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.
The Impossible Game is a platform game much like Canabalt, where the stage is perpetually moving forward and the goal...
SEGA Master System (1990), Commodore 64 (1984), Apple II (1984), Atari 7800 (1987), ZX Spectrum (1985), Amstrad CPC (1986), Wii (2008), BBC Micro (1986), Electron (1986), PC-88 (1985) and Sharp X1 (1985)
You play a secret agent on a quest to stop the evil Professor Elvin Atombender, who is believed to be...
In I'm Sticky you control a sticky black blob that needs to cross an obstacle course by jumping and sticking...
In Incantation you are controlling a young wizard who has to complete several jump'n'run levels. Enemies are defeated by using...
After the Ukrainian Chernobyl disaster in 1986, scientists put forward a new hypothesis about the cause based on mascots of...
The oddly-named Moebius Goatlizard is a conversion of the SAM Coupé game Lost Disks of SAM, itself a conversion of...
Junkman breaks into the crash test center and kidnaps two of the Incredible Crash Dummies, Daryl and Spare Tire with...
ZX Spectrum (1985)
Sid the Fireman's life is ruined when he falls into a shrinking machine, whilst dealing with a fire at a...
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade differs from the two other games with the same name as it is a...
DOS (1989), Game Boy (1994), Genesis (1992), Amiga (1989), NES (1993), Atari ST (1989), Game Gear (1991), SEGA Master System (1990), Commodore 64 (1989), ZX Spectrum (1989), MSX (1989) and Amstrad CPC (1989)
As in the movie (and the more famous graphic adventure), your task is to find the Holy Grail. Before this...
Commodore 64 (1984)
Indiana Jones in the Lost Kingdom is an Indiana Jones game that isn't based on a movie. Indy is looking...
inFAMOUS: Precinct Assault is a short, 2D-sidescrolling game made to promote the release of the PlayStation 3 title inFAMOUS. Players...
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
- 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:
- 4.69 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)
- 4.55 Super Mario Maker (2015)
- 4.54 Rise of the Tomb Raider (2015)
- 4.52 Sonic CD (2011)
- 4.50 Cave Story (2010)
- 4.49 Castlevania: Order of Ecclesia (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