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Games set in a urban environment sorted by release date

There are a lot of games that take place in urban environments. Cities from any epoch (both ancient and modern) were often used as the setting, or even for the purpose, for any kind of game: simulation, strategy, action, etc. Think about a medieval town, an ancient city, a modern metropolis, a futuristic megalopolis; you can bet that someone used one of these as the setting of a successful game.

Most popular urban setting games

Road Rash
racingWindows XP/98/95
Crazy Taxi
racingWindows XP/98/95
Alley Cat
actionDOS
softporn-4

Softporn Adventure

DOS1981freewareNSFW4/5 Sierra On-Line
frogger-2

Frogger

DOS19834.1/5 Konami
murder-by-the-dozen-01

Murder by the Dozen

DOS19832.7/5 BrainBank
alleycat-splash

Alley Cat

DOS19844.3/5 Synapse Software
Alley Cat is a platform game released by Synapse Software in 1984. In Alley Cat, the player controls a cat named Freddy, who navigates an alley and various apartments in search of food and adventure. Freddy earns points by completing tasks in the apartment screens. The ultimate goal is to reach and successfully court the female cat, Felic...
bouncingbabies-1

Bouncing Babies

DOS19843.5/5
felony-02

Felony!

DOS19844/5 BrainBank
froggerjr-2

Frogger Jr.

DOS19843.6/5
borrowed-time-04

Borrowed Time

DOS19853.6/5 Interplay Productions
Borrowed Time is a graphic adventure video game developed and published by Interplay Productions. It was released in 1985 for various platforms, including the Apple Macintosh, Apple II, DOS, and Atari ST. The game is notable for its early use of digitized photos and a noir-style detective narrative.The game's story is set in the 1930s and foll...
baker-street-2

221B Baker Street

DOS19864/5 Datasoft
221B Baker Street is a turn-based strategy strategy game developed by Datasoft. 221B Baker Street is base on the tabletop game of the same name "221B Baker Street" and it plays in a very similar way, with dices, etc.
sherlockvatican-1

Sherlock Holmes: The Vatican Cameos

DOS19864/5 Magicom Multimedia
tasstimestonetown-1

Tass Times in Tonetown

DOS19863.9/5 Interplay Productions
bureaucracy-02

Bureaucracy

DOSMac OS19873.9/5 Infocom
Bureaucracy is an abandoned text-adventure game designed by Douglas Adams (yes, the writer of The Hitchhiker Guide of the Galaxy), developed and published by Infocom in 1987. Bureaucracy is a peculiar interactive fiction; the game challenges you to solve frustrating bureaucratic problems in a world populated by strange characters.
deja-vu-1-4

Deja Vu: A Nightmare Comes True

DOS19873.8/5 ICOM Simulations
king-of-chicago-02

King of Chicago

DOSMac OS19873.1/5 Cinemaware
lslarry1-1

Leisure Suit Larry 1: In the Land of the Lounge Lizards

DOS1987NSFW4.3/5 Sierra On-Line
Leisure Suit Larry: In the Land of the Lounge Lizards is the first adventure of the Leisure Suit Larry series, created by Al Lowe and published by Sierra On-Line. As a virgin male in his forties, your goal is to, well, find the woman of your dreams. In 1991 Sierra released a VGA remake.
metropolis-4

Metropolis

DOS19873.8/5 Arcadia Systems
policequest1-2

Police Quest 1: In Pursuit of the Death Angel

DOS19874.2/5 Sierra On-Line
Police Quest: In Pursuit of the Death Angel is an adventure game released in 1987 by Sierra On-Line, designed by former police officer Jim Walls. It's the first installment in the Police Quest series and is known for its realistic portrayal of police procedures.In the game, you play as Sonny Bonds, a police officer in the fictional city of Lytton, ...
roadwar2000-3

Roadwar 2000

DOS1987protected4/5 SSI Strategic Simulations Inc.
roadwareuropa-1

Roadwar Europa

DOS1987protected3.9/5 SSI Strategic Simulations Inc.
streesportsbaseball-2

Street sports baseball

DOS19873/5 Epyx
streesportsbasketball-5

Street sports basketball

DOS19873.3/5 Epyx
bardstale1-3

The Bard's Tale

DOS19874/5 Interplay Productions
The Bard's Tale 1 is the first chapter of a popular first person RPG series by Interplay. You control a group of six adventurers with the task of defeating the evil wizard Mangar the Dark. You will fight monters, explore the city of Skara Brae, solve riddles and guide your party into earning levels, gold and glory.
3stooges-1

The Three Stooges

DOS1987freeware3.6/5 Cinemaware
2400ad-4

2400 A.D.

DOS19884/5 Origin Systems
bad-dudes-02

Bad Dudes VS Dragon Ninja

DOS1988protected4/5 Data East
batmancaped-3

Batman: the Caped Crusader

DOS19884/5 Special FX
Batman: The Caped Crusader is an action-adventure video game released in the late 1980s. It was developed and published by Ocean Software and was available on various home computer systems of that era, including the Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC, Amiga, Atari ST and, of course, DOS. The game was a graphic action-adventure that combine...
corruption-0002

Corruption

DOS19884/5 Magnetic Scrolls
doubledragon-1

Double Dragon

DOS19884/5 Technos Japan