Download Retro Style - Best Software & Apps

  • Realm of the Mad God

    122.3.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Retro RPG action mash-up!

    8
    308 votes
    • PROS: Original, Easy to get into, Action packed, Great retro style
    • CONS: Some slowdown when lots of players are together
  • 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!
  • 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
  • Death's Gambit

    Varies with device

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Two-Dimensional Side-Scrolling Action/Adventure Game

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    No votes yet
    • PROS: Death's Gambit is a great choice for those who are fans of retro-style gaming., A relatively small amount of free hard drive memory is required.
    • CONS: Death's Gambit might not be as graphically rich as other role-playing games., Full audio support is not offered within its interface.
  • Spelunky

    1.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Web Apps

    A fantastic free platformer

    8
    76 votes
    • PROS: Lots to explore, Variety of enemies and objects to fin, Retro style and sound
    • CONS: Controls could be be better implemented, Level editor is awkward
  • Shovel Knight

    1.2.3A

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Can you dig it?

    7
    20 votes
    • PROS: Beautiful retro style, Amazing chiptune music, Precision platforming, Great characters and world
    • CONS: Can be frustratingly hard at times
  • Galaxy Strike

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Retro-style intergalactic battles

    7
    36 votes
    • Titan Souls

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Mac

      A single shot at brilliance

      6
      34 votes
      • PROS: Tight controls, Stunning retro style , Great boss designs
      • CONS: Short, It will frustrate unless you are a savant
    • 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
    • Stray Cat Crossing

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows

      The story of a girl, a house, and a brilliant scarf

      9
      6 votes
      • PROS: There is a free demo to see if you like it, Will run on pretty much any computer, Great retro style, Eerie presentation, visuals, sound, and story, Good puzzles, 2 hour length is about perfect for the story
      • CONS: Longer puzzles can be monotonous..., as is the long walk back and forth between rooms, Low resolution may upset some , Controls are pretty bad, particularly for chase sections
    • 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
    • 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
    • Hellbound: Survival Mode

      1.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

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

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      • 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.
    • Guardians of Ember

      2017

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Combine hack 'n' slash action and MMO depth in Guardians of Ember

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      No votes yet
      • PROS: Appealing action-RPG style monster-slaying gameplay, Retro-influenced art style and presentation
      • CONS: Complex character system provides relatively limited options, Neither truly an action RPG nor an MMO
    • Brain It On! - Physics Puzzles

      1.2.8

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Android

      Free Game for Puzzle Lovers

      8
      1 vote
      • PROS: 40 different levels to complete, Retro gaming style
      • CONS: Graphics are rather basic, Can be very difficult
    • Dragon Ball Z Devolution

      varies-with-device

      License
      free
      Platform
      Web Apps

      Go Retro With Dragon Ball Z Devolution

      10
      1 vote
      • PROS: Visual style will appeal to retrogaming fans., Captures the spirit of Dragonball Z.
      • CONS: May be too simple for some gamers., Not everyone will appreciate the pixelated art style.
    • The Journey Down: Chapter One

      Retro 1.01

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Retro style point and click adventure game

      4
      5 votes
      • PROS: Retro feel, Quirky writing, Interesting story, Great soundtrack
      • CONS: Very low resolution, Gameplay can be slow
    • Ping pong tenis

      1.42

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Super old retro style "Ping pong", text mode tennis PC game.

      8
      1 vote
      • BitWorld

        1.0

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows
        Mac

        Free retro 2.5D dungeon exploration

        8
        22 votes
        • PROS: Excellent style, Great writing, Good tutorial, 3 character classes
        • CONS: No end, Maps look too similar
      • The Interstate '76 Arsenal

        varies-with-device

        License
        buy Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Retro Style Game for Racing Fans

        -
        No votes yet
        • PROS: Lots of creative missions to complete, Cool multiplayer option
        • CONS: Storyline needs developing, Game is rather short
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      4MUGEN 1.03207Windows
      55.20556.6Windows