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.
Atari 8-bit (1988)
Herbert is a platform game where two players control ducks and race to be the fastest to a Stall. On...
PlayStation 2 (2002)
Gerdy, an apprentice herder, embarks on a quest to rescue his father from an evil spell. His journey takes him...
Hermes, messenger of the Olympian Gods, has been charged with delivering an important message to his father Zeus, chief of...
Hermie Hopperhead: Scrap Panic is a 2D platformer that takes inspiration from the classic Sonic and Mario games. Hermie Hopperhead...
Roderick Hero, at your service but, please, call me R. Hero. Everyone else does. This Windows version of H.E.R.O. is...
Heroes 1/4: The Tantalizing Trio is the shareware prequel to Heroes: The Sanguine Seven. The villainous Wild Hare and his...
A jail break has occurred in the city of Megatropolis and five evil supervillains have escaped. The city's last resort...
Hero Kid is a side-scrolling platform game starring a young man who must rescue his girlfriend. Each stage scrolls from...
Game Boy Advance (2002)
This is a jump 'n run game based on the movie of Nickelodeon's popular TV show Hey Arnold. The player...
Xbox 360 (2009)
Angels want control of all Heaven, Hell and everything in between. Devils want the same thing. How to settle this?...
ZX Spectrum (2005)
Interplanetary Pig Farmer Eadwig Addlethorpe owns a series of magnificent pig farms on a large planetoid in the belt of...
High-Rise Hive is a platformer where the player is a bee that tries to steal all the honey from the...
Havoc is a young traveler and treasure hunter, who roams the seas with his shipmate Tide. One day, he finds...
Game Boy Advance (2005)
It's been a long world tour for Puffy AmiYumi, one of Japan's best rock groups. All they want to do...
TurboGrafx CD (1991)
A scientist named Arnold Steiner researches the ancient civilization of Indios in Central America. However, following a breakthrough discovery, Steiner...
Based on the Osamu Tezuka's manga "Phoenix", this platformer is mostly based on the fifth volume, "Hō-ō" (later called "Karma"...
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
- 93 Super Metroid
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)
- 4.50 Cave Story (2010)
- 4.50 FEZ (2012)
- 4.48 Castlevania: Order of Ecclesia (2008)
- 4.48 A Boy and His Blob (2009)
- 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 Fiction / Text Adventure
- Interactive Fiction with Graphics [DEPRECATED]
- Interactive Movie
- Japanese-style Adventure
- Japanese-style RPG (JRPG)
- Life / Social Simulation
- Managerial / Business Simulation
- Martial Arts
- Mental training
- Music / Rhythm
- Paddle / Pong
- Party Game
- Rail Shooter
- RPG Elements
- Sandbox / Open World
- Survival Horror
- Tactical RPG
- Tactical Shooter
- Tile Matching Puzzle
- Time Management
- Tower Defense
- Trading / Collectible Card
- Tricks / Stunts
- Vehicle Simulator
- Vehicular Combat Simulator
- Video Backdrop
- Virtual World
- Visual Novel
- Word Construction