1942 is a classic arcade game by Capcom released in 1984. This game was the start of a series around a World War fighter plane. It was a huge hit in the days and it's still a great game to play. Note: this game does not work in 64-bit versions of Windows.
Barbarian is a fighting game originally released in 1987 by Epyx. In this game you play Barbarian. While the game itself is not very spectacular it stood out because of its levels of blood and gore. It became well known for the ending of a round in which a goblin kicks the head from a decapitated opponent outside of the screen and drags the body with him.
The game has been ported
BurgerLand is a remake of the game called BurgerTime, released by Bally/Midway and Data East in 1982 (for the coin-op versions). This version is a remake for Windows PC. It is available free for download. Enjoy!
Bruce Lee, was one of the more early releases for the C64 and is fondly remembered by many as being one of the original and best platform games of all time. Its lack of music make its soundeffects being remembered most. Especially the flying kick which was some sort of scraping sound.
This is not the only remake of Bruce Lee, but it is very true to the original. If you have enjoye
Windows remake of Donkey Kong Jr. This Nintendo classic is a must play. The Donkey Kong series have been released for handheld games, arcade and all the way up to todays modern PC.
One of the most ported and played games ever, however how many of you know it's actually a game by Konami? The game concept is well known, cross a busy road and river full of crocodiles as a frog to reach your love of your life at the other side of the river. Once you have helped 5 frogs cross, they all decide they prefer to stay single and you'll need to help them get back downtown.
The Maze of Galious is one of Konami's biggest hits on the MSX. It's actually an MSX1 game, but the gameplay is so good that doesn't matter at all! Maze of Galious is a platform, puzzle action game in which you will have to collect many items, kill several end bosses and even switch characters to finish the game.
While this game is well known amongst MSX fans, it is le
Zaxxon is a classic game from 1982 that was, and is, unusual as an isometric shoot-em-up. The unusual gameplay is not the only reason why this game has a large fanbase. Its graphics and gameplay are just as interesting as the gameconcept.
This PC remake of Zaxxon by Pankhurst has great graphics and similar gameplay as the original by Sega. If you enjoyed playing Zaxxon on your hom
A great remake of all time Nintendo classic Mario Bros. Ever since Mario was introduced each and every new Nintendo console has at least one Mario title. It all started with this great platform game.
This remake for Windows (though you will need DosBox on anything above XP!) was done very well. It's has been remake with Klik & Play, an engine used more often to remake Mari
Lode Runner remade for Windows. Great gameplay, additional levels and cheatcodes are all part of this retro remake!
Super Mario Bros. part 2! Can't get enough of Super Mario Bros.? Try this sequel! This remake of the original game was done by the same developer as the other two parts that are also available on this site. Downloda this Super Mario Bros remake for Windows and enjoy!
This classic was released for a.o. MSX, Spectrum and Commdore64. And it rocked! Now the classic Bruce Lee has been remade for Windows as Super Bruce Lee II!
Magical Feeling 2 is a Puyo Puyo remake for Windows. The classic Puyo Puyo was originally made by Compile, nowadays known as Aiky.
Humprey is a retro platform title released for a.o MSX and Spectrum. This ultra-classic platform game can be relived entirely by playing the Windows remake!
This isometric adventure game found its way to many classic homecomputers in the eighties. Today you can play this game again on your pc by downloading the Windows remake!
Rocks n' Diamonds is a Boulderdash clone for Windows. It also allowes the player to create his own levels. Some great features are: network play, soft scrolling, ten thousands of levels! This game lives up the tradition of Boulder Dash, Emerald Mine and SupaPlex!
If you remember one thing about Booga-Boo it must be the scary flesheating plants which didn't hesitate a single moment if they got the chance to digest the games' main character. This classic from 1983, which was released for MSX, Commodore 64 and ZX Spectrum, has been remade for Windows.
Remake of Sir Fred, a Spanish MSX1 game from 1986. Sir Fred is considered to be one of the better classic Spanish games, and was released on other platforms as well like ZX Spectrum. Enjoy this windows remake by CEZ!
Black Cauldron is a remake of the Sierra On Line game of the same name from 1987 created in the Adventure Game Studio. This remake of the classic game Black Cauldron has been written using AGS. Both a Windows executable and full source are provided.
