Category: Arcade

Screenshot from Aaargh! Condor

Aaargh! Condor Arcade category

You have ten seconds to defeat a large bird. This is ridiculous. I can’t stop playing it. Why is it good? Aaargh! Condor!

Title screen from Barrack

Barrack Arcade categoryMacintosh category

Barrack is a decent entry point for the weird world of Ambrosia Software, a company that takes arcade classics and fills them with crazy. This riff on JezzBall is scattershot but subtly improves the original.

Screenshot from Bouncer

Bouncer Arcade categoryMacintosh category

Bouncer is a matching game that doesn’t use its only trick well enough, but its short length partly excuses that.

Screenshot from Heroes

Heroes Arcade category

If you packed as many features as possible into a version of Snake, it might look like Heroes.

From Kobo Deluxe

Kobo Deluxe Arcade category

The awesome action in Kobo Deluxe moves so smoothly that you can play it without thinking.

Screenshot from Solarian II

Solarian II Arcade categoryMacintosh category

You can’t take the wacky-yet-easygoing Solarian II seriously, so its arcade-style action is more fun than aggressive.