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.
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...
Alisia Dragoon is the female protagonist of this fast-paced platform game. Alisia must destroy an evil demon and avenge her...
In this tribute and fangame sequel to Alley Cat, the author has extracted that game's assets and attempted to reproduce...
A fan remake of Alley Cat, carefully styled to maintain several minor distinctions for legal purposes, this game nonetheless aims...
All Night Nippon Super Mario Bros. was a promotional item given out as a contest prize by the Japanese radio...
Based on the highly popular 80s sitcom. You take control of Rene Artois, the charismatic French man (in two player...
All Of Our Friends Are Dead is a side-scrolling platform shooter with a horror theme. There is no background story,...
Xbox 360 (2011)
(Almost) Total Mayhem is a 2D team-based action platformer that pits two teams against each other in an attempt to...
Xbox 360 (2009)
Along Came A Spider is a 2D platformer that puts the player in control of a spider who must jump...
Taking up the invitation of game author Jonas Kyratzes to test an alpha version of a game prototype he's working...
DOS (1990), Windows (2010), Genesis (1988), Amiga (1989), NES (1990), Atari ST (1989), SEGA Master System (1989), Commodore 64 (1989), TurboGrafx-16 (1989), ZX Spectrum (1989), TurboGrafx CD (1989), MSX (1989), Amstrad CPC (1989), Zodiac (2004), Xbox 360 (2009), PlayStation 3 (2011), Wii (2006), iPhone (2010), Nintendo 3DS (2013) and Arcade (1988)
You are a hero raised from the dead by the god Zeus to rescue his daughter Athena. With scenery inspired...
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
- 94 Super Mario World
- 94 Super Mario Bros.
- 94 Super Mario All-Stars
- 94 Rayman Legends
- 94 Head Over Heels
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)
- 4.52 Sonic CD (2011)
- 4.50 Cave Story (2010)
- 4.50 FEZ (2012)
- 4.48 Castlevania: Order of Ecclesia (2008)
- 4.47 id Anthology (1996)
- 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
- 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