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.
In Jetpack Jackass, the player controls a man with a jet pack. The man tries to get as high as...
Xbox 360 (2007)
As a delivery pilot for the Acme Interstellar Transport Company, you're sent to far off distant planets to deliver rocket...
This remake of the platform game of 1983 completely updates the presentation, replacing the graphics and sounds with new ones...
Atari ST (1998), Commodore 64 (1984), Atari 8-bit (1986), ZX Spectrum (1984), MSX (1985), Amstrad CPC (1985), Xbox 360 (2012), Dragon 32/64 (1985), iPhone (2011), BBC Micro (1985), Electron (1985), iPad (2011), Windows Phone (2012), Commodore 16, Plus/4 (1986), Memotech MTX (1985) and Tatung Einstein (1985)
Cult hero Matthew Smith followed up Manic Miner with a seminal platform game. Having struck it lucky in the first...
Jet Set Willy II: The Final Frontier is the remake of the second chapter of Miner Willy's adventures. In the...
Jet Set Willy: Online is an online multiplayer version of Jet Set Willy. Each player chooses a name and avatar...
Dragon 32/64 (1988)
JSW Screen Designer starts out by letting you transfer the tape-only Jet Set Willy to disk, and, as its main...
The Jetsons: Cogwell's Caper is based on the well-known Jetsons property from Hanna-Barbera. In this spin-off adventure, George Jetson is...
Game Boy (1992)
This is a multi-character platformer based on The Jetsons cartoon. Users can play as either Elroy, Judy, Jane, and finally...
As the peaceful kingdom Mythgard came close to being overthrown by the evil demon king Jardine the Mad, the Elemental...
Jill of the Jungle is the first episode of a shareware series. It is a platform game where the player...
Jill of the Jungle 2 is the second in the Jill of the Jungle trilogy. It follows the same concept,...
The final installment in the Jill of the Jungle trilogy features improved animations, new graphics, new music, new levels and...
This compilation is the complete trilogy, including:Jill of the JungleJill Goes UndergroundJill Saves the Prince
Game Boy Color (1999)
Miss Piggy, Fozzie, Rowlf, Gonzo the Great, Sam the Eagle and Swedish Chef all decide to travel back to the...
This is the second Jimmy's Lost His... title by Petri Purho but the gameplay and graphics are entirely different in...
Commodore 64 (1984)
The Golden City is being run by the evil Ilfreet who lives in an inner sanctum surrounded by guards. Problem...
Jinx is a 3D platformer for the Playstation in the vein of other 3D platformers like Spyro. The main character...
Jisaeneun Dal takes place in medieval Korea, where a peasant boy Dusu has to save his love from the grasp...
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)
- 4.50 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 Book
- 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