This remake is much more of a port then a remake of Manic Miner. This classic retro from Sinclair ZX Spectrum has been ported to Windows and matches the original very good. Must play!
Kung-Fu Master was a very popular arcade fighting game released 1984 by Irem Corporation. It was ported to many homecomputers and consoles. This version is a remake for Windows.
Deflektor is a puzzle game with a great concept. Each level contains several mirrors and by changing the position of the mirrors you can change the path of a laser beam. By doing so you can blow up mines in each level by pointing the laser at them. When all mines are destroyed you can exit the level.
Deflektor has been released for 8bits back in 1987. This remake by Ignacio can be
Burgertime, burgerland, burgerkill.. This games has had many names, but they all involve burgers! Play this Windows remake of the 1982 Data East classic!
This game is such a great classic that is has been remade many times. This Windows remake of the 1982 Software Projects game is a must have for your retro games collection.
The return of Technician Ted is a Windows remake of the classic game with the same title. This is was created with the game factory and features 21 levels.
Roland in Time is a Windows remake by the same guys who remade the Technician Ted. This game features the original levels.
Oh Mummy was released on many systems like Sinclair, Amstrad and later on also MSX. This difficult but addictive maze game guaranteed hours of fun. WMSteadman remade this game as 'Mummy run' for Windows. Enjoy!
This 1985 retro game was released or ZX spectrum, C64 and CPC and has now been remade for Windows. In this classic you play a witch and have to collect ingredients to finish off the evil pumpkin.
Freeway resembles Frogger in many ways but was never as succesful. This classic game by Activision was only released for Atari 2600 and is now available remade for Windows.
Chuckie Egg was released by A&F Software back in 1983. The game was ported to several (home) computers, but is now available for download to your Windows PC in the form of this remake by Pob.
Anyone who is old enough to have been playing computer games in the 1980s will remember one game above all others - Elite. And now here is your chance to play the game which we all remember, but this time using a brand new version written for Windows.
I ain't afraid of no ghost! This remake of the 1984 classic by Activison resembles the original very much. Beware of the mellow man!
This remake of Ghostbusters features all the same game elements from the original. However the game is much more graphical ofcourse. This remake by Auld Games is free for download for Windows PC, enjoy!
This 1985 Konami classic is one that set a standard. Nemesis, also known as Gradius, is a trendsetting sideway shooting game. Originally release for MSX, this Windows version was done for the retro remakes competition.
Rip Off is the worlds' first multiplayer cooperative game. It originates from 1980 for Arcade only. But now it's available for you as Tardis has remade this game for Windows PC's. Enjoy this classic!
Excellent Asteroids remake called Debris. This remake is obviously polished and it shines bright. The gameplay is ofcourse the same as the original classic by Atari from 1979.
Old games like Asteroids have been remade many times. However this remake is about the most graphically enhanced I encountered. Ofcourse this retro game is available for free for Windows PC. Download and enj
This is the famous japanese puzzle game in which you need to push boxes around in a warehouse. The boxes need to be places in exactly the right place and this can be accomplished only if you push the boxes in the right order and right direction. It starts easy but becomes challenging fast enough! Enjoy this free windows remake.
Dan Dare Pilot of The Future is a 1986 ZX Spectrum game by the Gang of Five. It has been remade for Windows by Ovine. The remake is stunning, awesome and some more words of that nature. If you have enjoyed the original game on your speccy, make sure to play this remake. Download and play!
R-Type wasn't the first sideway shooter, but it sure was a great one. It set a standard in its time and after the release of R-Type, shooters were never the same as before. This remake for Windows PC is just excellent. Graphics are great, gameplay is awesome. If you have enjoyed R-Type (on whatever computer you owned back then) you should check out this retro remake. It's quite a big
This is a great remake of an extraordinary isometric classic. In Head Over Heels you contol two characters with different abilities. A concept which has been repeated in many other games since. Enjoy this Windows remake!
Abu Simbel Profanation was originally released by the Spanish company Dinamic Software. This 'deluxe' remake for Windows was made by MA Software.
Tranz Am is one strange driving game from the eighties. In this speccy game you must collect the Ultimate Cups but watch out for the black patrol cars and many obstacles around the Americas. Also you'll run out of fuel pretty fast so visit a pump when you can! Enjoy this great Windows remake by Mick Farrow!
