This page lists the newest arcade games for children and Big Kids to be added recently to the Learn4Good Games Area. We hope you share and enjoy these fun easy-to-play and more challenging arcade games with your family and friends.
Collect as many chickens as you can before time runs out in this 2 player, endless running-style game that exercises your reaction skills: Viking Breakfast is a fun side-scrolling, retro arcade game where you take on a best friend or family member in a wacky running challenge. Here, you score points for collecting as many chickens as possible along your run. Dodge and weave around dangerous obstacles, and try to be the top scoring Viking when the clock reaches zero!
Skills required: This eccentric, old-school, obstacle avoidance skill game requires very quick reactions and coordination, tactful movement, and nimble keyboard control. Good focus and concentration skills are really important as you work to avoid obstacles while simply collecting chickens.
Guide two brave knights through a grueling, 1-level, platform-based obstacle course using teamwork, timing, and fast reactions! Tiny Treasure is a very challenging, Mario-style, 8-bit pixel arcade game for 1 & 2 players. Here, you must find a small treasure chest at the end of an obstacle-filled level, and then double-back to collect 100 coins against the clock. The catch is that you must control both knights separately, yet still combine the jumping skills of both to your advantage.
Skills required: This interactive, run and jump-based action and puzzle game requires smart reflexes, savvy key control skills, sharp observation skills, good focus, discipline and dogged determination. Problem-solving thinking skills also come into play as you work to figure out the best way to guide both knights through the level and over the various ledge-based obstacles.
Defrost a huge block of ice by pushing it around a confined play area, squashing enemies, and melting the ice in a huge furnace! Lockehorn is a challenging, winter-themed arcade game for one or two players where you must help your horned alien creature to rescue his friends by skillfully maneuvering a heavy ice block around a Pacman-style battleground. Play solo in the ‘story mode’, or compete against a best friend or family member in the fast and furious, 2-player ‘battle mode’.
Skills required: This innovative and quirky action game requires fast reactions, sharp key control and obstacle avoidance skills – Keeping the ice block under control is quite difficult due to the slippery nature of the ice rink and the weight of the block. Good strategy and awareness and an opportunistic ruthless streak are also really important as you try to eliminate enemies and maneuver the ice block into position while avoiding hazards. Two player mode provides for a fun, competitive battle where you strive to defeat your opponent.
Collect all pellets and avoid ‘ghost’ baddies in this Pacman-style maze game for 1 or 2 players: Rainbogeddon is a hectic, multi-level, reactions-based arcade game offering fast-paced pixel munching fun and power ups. Guide wacky alien characters around a confined maze – collecting all of the white pixels / pellets while avoiding contact with bad guys in pursuit. Play as a solo pixel-eating hero, or enlist the help of a second character to double your chances of success.
Reasons to play this quirky reactions game: Fans of simple, maze-based, Pac-man games should enjoy the straight-forward, retro action here. Test and exercise your , hand-eye coordination, reflexes, focus and concentration skills as you dash around the colorful mazes. Hone your strategic teamwork skills in the fun two player mode!
Split your cloud-shaped hero into two separate characters, and use this special ability to your advantage in this tricky, escape-the-level platform game. Together Alone is a fun, run and jump-based action game for one or two players where you must collect crystals in order to unlock an Exit Portal in each level. Your cloud-shaped hero has a special power whereby he can split into two separately-controlled characters – and this ability can be used to help reach awkward ledges, flip switches, activate doors, and more.
Skills required: This challenging, interactive platform game requires good timing, sharp key control, dedicated focus and determination. Smart problem-solving skills and strategy is also required as you often have to carefully plan out your route through each tricky level, and decide when and where to split into two different characters. In this split form, great teamwork between the two separate characters is the key to success.
Get the ball into your opponent’s goal area in this 1 or 2 player, quirky neon version of Pong featuring elastic paddles and fast-paced action! Sling is a straight-forward yet very tricky, 2D retro ball game where you must use fast reactions to get a ricocheting ball past your opponent's elastic paddle. Playing against the computer or a best friend / family member, you take part in short, intense, first to 6 goal match-ups.
Reasons to play this reactions-based arcade game: Nostalgic fans of 80s arcade games like Pong and Atari Breakout should appreciate the classic 80s gameplay with a fun twist for added excitement. This challenging game provides a good test and exercise of your reflexes, observation & anticipation skills, keyboard control, focus and determination.
Classic escape-the-level adventure game featuring the undisputed king of platformers – Mario! Super Mario: Special Edition is a challenging, jumping skill-based Flash game where you must guide the legendary Italian plumber through 12 levels filled with familiar obstacles, hard-to-reach ledges, baddies, mushrooms, stars, and other iconic Mario features!
Skills required: In this retro-style, 2D arcade game, good hand-eye coordination, fast reactions, sharp reflexes, and nifty keyboard control skills are vitally important. As all Mario fans know, tactful movement and well-timed jumping skills are key to progressing through each obstacle and deterrent-filled level.
