Arcade games often have short levels, simple and intuitive control schemes, and rapidly increasing difficulty. This is due to the environment of the Arcade, where the player is essentially renting the game for as long as their in-game avatar can stay alive (or until they run out of tokens). Read the full article at the Wikipedia.

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2.01 (28 Jul 2011)
VVVVVV is a retro styled 2D platformer by Terry Cavanagh, creator of dozens of free games.
Genre: Arcade, Platform

Crayon Physics Deluxe

Release 55-3 (3 Aug 2011)
Crayon Physics Deluxe is a 2D physics puzzle / sandbox game, in which you get to experience what it would be like if your drawings...
Genre: Arcade, Puzzle

Jazz Jackrabbit

08-05-11 - Unofficial! OpenJazz (8 May 2011)
Jazz Jackrabbit is a PC platform game.
Genre: Arcade, Platform

Lockdown Protocol

1.0.0 (21 Mar 2015)
Lockdown Protocol is a score-oriented platformer/shooter game with multiplayer support and built-in level editor.
Genre: Arcade, Platform, Shoot 'Em Up, Shooter, Action


1.02 (5 Jun 2011)
The game is a platformer with some puzzle elements.
Genre: Arcade, Platform, Puzzle, Action

Ultimate Smash Friends

0.16 (8 May 2011)
Ultimate Smash Friends is a 2d arcade fight game, inspired by the super smash bros nintendo series.
Genre: Arcade, Platform, Action


1.2 (18 Dec 2011)
Beret is a 2D puzzle-platformer game about a scientist, astonishingly named Beret, who has gained telekinetic abilities through his...
Genre: Arcade, Puzzle


1.1 (9 Jun 2011)
Klötzchen (literally, a small block) is a little puzzle game, where you have to wipe out all coloured blocks by bringing them together.
Genre: Arcade, Puzzle

Virtual Jay Peak

1.1a (12 May 2002)
Virtual Jay Peak is a simulation of snowboarding at the Jay Peak resort in Vermont.
Genre: Arcade, Sports


0.9_08.1 (30 Jun 2011)
Microminer is a 2D game with similar game play based off of Minecraft.
Genre: Arcade, Roguelike

Blocks That Matter (24 Nov 2011)
Blocks That Matter is a puzzle/platformer in which a tiny driller robot travels underground in order to save its creators, kidnapped...
Genre: Arcade, Platform, Puzzle

Fowl Space

A heroic rooster sets forth on a ridiculous space adventure to DESTROY THE SUN! Unfortunately for him, a legion of lingerie-loving...
Genre: Arcade, Platform, Shoot 'Em Up, Action