Wizard of Wor is a 1980 Arcade game by Midway. In this (multiplayer) game you have to defeat all monsters in each maze. The game was ported to Commodore64, Atari 2600 and Bally Astrocade later on. This remake is made to run on Windows.
Archon is a 1983 Atari classic by Electronic Arts. The game has a strategic and combat side which made the game unique in its genre. This pure classic is now available for windows in a remake called Archon Evolution.
A Chuckie Egg remake for DOS, but it runs fine on Windows XP native mode or DOSBOX. This Commodore 64 and ZX Spectrum game is an open source remake by Jozsef Laszlo.
Like Boulder Dash? Crazy about Bomberman? Then check out this cross-over remake into Bomber Dash. This game was done by Jozsef Laszlo for Windows.
9T Lines is a remake of all time favorite Tetris. This remake features ingame music, 9 different speed levels and loads of fun. The remake was done by Antrex and is playable on Windows PC's. It has retro style graphics and is just what it is: Tetris. Enjoy this all time classic!
Mazogs was made by Don Priestley who later on remade this game himself for higher spec homecomputers and called in Maziacs. In this game the player must make his way through randomly created mazes and collect gold. Originally released by Bug-Byte in 1982, very succesful on ZX Spectrum and now available for Windows PC!
Great remake of Broderbund's '82 Choplifter by David Fleming. This 'Dos' version runs fine in Windows but it needs a little tweaking to get some sound. If you liked Choplifter you should try this remake for sure.
Camelot Warriors is a platform arcade full of mystery, black magic and action. This retro game was released for ZX Spectrum first in 1985 and was ported to CPC and MSX later on. This remake runs on Windows PC's.
Finders Keepers is a well known retro classic released for various platforms. This classic is now available as remake for Windows PC's. Enjoy the nostalgia!
Who hasn't played Asteroids? This remake, called Planetoids, is a very complete version of the classic arcade version. It has excellent graphics and is really a polished playable version of this retro game. Now available free for your Windows PC as remake. Download and enjoy this game!
Wonderboy III was released by Sega for the Sega Master System in 1989. This remake is available for Windows and needs the .net 2.0 framework and directx. The game is very complete and even comes with a level editor. If you are a fan of Wonderboy, make sure to check out this Wonderboy III remake! Have fun!
Rick Dangerous is an Indiana Jones type-of guy who fears nothing and no-one. It's your job to make sure his attitude doesn't backfire and ensure his safe passage through his adventureous journey. This game was really hot in its days, now it's available as remake for your Windows PC.
Galaxian, the one and only arcade shooter. Every retro fan will feel warm and fuzzy when thinking back of this game. Acoders remade Galaxian for Windows. A must play for die-hard retro gaming fans! Enjoy :)
Sensitive was a public domain game released for Commodore64. It's a very popular game nonetheless. So try this Windows remake by Auld.
A nice remake of Dizzy for Windows. This platform game featuring Dizzy as main character has been remake many times. Enjoy this remake called Dizzy Excalibur
Turmoil is a 1984 platform game released for ZX Spectrum at first and later on also for MSX. This windows remake of this classic was done by PJ. Enjoy!
Jetpac is a ZX spectrum platform game by Ultimate released in 1983. It's your duty to deliver spaceship kits to a variety of places in the galaxy. Logically this is not an easy job! Trivia: this is actually Ultimate's very first release. This remake was done for Windows and can be played with joystick only! Enjoy!
Mouse Trap is a 1981 arcade game which is very similar to Pac Man. However there are some differences in gameplay as well. Enjoy this Windows remake which is quite true to the original.
This 1979 arcade game by Taito combines aspects from Lunar Lander and Space Invaders. The game was release under different names for various home computers aswell. Enjoy this remake for Windows.
The mother of all shooters: Asteroids. This is another great remake for Windows. Enjoy the real nostalgic arcade game... again!
Cannon Fodder was originally released for Commodore Amiga but was ported to many platforms once it became a rock solid hit. This game is fun, it really is. Just enjoy this Windows remake.
