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.
Atari 2600 (1983)
You have been sent to deliver a message. Suddenly, you run into the giant ship IT. IT doesn't want that...
If you've ever secretly harboured a desire to snap up entire elephants in a single bite, Death Worm, more Shai-Hulud...
Nintendo DS (2011)
Decathlon is a 1-2 player sports game combining ten athletics track and field events. The game can be played as...
Nintendo DSi (2012)
Decontrologic is a very short adventure game. You play as an unnamed man who just started the first day at...
Aliens are invading the ocean and have mutated the fish and other aquatic beings! But an A.N.G.E.L. Fish Attack Sub...
Xbox 360 (2010)
A young boy named Pi has stumbled across a cave. An eerie light from somewhere below calls him downward, and...
ZX Spectrum (2016)
In Deep Core Raider, the player controls a small spaceship (with right, left and thrust controls) and is tasked with...
Deep Fortress is a shareware side-scrolling shooter. The player controls a helicopter and must fight through heavy defences of a...
Aliens: go figure! Years ago Zybonians installed a control-center in the middle of planet Earth, so that years later, they...
Deep Sea Diver is a side-scrolling shooter where the player controls a diver armed with a spear gun. He must...
Tomy Tutor (1982)
Deep Six is an underwater shooter, in which one or two players (alternating) control a diver hunting for treasure. The...
The Deer God is an indie platformer originally funded through a Kickstarter campaign.The game starts with the player being a...
Commodore 16, Plus/4 (1985)
Earth is once again under attack from alien invaders and you have been tasked to fly your spacecraft over the...
Defence Force is a clone of the game Defender: a side scrolling shoot'em up where you have to defend humans.Humanity...
ZX Spectrum (1984)
Defenda is a clone of the arcade shooter Defender where the player is in control of a craft that flies...
PC Booter (1983), Commodore 64 (1983), Atari 2600 (1981), ColecoVision (1983), Intellivision (1983), Apple II (1983), Atari 5200 (1982), Atari 8-bit (1982), VIC-20 (1983), TI-99/4A (1983), Xbox 360 (2006), Macintosh (1994), Browser (2000), Arcade (1981), Dedicated handheld (1982) and Adventure Vision (1982)
Defender put players in charge of a ship sent to protect mankind from wave after wave of attacking alien forces.Armed...
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)
- 4.57 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.