool Game for Retro Fans

        10
        1 vote
        • PROS: Fast paced blasting fun, Exciting multiplayer mode
        • CONS: Background music is rather repetitive, Difficult to keep track of the action at times
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