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Side-Scrolling

Description

Used to describe any game where the main setting of gameplay involves the player character moving from one side of the playfield to the other horizontally for a length of time. The screen may scroll to the opposite direction continuously, or just when the player character reaches the edge of the screen, enlarging the area or opening a new one. Side-scrolling perspective is often entirely two-dimensional; however, some side-scrolling games (particularly beat-'em-ups) may allow limited movement into the depth of the screen. Side-scrolling perspective is common for most 2D platformers, as well as many 2D shooters and action games in general.
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Choplifter HD: Arrowhead Chopper Windows Front Cover

Windows (2012)

The Arrowhead DLC adds a new helicopter to the main game. The titular Arrowhead has unique radar capabilities, which show...

Choplifter HD: Night Avenger Chopper Windows Front Cover

Windows (2012)

The Night AvengerDLC adds a new helicopter to the main game. While the titular Night Avenger has no special skills,...

Choplifter HD: Ostrich Chopper Windows Front Cover

Windows (2012)

The Ostrich DLC adds a new helicopter to the main game. Like the close sounding Bell Boeing V-22 Osprey, the...

Choplifter HD: Zombie Zombie Zombie Windows Front Cover

Windows (2012)

The free Zombie DLC adds five new missions to the main game. As the name suggests, those are themed around...

Game Boy (1994) and Game Gear (1993)

In this third installment of the Choplifter series, it is once again your job to fly your helicopter through enemy...

Choplifter III: Rescue Survive SNES Front Cover

SNES (1994)

Choplifter III for the SNES features entirely different levels from the Game Gear and GameBoy versions, and plays slightly different...

Choplifter II: Rescue Survive Game Boy Front Cover

Game Boy (1991)

In this sequel to Choplifter!, it is once again your job to fly your helicopter through several shoot'em-up levels and...

Chop N' Drop PlayStation Front Cover

PlayStation (2003), Game Boy Advance (2003), Amiga (1988), Atari ST (1988), Commodore 64 (1987), ZX Spectrum (1987), Amiga CD32 (1994), Amstrad CPC (1988) and Wii (2008)

International Karate + (IK+) is a simple side-on beat 'em up. 3 characters appear on the screen - either 1...

Commodore 64 (1985)

In this horizontal scrolling shooter with the screen scrolling constantly from right to left, you are the pilot of a...

Chopper Command Atari 2600 Front Cover

Atari 2600 (1982)

Chopper Command is a side scrolling shooter. As the pilot of a helicopter gunship, your mission is to protect the...

Chopper Commander Commodore 64 Front Cover

Commodore 64 (1988)

Three of the Free Continents are under the rule of the Evil Empire and to make matters worse the Empire...

Atari 8-bit (1982)

The first game of design icon Sid Meier within MicroProse Software puts you in the seat of helicopter to rescue...

Commodore 16, Plus/4 (1986)

Your mission in this side view horizontal scrolling shooter is to blast as many waves of enemy aircraft as you...

MSX (1984)

The Choro Q video game is based on Takara's Choro Q cars (also known as Penny Racers). In each level...

Christmas Collection Commodore 64 Front Cover

Commodore 64 (1989), ZX Spectrum (1989) and Amstrad CPC (1989)

In 1989 this collection would have been a nice Christmas gift. At least this is what the title tells us....

Windows (2004)

Christmas Conquest 1 is a 2D platformer, made as a prototype for a Christmas game-making competition. The gameplay is similar...

Windows (2005)

Christmas Conquest 2 is a 2D platform game with gameplay similar to the Mega Man games. Just like in the...

Christmas Crisis CD-i Front Cover

CD-i (1995)

Christmas Crisis is a 2D plaftorm game with a Christmas theme. The player plays as Santa Claus and has to...

Windows (2008)

Christmasdius is a retro-style side-scrolling shooter score attack game created for Christmas 2008. The player controls Santa Claus, flying on...

Christmas NiGHTS into Dreams... SEGA Saturn Front Cover

SEGA Saturn (1996)

Christmas NiGHTS into Dreams... is essentially a demo that was given away through various promotions and magazines. While it may...

ExEn (2004)

Help the small goblins to rescue Santa Claus who has been poisoned by a malefic substance. Not he wants to...

Chris Unarmed Xbox 360 Front Cover

Xbox 360 (2009)

Mango's monsters are causing chaos throughout the land. The only one who can stop these cute, yet pointy creatures is...

The Chronicles of Omega Atari ST Front Cover

Amiga (1990) and Atari ST (1990)

The Chronicles of Omega is a side-scrolling platformer in which demons took control over the village Omega. The player takes...

ZX Spectrum (1987)

This shoot 'em up resembles many others, but was released at budget price. You're in control of space craft Chronos,...

Chronos Twin Nintendo DS Front Cover

Nintendo DS (2007) and Nintendo DSi (2010)

When a mysterious alien being arrives on planet Skyla, the planet's inhabitants tried to make peace with it. However, its...

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