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.
Commodore 64 (1988)
Bojo the Clown is performing at a circus, and must impress the audience by bouncing on a series of trampolines...
Bolo Mrówkojad is a side-scrolling platform game. The task of the player is to lead an anteater to the end...
Commodore PET/CBM (1980)
Bomber is a top-down shooter in which the player takes on the role of a bombardier of a B-29 Bomber...
Three Bomberman games in one collection. The featured games are Bomberman, Bomberman '93, and Bomberman World. Those three games show...
Game Boy (1995)
Bomberman is on the hunt for treasure and must bomb his way through 48 levels of caves and beasts. Use...
Windows (2010), Genesis (1991), Amiga (1991), Atari ST (1991), SEGA Master System (1991), Commodore 64 (1992), ZX Spectrum (1992), TurboGrafx CD (1992), Amstrad CPC (1991), Wii (2007), Sharp X68000 (1991) and Arcade (1990)
Mobo and Robo Bonanza are enjoying their favorite television show when the picture crackles and a shadowy figure of a...
Game Boy (1994)
Although this shares the same name as the second Bonk game for the TurboGrafx-16, this is actually a brand new...
Bookworm Adventures follows the tale of a little green worm named Lex (of the original Bookworm game) throughout 3 themed...
Lex the Bookworm is eating his breakfast, a bowl of letters, when suddenly a troubled Mother Goose appears, running and...
Bool is an early game by Mark Essen. The player needs to keep a white ball afloat in different levels...
Booloid by Mark Essen was made as a part of the Bigmound collective, and it can be considered a sequel...
Game Boy (1989)
Boomer must traverse the 8-story Tower of Zoozoon to defeat the dark lord Zoozoon himself. By digging, trapping enemies, and...
Commodore 64 (1984)
You are a Bootlegger and in your heavily armed armoured car you carry illegal Scotch to customers along various highways....
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 Samurai Shodown II
- 94 Rayman Legends
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)
- 5.00 Action Cat (1995)
- 3.31 Adventure Island (2004)
- 3.31 Adventure Island (2004)
- 3.31 Adventure Island (2005)
- 4.11 The Adventures of MicroMan (1999)
- 5.00 Adventures of Sid (2010)
- 5.00 Adventures of Sid: Xmas (2009)
- 3.70 Aero the Acro-Bat (2010)
Games must have at least 1 votes and a MobyScore of 4.0 to be considered.