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.
Commodore 64 (1990)
30 Billion colonists live on the planet Hegira. The planet's major source of energy, the EFU (Energy Fusion Unit) is...
Lt. Ellen Ripley is sleeping in the cryogenic chamber aboard the spaceship Sulaco. A fire breaks out in the chamber,...
Alien³ on the NES is similar to Probe Software's adaptations of the film on other systems. While using the same...
This remake for the MSX 2 computer of the monochromatic 8-bit isometric classic adds colors and fixes some of the...
Amiga CD32 (1994)
Alien Breed Special Edition & Qwak is a compilation which includes the following games on one CD:Alien Breed: Special Edition...
Nintendo 3DS (2013)
Ex commando Really Shooter and his mother Poor Mama is running the cleaning service Clean House together. Sometimes when aliens...
Alien Legion is a side scrolling platform shooter similar to Hewson's Exolon which was released a few years earlier. Earth...
Alien Panic is a variant of Space Panic. Set in an abandoned construction site, the game is a single screen...
Commodore 64 (1982)
Alien Panic 64 is a single screen platform game where the aim is to get three aliens from the top...
Xbox 360 (2009)
Alien Pyramid Challenge! is a puzzle based platformer that has the players alien character trapped in an ancient Egyptian pyramid...
Alien Rampage is a 2D side-scroller with large animated sprites and multiple layers of parallaxing backgrounds.You are a lone angry...
Whereas most platforms, including the MSX, received their own versions of Activision's Aliens, Square gave Japanese MSX users a unique...
Nintendo DS (2011)
Aliens: Infestation is a side-scrolling action/platformer that takes heavy inspiration from Nintendo's Metroid series and from latter-day Castlevania side-scrollers. Infestation...
You must kill off endless waves of aliens. You do this by flying around a screen (using your rocket pack)...
Commodore 64 (1996)
Alioth is a sci-fi platform game set on the planet of the same name. After an unsuccessful scientific experiment, a...
Top games by as rated by the press:
- 96 Super Mario Galaxy 2
- 96 Super Mario Galaxy
- 96 Super Mario Bros. 3
- 95 Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's Island
- 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:
- 4.67 The Tomb Raider Trilogy (2011)
- 4.62 Sonic Rush Adventure (2007)
- 4.61 Super Mario Maker (2015)
- 4.56 Pac-Man World 3 (2005)
- 4.52 Sonic CD (2011)
- 4.50 Cave Story (2010)
- 4.49 Castlevania: Order of Ecclesia (2008)
- 4.48 Rise of the Tomb Raider (2015)
- 4.46 Kirby Super Star Ultra (2008)
- 4.46 FEZ (2012)
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