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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Sienna is a simple, albeit frustrating, one-button platformer.
Genre: Arcade

Duck Marines

v1.0 (10 Jul 2014)
Duck Marines is a cross-platform free software remake of Sonic Team's Chu ChuRocket for the Sega Dreamcast.
Genre: Arcade

Escape Goat 2

Escape Goat 2 is the follow-up to the critically-acclaimed 2011 indie game, featuring more than double the content: larger rooms, HD...
Genre: Arcade, Platform

Fortix 2

(6 May 2011)
Fortix 2 is best described as a reverse turret defense game.
Genre: Arcade


LightFish is a highly addictive arcade game, where the user controls a small fish who lives in the abyssal deeps of the ocean.
Genre: Arcade, Puzzle, Action


Gentlemen! is a frantically paced local multiplayer Victorian-themed duelling game.
Genre: Arcade, Beat 'Em Up, Shooter, Action


Unhack is a visual novel/puzzle hybrid featuring a tale of greed and self acceptance.
Genre: Arcade, Puzzle

Project Shyknight

1.0 (21 Feb 2014)
Project shyKnight is an oldschool style platformer.
Genre: Arcade, Platform, Adventure

Escape of the Cat

0.3 (22 Feb 2014)
Help the cat to escape from the sinister custody.
Genre: Arcade, Platform, Puzzle


Orborun is a 3D run & roll game where your nerves will be put to the test.
Genre: Arcade


0.4.5b (13 Mar 2012)
GPC-Slots2 is a free/opensource casino text-console game with 5 slot machines, 3 roulette tables including russian roulette, 2 dice...
Genre: Arcade, Boardgame, Simulation

You Still Won't Make It

You Still Won’t Make It… but you are welcome to try! An extremely challenging platformer game by the makers of Karoshi and They...
Genre: Arcade, Platform