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.
A simple little game that is a later reworking of the ancient game, Thrust. With the full effects of gravity...
TurboGrafx CD (1992)
Exile: Wicked Phenomenon is a sequel to Exile, following once again the adventures of the series' protagonist, the Middle Eastern...
Nintendo DS (2008)
Exit DS consists of over 100 levels in which the player takes control of Mr. Esc who must rescue people...
In Exit Path, the player must run and jump through various deadly obstacles to reach the their freedom. If the...
In the game you have to stop mutant Lord Sluggo. You and five of your comrades are not mutants as...
Atari 2600 (1983)
You are a UFO. You must shoot tall and short towers above ground. You can shoot the short ones on...
Based on the American animated television series of the same name that ran between 1993 and 1994, this game puts...
Windows 3.x (1995)
Based on the movie by the same name, Expect no Mercy follows the same plot. In a future world, The...
Xbox 360 (2010)
Experiment 12 was a success, it seems. What's next? Experiment 13, where even more deadly hazards await the inmates trying...
Explodin Crapola: Helicopter Cacophony II is an action game, where the player controls a helicopter and must perform several missions,...
Commodore 64 (1990)
Exploding Wall is inspired by the arcade game Arkanoid where you control a bat at the bottom of the screen,...
Atari ST (1990)
Exterminate is a side scrolling shoot em up game. On a far away planet the forces of evil have begun...
Game Boy Advance (2002)
When Extreme Ghostbusters Roland and Garrett have been kidnapped by the half-demon, half human Count Mercharior, it's up to the...
Xbox 360 (2011)
Extreme Skill is one of the many one-button always-running platformers reminiscent of Canabalt or The Impossible Game. Using only the...
Exzisus is a side view horizontal scrolling shooter where you must fly over various worlds destroying alien invaders and the...
PlayStation 2 (2003)
Eye Toy: Play is a set of games for your Eye Toy camera. 12 games are included, each one unique....
PlayStation 2 (2004)
EyeToy: Play 2 is the sequel to the first EyeToy: Play game and includes 12 new mini-games to play using...
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 Three Weeks in Paradise
- 94 Super Mario World
- 94 Super Mario Bros.
- 94 Super Mario All-Stars
- 94 Street Fighter II Turbo
- 94 Rayman Legends
- 94 Earthworm Jim: Special Edition
Games must have at least a Critic Score 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 (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)
- 3.38 Aero the Acro-Bat (2002)
- 5.00 aliEnd (2012)
Games must have at least 1 votes and a User Score of 4.0 to be considered.