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.
SEGA Master System (1991)
Running Battle is a brawler-type beat'em up game where the player has to beat up waves and waves of thugs....
In the year 2998, the brilliant Dr. Bruford is experimenting with genetic structures and radiation. He hopes to create new...
DOS (1989), NES (1987), Commodore 64 (1986), Atari 8-bit (1986), ZX Spectrum (1986), MSX (1986), Amstrad CPC (1986), Xbox 360 (2007), BBC Micro (1989), Commodore 16, Plus/4 (1989), Thomson TO (1986), Arcade (1985) and Thomson MO (1986)
Depending on which title you use, and how you interpret it, this game is about a guy who a) rushes...
Hundreds of years ago, the ruler of Transylvania, a man by the name of Monte Carlo, was sealed away by...
Game Boy Advance (2001)
The color costumed team of teen heroes travels through both space and time to thwart occurrences of evil throughout history...
In Saban's Power Rangers: Time Force the forces of evil have travelled back in time and are looting treasures from...
Game Boy Color (2001)
Power Rangers: Time Force for the Game Boy Color is a platformer based on the 2001 version of the long-running...
This is a limited edition package of Saber Marionette J: Battle Sabers which includes the game and a few bonus...
Game Boy Advance (2002)
Sabrina The Teenage Witch: Potion Commotion is a 2D side-scrolling action/adventure based on the popular TV series. The player, with...
Sack Smash 2001 is one of Dan Paladin's, who is responsible for games such as Dad 'n Me and Alien...
Sacred Gear is a side view multiplayer action game with emphasis on game play in both free-for-all and team play...
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