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
    367 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
    403 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
    727 votes
    • PROS: Retro graphics, Fun and original idea, Really challenging
    • CONS: Gets tiring!, It may be the point, but this is crazily hard
  • 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
  • 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
    320 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
  • Eggnogg

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Cross swords with your friends in Eggnogg

    7
    123 votes
    • PROS: Charming retro graphics, Simple but rich sword gameplay, Fast-paced action
    • CONS: Less fun solo
  • 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!
  • I Wanna Be The Guy: Gaiden

    1.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    The return of one of the hardest platformers ever made

    7
    37 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
  • 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
  • Simpsons Arcade

    1.0.0

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    iPhone

    Join Homer on his donut crusade

    8
    6 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
    85 votes
    • PROS: Atmospheric, Great retro 3D graphics, Good sound
    • CONS: Simple
  • Glitch

    Varies with device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Java

    A free game for windows

    -
    No votes yet
    • 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
    • Frogatto

      1.1.1

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Mac

      2D platform fun with frogs

      7
      45 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
      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
    • 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
    • Treasure Adventure Game

      1.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      A excellent, massive platforming adventure

      7
      43 votes
      • PROS: Great atmosphere, A big game, Excellent retro graphics and sound
      • CONS: No help if you are stuck!
    • Run!

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Exciting and competitive running game with retro graphics

      6
      3 votes
      • PROS: Challenging and fun, 3 levels of difficulty for the AI, Simple ccontrols, No installation required, Local multiplayer for up to 4 players
      • CONS: No online multiplayer , Some bugs, Can get frustrating
    • Droid Assault

      1.6

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Super cool retro-modern robot shoot 'em up

      9
      7 votes
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