Collect fruit and avoid enemies in this fun and strategic, Pacman-style arcade game! Bad Ice Cream 2 is a stimulating, reactions-based skill game for one or two players where you must safely guide a determined ice cream cone around a confined, Pacman-like maze, gobbling up juicy fruit pieces while avoiding enemies. Play as a singular ice cream raider, or team up with a partner to make a deadly duo! Can you triumph in 40 increasingly-challenging levels against the clock?
Reasons to play this wacky, maze-based action game: Bad Ice Cream 2 provides a stern exercise of your reflexes, nifty keyboard skills, hand-eye coordination, observation skills, and more. Fans of classic arcade game Pac-man should enjoy the fast-paced, chasing action here. See if you can work as a team in 2 Player mode by partnering up with a best friend or family member!
Guide one or two birds through an extremely-tricky, tree-filled obstacle course in this highly-challenging skill game inspired by the phenomenally-popular Flappy Bird app! Flappy Birdies is a cool, 1 or 2 player, reactions-based skill and survival game where you must prolong the flight of one or two birds for as long as possible by guiding them through a side-scrolling obstacle course filled with tree trunks that each have a small gap for your bird(s) to fly through. You can fly solo in 1 Player Mode, or take on a friend or family member in the competitive 2 Player Mode!
Skills required: This one-button, flapping bird-themed action game is an extremely stern exercise and test of your hand-eye coordination, reaction skills, focus, concentration, determination and stamina. Getting used to the momentum-based fluttering / jumping movement of the birds can be quite tricky. Trial and error also plays a big part in improving your distance – Learn from your mistakes, and try to beat your high score with each flying attempt!
Take over an entire grid in as few moves as possible in this strategy-based, color-changing puzzler! Virus 3 is a challenging visual and skill-based, problem-solving brainteaser game for kids where you must methodically take over a whole grid by ‘infecting’ adjacent blocks with a ‘virus’ (color) until the entire area is dominated by a single color. Using careful, step-by-step actions, take control of the grid by choosing the most advantageous color each time you switch viruses. Virus 3 also offers three different board shapes to choose from, as well as nine different layouts for each shape.
Skills required: This tricky visual puzzle game provides a stern exercise of your mental toughness and stamina; high levels of focus, concentration, and determination are required here. Color coordination skills are essential as is your ability to make strategic in-game decisions.
Block removal "match 3 or more" game with a strategic twist! Wrong Block is a challenging and unusual match 3, 4 or more puzzle and treasure hunt-style game where you must remove singular colored blocks which prevent neighboring blocks from forming identical, adjacent matching groups of three or more. This is a quirky departure from normal matching puzzles where you usually swap or move blocks to make matches.
Playing against the clock, your ultimate task in each level is to move all of the pieces of a special artifact (shown to you at the beginning of the level) to the very bottom row of the grid. To do this, you must remove ‘Wrong Blocks’ as quickly and strategically as possible.
Skills required: In this fun, grid-based, point-and-click puzzle, good focus, concentration, observation skills, great determination and a sense of urgency are essential. You must carefully and methodically scan the grid in an attempt to create matching groups that would be advantageous to eliminate. Fast reactions and accurate mouse clicking skills are also important, especially against the pressure of the ticking clock!
Play a high octane, retro-style, motorcycle racing game featuring a top down view of the action on four awesome international tracks. In Wheelers, you must put your reputation on the line against savvy computer-controlled opponents in 3-lap races where pit-stopping for fuel is a vitally important task. Perform classy overtaking moves as you power toward that Checkered Flag!
Skills required: In this straight-forward, easy-to-play, online motorbike game, you must mix patience with aggressive driving in order to hit the front. Careering around at top speed at all times is a dangerous tactic – Instead, try to take corners at a slower pace, and then accelerate through the straights. Fast reactions, good hand-eye coordination and keyboard control skills are all essential in your quest to unlock and conquer all 4 circuits.
Create and eliminate adjacent matches of 3 identical blocks, and exercise your reaction speed in this fun, Tetris-themed skill game. Stack Up is a fast-paced and challenging block stacking game where your task is to carefully create horizontal, vertical, or diagonal matches of 3 or more identical blocks. Very similar to Tetris, this descending block activity features 3-block units which you must skillfully manipulate as they fall. You must hit a specified target number of valid matches (lines) in order to complete each level.
Skills / strategy required: This is a dexterity and reflex-based construction puzzle where you must react quickly to position the falling blocks to your advantage. Use good hand-eye coordination and sharp visual skills to carefully (yet swiftly) figure out where to place each block unit. Try to keep a cool head when the blocks near the top of the grid – patience is important!
Play a basic numbers sequencing game where you must turn red spheroids blue by shooting them in numerical order against the clock. Spheroids is a straight-forward, space invader-style, aiming and accuracy arcade game for younger kids (kindergarten to junior elementary student level) where you combine accurate missile fire with visual skills as you try to hit unpredictable moving spheres must be targeted in a numerical sequence. You play the role of a spaceship pilot, and must try to deactivate the numbered spheroids before the clock reaches zero.
