DescriptionThese games use a traditional “platforming” viewpoint where the action is seen from the side. This perspective can be used for 2D as well as 3D games, both scrolling and static.
Amstrad CPC (1986)
Cerberus is the flagship of a pirate fleet - and the player is its captain. Unfortunately the crew sold it...
Chack'n Pop is considered a predecessor of Bubble Bobble. It is a platform game where a roundish yellow creature, named...
PlayStation 2 (2003)
ChainDive is a 3D side-scrolling action game, similar to Namco's Klonoa. The player controls Shark, a mysterious man clad in...
Chainsaw the Children features the muscular hockey mask dad from Dad 'n Me with hand drawn graphics from artist Dan...
Chalk is a freeware game where the player guides a nameless character through 6 side-scrolling levels. The character itself can...
Atari 2600 (1980)
In Challenge, players take control of a duck. The duck can only move vertically until it reaches the top or...
A side-scrolling, horse racing game with pixelated graphics. You race against a maximum of 7 other horses and must win...
In the land of Lorin, Lady Ninita has been kidnapped by the evil necromancer Demiwind. Sir Burkelot has to fight...
Commodore 64 (1984)
Ten major cities on a major planet have been captured by alien savages and they have contaminated them with filth...
BBC Micro (1983)
Challenger is a side scrolling shoot 'em up with similarities to both Scramble and Defender. Like in the former the...
Commodore 64 (1986)
The universe is near from collapsing because an evil person found the source of the elements and exploits it without...
A follow-up to the original Lode Runner, with identical gameplay. This package contained 50 of the most challenging levels ever...
SEGA Master System (1994)
Vampires' population in Transilvania has increased a lot lately, and there's not enough human blood to feed them all. To...
Top games by as rated by the press:
- 96 Super Mario Galaxy 2
- 96 Super Mario Bros. 3
- 95 World of Goo
- 95 Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's Island
- 95 Pitfall II: Lost Caverns
- 94 World of Goo
- 94 World of Goo
- 94 Three Weeks in Paradise
- 94 Tekken 3
- 94 Super Mario World
Games must have at least a Critic Score of 80 to be considered.
Top games as rated by our users:
- 4.63 Ganbare Goemon 2: Kiteretsu Shogun Magginesu (1993)
- 4.62 Sonic Rush Adventure (2007)
- 4.61 Museum Madness (1994)
- 4.61 Super Mario Maker (2015)
- 4.60 Blazing Star (1998)
- 4.53 Mortal Kombat X (2015)
- 4.53 Metal Slug: Anthology (2006)
- 4.52 Sonic CD (2011)
- 4.52 Mega Man V (1994)
- 4.51 Action Soccer (1995)
Games must have at least 5 votes and a User Score of 4.0 to be considered.