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
    257 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.
  • Bendy and the Ink Machine

    1.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Free retro cartoon horror game

    9
    1345 votes
    • PROS: Detailed and engaging storyline, Completely original concept
    • CONS: No real innovations, Lacks horror
  • Friday the 13th The Game

    1.0

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Horror gaming with a retro feel

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

    0.74

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Run MS-DOS classics without hassle

    7
    405 votes
    • PROS: Lots of games available, Can run any DOS application
    • CONS: Need to be familiar with DOS
  • I Wanna Be The Guy

    1.0.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Toughest game ever?

    8
    700 votes
    • PROS: Retro graphics, Fun and original idea, Really challenging
    • CONS: Gets tiring!, It may be the point, but this is crazily hard
  • 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
  • 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
  • King of Fighters vs. Mortal Kombat

    MUGEN 1.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Street Fighter inspired MUGEN game

    7
    319 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
  • Hack RUN

    2.1

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Android
    iPhone
    Mac

    Retro amateur hacking game

    8
    7 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
  • Mega Man Unlimited

    1.0.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Retro platform game

    6
    30 votes
    • Cart Life

      1.6

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Retro style retail simulation game

      6
      29 votes
      • PROS: Original concept, Excellent retro graphics, Fun synth soundtrack
      • CONS: Gameplay is a bit slow, Very fast moving - hard to make a profit!
    • Street Fighter X Mega Man

      1.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Celebrate the 25th anniversaries of two classic Capcom titles

      8
      147 votes
      • PROS: Looks and sounds fantastic, Faithful Mega Man gameplay, Each level features a different SF theme
      • CONS: No saves, No difficulty settings
    • Heroes Of Might And Magic 5: Bundle

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      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
    • Hellbound: Survival Mode

      1.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      A free retro first person shooter game, 90's style

      -
      No votes yet
      • PROS: Lots of great configuration options., Sophisticated leadership board, that increases play-ability.
      • CONS: Large drop in optimisation in wave 10., Limited number of guns - only 5.
    • 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
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      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Mac

      A free retro horror game

      7
      85 votes
      • PROS: Atmospheric, Great retro 3D graphics, Good sound
      • CONS: Simple
    • Retro Highway

      1.0.7

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Android
      iPhone

      A free game for android

      -
      No votes yet
      • Happy Chick

        1.0

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Android
        Windows
        iPhone

        Cool Simulator for Retro Gamers

        9
        6 votes
        • PROS: Works with a wide range of devices, Hundreds of game titles available
        • CONS: No free trial available, Some games tend to glitch
      • Slither Snake.io

        1.8.0

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Free retro inspired snake game

        10
        4 votes
        • PROS: Free download , Addictive gameplay
        • CONS: Input lag , No real advantage over the official version
      • 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
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      50.744056.5Windows, Mac