Download Retro Graphics Games - 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
    447 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.
  • Cuphead

    1

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Run through a retro world in Cuphead

    9
    498 votes
    • PROS: Classic yet modern cartoon graphics, Many exciting boss fights
    • CONS: Steep learning curve, Bizarre premise
  • I Wanna Be The Guy

    1.0.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Toughest game ever?

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

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Cross swords with your friends in Eggnogg

    7
    127 votes
    • PROS: Charming retro graphics, Simple but rich sword gameplay, Fast-paced action
    • CONS: Less fun solo
  • Spelunky

    1.0

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Become an archeologist in the retro platform game

    7
    26 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
  • 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!
  • Cave Story

    1.0.0.6

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    An indie platforming masterpiece

    8
    363 votes
    • PROS: A 2D masterpiece, Engrossing plot, Great retro graphics and sound
    • CONS: Saving should be easier
  • RETRY

    1.5.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    iPhone

    Retro tap-to-fly fun from the makers of Angry Birds

    8
    4 votes
    • PROS: Insanely addictive gameplay, Beautiful 8-bit graphics, Fun music, Lots of achievements to unlock
    • CONS: No online leaderboards
  • King of Fighters vs. Mortal Kombat

    MUGEN 1.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Street Fighter inspired MUGEN game

    7
    323 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
  • Simpsons Arcade

    1.0.0

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    iPhone

    Join Homer on his donut crusade

    8
    7 votes
    • PROS: Superb graphics, Retro arcade soundtrack, Very funny, Lots of bonus levels and mini games
    • CONS: You can only play as Homer, Using the joystick obscures your view a bit
  • Hide

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    A free retro horror game

    7
    86 votes
    • PROS: Atmospheric, Great retro 3D graphics, Good sound
    • CONS: Simple
  • I may die!

    2017

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free Game for Platform Fans

    10
    1 vote
    • PROS: Cool retro gaming action, Sharp and colourful graphics
    • CONS: No multiplayer option, Can get a little repetitive after a while
  • Warm Up!

    5.20

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Fun and retro-style racing game for personal computers

    7
    55 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
  • I Wanna Be The Guy: Gaiden

    1.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    The return of one of the hardest platformers ever made

    7
    38 votes
    • PROS: You're under pressure proving your skills , Simple, immediate gameplay, 2D graphics in full retro style , You can get trophies , No installation required
    • CONS: You can't play in full screen , Not suitable for those with no patience, Extremely difficult and nerve-wracking
  • Glitch

    Varies with device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Java

    A free game for windows

    -
    No votes yet
    • Frogatto

      1.1.1

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Mac

      2D platform fun with frogs

      8
      40 votes
      • PROS: Cool retro graphics, Lots of different levels and enemies, Plot driven storyline, End of level bosses
      • CONS: Pumping soundtrack soon gets boring, Level editor limited
    • Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Mac

      Violent sequel pumps up the volume

      4
      12 votes
      • PROS: Addictive, Amazing retro graphics and touches, Very challenging
      • CONS: Bigger maps aren't always a good thing, Less cohesive than original game
    • Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Violent sequel pumps up the volume

      7
      23 votes
      • PROS: Addictive, Amazing retro graphics and touches, Very challenging
      • CONS: Bigger maps aren't always a good thing, Less cohesive than original game
    • Bill Killem

      1.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      iPhone

      Aliens picked the wrong day to invade Hollywood

      -
      No votes yet
      • PROS: Cool retro graphics, Comical, Addictive gameplay, Randomly generated levels
      • CONS: Movement controls a bit clumsy
    • Block Craft 3D - Pocket Crafting

      varies-with-device

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Jump into a Retro Shooter World with Block Craft 3D - Pocket Crafting

      -
      No votes yet
      • PROS: Successfully blends 90s FPS graphics with the Minecraft style., Offers solid old-school FPS gameplay.
      • CONS: Too violent for younger players., Some users might prefer more graphically sophisticated shooters.
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    31.0.0.63638.2Windows, Mac
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    5MUGEN 1.03237Windows
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