Best Games

The best games of all time are here at SmashingArcade.org – The Retro Games Arcade™. We’ve hand picked our selection of favourite games from the golden era of video games – the 70′s, 80′s and 90′s. Not just the best games in a particular category of games, but the best versions… of the games that can be found and played anywhere online.

Did you know there are over 30 flash Mario games online, and at least one has 14 versions? We played them all. Only this site has all 4 levels of Donkey Kong. It took forever to find it.

So if another site claims to have curated the best games… we really did curate and research the best games!

Enjoy ;)

Pong

Pong

No collection of the best ever video games of all time would be complete without Pong. Pong was, for the general public, the very first video game. There were games before this, but only Mad Men era geeks with mainframes got to play them. We’ve wanted to add a Pong game for ages, but it …

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Tetris

Tetris is arguably the best game of all time. Written in Soviet era Russia by computer engineers Alexey Pajitnov (lead) and Vadim Gerasimov, and brought literally from behind the iron curtain by visionary Henk Rogers, its simple genius has often been imitated, and rarely duplicated. No other video game has crossed more borders or spoke …

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Donkey Kong

Yes we did! We finally found all levels of the original Donkey Kong game online. Most versions only have one level and it was exhausting to find this version. So here it is… the original of the Donkey Kong series and a favourite of arcade players everywhere. It introduced the world to both jumping games …

Frogger

Frogger

Frogger is a classic game and we’re thrilled to present to you Frogger online. The game first appeared in the arcades in 1981 and was an instant hit. Something about the idea of getting a frog across traffic, without getting splat, appealed to gamers worldwide, and has reliably stood the test of time. The game …

Space Invaders

Space Invaders

Space Invaders needs little introduction. It is the arcade game that launched a thousand others. It hasn’t aged quite as well as some classic games (Pacman feels fresher), but in terms of legacy… Space Invaders is deservedly in the top 3 games of all time. As always we’ve searched to find the best version of …

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