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Side-Scrolling

Description

Used 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.
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Super Mario Advance Game Boy Advance Front Cover

Game Boy Advance (2001) and Wii U (2014)

This game consists of Super Mario Bros. 2 and Mario Bros. together in one Pak. There's all the running, jumping,...

Super Mario All-Stars SNES Front Cover

SNES (1993)

Super Mario All-Stars is a collection of previously released Super Mario NES platform games. Each title is presented with its...

Super Mario All-Stars: Limited Edition Wii Front Cover

Wii (2010)

In celebration of the 25th anniversary of Super Mario Bros., Super Mario All-Stars Limited Edition is a special release of...

Super Mario Bros. Game Boy Advance Front Cover

Game Boy Advance (2004), NES (1985), Wii (2006), Nintendo 3DS (2011), Wii U (2013) and Arcade (1986)

The Princess has been kidnapped by the evil Bowser, and it is up to Mario and brother Luigi to save...

Super Mario Bros. 2 NES Front Cover

NES (1988), Wii (2007), Nintendo 3DS (2012), Wii U (2013) and Arcade (1988)

This release of Super Mario Bros. 2 is completely different from its original Japanese counterpart, originating in the West and...

Super Mario Bros. 2 NES Front Cover

Game Boy Advance (2004), NES (1986), Wii (2007), Nintendo 3DS (2012) and Wii U (2013)

The Princess has been kidnapped by King Koopa (again) and it's up to Mario and Luigi to save her (again)....

Super Mario Bros. 3 Game Boy Advance Front Cover

Game Boy Advance (2003), NES (1988), Wii (2007), Nintendo 3DS (2013), Wii U (2013) and Arcade (1990)

Bowser is back, and along with the Bowser kids, he's out to spoil Mario's day once again. This time, along...

Super Mario Bros. Crossover Browser Front Cover

Browser (2010)

The iconic 8-bit platformer Super Mario Bros. is a frequent well to draw game mash-up inspiration from (exhibit a, exhibit...

Super Mario Bros. Deluxe Game Boy Color Front Cover

Game Boy Color (1999) and Nintendo 3DS (2014)

The Mushroom Kingdom has been invaded by the Koopa, a tribe of turtles who possess dark magic. Their king Bowser...

Super Mario Bros. X Windows Front Cover

Windows (2009)

Super Mario Bros. X is an unlicensed freeware game based on the early Mario console games. The game's included world,...

Windows (2004)

Hankering for some old-school platforming action with no clue as to New Super Mario Bros.' release on the horizon, what's...

Arcade (2003)

Super Mario Fushigi no Janjanland is a medal game based on Super Mario Advance 4: Super Mario Bros. 3. The...

Super Mario Galaxy 2 Wii Front Cover

Wii (2010)

Mario returns to the stars as the everlasting villain Bowser has kidnapped Princess Peach once more, this time while she...

Super Mario Land Game Boy Front Cover

Game Boy (1989) and Nintendo 3DS (2011)

Super Mario Land, the plumber's first outing on the Game Boy, is a side-scrolling platformer much in the vein of...

Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden Coins Game Boy Front Cover

Game Boy (1992) and Nintendo 3DS (2011)

Second in the Game Boy's line of Mario games, this one takes the evolutionary steps that Super Mario 3 for...

Super Mario World SNES Front Cover

SNES (1990), Wii (2006), Wii U (2013) and Arcade (1991)

Mario is having a vacation in Dinosaur Land when he learns that Princess Peach Toadstool has been kidnapped by the...

Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's Island SNES Front Cover

SNES (1995)

The events of Yoshi's Island take place in the past. Mario was one of two twin brothers whom the evil...

Super Mario World: Super Mario Advance 2 Game Boy Advance Front Cover

Game Boy Advance (2001) and Wii U (2014)

Mario and his brother Luigi are back for this second Super Mario Advance title: the first being a remake of...

Browser (1996)

In Super Masao, you play an oddly familiar looking plumber. You get to explore a world filled with dangerous turtles...

Super Meat Boy Linux Front Cover

Linux (2013), Windows (2010), Xbox 360 (2010) and Macintosh (2011)

Meat Boy is a small sentient cube of meat. He loves his girlfriend Bandage Girl, a girl made of bandages,...

Windows (2011)

This ultra edition is a retail release of a game that was previously only available through digital download. It contains:...

Super Meat Boy (Ultra Rare Edition) Windows Front Cover

Windows (2011)

This ultra rare edition contains: Super Meat Boy (Ultra Edition) Super Meat Boy T-Shirt

Super Metroid SNES Front Cover

SNES (1994), Wii (2007) and Wii U (2013)

After having defeated Mother Brain, the leader of the Space Pirates who wanted to use alien creatures known as Metroids...

Super Ninja Boy SNES Front Cover

SNES (1991)

One day a spaceship came down from the heavens and into the skies of Chinaland. It began broadcasting an image...

SNES (1994)

Super Ninja-kun tells another story in Ninja-kun series. Ninja’s girlfriend was kidnapped by a demon and it’s up to the...

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