Skills / strategy required: Pinpoint keyboard control and coordination are paramount to your success in this retro-style, vertical-firing space arcade game. Sharp visual skills, focus, concentration, and lots of enthusiasm and determination are also required as you work to take out each spheroid in the correct order. Although the clock is ticking, the best strategy is to keep your cool, and avoid wild, aimless shooting. Hitting spheroids out of sequence is far more damaging to your chances than a near miss – so try to time your shots carefully!
Ricochet War is a challenging aiming and accuracy-based shooting game for older kids that combines angle-based shooting and hazardous rebounds. In each of the 21 increasingly-tough levels, your goal is to eliminate all of the stickman enemies by firing red bullets from your gun. You must use the contours of each level to your advantage by ‘ricocheting’ your bullets toward your enemies (who are often perched on hard-to-reach ledges with other platforms and obstacles in the way of direct shots).
Skills required: In this stimulating, shooting-based skill game, focusing on the angles and remaining alert are the keys to victory. You must use the walls and objects ‘billiard-style’ - ricocheting your bullets as you would with the cue ball in a difficult escape situation. Good hand-eye coordination skills, steady mouse control and a willingness to dodge and weave around dangerous rebounds are also required traits here. Trial and error is essential as you work to learn from your mistakes, and adjust your aim accordingly.
Rainbow is a straight-forward, platform-based, maze game where you must unlock the Exit Door in each ledge-filled level by collecting the 4 pots of gold (each of which contains a colored mist above it, representing the missing colors - red, yellow, green and blue). At the beginning of each level, the entire background area is completely black and white in color – and you must restore the 4 key colors to the world in order to progress. The catch is that the collectible pots required to restore each color are often in hard-to-reach locations - and you must move boulders and other objects to gain access to the missing pots.
Skills required: In this tricky, jumping-based skill game, good focus and observation skills are vitally important as you scour each level in search of the mist-covered pots needed restore the colors to the levels. Problem-solving skills are also important as many initially inaccessible ledges must be reached by moving rocks into the correct areas. Swift keyboard control is also important on your quest through each maze-like level.
Play a challenging, endless running / flying-style game of momentum where you must stay airborne and survive for as long as possible on an intense flight through an enchanted forest. Pixle is a fun and atmospheric flying game and reaction-based skill game where you must keep the enigmatic, little ‘Pixle’ character flying through the air for as long as possible by collecting energy beads, and avoiding obstacles. Pixle begins the flight as a shapeless blob, and one of your tasks is to collect ‘combo’ balls in order to transform the little guy into a majestic character of shade.
Skills required: In this tricky, side-scrolling, survival arcade game, fast reactions must be combined with good focus and concentration skills as you try to survive and prolong the action for as long as you can. Important decision-making skills come into play from the very beginning; you must decide whether to use your computer mouse or keyboard to control Pixle's movement.
Slow down time, collect powerups, and dodge hazards in a retro-style survival quest! Operation Chaos is an 8-bit, space piloting arcade game where you must use fast mouse control to dodge blocks, enemies and other obstacles in a mad dash to stay alive. In this challenging, vertical scrolling, skill-based game, you can utilize ‘bullet time’ to slow down the action and evade enemies while guiding your spaceship safely to the end of each increasingly-difficult level. Have you got the piloting skills to complete all 10 levels?
Reasons to play: Fans of classic, 1980s-style space invaders games should enjoy the nostalgic action here. However, it's not all about the nostalgia – This game also plays as a stimulating and tricky test and exercise of your reaction skills, concentration, mouse control, determination, and will to win.
Help Panik to save the earth by bursting all the cyber bubbles: Panik in Bubble Trouble is a fast-paced, bubble shooting game of skill where you must eliminate dangerous bouncing bubbles by splitting them into smaller bubbles, and then eliminating them entirely! You play the role of Panik (a brave robo-bunny), and must accurately fire your special bubble bursting harpoon gun at the bubbles in order to split and eliminate them.
Skills required: In this fun, high-intensity arcade game, you must dodge and weave around the confined play area, keeping Panik out of danger while also positioning him in areas where he can burst bubbles. Fast reactions, sharp dexterity and nimble keyboard skills all play a part as you try to survive the onslaught of bubbles. Good concentration skills are also important – You must remain focused and ready to capitalize on each opportunity to strike!
Invasion Lite is a fast-paced, colored bubble popping arcade game for kids & teens to enjoy where you must fire bombs at invading bubbles (balls) with your Red Ball weapon situated at the bottom of a confined game grid. Utilizing fast reactions, strategy and aiming & accuracy skills, you must quickly and efficiently eliminate wave after wave of colorful enemy bubbles before they either reach the bottom of the battlefield or eliminate your Red Ball with their own missile fire.
Skills / strategy required: In this non-stop and addicting, action-packed bubble shooter game, sharp reflexes and concentration skills are really important. Dodge and weave around the oncoming enemy fire using nimble mouse control / hand eye coordination skills. A good strategy is to try to anticipate the next position of the moving enemy balls, and then fire your bombs toward that area.