DescriptionPlatform games can be both 2D and 3D games in which jumping or climbing onto platforms on various elevations is a major focus of the game. Early platform games mostly focused on climbing onto platforms using ladders, while later games generally focus more on jumping.
PC Booter (1984), Commodore 64 (1983), Atari 2600 (1983), ColecoVision (1984), Intellivision (1983), Apple II (1984), Atari 5200 (1983), Atari 8-bit (1983), VIC-20 (1983), TI-99/4A (1983), MSX (1983), SG-1000 (1983) and Arcade (1983)
Congo Bongo is an arcade platform game similar in many ways to Donkey Kong, but with an isometric perspective. The...
Congo and Congette were a pair of monkeys happily living in the jungle. One day a magic ruby fell out...
Conker: Live & Reloaded is a combination of frantic online multiplayer action and a single-player mode, which is a remake...
Nintendo 64 (2001)
Conker the Squirrel has had a really bad day. Too much partying, too much booze - and the result is...
PC Booter (1983)
Conquest is a variant of Joust. The player starts with four lives and controls a giant bird (bigger than in...
Long ago the Crystal Palace was a thriving kingdom, however the evil war spirit Zaras appeared one day and brought...
Game Boy Advance (2002)
Construction: Action is a Pokémon-themed e-Reader application. In it, multiple cards are scanned to build a mini-platform game. The goal...
As the makers of the game describe it, Continuity is a sliding-tile puzzle platformer. Each level of game has a...
The Famicom/NES versions of Contra are an expanded port of the arcade version, developed in-house. The biggest difference is that...
Nintendo DS (2007)
Contra 4 for the Nintendo DS is a direct sequel to 1994 SNES Contra III: Alien Wars. Two years after...
Contra Force, a special forces team including Commando Burn, Smith, Beans, and Iron, protects Neo City from the terrorist group,...
Contra -ReBirth- follows on the heels of other contemporary Konami titles that revisit classic series, such as Contra 4 and...
TRS-80 CoCo (1993)
The Contras is a platform shooter based on the arcade game Contra. The main difference from the original Contra is...
A platform game with a couple of twists, the Convergence puts the player in control of two avatars, a man...
Nintendo DS (2007)
Coolrun v2.0 is a classic platform game. The protagonist must make his way through six levels while avoiding enemies such...
Top games by as rated by the press:
- 96 Super Mario Galaxy
- 96 Super Mario Bros. 3
- 95 Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's Island
- 95 Super Mario Odyssey
- 95 Super Mario Galaxy 2
- 95 Super Mario 64
- 95 Donkey Kong
- 94 Super Mario World
- 94 Super Mario Bros.
- 94 Super Mario All-Stars
Games must have at least a Critic Score of 80 to be considered.
Top games as rated by our users:
- 4.67 Ice Guys (1997)
- 4.62 Sonic Rush Adventure (2007)
- 4.53 Strider 2 (1999)
- 4.53 Sonic CD (2011)
- 4.50 Ninja Gaiden (1992)
- 4.50 Super Mario Maker (2015)
- 4.48 Rise of the Tomb Raider (2015)
- 4.45 Ratchet & Clank Future: A Crack in Time (2009)
- 4.45 Castlevania: Order of Ecclesia (2008)
- 4.45 Cave Story (2010)
Games must have at least 5 votes and a User Score of 4.0 to be considered.
Platform is part of Gameplay. This group of genres contain:
- Action RPG
- Beat 'em up / Brawler
- Board Game
- Cards / Tiles
- City Building / Construction Simulation
- Dating Simulation
- Falling Block Puzzle
- Game Show / Trivia / Quiz
- Graphic Adventure
- Hack and Slash
- Hidden object
- Interactive Book
- Interactive Fiction / Text Adventure
- Japanese-style Adventure
- Japanese-style RPG (JRPG)
- Life / Social Simulation
- Managerial / Business Simulation
- Martial Arts
- Mental training
- Music / Rhythm
- Paddle / Pong
- Party Game
- Puzzle elements
- Quick Time Events (QTEs)
- Rail Shooter
- RPG elements
- Sandbox / Open World
- Survival Horror
- Tactical RPG
- Tactical Shooter
- Tile Matching Puzzle
- Timed Input
- Time Management
- Tower Defense
- Trading / Collectible Card
- Tricks / Stunts
- Vehicle Simulator
- Vehicular Combat Simulator
- Virtual World
- Visual Novel
- Word Construction