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.
Help an acrobatic space travel hero to collect batteries for his spaceship to ultimately rescue his girlfriend in this challenging, ‘escape-the-level’ puzzle game: Max Savior is a fun, multi-level, problem-solving arcade game for kids and teens where you play the role of Max – an astronaut who must maneuver crates, flip switches, leap onto platforms, and more in order to reach the Exit Door.
Skills required: This tricky, platform-based brain teaser requires tactful keyboard control and sharp coordination skills as you attempt to navigate through the confined, obstacle-filled environment. Alert analytical thinking and strategic planning skills are also required to escape the levels.
Play 8 awesome, interactive mini games with retro ‘8-bit’ graphics in this nostalgic, 80s-style compendium game! Retro Redux is an innovative arcade extravaganza offering 8 individual mini-games en masse with simple controls and old-school 2D graphics. Prepare to play as a valiant, Mario-style knight; shoot down enemy fighter planes; blast robots in confined mazes, collect coins ‘pacman-style’, and more!
Reasons to play this nostalgia-driven action game: If you were born after the turn of the century, this might be a fun game to immerse yourself in – If even to re-live the types of games your parents and grandparents would have played back in the day! And to nostalgic players of that great era – we hope you enjoy the dejavu graphics and classic game play. Exercise and test your reaction skills, focus, anticipation skills, and determination! Play all 8 – and find your favorite mini-game!
Collect top hats and escape levels in this very cool 2D retro, run-and-jump arcade game: Obtain Hats For Glory is a fun and addicting multi-level, 8-bit platform game for kids, teens & nostalgic adults where you guide a leaping stick figure around multiple confined levels, collecting cool top hats as you progress. Working for the enigmatic gentleman ‘Chapsworth’, you must leap from ledge to ledge, flip switches, activate moving platforms, collect keys to open doors, and more.
Skills required: Like in many Mario-style / skill-based puzzle games, good timing is hugely important here as you tactfully jump from one platform to the next – especially in later levels when you must activate moving ledges in sequence. Sharp problem-solving skills, fast reactions and expert keyboard control are also vital. Smart strategy comes into play as you plot your route around the multiple, maze-like levels.
Exercise your hand-eye coordination and reaction speed! Xenocrate 2 is an interactive, ball & paddle-based block breaking game for one or two players where you must deflect a bouncy ping pong ball toward a wall of blocks at the top of the play area. Play 20 increasingly-difficult brick breaking championship levels, random ‘once-off’ levels, or design your own fun-filled challenges!
Reasons to play this fun ball-based action game: Test and exercise your coordination, fast reactions, focus, concentration, anticipation skills and stamina under pressure as you try to keep up with the fast-ricocheting ball. Fans of classic 80s-style arcade games such as Atari Breakout, Pong and Arkanoid should enjoy the retro gameplay here. You can also unleash your creative engineering skills in the ‘create your own’ mode.
Strategically alter the game environment to create a path that allows a hungry cat to reach a tasty hamburger in 40 increasingly-difficult levels! Burger Cat is a tricky, point and click, retro platform-based puzzler where you must quickly and tactfully change each level by adding blocks, removing ledges, injecting trampolines and other objects. Your ultimate task is to ensure the path is clear for your trundling cat to reach the tasty burger it craves!
Skills required: This highly-challenging, interactive brain teaser game requires a blend of physical and mental skills. Fast reactions, sharp timing, accurate mouse-clicking, and good observation and anticipation skills are all key to your success here. Focus, concentration, shrewd analytical thinking skills, great determination and lots of stamina are essential on the mental side of problem solving. Figuring out the ideal path for your cat requires plenty of trial and error, especially in later levels.
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.