This is not just another remake, this is a true copy! This remake has been done with so much details of the original and without any fancy new graphics or music, it really gives you the old retro nostalgic feeling. While H.E.R.O. did look a bit different on all the different homecomputers it was released on, this remake for Windows will surely bring back memories for all. Enjoy a great Windo
Danger Mouse has seen three different games, but this remake is of the Black Forest Chateau edition. Danger Mouse is an adventure game originally released for ZX Spectrum. Enjoy this remake for Windows!
This is a great remake of the Konami classic Nemesis (European title) or Gradius (Japan, USA title). This game was first released for MSX1 but has been released for many other platforms including arcade as well. This remake is superb and well worth playing. Even if you don't know Nemesis, you should try this shooter. If you create an account (from within the game) you can even publish your scores
Good old Lemmings! The Amiga megahit in which you control a bunch of mindless ..err.. Lemmings. Are you going to send them to oblivion or are you going to rescue them? Enjoy this Windows PC remake!
Another free PC remake of Asteroids. This classic game must be known to everybody. This remake is in black and white, just as the original was. No more introductions necessary, just enjoy this retro remake for Windows!
Rebel is a 1987 action / puzzle game by Gang of Five. You'll need to escape each map with your tank but of course this isn't as simple as it looks as the enemy will try and prevent you from escaping. Pure retro gaming, so enjoy this Windows remake!
This Sonic the Hedgehog remake by Borislav Panayotov was done with Gamemaker 5.0. Although the game is not entirely finished, it's very playable and fun! Enjoy this remake for Windows.
Sorcerer Lord is a strategic game. In this strategic turn based game you recruit and move troops and try to conquer the enemy. The game concept is from 1989 but is still very much fun. This remake is quite true to the original. Enjoy this free windows remake of another great classic retro game!
The Sentinel is the original game title for this Windows remake called Zenith. The Sentinel is a strategic puzzle game in which you will have to take over the sentinel. A statue of some sort that will drain energy from you when it sees you. You'll have to sneak up on it. Enjoy this remake for Windows!
Ovine has done it again! This remake of the ultimate fighting classic Bruce Lee is not just a remake, it's a tribute to the original. Whilst being totally polished graphically, the distinctive sounds are left untouched and the game play is simply superb. If you need to get in touch with a little nostalgic retro gaming feeling, download and play this Windows remake and you'll be back
Who doesn't know the fun racing game Mario Kart? Since the first version for SNES Nintendo released many sequels and for many platforms, even the Nintendo Wii. But it all started with Super Mario Kart on SNES. This game has been remade for Windows PC and you can play it right now, just download. Free of course. Enjoy this Windows version of Super Mario Kart!
Giddy is a game based on Dizzy. Giddy was originally released for Commordore Amiga but has been remade for Windows PC's as well. The game plays like any Dizzy platformer and is very enjoyable. The graphics are very old school and true to the Amiga original. If you enjoy this type of game, and who doesn't?, then be sure to download this free Windows PC remake of the classic Giddy.
If you loved Kung-Fu Master (also known as just 'Kung-Fu') then you will definitely love this remake. Kung-Fu Master 2 is the remake of the game for NES and has awesome gameplay. It even has some additional features like shooting flame bolts (a bit like in Mortal Kombat). The graphics, music and gameplay really bring back the old retro game feeling of the original Kung-Fu Master. Enj
Another but great remake of Asteroids. In this remake the graphics are a bit pimped comparing to the original version. But still it has that simplistic, vector feeling to it. It also features a two-player mode, double the fun! And the two player mode is quite unique to remakes of this game. Enjoy this great free windows remake of a retro classic!
This is one of those arcade games you'll never forget. Hard, but so much fun to play. PJ has remade Galaxian for Windows and it's just as much fun as the original classic. Download this video game for free and enjoy!
Vigilante is a famous sideways scrolling fighting game. It was released for Arcade and various 8 bit platforms. Vigilant much like Double Dragon, the same genre. This remake is very good and true to the original. Many graphics are taking from the original, but the gameplay, music and much of the other graphics are fully remade for this Windows version of the game. Download and enjoy this fin
Super Methane Brothers is an Amiga platform game which is largely inspired (some would say copied) by the game Bubble Bobble. However you don't shoot bubbles from a dragon's mouth, but shoot them from a sort of supersoaker. Still the game is much fun ofcourse! This free windows remake of Super Methane Brothers is very close to it's original. So download and play!
