Top 50 Arcade Games of All-Time

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Back before modern consoles and the Internet rendered the arcade both technologically and socially obsolete, we spent untold hours feeding quarter upon quarter into these addictive machines.

The arcade may be dead (at least in the U.S.), but we’ll always have our memories — and we’ve turned said memories into an all-time top 50 list.

These are the top 50 arcade games of all-time.

50. Dungeons & Dragons: Shadow Over Mystara
49. Sinistar
48. Gorf
47. Frogger
46. OutRun
45. After Burner
44. Rolling Thunder
43. Arkanoid
42. Tetris
41. Shinobi
40. Bubble Bobble
39. Ivan “Ironman” Stewart’s Super Off Road
38. Wizard of Wor
37. Mr. Do!
36. Operation Wolf
35. Robotron: 2084
34. Double Dragon
33. Bust-A-Move
32. The Simpsons
31. Mortal Kombat II
30. Tempest
29. Mortal Kombat
28. Battlezone
27. Time Pilot
26. Tapper
25. Golden Tee Golf
24. Donkey Kong Jr.
23. BurgerTime
22. Dig Dug
21. Defender
20. Joust
19. X-Men
18. Golden Axe
17. Elevator Action
16. Centipede
15. Space Invaders
14. Rampage
13. Punch-Out!!
12. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
11. Tron
10. NBA Jam
9. Spy Hunter
8. Galaga
7. Dragon’s Lair
6. Gauntlet
5. Star Wars
4. Street Fighter II: The World Warrior
3. Pac-Man
2. Donkey Kong
1. Ms. Pac-Man

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