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.
Scale an almost impossibly-high tower, time your leaps to perfection, and survive for as long as possible in this endless-jumping, 1-level reactions game! Tower Dash is a fun yet hard, medieval-themed, action arcade game where you must leap from ledge-to-ledge up an endless tower shaft, and try to avoid falling through the abyss at the bottom of the play area. Use the power of your sword-wielding knight to propel yourself higher and to fight off any prowling monster enemies! This is a repeat-play survival challenge where you must try to beat your top score with each attempt!
Skills required: This tricky, run and jump-based action game requires good keyboard control, expert timing of your jump movements, smart reactions, good observation, and wily anticipation skills. Focus and determination are a must as you strive to defeat your high score with each dashing effort!
Dash around a confined game environment, and survive for as long as possible in your role as an egg-collecting Easter bunny! Tiny Easter Dash is a cute, holiday-themed, 8-bit platform arcade game for kids where you must grab as many Easter eggs as possible while avoiding collisions with falling mines. This is a fun, classic-style, repeat-play activity – so try to increase your top score with each ‘dash attempt’.
Skills required: This fast-paced, 1-level, run-and-jump skill game requires fast reaction skills as you attempt to dodge and weave your way around the small game environment. Sharp hand-eye coordination, concentration and anticipation skills are all really important as you keep a close eye on the falling dangers and egg positions. Great determination and stamina are also needed as you strive to better your high score with each attempt!
Fast-paced breakout action! Deflect a bouncy pinball toward a stacked wall of blocks in this high-octane, breakout-style arcade game for players of all ages! Pinball Smash Up is a challenging, ball and paddle-based survival game where you must clear all of the blocks from confined levels using a fast-paced, ricocheting steel ball! Utilize special power-ups to increase your paddle's size, slow down the pace of the ball, and blast stubborn blocks into orbit!
Reasons to play: This mouse-controlled, Arkanoid-style skill game tests and exercises your fast reactions, anticipation skills, concentration and determination as you attempt to keep the ball in play for as long as possible. Fans of intense ball and paddle-based games should enjoy the fast action. For players who like a dose of nostalgia, the gameplay here echoes that of classic 1980s arcade games such as Atari Breakout and Pong.
Play a Mario-style, platform adventure game, and help Lydia to escape her floating island prison by exploring underground mazes while simultaneously avoiding dangerous hindrances and collecting scrap metal! Tiny Island Adventure is a challenging, classic-style, escape-the-level action game where you must guide brave explorer Lydia through a series of treacherous underground levels in search of the materials she needs to get off of a floating island and return safely to Earth! Leap from ledge to ledge, and carefully navigate your way through the tricky environments with well-timed jumps and calculated movements.
Skills required: This fun platform arcade challenge requires good timing and hand-eye coordination, savvy keyboard control skills, and great determination as you attempt to keep Lydia out of harm's way. Try to keep a cool head under pressure!
Help legendary platform superstar Sonic the Hedgehog (and his buddies) to navigate through side-scrolling levels filled with familiar foes, moving ledges, gold rings, cool power-ups, and powerful Boss characters! Ultimate Flash Sonic is an addicting, action-packed, run and jump arcade game inspired by the classic 1990s console games where Sonic must dash and smash his way through levels filled with ‘Badnik’ enemies, moving obstacles, vertical loops, breakable walls, spiky hindrances, and more! Start your adventure as one of 4 iconic characters: Sonic, Tails, Knuckles or Cream.
Skills required: This hectic 2D platformer requires a combination of sharp reflexes, super swift keyboard control, pinpoint timing, and good anticipation skills as you attempt to keep your hero out of harm's way. Sonic and the other characters famously move at high speed, so you use very fast reactions to keep them traveling through the level at pace.
Destroy the mother ship and prevent the aliens from devouring the city in this space invaders-style action game! Alien Eradicate is a straight-forward, classic-style, mouse-clicking arcade game where your task is to rid the game screen of the descending enemy ships in each level. You must stop the smaller ‘minion’ ships from eating up the terrain, and also launch your own missiles at the ‘mother ship’ boss at the same time.
Reasons to play: This online action game requires focus, determination and accurate shooting. Nostalgic fans of retro / 1980s space invader games should enjoy the familiar gameplay as they go to battle with hordes of enemies that approach from the top of the game screen.
Play a fast-paced, classic snake-based reactions game, and relive a 90s gaming phenomenon! Retro Snake is a straight-forward yet very tricky, skill-based survival game with simple graphics where you must guide a fast-moving, snake-like pixel creature around a confined play area, and gobble up as many blue squares as possible. The catch is that your snake's tail gets longer with each meal, and you must avoid contact with your tail and the outer walls!
Reasons to play this 2D action game: Test your focus, concentration, anticipation and reaction skills as you dart around the play area on the hunt for more pixels to eat! This version may well be inspired by the legendary ‘Snake’ app, which was the first game on many early cellphones in the late 1990s and early 2000s (ask a nostalgic grownup – who may have spent countless hours on Snake back in the day!).
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!