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.
Maverick is an action game with retro-style graphics. The player controls a cowboy who must make his way through 15...
Maverick Bird is a fangame based on Flappy Bird with the visual aesthetics of the developer's previous game Super Hexagon....
Game Boy (1992)
In Max, sequel to The Adventures of Star Saver, the player takes control over Max and has to save the...
Max 2 is a simple freeware 2D platform shooter. Aliens kidnapped the protagonist's wife, Jane. Max has only one hour...
Game Boy Color (1999)
Maya the Bee & Her Friends is the first game based on Maya the Bee, a world famous German book,...
SEGA Master System (1987)
You are trapped in a twenty-level maze, and your job is to make your way toward the bottom, and get...
Maziac is a freeware game created using GameMaker 5 development package. The game casts the player as Samantha - the...
Dr. Hell's robot army has destroyed Tokyo, and now only Kouji Kabuto, and the giant robot Mazinger Z, can stop...
The story takes place in 1999 where a Bio-Beast by the name of Godkaiser Hell has reigned supreme over Earth,...
McDonald's Fairies and Dragons is a series of games given away with their 'Happy Meals'. The full range consists of...
McDonald's Treasure Land Adventure is a side-scrolling adventure starring Ronald McDonald.After finding a piece of a treasure map, the yellow...
Game Boy Advance (2003)
Welcome to the world of MedaBots. MetaBots are robots that can have various parts upgraded and swapped to change and...
Medieval Combat: Age of Glory is Gameloft's first side-scrolling 2D beat-em-up. No background story is offered, just seven fantasy-styled characters...
Atari 2600 (1982)
You are a member of MegaForce and have been sent to the city of Sardoun. Sardoun is under attack and...
It is up to the blue robot Megaman to stop the plot of Dr. Wily, the maverick lab assistant, by...
Top games by as rated by the press:
- 96 Super Mario Galaxy 2
- 96 Super Mario Bros. 3
- 95 Super Mario All-Stars
- 94 Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's Island
- 94 Super Mario World
- 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)
- 3.35 Adventure Island (2005)
- 3.35 Adventure Island (2004)
- 3.35 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.