Tetris Queen is a Tetris clone and fun to play. It's not a exact copy but it has the gameplay the original Tetris arcade game had. Enjoy this classic game. Download and play the Windows remake.
Sokoban is a Japanese puzzle game released in 1982. The logic puzzle game is a well known classic released for many platforms. This is a free remake for Windows, enjoy!
This is an 1986 arcade adventure game originally released for ZX Spectrum. It has similar gameplay to other Mikro-Games like Everyone's a Wally and Hebert's Dummy Run. If you enjoyed those adventure games back in the days, be sure to check out Team SpecNG's remake of Three Weeks in Paradise.
The team did not just remake the classic, but also added their personal touch
Super Obliteration is a mix between Asteroids and a platform game. It's much fun and it never was a commercial game even! However don't let that scare you, this remake is of high quality. It has great gameplay and game design. Download and play this windows freeware remake!
D/Generation is a 1991 Commodore Amiga isometric adventure game. The player has to survive in an office tower fill by bioweapons. This horror-adventure has been remade for windows and is free to download and play. Enjoy!
Alien Breed! Whoah, one of the most addictive action shooters released on Amiga. This game is going to keep you busy for hours and hours. This classic was originally released in 1991 and is now available as freeware remake for Windows. Download and play!
Side way scrolling shooter feature spaceships most of the time. However in Apidya you are controlling a wasp. Much like the beemovie you are experiencing this game in a wasp sized world. So everything around you is large: giant corn, giant flowers and giant insects. The insects are often the enemy too.
This excellent Amiga shooter was released first in 1992. It has been
George Thornton must be a great fan of Asteroids as he has not created one, but two remakes of Asteroids. This is the first of the two and features excellent graphics and fantastic gameplay.
The concept of the game is well known and fun to play, this remakes adds to it by bringing it to a much higher level. Be sure to check out the sequel as well.
Enjoy this free Window
Atomino is a puzzle game by Psygnosis, released both for Commodore Amiga, Commodore 64 and DOS. This puzzle game is very original and addictive. As with most good puzzle games ;) Download and enjoy this freeware Windows remake.
One of the first horizontal spacecraft shooters ever. Anyone can see the resemblance with games like Gradius. This game was released for Arcades. Enjoy this freeware Windows retro game. Download and play.
This is a remake of the shooter Xenon. Xenon and its sequels are released for many 8 and 16 bit platforms like Amiga, Atari, C64, MSX and many more. The shooter was originally released for Atari though. The sequel has different game play and is favoured by some. This free Windows remake of Xenon is of the original release. Enjoy!
X-It is a Soko-Ban style game by Psygnosis, the famous Amiga publisher. This remake of the 1994 retro game offers the same strategy puzzle gameplay and even the graphics are looking much like the original. Ofcourse this means more retro feelling and nostalgic fun.
This remake by Puzzlehouse is free for download for Windows PC's. So download and enjoy this puzzle classic.
Back in the eighties Konami ruled the world of SHMUPS with the Nemesis (or Gradius) series. But Irem Corp. (known also from Lode Runner and Kung Fu Master) released a killer shoot-em up called: R-Type.
With end-bosses sized the entire screen, different directions scrolling and much more advanced techniques this new shooter rocked our homecomputers!
This remake is
One of the most famous racing games ever: Out Run. This arcade racing game has been ported to many home computer and console systems. The audio tunes are excellent as well and many of you will remember the radio tracks I guess. Now this SEGA classic has been remade for Windows. Enjoy this retro remake!
The the japanese puzzle game from 1982 in which you need to push boxes around in a warehouse. It starts easy but becomes challenging fast enough! Enjoy this free windows retro game remake!
Playing this remake of Jupiter Lander is like you're playing it on your C64! It's so perfectly remade by Lazi that you will enjoy this game just like the original. Download and play this free windows classic game remake!
This is a great looking remake of the Commodore64 retro game "Mine 2049er". In 20 levels you can replay this remake for Windows. It has very good gameplay and superb looking gfx. Enjoy this remake!
