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Looking for 'retro-inspired' games

12-07-2013, 02:20 AM
Joined: Dec 2013
Posts: 10
Looking for 'retro-inspired' games


First of all I'm coming from germany and my english is not really good. But I hope you can understand me.

I'm looking for retro-inspired games for iOS. No emulated games like R-Type or Double Dragon. I looking for original games with retro graphics (like The Incident) or clones from exist games back in the 80s and 90s. For example: Starbounder (a clone of the old SkyRoads from 1993), 8 Bit Rally ( a clone of the Lotus games from Amiga systems) or Final Freeway 2R (OutRun).

I have a iDevice since 3 months and there are so many and thousand of games... I can't overview this.

My preference genres are Platformer, Racing, Puzzle, Arcade and these things.

I hope you can help me.

P.S.: No games with IAP (exception remove ads like in FF2R or BlockBoy. This is fair. But I HATE pay2win-Games!)

Last edited by Anchantia; 12-07-2013 at 02:39 AM.
12-07-2013, 03:59 AM
Joined: Jan 2013
Posts: 92
Mutant Mudds
Kid Tripp
The Other Brothers
Fist of Awesome
Finding Teddy
Pizza Boy
Bloo Kid
Super Lemonade Factory
Little Luca
Kale in Dinoland
I am Level
Micro Miners
Bean's Quest
Major Magnet

Oh and both Sonic and Sonic CD are brilliant on iOS.

There are a lot more, of course.

12-07-2013, 04:10 AM
Joined: May 2011
Location: Riverside, CA
Posts: 876
Here's a list of some of my favorites:

1-Bit Ninja
A Little Turbulence
Age of Zombies
Alien Space Retro
Bit Dungeon
Clash Force
Deep Dungeons of Doom
Game Dev Story
Glitch Tank
Hypership Out of Control
Kale in Dinoland
Kid Tripp
Knights of Pen and Paper
League of Evil 1
Mage Gauntlet
Meganoid 1 & 2
Mikey Shorts
Mikey Hooks
Mutant Mudds
Organ Trail
Pix N Love Rush
Pizza Boy
Punch Quest
Pygmies Hoglet Ex
Rogue Ninja
Space Invaders Infinity Gene
SuperQuick Hook
Sword and Sworcery
The Blocks Cometh
The Last Rocket
The Other Brothers
These Robotic Hearts of Mine
Tower of Fortune 1 & 2
12-07-2013, 06:06 AM
Joined: Dec 2011
Location: Somewhere in the spiritual realm
Posts: 602
Hmmm there's a game that's free at the moment called "quiet please" and it's retro and awesome, no IAP or anything.. The same company have a few other games that are similar.

Other classic pixel art games:

Bob jump
Eboy fix pix
Bobby carrot forever

Non pixel art-
Bumpy road
Penguin patrol

Waiting on: Tengami, Heroki, Gelato mania 2, Feed me oil 2, Cut the rope 2
12-07-2013, 06:20 AM
Joined: Aug 2012
Posts: 2,075
Organ Trail: Director's Cut. A post-apocalypse zombie spin-off of the classic Oregon trail.

One of my favorite iOS games ever.
12-08-2013, 06:43 AM
Joined: Dec 2013
Posts: 10
Thanks für the tips.

Are there clones of Marble Madness or Tempest 2000?
12-08-2013, 09:47 AM
Joined: Dec 2009
Posts: 291
Maybe you could check the Dark Nebula series if you're looking for some rolling-action.
12-08-2013, 10:10 AM
Forget Me Not
Commander Pixman
Bean's Quest
12-08-2013, 10:26 AM
Joined: Aug 2012
Location: A state in a country in a continent in the world
Posts: 937
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There are already about two threads of similar nature, so there's no real point to this thread.

Since I'm using the app I can't link them, but I can tell you it might be on the second and third pages of this subsection.
12-08-2013, 10:33 AM
Joined: Jul 2012
Posts: 7,852
Heroes of Loot

And basically every other game by Orange Pixel