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.
Jelly Boy is a gelatinous humanoid pink blob on a mission throughout some strange worlds. He travels throughout such landscapes...
Game Boy (1994)
Jelly Boy is a platformer in which the player controls a pink blob with transformation abilities. In comparison to the...
Commodore 16, Plus/4 (1993)
A whimsical Mario-style game. You are a boy called Jerry and you are on a quest for some magical crystals....
Jet Ball is a Breakout-variant very similar to Arkanoid. Using a paddle and a ball, the player has to destroy...
Acorn 32-bit (1988)
Jet Fighter is a variant of Jetpac that is largely the same as the original game but features a larger...
In the year 19XX the master brain that controls all the worlds robots goes insane and launches surprise terror attacks...
Remaking the classic Spectrum game 'Jetpac' from Ultimate Play the Game, the titular hero must fly around shooting aliens, initially...
JetMizzy is a platform game where you control a jetpack-riding smiley face. On each level, the goal is to assemble...
Atari ST (1992)
First assemble your rocket by collecting the three rocket pieces with your jetpack, then fill it with fuel by collecting...
You are an explorer trying to gather green gems from more than 100 small dungeons. You have a jetpack and...
Jetpack 2 is the sequel to the 1993 DOS platform game Jetpack. The gameplay is very similar to Lode Runner...
Jetpack Christmas Special is a freeware edition of Jetpack featuring new, Christmas themed levels from the original developers. In this...
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...
JetSet Billy is a clone of Jet Set Willy, a platformer where the only goal is to collect a certain...
Atari ST (1998), Commodore 64 (1984), Atari 8-bit (1986), ZX Spectrum (1984), MSX (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...
Top games by as rated by the press:
- 97 Super Mario Odyssey
- 96 Super Mario Galaxy
- 96 Super Mario Bros. 3
- 95 Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's Island
- 95 Super Mario Galaxy 2
- 95 Super Mario 64
- 95 Pitfall II: Lost Caverns
- 94 Super Mario World
- 94 Super Mario Bros.
- 94 Super Mario All-Stars
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)
- 4.62 Sonic Rush Adventure (2007)
- 4.61 Super Mario Maker (2015)
- 4.56 Pac-Man World 3 (2005)
- 4.53 Strider 2 (1999)
- 4.52 Sonic CD (2011)
- 4.50 Metal Slug 5 (2003)
- 4.50 Cave Story (2010)
- 4.50 Ninja Gaiden (1992)
- 4.49 Castlevania: Order of Ecclesia (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