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.
Wii U (2014)
The Darkbots are in the process of conquering the universe and enslaving the inhabitants. Armillo's planet is also affected and...
You are brave warrior Armorik, seeking to immortalize your name in the book of Viking legends. Luckily for you, the...
Aro is a platform game in which the player controls the titular character, a small red creature, who must traverse...
Xbox 360 (2009)
A Robot's Conundrum puts the player in the role of a robot named MAIS (machine artificial intelligence system) that is...
Aro II is a shareware one or two player platform game in the same vein as Aro.The player(s) control the...
Atari 8-bit (1994)
Around the Planet is an arcade game. After many years of peace Earth faced a new threat from space. The...
Atari 8-bit (1992)
Lieutenant Max Graham is sent to the Moon in order to search an old moonbase for a super-starfighter which is...
Arthur's Wilderness Rescue is about Arthur and Mr. Ratburn's class taking a field trip to Mount Rockslide to explore the...
SEGA Master System (1996)
Chefinho is sick, and to be cured he'll need a medicine made up from six rare herbs. But they can...
Asmik is not only a name of a game-developing company, but, as we learn from this game, also a cute...
Asphyx is a short side-scrolling game in which the nameless pixelated protagonist needs to navigate a maze of tunnels and...
Side-scrolling action game in the style of Turrican and Strider. The basic storyline is that you're a top assassin (hence...
Assault On Planet Equidon is the winner of Gamedev.net's sixth edition of the annual Four Elements contest. It is a...
Assault: Retribution is a 3D run and gun platform game. Its story takes place in the year 2198. Arcadia, a...
SEGA Saturn (1995)
Antowas has created a land of striking beauty and magic, with Astal and his beloved Leda among its happy inhabitants....
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)
- 4.62 Sonic Rush Adventure (2007)
- 4.56 Pac-Man World 3 (2005)
- 4.55 Risk of Rain (2013)
- 4.50 Cave Story (2010)
- 4.50 FEZ (2012)
- 4.48 Castlevania: Order of Ecclesia (2008)
- 4.47 id: Anthology (1996)
- 4.46 Kirby Super Star Ultra (2008)
- 4.46 Sonic The Hedgehog Pocket Adventure (1999)
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
- Hidden object
- Interactive Book
- Interactive Fiction / Text Adventure
- Interactive Fiction with Graphics [DEPRECATED]
- Interactive Movie
- Japanese-style Adventure
- Japanese-style RPG (JRPG)
- Life / Social Simulation
- Managerial / Business Simulation
- Martial Arts
- Mental training
- Music / Rhythm
- Paddle / Pong
- Party Game
- Rail Shooter
- RPG Elements
- Sandbox / Open World
- Survival Horror
- Tactical RPG
- Tactical Shooter
- Tile Matching Puzzle
- Time Management
- Tower Defense
- Trading / Collectible Card
- Tricks / Stunts
- Vehicle Simulator
- Vehicular Combat Simulator
- Virtual World
- Visual Novel
- Word Construction