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Arcade Games Without The Quarters

Did you spend way too many quarters at the arcade playing your favorite games? With these awesome arcade games, you can get all of the fun without having to dump all of your change into the machine. Make sure to grab them and get ready for a blast from the past.

Crossy Road

Why did the chicken cross the road?

Crossy Road
Why'd the chicken cross the road?

For those looking for quick arcade action in a cute and friendly form.

Crossy Road is a hit phenomenon that is like a modernized Frogger. Help the chicken cross the road, aimlessly wandering the streets and getting by rivers. Collect the coins and see how far you can get in each run. Make sure to use those coins to get randomized character unlocks, and have fun with the changed game aesthetics and sound effects as you grow your collection. While you're at it, use the Crossy Road stickers to spruce up your iMessage conversations.

Why we love it

Crossy Road is a modernized Frogger that everyone today can enjoy. It's cute, charming, and collecting all of the characters is a blast in itself. It has major arcade elements that bring you back, but feels fresh with its updated graphics and quick gameplay. It's perfect for hard-core and non-gamers alike to play on a break since doesn't take a lot of time, but you will want to spend a lot of time with since it's so addictive. Even better, the game has some fantastic stickers for iMessage, featuring your favorite characters.

For those who...

  • Like Frogger
  • Enjoy high score chasers
  • Want to be competitive with friends
  • Enjoy arcade games

Not for those who...

  • Don't like the repetitive nature
  • Don't like high score chasers
  • Want something with more substance
Tomb of the Mask

Brace yourself for an infinite vertical labyrinth.

Tomb of the Mask
Fast-paced arcade action

For those who want fast paced arcade action in a retro package.

Tomb of the Mask is an infinite arcade game that involves an endless labyrinth that you are trying to escape from, because well, there's some dangerous substance that you're trying to outrun. On the way out, you'll want to collect those awesome coins to get some neat masks with super powers to help you out. How far can you get?

Why we love it

Tomb of the Mask is an intense and action-packed labyrinth arcade game that is hard to put down and incredibly fun. If you are looking for a modern PAC-MAN style arcade game, then you must check this out.

For those who...

  • Like PAC-MAN style games
  • Enjoy arcade games
  • Want hectic action

Not for those who...

  • Want a relaxing game
Velocispider

Part spider, part velociraptor, part robot. But lots of explosive action.

Velocispider
Retro gameplay

For those who enjoy classic arcade shooters like Galaga and Space Invaders.

Velocispider is a retro action arcade game about robots and shooting things. Your job as the half spider, half velociraptor robot is to defend the planet from the horde of attacking robots. Take down the small foes and blow up those large bosses while racking up the points. Put your shoot-em-up skills to the test in this awesome shooter.

Why we love it

The game has plenty of retro graphics, thumping chiptunes, kickass robots, and explosions — what more do you need from an arcade game?

For those who...

  • Love robots and explosions
  • Fighting off pesky invasions
  • Shooting things
  • Enjoy action-packed arcade games

Not for those who...

  • Want an in-depth story
  • Don't like fast-paced arcade shooters
Mars: Mars

Be one of the first humans on Mars in this great adventure.

Mars: Mars
Watch your landing

For those who enjoy challenging arcade games.

Mars: Mars is a strangely addictive challenge. Once you get the hang of landing ever so softly on those platforms, this game is hard to put down. With a different environment for each explorer that you choose, Mars: Mars keeps the look fresh. And, since you do not lose any progress by switching between characters, it is even better.

Why we love it

Mars needs you, well, Mars: Mars the new arcade game from Pomelo Games needs you. With a mission to put humans on that great red planet, you will strap on your jetpack and burst from platform to platform, that is, if you can.

For those who...

  • Like arcade challenges
  • Enjoy spaced-themed games

Not for those who...

  • Prefer shooting games
  • Prefer puzzles or score-based gameplay
Galaga Wars

The galaxy is your battlefield.

Galaga Wars
Battle the waves

For players who want to experience one of the legends of arcade gaming in a new light.

Galaga Wars lets you swipe on the screen to move your starship fighter around as it automatically shoots and fires at the enemies. But it's not as simple as it sounds, of course. For one thing, enemies come in endless waves and in ever changing clusters. To up your chances of survival, be sure to rescue captured fighters and merge with them whenever you can, and collect coins and power-ups to upgrade your craft.

Why we love it

Galaga Wars is both a tribute to and an update of the original Galaga. With its various nods to the classic game’s gameplay, visuals, and sounds, Galaga Wars offers a nostalgic trip to players who have fond memories of playing Galaga in arcades and at home with their old game consoles. At the same time, it boasts expanded mechanics, 3-D graphics, and engaging audio effects well-suited to modern mobile gaming.

