The Best Arcade PC Games of 2023

by Intel Gaming |

The Best Arcade PC Games of 2023

Immerse yourself in the vibrant and exciting realm of arcade-style gaming with these standout PC titles of 2023. From retro-inspired platformers to innovative adventures, these games offer an array of engaging experiences that blend classic arcade charm with modern gameplay.

Pizza Tower

Embark on a quirky culinary adventure with Peppino Spaghetti, a spirited Italian chef determined to save his restaurant. Drawing inspiration from Wario Land, Pizza Tower delights with its high-speed, 2D platforming action, vibrant pixel art, and dynamic challenges.

Pizza Tower Steam Trailer

SpongeBob SquarePants: The Cosmic Shake

Dive into the whimsical world of SpongeBob with this 3D platformer, and try to unravel the consequences of a cosmic mistake. Journey through colorful environments filled with familiar characters from the beloved animation, and a host of new challenges.

SpongeBob SquarePants on Steam

Pinball FX

Revisit the classic arcade thrill with Pinball FX. Engage in the art of keeping the ball in play, navigate through intricate tables, and chase the highest scores in this digital rendition of the iconic pinball experience.

Pinball FX on Steam

Clive ‘N’ Wrench

Travel through time with Clive the  rabbit and Wrench, the monkey on his back, as they embark on a 3D platforming quest through time to thwart the evil Dr Daucus. Explore various historical eras and tackle challenges and puzzles via the duo’s unique refrigerator time-machine.

Clive ‘N’ Wrench on Steam


The Grim Reaper hosts a dating show in this unique and engaging platformer in which you take on the role of a charismatic vampire looking for love. Navigate maps and traps in the reality-TV-inspired landscape with a horror twist. 

Romancelvania on Steam


Join the rebellion against a totalitarian regime in the pixel-art sci-fi world of Lunark. Take a 2D platforming adventure through diverse environments, and uncover the mysteries and secrets of this captivating and visually stunning game.

Lunark on Steam

Curse of the Sea Rats

Transform into an enchanted rat hero on a mission to break a pirate witch’s curse in this hand-drawn exploration adventure. Explore the scenic Irish coast, face formidable bosses, and unravel secrets in a rich, non-linear world filled with challenges and excitement.

Curse of the Sea Rats on Steam

These top arcade PC games of 2023, original and diverse as they are, all capture the essence of classic arcade gaming, and are enhanced with contemporary gameplay mechanics and storytelling to deliver hours of entertainment and nostalgia.