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.
ZX Spectrum (1983)
Ostron is a clone of Joust.Riding an Ostrich, you must do battle with buzzard-mounted knights. Rather than shooting at them...
You are Otem, a young child who has been chosen as a sacrifice to the gods of his tribe, known...
A shadowy figure known only as Mr. Acme has hired seven hitmen to eliminate seven big-time art collectors - and...
DOS (1991), Windows (2006), Windows 3.x (1995), SNES (1992), Genesis (1992), Jaguar (2013), Amiga (1991), Atari ST (1991), 3DO (1994), Apple IIgs (1992), Symbian (2005), Zodiac (2007) and Macintosh (1993)
A young physics professor named Lester conducts a particle experiment. Suddenly, something goes wrong, a lightning strikes, and in a...
Like its predecessor, OvenBreak 2 is a 2D side-scrolling endless runner/auto-run platformer. It abandons the hook mechanic of the first...
Over The Void is a game of exploration set in a psychedelic universe. It is played as a first-person platformer...
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...
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 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)
- 4.46 FEZ (2012)
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