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.
Linux (2015), Windows (2015), Macintosh (2015), Browser (2014), iPhone (2013), BlackBerry (2013), Android (2013), iPad (2013), Nintendo 3DS (2016), PS Vita (2014), Ouya (2013), GameStick (2013) and Fire OS (2014)
The Black Duck army is trying to take over the world, and only your small squad of commandos can stop...
Commodore 64 (2013)
In Guns 'n' Ghosts, the player takes the role of the ghost hunters Trev and Georg. The goal is to...
Xbox 360 (2011)
Story and Theme The Gunstringer has no name other than being identified as the pivotal "Gunstringer". He is a skeleton...
Gustav is a small platform game made in a 72 hours for the Pixelation contest. The player controls Gustav and...
Amstrad CPC (1985)
The first thing the player/players of Gutter must do is inserting credits, using them to access the ball. In turns,...
Sinclair QL (1985)
Gwendoline is a French 2D platformer about a knight who needs to rescue his fiancée Gwendoline who has been kidnapped...
In Gyromite, you need to help a mad scientist deactivate all of the dynamite in his laboratory before time runs...
The Fuma clan protects the Holy Grail which is said to possess the power to destroy the world. When the...
Commodore 64 (1987)
Halcyon is a variant of Roc 'n Rope in which the player has to navigate around a series of stages...
Halo Zero is a 2D sidescrolling fan-made platformer, based on the 3D Halo games, similar to what Codename: Gordon is...
A single-screen, text-mode take on the BurgerTime formula: your task is to prepare oversized hamburgers by walking your character over...
In Hameln no Violin Hiki you play the role of Hamel, a sort of wanderer / adventurer whose weapon is…...
Game Boy (1992)
Hammerin' Harry: Ghost Building Company is the sequel to Hammerin' Harry.This episode has Harry fighting more than just workers. He...
Two musicians, Moeta and Goro, travel across Japan trying to gain musical stardom. Their journey in Japan takes them to...
Once there lived a sorcerer's apprentice named Hao who, day after day, did every thankless task the Great Wizard asked...
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)
- 4.62 Sonic Rush Adventure (2007)
- 4.56 Pac-Man World 3 (2005)
- 4.55 Risk of Rain (2013)
- 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
- Interactive Fiction with Graphics [DEPRECATED]
- 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