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.
Bally Astrocade (1982)
Cosmic Raiders is a side-scrolling shoot 'em up similar to Defender. Like in that game the player's space ship can...
Commodore 64 (1987)
There is a battle taking place on the planet of Cybor between two giant robots representing two races from the...
Once again the universe is at peril from invaders from beyond, but this time their target is Earth! Galivan and...
Cosmo Ranger: S.O.L. AD 2000 is a futuristic sci-fi driven side-scrolling platform and elevators’ style shoot em’ up action game....
Counter Attack is a clone of the arcade game Scramble where the player is seeking revenge for the bombing of...
Covetous is a short game for the Ludum Mini-Dare 20 event with "Greed" as the theme. The player guides an...
Cowboyana tells the tales of Billy Blue and Rufus Red as cowboys in the Wild West. They spend their days...
Villatown has been under siege by a local gang known as the Scorpions. A rumor began to spread that the...
Game Boy Advance (2003)
After returning the world to normal size in Crash Bandicoot: The Big Adventure, Crash must return to action to save...
Game Boy Advance (2002)
Crash Bandicoot makes his first appearance on the Game Boy Advance, in this, his 5th adventure against arch nemesis, Dr....
PlayStation 3 (2008)
Crash Commando is a 2D side-scrolling multiplayer shooter pitting two commando factions (blue and red), the Grunts and the Jarheads,...
Atari 2600 (1983)
The object of this game is to use your flying sub, the Sea Hunter, to destroy enemies and get treasures.You...
Game Boy Advance (2007)
Neo Cortex is back and has corrupted the Tiki powers of Wumpa Island to create hundreds of strange, titanic monsters!...
ZX Spectrum (1989)
This compilation from the December 1989 edition of the Spectrum magazine Crash! came in a larger case than they usually...
As the title suggests, Crayon Physics is a puzzle game of crayons and physics. The goal for each of the...
Commodore 64 (1983)
You are a caveman and while out with a large hunting party, you are ambushed by a sabre-tooth tiger and...
Moorhuhn Action: Im Anflug is an arcade side-scrolling shooter with the famous Moorhuhn character. An unknown extraterrestrial power has stolen...
Top games by as rated by the press:
- 96 World of Goo
- 96 Super Mario Galaxy 2
- 96 SoulCalibur
- 95 World of Goo
- 95 Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's Island
- 95 Super Mario Bros. 3
- 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:
- 4.69 Lode Runner On-Line: The Mad Monks' Revenge (1995)
- 4.63 Ganbare Goemon 2: Kiteretsu Shogun Magginesu (1993)
- 4.62 Sonic Rush Adventure (2007)
- 4.61 Museum Madness (1994)
- 4.60 Blazing Star (1998)
- 4.53 Mortal Kombat X (2015)
- 4.53 Metal Slug: Anthology (2006)
- 4.52 The Book of Unwritten Tales: The Critter Chronicles (2011)
- 4.52 Sonic CD (2011)
- 4.52 Mega Man V (1994)
Games must have at least 5 votes and a User Score of 4.0 to be considered.