Fingers Malone is a Commodore 16 platform game by Mastertronic. This game was originally released back in 1986 and has now been remade by HomeGnome for Windows PC. The game has great graphics and good music. A well done remake of a pretty unknown classic. Enjoy!
This Cauldron remake is fun, very hard to play but a bit minimalistic. Much like the original game :) Good thing about Cauldron is that touching critters or pools of burning lava don't instant kill but just hurt until you cannot take the hurting anymore. This allows you to take some risks now and then, which is needed in Cauldron. Enjoy this Windows remake by Musti!
Ghouls is a 1984 platform game released for commodore 64. This platform game requires strategy and timing to avoid the homing enemies. The remake is quite true to the original. Enjoy this free Windows game by Musti remakes.
Castle Adventure is one of the rare PC (MS-DOS) remakes you will find on this site. Crozza Games remade this MS-DOS game which now works on Windows. In this game you move from room to room collecting treasures and defeating foes. Some text input is required like the old text adventure games, for example 'get item' or 'drop item'). There are 83 rooms and 13 treasures to find.
Anyone who has had a XT form MS-DOS PC will remember playing Paratrooper. Now this game has been remade for Windows by Foppygames under a new name Manotrooper. Gameplay is just like the 82 original. Paratrooper itself isn't original though, it's a clone of the Atari 2600 game Commando Raid. Anyway, download this retro remake and revive the good ol' days!
John J. Rambo features in this retro homecomputer game. Without fear, without pain as he was in the movie. Rambo was released for multiple homecomputers, but the first episode was released for NES and MSX only. Rambo II and III had releases on more retro computers.
If you have played Rambo back in the days, be quick and download this game. It looks much more like Super Rambo Speci
A pretty new game style was introduced with Space Harrier. While we had seen 'semi 3D' depth scrolling games before, this was different. The action in Space Harrier was (and is) intense, shooting forwards, away from the character whilst having a sort of 3D feeling to it.
Roderick Rivero brought us this remake for Windows and it's a killer. The game really brings
Super Frog! This excellent platform game for Amiga has been remade for Windows PC's by Lithium Dream. The game is excellent, just as the Team17 original was. Super Frog is a rum and jump platformer much like Sonic for example. In this game you are a Frog ofcourse! The game is fast, fun and challenging. The remake of this retro classic is nothing less than that.
So download thi
The Last Ninja was an instant hit on commodore 64. It's new approach to the action, fighting genre in isometric setting made this game feel and play different from other adventure games. While the game was originally released for C64 only, many conversions followed soon.
This game has a unique gameplay and feeling. The music, the game itself and the medieval setting will still
The Snowman was originally released for ZX spectrum, but an MSX follow up was released soon thereafter. The game has a very common concept of retrieving items (in this game snow, hat, scarf and so on) while running up and down ladders trying not be captured by the enemy (in this game it's flames trying to melt your snow). The Snow man however adds a special feeling to this game concept a
ACoders did it once again with a great remake of PacMan: PacMan III. This ultimate retro arcade game has been remade in quite a fashionable manner: slick graphics, great gameplay. Who doesn't remember playing PacMan. Heck, even if you weren born before 1980 you probably still have played this game somewhere before! Enjoy this great free Windows remake :)
Another great remake by AC is Donkey Kong Craze. This remake is of the well known arcade classic by Nintendo. In this remake you may choose to play the original classic or the succesor Donkey Kong 2. Nintendo still releases Donkey Kong games for new consoles like WII, but we like the old retro games. So enjoy this free windows remake of Donkey Kong! Download and play!
Ruff 'n' Tumble is one of those classic Amiga platform games. Amiga had so many and the computer was so perfect for it! Ruff 'n' Tumble is yet another great side scrolling platform shooter. And this one is Amiga only... well until Ironclaw made this remake for Windows PC's ofcourse.
This remake is not really a remake but more an exact port of the original game.
Wow, this is a great remake of The Goonies for Windows. Not only the movie was a huge success back in the eighties, but also the game. The Goonies was released by Konami for various home computer platforms. It featured the music from the movie by Cyndie Lauper ofcourse :)
This remake is much better looking then the original is. The gameplay is not 100% accurate, but it is a lot of
Hudson Soft released Binary Land for MSX at first, later on a NES conversion followed. Ofcourse the NES version was a little better looking, but it's nothing compared to this Windows remake of Binary Land by Tardis!
