Classic Video Games on Xbox Live Arcade

If you are looking to play some classic arcade games, or want to see upgraded versions of the classics, than look no further than the Xbox Live Arcade digital download service. In addition to a line of all-new games, XBLA has become famous its multitude of classic arcade offerings, as well as a handful of classic console games that can be downloaded directly to your Xbox or Xbox 360.

Please note: This list does not include all-new titles, only classic games and upgrades to the classics.

1
Asteroids and Asteroids Deluxe

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Original Platform: Coin-Op Arcade
Original Release Date: 01/01/1979
ESRB Rating: E for Everyone

2
Bomberman Live

Original Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System
Original Release Date: 01/1989
ESRB Rating: E for Everyone

3
Castlevania: Symphony of the Night

Original Platform: PlayStation One
Original Release Date: 10/02/1997
ESRB Rating: T for Teen

4
Centipede and Millipede

Original Platform: Coin-Op Arcade
Original Release Date: 1980 (Centipede) 1982 (Millipede)
ESRB Rating: E for Everyone

5
Chessmaster Live

Original Platforms: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Atari ST, Commodore 64, PC
Original Release Date: Updated version of the 1986 classic Chessmaster 2000.
ESRB Rating: E for Everyone

6
Contra

Original Platform: Coin-Op Arcade
Original Release Date: 1987
ESRB Rating: E+10 for Everyone 10 and older

7
Crystal Quest

Original Platforms: Apple IIgs and Apple Macintosh
Original Release Date: Updated version of the 1987 classic.
ESRB Rating: E for Everyone

8
Cyberball 2072

Original Platform: Coin-Op Arcade
Original Release Date: 1989
ESRB Rating: ESRB Rating: E for Everyone

9
Defender

Original Platform: Coin-Op Arcade
Original Release Date: 1980
ESRB Rating: E for Everyone

10
Dig Dug

Original Platform: Coin-Op Arcade
Original Release Date: 1982
ESRB Rating: E for Everyone

11
Discs of Tron

Original Platform: Coin-Op Arcade
Original Release Date: 1983
ESRB Rating: E for Everyone

12
Doom

Original Platform: PC
Original Release Date: 12/10/1993
ESRB Rating: M for Mature

13
Double Dragon

Original Platform: Coin-Op Arcade
Original Release Date: 1987
ESRB Rating: E+10 for Everyone 10 and older

14
Ecco the Dolphin

Original Platform: Sega Master System
Original Release Date: 1993
ESRB Rating: E for Everyone

15
Fatal Fury Special

Original Platform: Coin-Op Arcade and Neo-Geo
Original Release Date: 1993
ESRB Rating: T for Teen

16
Frogger

Original Platform: Coin-Op Arcade
Original Release Date: 1981
ESRB Rating: ESRB Rating: E for Everyone

17
Galaga

Original Platform: Coin-Op Arcade
Original Release Date: 1981
ESRB Rating: E for Everyone

18
Gauntlet

Original Platform: Coin-Op Arcade
Original Release Date: 1985
ESRB Rating: E for Everyone

19
Golden Axe

Original Platform: Coin-Op Arcade
Original Release Date: 1989
ESRB Rating: T for Teen

20
Gyruss

Original Platform: Coin-Op Arcade
Original Release Date: 1983
ESRB Rating: E for Everyone

21
Jetpac Refueled

Original Platform: ZX Spectrum and Commodore VIC-20
Original Release Date: Original and upgraded versions of the 1983 computer classic, Jetpac.
ESRB Rating: E for Everyone

22
Joust

Original Platform: Coin-Op Arcade
Original Release Date: 1982
ESRB Rating: E for Everyone

23
Marathon 2: Durandal

Original Platform: Apple Macintosh
Original Release Date: 1995
ESRB Rating: M for Mature

24
Missile Command

Original Platform: Coin-Op Arcade
Original Release Date: 1980
ESRB Rating: E for Everyone

25
Ms. Pac-Man

Original Platform: Coin-Op Arcade
Original Release Date: 1981
ESRB Rating: E for Everyone

26
New Rally-X

Original Platform: Coin-Op Arcade
Original Release Date: 1981
ESRB Rating: E for Everyone

