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.
Jazz Jackrabbit is the PC world's answer to Sonic the Hedgehog. In this platform game, Jazz, the hero of the...
Game Boy Advance (2002)
A cross between Bugs Bunny and Han Solo, Jazz is up to his usual world saving tricks, although this time...
Control Jazz (or his brother Spaz) blasting away all kinds of turtles and other creatures in this special edition of...
The Christmas Chronicles is the third re-release of Jazz Jackrabbit 2, following Jazz Jackrabbit 2: Holiday Hare 98 (1998) and...
The Secret Files contains Jazz Jackrabbit 2 and an additional separate episode. It features nine new levels containing new textures,...
This special CD-ROM edition of Jazz Jackrabbit contains the original six episodes, plus three new ones. These episodes ("Outta Dis...
Jazz Jackrabbit: Holiday Hare 1994 is a side-scrolling platformer starring the titular hare. Jazz must survive three areas of Holidaius...
Played all six episodes of Jazz Jackrabbit and still can't get enough? Then play this special "Christmas" edition of Jazz....
Commodore 64 (1986)
Based on the gameplay of the Arcade game Moon Patrol, you have to drive a jeep back to your base...
ZX Spectrum (1984)
This is a game adaptation of the musical version of H. G. Wells' novel The War of the Worlds. It's...
Jellyboom is the first game from the Singaporean publisher/developer Boomzap. It's similar to a number of Japanese falling block games,...
Jelly Boy is a gelatinous humanoid pink blob on a mission throughout some strange worlds. He travels throughout such landscapes...
Game Boy (1994)
Jelly Boy is a platformer in which the player controls a pink blob with transformation abilities. In comparison to the...
Atari 8-bit (1992)
The Jet Action is a vertically-scrolling shoot 'em up. Player is a modern fighter pilot. The aim is to cross...
Commodore 64 (1987)
The discovery of rich mineral deposits on Saturn's moons has made our solar system one of the most hotly contested...
You are an explorer trying to gather green gems from more than 100 small dungeons. You have a jetpack and...
Jetpack Christmas Special is a freeware edition of Jetpack featuring new, Christmas themed levels from the original developers. In this...
In Jetpack Joyride the player controls Barry, a young man who steals an experimental jetpack from supposedly evil scientists and...
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