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.
ZX Spectrum (1983)
Digger Dan is a Space Panic variant.As in the original, the goal in each level (consisting of platforms and ladders)...
Dig It! is a platform game. In it, you take the role of Dug Kewl, who returns home one day...
This game, part of the Desktop Toys series, features characters from Scott Adams' popular Dilbert comic strip engaged in a...
In this unofficial sequel to the arcade game BurgerTime, the Rotten Foods (Hot Dogs, Cherries, Bananas, and their leader Mugsy,...
Timmy and his friend, Jaime go into Timmy's father's lab to watch a movie on the big screen. Little do...
Dinos and Bubbles is a child-targeted platform game, a low-budget variant of Bubble Bobble, with almost identical rules.The player (or...
Game Boy Advance (2002)
Dinotopia - The Timestone Pirates is 2D platform game in "Dinotopia" (portmanteau of "dinosaur" and "utopia") universe (humans and sentient...
PlayStation 2 (2006)
Set after the events of Final Fantasy VII and the Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children movie, Dirge of Cerberus lets...
Dirk Valentine and the Fortress of Steam is a platformer taking place in an alternate steam punk universe, in 1897....
Commodore 16, Plus/4 (1986)
A nasty old wizard has kidnapped your girl and is holding her in the grounds of his castle and in...
Commodore 64 (1984)
After giving birth to Prince William, Prince Charles and Princess Diana of the British Royal Family have decided that they...
Discer is a science fiction platform game. On the way to the planet Xarrhox the space shuttle has been damaged....
Xbox 360 (2009)
The Dishwasher: Dead Samurai is a 2-D scrolling brawler exclusive to Xbox Live Arcade. It was created by independent developer...
It's time for the Mickey Mouse parade down Main Street of Disneyland, but before things can start, the six silver...
Nintendo DS (2010)
Top games by as rated by the press:
- 96 Super Mario Galaxy 2
- 96 Super Mario Galaxy
- 95 Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's Island
- 95 Super Mario Bros. 3
- 95 Super Mario 64
- 95 Pitfall II: Lost Caverns
- 94 Super Mario World
- 94 Super Mario Bros.
- 94 Super Mario All-Stars
- 94 Rayman Legends
Games must have at least a Critic Score of 80 to be considered.
Top games as rated by our users:
- 4.69 Lode Runner On-Line: The Mad Monks' Revenge (1995)
- 4.67 The Tomb Raider Trilogy (2011)
- 4.62 Sonic Rush Adventure (2007)
- 4.56 Pac-Man World 3 (2005)
- 4.54 Rise of the Tomb Raider (2015)
- 4.52 Sonic CD (2011)
- 4.50 Cave Story (2010)
- 4.49 Castlevania: Order of Ecclesia (2008)
- 4.46 FEZ (2012)
- 4.46 Kirby Super Star Ultra (2008)
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
- 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