DescriptionUsed 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.
Counter Attack is a clone of the arcade game Scramble where the player is seeking revenge for the bombing of...
Cowboyana tells the tales of Billy Blue and Rufus Red as cowboys in the Wild West. They spend their days...
In this game you play the role of a young gunslinger who travels the land fighting baddies and playing mini...
Game Boy Advance (2003)
After returning the world to normal size in Crash Bandicoot: The Big Adventure, Crash must return to action to save...
Game Boy Advance (2002)
Crash Bandicoot makes his first appearance on the Game Boy Advance, in this, his 5th adventure against arch nemesis, Dr....
PlayStation 3 (2008)
Crash Commando is a 2D side-scrolling multiplayer shooter pitting two commando factions (blue and red), the Grunts and the Jarheads,...
Atari 2600 (1983)
The object of this game is to use your flying sub, the Sea Hunter, to destroy enemies and get treasures.You...
Game Boy Advance (2007)
Neo Cortex is back and has corrupted the Tiki powers of Wumpa Island to create hundreds of strange, titanic monsters!...
ZX Spectrum (1989)
This compilation from the December 1989 edition of the Spectrum magazine Crash! came in a larger case than they usually...
Moorhuhn Action: Im Anflug is an arcade side-scrolling shooter with the famous Moorhuhn character. An unknown extraterrestrial power has stolen...
Moorhuhn Indy, the chicken treasure hunter, goes on a journey to the SingSong Monks‘ monastery in order to obtain the...
Once more, Moorhuhn takes a big leap into a new genre. The first Moorhuhn Jump & Run platform game takes...
In 1980, Nichibutsu released Crazy Climber, in which players control a man attempting to scale a series of buildings using...
The premise of Crazy Gravity is simple: The player controls a space shuttle which has the assignment to transport containers...
Control a mouse in a maze full of cats trying to eat it. Crazy Pet 2 is a Pacman clone...
In Cream Wolf you are a werewolf ice cream truck driver. Every last few days before the full moon, you...
Top games by as rated by the press:
- 96 Super Mario Galaxy 2
- 96 Super Mario Bros. 3
- 95 Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's Island
- 94 Super Mario World
- 94 Super Mario All-Stars
- 94 Street Fighter II Turbo
- 94 Samurai Shodown II
- 94 Rayman 2: The Great Escape
- 94 Cave Story
- 93 Wizball
Games must have at least a MobyRank of 80 to be considered.
Top games by as rated by our users:
- 5.00 2 Games in 1: Disney Princess + Disney's The Lion King 1 ½ (2004)
- 5.00 2in1 Pack: Battle Arena Toshinden - Fatal Fury 3 (1999)
- 3.31 Adventure Island (2005)
- 3.31 Adventure Island (2004)
- 3.31 Adventure Island (2004)
- 4.11 The Adventures of MicroMan (1999)
- 5.00 Adventures of Sid (2010)
- 5.00 Adventures of Sid: Xmas (2009)
- 3.41 Aero the Acro-Bat (2002)
- 5.00 aliEnd (2012)
Games must have at least 1 votes and a MobyScore of 4.0 to be considered.