In Binary Land you must guide two penguins (the blue one is the male :)) through a maze. However it's not as easy as it sounds as the female (the pink one) mov
Batman has been in so many classic arcade and homecomputer games. Not just Batman, but all action heroes have been (and still are) often used subjects for computer games. However this 1986 retro original was not just a platformer, as most games were, this is one of those fun geometric games.
Geometric games are retro only, no modern games use this game technique anymore. Maybe it
Starbike is not one of the best games by The Edge, but it's sure remembered well by many. Starbike was released on ZX Spectrum only (as all The Edge games) in 1984 and is a side scrolling action game. In Starbike you are controlling a, duh, Starbike and must try to rescue aliens. If you've rescued all aliens in a level, you may exit it and start the next one.
This remake o
Only released for BBC micro, MSX and speccy, but this isometric game was still quite popular back in the days. This remake for Windows is polished alot and looks great. However the good news is that plays great as well. If you have enjoyed Alien 8 on your 8bit masterpiece, be sure to grab this free Windows remake of Alien8 as well. Download and enjoy!
Atic Atac is one of those titles that is stuck in your head since the eighties. Ultimate (also known from Alien8 and Knightlore) released this game in 1983 for BBC micro and ZX spectrum. It's kind of a puzzle action game in which you will have to find a way out of the hounted house. Atic Atac was one of the more popular titles by Ultimate.
This remake by Minionsoft is graphica
A ZX spectrum classic by Spanish software house Dinamic Software. In this action, adventure quest game you must collect treasure, princesses and ofcourse the letters Babaliba in that specific order. The remake by Compiler software has all the game elements, but much more smooth graphics. Download the free Windows remake to relive Babaliba.
This game wasn't for everyone, but if you loved it you kept playing it. In this strategic game you have to recapture an island in 6 different stages. The stages all have different gameplay and even contains some semi-3D (good for the time :)) shooting. This remake by Rob Renz is really true to the original which gives you that great retro style gaming experience. If you loved this game i
Although Techvision games named this remake 'Jacky Bomb' it's nothing less then a great Windows version of the famous Bomb Jack game. Bomb Jack is a single screen platform action game in which you need to grab bombs and avoid enemies. It has some resemblances with Bubble Bobble, but still is quite different.
Bomb Jack was very popular on arcade and the retro version on
Boppin' is not as old as most games we review, however we do consider it retro. There's even a bigger difference between most remakes and this one, because while most remade games are created by fans, this remake is done by the original authors.
Boppin' is a platform puzzle game originally released for Amiga and later on ported to DOS. In no less then 150 (or 160 for t
A most excellent remake of Boulderdash. This version includes all original levels, but also over 250(!) additional levels. All real Boulderdash action is here: the butterflies, the growing acid, it's all here! If you have enjoyed Boulderdash back in the days (and who's hasn't?) you really should try this Windows remake!
The graphics are a bit polished and new, but stil
Konami's Pooyan was actually not developed by Konami itself, which happened more back then. However, the game concept is real Konami material as it is simply brilliant. You may remember having played this games hours and hours on the arcade or maybe you were lucky enough to have enjoyed this retro game on your 8bit computer.
This Windows PC Pooyan remake is free, has excellent
Centipede must be one of the most cloned and ported games ever. If you haven't played or at least seen centipede once in your life, you probably aren't allowed to vote yet as well. Anyways, this extremely popular retro game was originally released by Atari back in 1982. It has now been remade for Windows PC, finally, by PJ Crossley. If you have ever enjoyed playing this game, be sure
Dig Dug is one of those games that is so simple in its game idea, it has become brilliant. And that has been proven by the fact that it is still popular today, about 20 years after its release on the Arcade.
Namco has released this game back in 1982 and it has now been remade for Windows PC. This version is graphically much more advanced, but the gameplay is as simple and brillian
Ah, the good old Venture from the *vision machines. If you owned one, you'll know this game. Just like the original, you'll have to fight your way through the dungeons to find treasurs. This remake has the same retro style graphics and it adds to the classic gameplay!
