The 8 Best Retro Games for Android

Retro mobile games are either a modern-day version of the original old game or a remake with more powerful graphics. Although playing from a small phone or tablet screen is not as enjoyable as in an arcade or game room, you can still play by mirroring the screen to the TV and connecting a small gamepad. Here are the best retro games for Android!

The Best Retro Games for Android

  1. PAC-MAN
  2. Super Mario Run
  3. Tank 1990
  4. Crazy Taxi Classic
  5. Crossy Road
  6. DOOM
  7. Sky Force Reloaded
  8. Mine Runner


You can now play the PAC-MAN game, which is considered one of the best games ever, on your Android devices. The story and map of the game reflects the retro spirit until the end, depending on the old game. Your goal in the game, which starts after the countdown, is to feed your character as much as possible without getting caught by the cute monsters. Are you caught? Well, start again. With such a simple game without hundreds of levels, you will not understand how the hours passed.

PAC-MAN on Google Play

Super Mario Run

One of the best retro games for Android, the timeless hero Super Mario continues to chase the princess on your mobile devices with the Super Mario Run mobile game developed by Nintendo. Although the story is exactly the same as the old game, the graphics have been improved and the characters have been redesigned. Turtles are much scarier now. The aim of the game is the same, whatever you do is to save the princess from the castle where she is trapped.

Super Mario Run on Google Play

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Tank 1990

The legendary Tank game of the 1990s came to our mobile devices without losing any of its power. The goal is simple, to protect the middle crest no matter what. There are 250 levels in the game, and in each of them it becomes more and more difficult to complete the task. Keep enemy tanks away from the target by placing obstacles made of the strongest material in the right places and ambush and destroy as many enemy tanks as you can.

Tank 1990 on Google Play

Crazy Taxi Classic

Crazy Taxi Classic

SEGA’s classic open-world driving game Crazy Taxi still finds itself a place among racing game fans. The game, which you can play in Arcade Mode and Original Mode in either 3, 5 or 10 minute gameplay, is worth trying out with its original music and graphics.

Crazy Taxi Classic on Google Play

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Crossy Road

In the free Crossy Road which has more than 200 million users, you can collect over 150 retro-styled, pop-art-inspired characters while running endlessly in cross roads, train tracks, and rivers. You can play this retro game against your friends and family on the same device. 

Crossy Road on Google Play


DOOM is a first-person shooter which was first released in 1993 and introduced millions of players to the fast-paced, white-jointed, demon-slaying action the franchise is known for. DOOM is one of the best mobile retro games for those who want to experience both nostalgia and FPS dynamics on mobile.

DOOM on Google Play

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Sky Force Reloaded

Sky Force Reloaded, in its own words, is the spirit of the retro arcade shoot‘em ups, captured with modern visuals and design. Sky Force Reloaded, one of the best retro games for Android with its game mechanics, progression system and in-game collections, includes 15 immersive stages with challenging missions to complete.

Sky Force Reloaded on Google Play

Mine Runner

The mobile version of Mine Runner has been developed based on the graphics and story of the old game. You are in an unknown underground cellar and you have to escape from here. However, the place is full of soldiers and the structure is quite complicated. Escape this vault by collecting gold and mines to trap the soldiers behind you as you move over the walls. Be the first to reach the light.

Mine Runner on the App Store

Written by Maya Robertson


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