If you are one of the nostalgic people who want to play titles from more than 20 years ago, you still have time for it. Whether or not you have played an arcade game, thanks to smartphones we can relive those times on a small screen, all sometimes without having to pay for them.
For this we make a selection of the best arcade games for android, with video games that are free for you, although others have a fixed price from the developer. The ones that have a cost is because they are fully unlocked to play them completely.
Table of Contents
Golden Ax Classics
It is one of the classic and important games in history, seen in recreational machines many years ago and that are still hooking despite the passing of the years. Golden Ax Classics was created by SEGA, developer of this and many other titles that would triumph throughout history.
Golden Ax Classics will put you in the skin of a warrior with which to finish everything that you run into on the map, to do so, choose a character from the three available. You can choose between a dwarf, a barbarian or an Amazon, all three will be important throughout the story.
The controls are fast, adjustable and best of all, you can play Golden Ax without having to use the Internet. Golden Ax Classics maintains its graphic level, If you haven't played it before, you can do it now and relive a masterpiece seen in the 90's.
This classic of the 90s has passed through the arcades of Spain and from other corners of the world with great success, so much so that it received good reviews from the media. It is another of the SEGA video games that appeared in arcades and whose popularity made it appear in more businesses.
The mechanics of the game remain the same, so if you want to enjoy it at its best, you can do so, all while driving a taxi. Mount passengers and take each of them to the point where they indicate you to achieve the purpose, which is to move forward.
A negative aspect is that if you want to play it you will need of being connected to the Internet, one point in its favor is that it is completely free and is available in the Google Play Store. As in other video games, it offers in-app purchases. More than 5 million downloads reaches.
It is one of the classics, everyone or almost everyone has played it at some point in their lives, whether on the arcade, computer or mobile phone. This classic from the 90s does not have a great graphic level, but it is as entertaining as the others, it hooks you by having to swallow little balls and not being caught by the ghosts.
Pac-Man control is easy, with the screen itself you can move it to one of the areas and continue to go through everything without being found. New labyrinths have been added, so it is a game called infinite for everything behind it. Bandai Namco was in charge of launching this popular title. There are more than 100 million downloads, but the best thing is that it is free.
Street Fighter IV Champion Edition
Along with Pac-Man, it is one of the most played classics in arcade machines. of all time, it has also been getting updated over time. The Street Fighter saga has been showing that with his fighting combat and his powers they have come to be worth it to continue being the best.
Choose a character and measure yourself against the best rivals, each one of them has its power with which to try to beat you, use your best weapons and defeat with punches, kicks and more. It has a free version, although if you want all the options of the game you can get it for 5,49 euros.
It is one of the classics of recreational machines, now also adapted to the mobile operating system, so you can play it from the small screen. It is time to accompany the Peregrine Falcons in the war, but we will have to advance individually throughout history.
Metal Slug maintains both the aesthetic level and the gameplay seen in those arcade machines, all using the typical stick and two buttons. It is one of the few classics that has a cost, specifically 2,99 euros, a price that is worth paying to have the complete title, with all the options available.
One of the legendary arcade games is Space Invaders, one of those popular games that are worth trying even now in 2022. It has somewhat different controls, since it can be tilted, being able to do it with the screen, as well as rotate or rotate the screen when playing.
Like Metal Slug, the price of Space Invaders means that we have to go through the box to play it, since it does not offer any free version from the developer. The price of Space Invaders is 4,99 euros, a cost that is worth it if you are nostalgic and want to try it.
It is one of the classics, Pinball has on Android also another title available that we can download and entertain for many hours. Pinball retains some of the classic gameplay, but also adds futuristic gameplay, with modern mapping, higher force balls, and a different board.
The classic Pinball can be played, but it can be changed for other modern ones that will be just as good for you and those who play it on your device. Pinball is a mechanical parlor game, where we could play on wooden machines, and then go on to do it on more advanced ones.
The battle in an area of the Pacific begins and we have to put ourselves in the shoes of a command that must eliminate everything that gets in our way. It has been released in arcades, in which it has achieved great success and has the name of 1942, although the Squadron is added.
Graphics maintain their distinctive, but the contrasts and colors are slightly improved, and the handling is the same as we were able to play in arcades more than 20 years ago. Escuadrón 1942 is free, weighs relatively little and is around 5 million downloads. You get a good grade.