For those who...

  • you loved playing Galaga from way, way back.
  • you are curious as to what the fuss is all about with Galaga.
  • you want to experience a modernized version of a classic of arcade gaming.
  • you enjoy shoot-'em-up arcade games.

Not for those who...

  • you were never a fan of Galaga and its ilk.
  • you don't care much about classic arcade titles reimagined for mobile gaming.
  • you prefer games with more sophisticated gameplays.
No Stick Shooter

Defend your planet from a barrage of attacks.

No Stick Shooter
Amazing weapons

For anyone who likes a challenging arcade shooter game and enjoyed classics like Missile Command.

No Stick Shooter is a challenging mashup of Geometry Wars and Missile Command. You control a single turret that has a protective shield but you must still fend off the incoming enemies with your arsenal of guns, lasers, and other elemental attacks. There are 30 levels and three boss fights to go through, as well as a separate set of objectives on each stage for a true test of skill. Do you have what it takes to get through all 30 challenging levels?

Why we love it

The game is a nice love letter to Missile Command and Geometry Wars. It has amazing retro graphics, upbeat tunes, simple controls, and a lot of replay value. You definitely get some bang for your buck here.

For those who...

  • Appreciate a challenge
  • Like arcade shooters
  • Enjoyed games like Geometry Wars and Missile Command

Not for those who...

  • Don't like difficult games
  • Aren't fans of arcade shooters
  • Want something more relaxing
Plasma Sky - a rad retro arcade space shooter

If you love rad, retro shooters, you need Plasma Sky.

Plasma Sky - a rad retro arcade space shooter
Retro style

For those who love Galaga and other retro arcade shooter, and want a new touch based form.

Plasma Sky is an intense space shooter that is in the veins of Galaga. It sports a retro neon look, has challenging boss fights, plenty of levels, tons of explosive power-ups, and many leaderboards for you to climb. If you enjoyed action-packed shooters, then Plasma Sky should be an option to consider.

Why we love it

This is a Galaga-inspired shooter game, so if you grew up with the classics and want something modern, then this is worth your time.

For those who...

  • Like Galaga
  • Enjoy retro space shooters
  • Love blowing things up

Not for those who...

  • Don't like Galaga
  • Don't want a challenge
PAC-MAN 256 - Endless Arcade Maze

PAC-MAN 256 is a modernized take on the classic PAC-MAN formula with an endless twist.

PAC-MAN 256 - Endless Arcade Maze
Get A 256 Dot Combo

For those who like Pac-Man, but want a fresh challenge.

PAC-MAN 256 is an endless arcade maze that welcomes both fans of PAC-MAN and newcomers alike. It is a modern take on the classic PAC-MAN formula and comes complete with the fantastic retro graphics, music, and sound effects that we all know and love. How far can you get without getting caught by the ghosts or The Glitch?

Why we love it

PAC-MAN 256 is a modernized PAC-MAN that everyone is sure to love and enjoy. The graphics and sounds remain true to the original, but the endless nature of the game means great opportunities for high scores and competitions among friends. There are also plenty of power-ups that can change the tide of the game, and a lot of unlockable goodies make you keep coming back for more.

For those who...

  • Love PAC-MAN
  • Enjoy arcade games
  • Want a challenge
  • Like a bit of nostalgia

Not for those who...

  • Don't like endless maze type games
  • Aren't a fan of the free-to-play model
Super Arc Light

A fast-paced twitch reflex shooter.

Super Arc Light
Defend your base

For those that like the arcade, but don't want a ton of virtual buttons.

Super Arc Light is a twitch reflex arcade shooter game that tests your skills. Defend your base by moving around the circle and shooting down incoming foes. The one-touch control scheme makes it easy to play with one hand, and you will always come back to the game to try and beat your high score. There are also many different kinds of power-ups to collect — can you find them all?

Why we love it

The one-touch control scheme means simple controls but unique and challenging gameplay mechanics. It is a true test of skill.

For those who...

  • Like twitch reflex games
  • Enjoy shooters
  • Want a challenge

Not for those who...

  • Get frustrated easily
  • Don't like a challenge
  • Aren't into twitch reflex or arcae shooter games
One Player Pong

It's Pong. But just by yourself.

One Player Pong
No friends?

For those who like Pong, but have no one else to play with.

One Player Pong is Pong for one player, just as the name suggests. It has a simple, retro aesthetic and intuitive controls. So now there's no reason why you can't play Pong by yourself, you know?

Why we love it

Sometimes we just don't have our friends with us all the time, or we don't have that many friends to begin with. One Player Pong lets you enjoy the classic Pong arcade game by yourself.

For those who...

  • Are lonely
  • Like Pong

Not for those who...

  • Want to play with others