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.
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...
The followup to Joust, where players take control of a knight with a lance who rides a flying ostrich like...
A colourful but resource-efficient unauthorised fan remake of an arcade classic, all of the salient elements remain from the absurd...
Juggler is an action game where the player controls a magician who can create large floating bubbles. The object of...
PlayStation 3 (2014)
Windows 3.x (1997)
A collection of five mini-games based loosely on the movie of the same name.All of the games are standard arcade-reflex...
Jump is a platform game with retro style graphics that remind you of the computer games from the 1980's. The...
Xbox 360 (2009)
A giant Iron Crab has appeared, and is dropping bombs all over the place. Someone needs to stop it, and...
Jumper! is a freeware platform game starring Ogmo, a creature created in a lab by the army as a weapon...
Jumper: Redux is Matt Thorson's freeware remake of one of his earlier releases, a platform game starring a mutant creature...
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)
- 4.54 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)
- 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
- 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