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.
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...
J. J. Squawkers is a 2D arcade platform game with colorful graphics. The player controls an anthropomorphic green bird (the...
Joe is a puzzle platformer starring Joe, a jolly green blob stranded in a series of deviously-designed mazes. The only...
Commodore 64 (2007)
Joseph J. Gunn is a passionate archaeologist, who in the desert of Egypt stumbles upon an unknown pyramid. Could it...
After their exploits as Caveman Ninjas, you once again play as Joe or Mac trying to rescue various damsels in...
A fixed-screen platformer featuring a snowball as the title character, trapped in a series of caves where the chief dangers...
Another installment in the continuing adventures of our snowball hero, wherein he attempts to retain his solid phase despite the...
Joe Snow takes his wife Jill on a trip to Phlegm World, hoping to kick back for a bit after...
It's unclear who the aliens are and what they want, because we only have the title to go by, but...
Commodore 16, Plus/4 (1986)
In this single screen platform game, you play the role of a kangaroo called Joey who must move around the...
Xbox 360 (2008)
Johnny Platform's Biscuit Romp is pretty much exactly what the title suggests: a man named Johnny jumps around on Platforms,...
The year is 0373 in the new space age calendar. The earth's population is growing rapidly and people are now...
Atari 8-bit (1982)
In Journey to the Planets, you play a spacefarer who must find a way to return to his home planet....
PC Booter (1983), Lynx (1992), NES (1987), Atari ST (1986), Atari 2600 (1983), Apple II (1983), Atari 5200 (1983), Atari 7800 (1987), Atari 8-bit (1983), Palm OS (2002), Xbox 360 (2005), Macintosh (1994) and Arcade (1982)
In Joust, players take control of a knight with a lance who rides their flying ostrich (or stork, for Player...
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)
- 4.49 Castlevania: Order of Ecclesia (2008)
- 4.47 FEZ (2012)
- 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
- Comics [DEPRECATED]
- 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