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.
Over The Void is a game of exploration set in a psychedelic universe. It is played as a first-person platformer...
Owlboy is described a 'hi-bit' game, a title with 16-bit-style visuals where you can fly and explore a world in...
Oxymous Prime is a hybrid between a shot'em up and a platform game, developed with RPG Maker VX and released...
Commodore 64 (1984)
In this game, players control Ozzy who was forced to land his spaceship on a planet after it ran out...
An evil wizard has ruined a once-peaceful land, and the Pac Brothers must save it. In this Bubble Bobble style...
Amstrad CPC (1986)
As a diver you explore the calm waters of the Pacific in a search of hidden treasures. Starting at the...
Atari 2600 (1983)
Pac-Kong plays very similar to Donkey Kong. The player controls an "adventurer" (called Kong in some versions of the game)...
Packrat is a sidescrolling game in which you collect the coins or buttons and get points. There is a multiplayer...
Lynx (1991), Amiga (1989), NES (1985), Atari ST (1989), Commodore 64 (1988), TurboGrafx-16 (1989), ZX Spectrum (1989), MSX (1989), Amstrad CPC (1988), Sharp X68000 (1994), Wii U (2014), Arcade (1984) and PC-8000 (1985)
Pac-Land is a side-scrolling 1-2 player game with a cartoony feel to it. Now equipped with arms, face, and legs,...
Nintendo 3DS (2013)
Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures is a 2.5D side-scrolling platform game based on the 2013 animated TV series of the...
Atari ST (1991)
Paco has become stranded on the planet Mineoes and since he is broke he has to collect gems to afford...
Inspired by Seiklus and Velella, Painajainen is a short freeware platformer created in 2 weeks for a Finnish development competition....
ZX Spectrum (1984)
As the rap-style manual explains, this traditional platform game sees Panama Joe attempting to collect treasure from Montezuma's Palace, by...
Pandaland is a short retro-styled platformer based on the Swedish indie pop subculture of "pandas". You play as the panda...
Pang Pom's is a single screen platform game in which players must burst all of the balloons on the screen...
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)
- 4.52 Sonic CD (2011)
- 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)
- 4.45 Ratchet & Clank Future: A Crack in Time (2009)
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
- 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