Classic Arcade Game Apps

Want to introduce kids to the classic games you played back in the day? These apps take favorites from the 1980s and beyond and give them a mobile update.

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Frogger: Hyper Arcade Edition

age 5+

Lots of new modes, but the same old game at heart.

Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire (2012)
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Ms. PAC-MAN

age 6+

A classic arcade game, faithfully adapted for mobile play.

Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android (2010)
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Pac-Man Battle Royale

age 6+

Fun multi-player twist on arcade classic.

Devices: iPad (2011)
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PAC-MAN

age 7+

Slick recreation of the classic game with live chat option.

Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire (2012)
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Frogger

age 8+

Arcade-inspired game is good froggy fun for kids.

Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire (2010)
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Pinball HD

age 8+

Authentic pinball simulation with mildly suggestive imagery.

Devices: iPad (2010)
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Skee-ball

age 8+

Classic carnival game is entertaining and OK for kids.

Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad (2009)
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Super Mario Run

age 8+

Classic, mustachioed hero jumps into fun, mobile world.

Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad (2016)
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Whac a Mole

age 10+

Challenging adaptation of smashing game; cartoon violence.

Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad (2014)
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PITFALL!

age 11+

Classic abandons its roots but one-ups the competition.

Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad (2012)
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Crazy Taxi

age 12+

Arcade classic brings fast-paced fun, with a few hiccups.

Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad (2012)
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Spy vs Spy

age 12+

Polished update of beloved arcade classic; cartoony fights.

Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad (2012)
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