What are the best 1980s games for iphone or ipad?

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    #1Ms. PAC-MAN

    Ms. PAC-MAN

    Ms. PAC-MAN is a paid Namco game available for iPhone and Android devices. Just the popular and classic game but with a new character. Face new dot enemies and hit the leaderboard anyways, as you always did.

    Apps

    iOS, Android

    $3.99

    Anthony Meyer
    Written on April 9, 2018
    "Ms. PAC-MAN is a classic. As a child, I would play this game at the arcades when mom would be shopping in the mall. While I love the game, the translation over to an iOS game iPad can become frustrating at times as it sometimes becomes unresponsible to finger swipes."
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    #2Golden Axe Classic

    Golden Axe Classic

    Rediscover one of SEGA's most popular games in this iPhone and iPad adaptation! Pick your favorite character and slash every enemy while getting power ups and riding wild beasts. 

    Apps

    iOS

    Free- with in-app purchases

    Christopher Fisher
    Written on April 12, 2018
    "This is a cool game, but it's from the 90s. Therefore, despite it being one of my favorite classics, as it doesn't fit my search criteria I will have to give it a low score."
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    #3Atari's Greatest Hits

    Atari's Greatest Hits
    Revive the best gaming age with this collection of the most popular and classic Atari games: play more than 100 games with the classic Atari controls, so the old school players can go back in time to pay their favorite games once again. 





    Games

    iOS

    Free- with in-app purchases

    Barbara Boyd
    Written on December 9, 2017
    "I am in heaven with this game. It gives me all of my favorite Atari games ranging from Astroids to Breakout and has the same graphics as before. "
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    #4Midway Arcade

    Midway Arcade

    Explore the 3D arcade and play your favorite old school games! Earn tickets and redeem them to earn prizes and compete against all your friends for the highest scores using Game Center. 

    Games

    iOS

    $0.99- with in-app purchases

    Kathleen Hunter
    Written on December 9, 2017
    "I wanted a taste of old school games preferably around 1980's. I managed to find this little app. It gives me a wide variety of retro games that I can play in one app! Which brings me hours of fun."
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    #5Pac-Man

    Pac-Man

    Pac-Man is a maze-themed arcade game designed by Toru Iwatani of Namco. It was first released in Japan as Puck-Man in May 1980. Players navigate Pac-Man through a maze containing dots, known as Pac-Dots.

    Games

    iOS, Android, Online, PlayStation Store

    Free- with in-app purchases

    Anna Sullivan
    Written on December 20, 2017
    "Well who doesn't love the original arcade PAC-MAN? The answer is no one. This app is certainly the solution to your 1980's game needs. With three game difficulties and constant updates for new mazes and challenges this app is the answer."
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    #6Double Dragon Trilogy

    Double Dragon Trilogy
    Enter Double Dragon Trilogy is a game comprised of the three installments of the franchise. It was developed and published by DotEmu and can be played on Windows, Android, and iOS devices.
    Games

    Android, iOS, Windows

    $3.49

    Amy Hu
    Written on December 14, 2017
    "This is a great throwback game. It's fun to see the old 8-bits come out, but I still prefer modern graphics."

Summary

Best What are the best 1980s games for iphone or ipad
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Ms. PAC-MANApps 10 Paid
2Golden Axe ClassicApps 8 Free
3Atari's Greatest HitsGames 7 Free
4Midway ArcadeGames 5 Paid
5Pac-ManGames 2 Free
6Double Dragon TrilogyGames 1 Paid
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