Tagged: clone

Screenshot from Aldo's Adventure

Aldo’s Adventure Platform category

Aldo’s Adventure loosely remakes a clone of Donkey Kong, losing sight of the originals’ fundamentals in the process.

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.

Title screen from Crazy Drake

Crazy Drake Platform category

The borderline stylistic thievery of Crazy Drake actually helps the game compare favorably to other platformers from the same period.

Screenshot from Heroes

Heroes Arcade category

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

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.

Screenshot from Tubes

Tubes Puzzle category

This science-themed Klax clone slightly differentiates itself from the original with a couple tweaks (and a little character).