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.
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,...
Nintendo DS (2011)
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...
Top games by as rated by the press:
- 96 Super Mario Galaxy 2
- 96 Super Mario Galaxy
- 96 Super Mario Bros. 3
- 95 Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's Island
- 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:
- 4.67 Ice Guys (1997)
- 4.67 The Tomb Raider Trilogy (2011)
- 4.62 Sonic Rush Adventure (2007)
- 4.61 Super Mario Maker (2015)
- 4.56 Pac-Man World 3 (2005)
- 4.52 Sonic CD (2011)
- 4.50 Cave Story (2010)
- 4.49 Castlevania: Order of Ecclesia (2008)
- 4.48 Rise of the Tomb Raider (2015)
- 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