27
Pac-Man

Original Platform: Coin-Op Arcade
Original Release Date: 1981
ESRB Rating: E for Everyone

28
Pac-Man Championship Edition

Original Platform: Xbox Live Arcade version of the classic arcade game with new mazes and flashier graphics
Original Release Date: Upgraded version of the 1981 classic Pac-Man
ESRB Rating: E for Everyone

29
Paperboy

Original Platform: Coin-Op Arcade
Original Release Date: 1984
ESRB Rating: E for Everyone

30
Prince of Persia

Original Platform: Apple II
Original Release Date: Upgrade/Remake of the original 1989 classic computer game.
ESRB Rating: T for Teen

31
Robotron: 2984

Original Platform: Coin-Op Arcade
Original Release Date: 1982
ESRB Rating: E for Everyone

32
Root Beer Tapper

Original Platform: Coin-Op Arcade
Original Release Date: 1984
ESRB Rating: E for Everyone

33
Rush ‘n Attack

Original Platform: Coin-Op Arcade
Original Release Date: 1985
ESRB Rating: E+10 for Everyone 10 and older

34
Scramble

Original Platform: Coin-Op Arcade
Original Release Date: 4/1981
ESRB Rating: E for Everyone

35
Sensible World of Soccer

Original Platform: Amiga
Original Release Date: 1994
ESRB Rating: E for Everyone

36
Smash TV

Original Platform: Coin-Op Arcade
Original Release Date: 1990
ESRB Rating: T for Teen

37
Sonic the Hedgehog

Original Platform: SEGA Master System and Genesis
Original Release Date: 6/23/1991
ESRB Rating: E+10 for Everyone 10 and older

38
Sonic the Hedgehog 2

Original Platform: SEGA Genesis (also Master System in Europe)
Original Release Date: 11/20/1992
ESRB Rating: E for Everyone

39
Speedball 2: Brutal Deluxe

Original Platform: Amiga
Original Release Date: 11/01/1990
ESRB Rating: E for Everyone

40
Street Fighter II

Original Platform: Coin-Op Arcade (released in the US as Street Fighter II: The World Warrior)
Original Release Date: 1991
ESRB Rating: T for Teen

41
Streets of Rage 2

Original Platform: SEGA Genesis
Original Release Date: 01/13/1993
ESRB Rating: E for Everyone

42
Super Contra

Original Platform: Coin-Op Arcade
Original Release Date: 1988
ESRB Rating: E+10 for Everyone 10 and older

43
Super Puzzle Fighter II Turbo HD Remix

Original Platform: Coin-Op Arcade
Original Release Date: Upgrade of the 1996 classic arcade game.
ESRB Rating: E+10 for Everyone 10 and older

44
Tempest

Original Platform: Coin-Op Arcade
Original Release Date: 1981
ESRB Rating: E for Everyone

45
Tetris Splash

Original Platform: PC / Xbox 360
Original Release Date: Upgrade/Sequel to the classic 1986 puzzle game Tetris.
ESRB Rating: E for Everyone

46
Time Pilot

Original Platform: Coin-Op Arcade
Original Release Date: 1982
ESRB Rating: E for Everyone

47
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles – The Arcade Game

Original Platform: Coin-Op Arcade
Original Release Date: 1989
ESRB Rating: E+10 for Everyone 10 and older

48
Track & Field (Arcade)

Original Platform: Coin-Op Arcade
Original Release Date: 1983
ESRB Rating: E for Everyone

49
Tron

Original Platform: Coin-Op Arcade
Original Release Date: 1982
ESRB Rating: E for Everyone

50
Ultimate Mortal Kombat 3

Original Platform: Coin-Op Arcade
Original Release Date: 1995
ESRB Rating: M for Mature

51
Worms

Original Platform: Amiga
Original Release Date: 1995
ESRB Rating: E+10 for Everyone 10 and older

52
Xevious

Original Platform: Coin-Op Arcade
Original Release Date: 1982
ESRB Rating: E for Everyone

53
Yie Ar Kung-Fu

Original Platform: Coin-Op Arcade
Original Release Date: 1985
ESRB Rating: E+10 for Everyone 10 and older

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