Scorpion, the remaker, has added new levels, enemies and more difficulty to this Windows PC remake o
Contra, a.k.a. Gryzor in Europe, is a well known side scrolling shooter by Konami. It has much similarities with an earlier Konami title: Green Beret. However Contra has been much more succesful and sequels of it have released on 16bit platforms as well.
In this fan remake you are able to play three levels of Contra. Its gameplay is about the same as the 16bit versions, just like
Sonic introduced mega fast side scrolling, looping, sliding and jumping platform action. The game is famous because of this unique gameplay. And SEGA has turned the concept inside out for maximum profit ofcourse, resulting in many spinoffs, merchandise and what not. But Sonic 'The Hedgehog' is the game it started with. Not so much of a classic for those who think of retro as in eight
Another great remake by Crozza Remakes. Donkey Kong Jr. is a platformer that many of us will remember playing. Not only was this retro game released as arcade game and 8bit homecomputer and consoles, it was also released as handlheld game. The game formula was and -is still- great!
This free Windows remake of the Nintendo classic from 1982 preserves the gameplay just excellent. Th
Second remake of Asteroids called Space Chunks II. This game was awarded best independant game of 2011. This game takes asteroids to a completely new dimension. Just think of it: powerups in asteroids? Wow!
This retro game is now available free for Windows PC. Just download and enjoy this great classic game on your PC.
Atic Atac is a well known ZX Spectrum title by Ultimate. In this action game with its typical screen to screen action, you'll need to collect pieces of a key. This Windows remake was done by Mick Farrow. It's free and an excellent remake. To enjoy this retro classic, just download and start playing!
This remake by Juan Pablo another great free Windows PC remake of a Super Mario Bros. 3 game. The game features no less then 10 worlds to play in.
Super Mario Bros.3 is a sequel to the Super Mario Bros. games. It's also the last Super Mario Bros edition to date. The first of the Super Mario games was released back in 1985 on the Nintendo Entertainment System.
This is a remake and a tribute to the original Atomix game. Although Atomix is not nearly as 'old' as most of the classic games on this site, it's a classic nonetheless. If you have enjoyed this game in the nineties, make sure to download this excellent remake so that you can enjoy the gameplay again on your Windows PC.
Pssst refers to the sound of a spraying canister of insecticide. That's one of the tools you must use to stop insects from invading your garden. If you owned a ZX spectrum you probably have played this retro game. You can once again enjoy it by playing the free windows remake by Crozza.
Pong, the ultimate classic. This is one of the first video games ever. Most of us probably never owned a real pong video game, but we all know this game for sure. The original game was played with two turning knobs, but today we can control the paddles by mouse luckily. If you are looking to have some true retro gaming fun, simple and straight on, then download this free Windows pong!
Ahhhhh! Yes, this is one of those excellent platform games that has kept you playing for hours and hours! Just a great platformer, nothing more, nothing less. As with all platformers, you must find your way through each screen (room) and collect the items you need to progress towards the final objective; finish the game. Download this free windows remake by Crozza and enjoy this retro game o
So, this is different! Instead of trying to catch the bad guys, rescueing a princess or just saving the planet, YOU are the bad guy in this game. Yes, you are a robbber, a thug, stealing gold from a mine. This approach gives the game some special edge, making it a little more exciting. You have probably played this game on your Commodore feeling the excitement of getting away with stealing b
Binaryland & Dizzy crossover remake by Crozza. The gameplay is just as you know from Binaryland, the mirrored maze game. You control two characters (Penguins in Binaryland) that move opposite of eachother. In this free remake, the Penguins are replaced with characters from the game Dizzy. Download free for Windows PC!
Wheeeee! Another PacMan clone, but this one's NICE. While this is a really old video game concept, it still is great to play Pacman, even today. Crozza remade Pacman (again) and this version is great. Just download for free for you Windows PC and ejnoy this retro game!
This platform game looks a bit like Lode Runner but it has a time restriction. You must finish the level before you oxygen runs out. Crozza remade this Colecovision game for Windows PC. And it's free for you to download and enjoy playing!
This game actually plays a lot like Galaxian or Galaga which were released a bit earlier. This retro game was released for Amstrad, CPC and Speccy. It is pretty addictive and alike the other games in this genre, challenging as well. You can now play this game on your Windows PC because this retro game has been remade and made available for free by Crozza.