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Miss the brainlessly clear-cut and exceedingly addictive games from the 80s? Find out which game developers feel the same. Dozens of teams are creating new games based on the old classics. Here are just a few of them.

Bugatro Gold
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Bugatron Gold is a well-designed space-shooter game borrows ideas from classics such as Galaga. In Bugatron, you must do away with the evil alien insects, which swoop and dive at your flying saucer in a assortment of formations. The polished graphics added to our enjoyment, and the sound belongings are blasting cool.

Cosmo Bots
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Cosmo Bots takes its cue from the addictive classics Jezzball and Qix. However, that's where the similarity ends, for the reason that Cosmo Bots has atypical shapes for each level, 3D rendered graphics, digital sound, new enemies, and tons of power-ups. The free account skin texture a full set of 50 levels to play, and does not compel any exclusive hardware.

Bricks Of Egypt
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At its core, Bricks of Egypt is an Arkanoid clone, but it goes away from replicating the normally imitated art of busting bricks to place a refreshing highlighting on creative level design. Sure, there's a ball and paddle, but Arcade Labs layers these comfortable basics with Egyptian-themed power-ups, bonuses and elite challenges (such as beating the water drops to obscure fire bricks or conspicuous keys to unlock new areas on the screen).

Dropheads
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Meet the Dropheads, hilarious and loveable lettering with treasure on their mind. Help these astonishing hardly guys direct the seas by matching them in groups of four or more. Then, watch them bounce off the screen. As you go, amass pieces of a treasure map and assemble them to find the clandestine loot. And with two game modes, Arcade for those who like a fast pace and Line of attack for those who like a relaxing diversion, there's a bit for everyone.

Star Defender
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Star Backer is a vertical scrolling space firearm and a spectacular clone of Space Invaders. You are a test pilot fleeting the Tornado. Your alien craft is illicit by your mouse. The ship is incomplete to development in the lower line of the play area. Star Backer possesses all of the classic facial appearance of the genre: certified and alive graphics, amazing gameplay and an earliest soundtrack.

Alpha Ball
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Alpha Ball is a entirely 3D entry into the Arkanoid/Breakout genre, featuring clear-cut pedals and addictive gameplay. Each level has built-in, absolutely 3D backward and upward functionality, with great graphics and effects. The claim also skin texture the new Defer Game aspect that lets you quit a game and come again to it later. The code has 100 levels, with chance level matching.

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