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 8-bit (1983)
Airstrike II takes you back to planet Cyclon, armed with an improved Mark X fighter ship, with the aim of...
Following the events in AirStrike 2, the N.I.T.O. terrorists are at it again and have set up a brand new...
Air Taxi's basic premise involves running a taxi firm in outer space. There are no drunks or kissing couples to...
Atari ST (1992)
Air to Air Combat is a two-player dogfight game. The game area is one screen in size and if a...
In this game based on the TV show, you command a military helicopter on a mission to rescue hostages. The...
A-J's Quest is a side-scrolling platformer, based on an early '90s comic strip by the game's author. The game involves...
Xbox 360 (2010)
A Jumper Robot Adventure is a basic side-scrolling platform game starring a small robot, which plays much like the classic...
Xbox 360 (2011)
Akai Katana is a top-down shooter with the Bullet Hell play style, meaning the ship has a specific area called...
An homage to a bygone era of computer gaming, Akimbo: Kung-Fu Hero is a 2D side-scrolling platform game. Akimbo takes...
Akuji the Demon is a 2D platformer in the Metroidvania style. The protagonist is Akuji, a very powerful, pink vampire...
In this game, you play the role of a little boy who is given a very important assignment by a...
Sideways scrolling shoot em up, where you control a genie in a magic lamp to blast your way through the...
ZX Spectrum (1984)
Alcatraz Harry is a maze game. The player takes on the role of a prisoner named Harry, who must escape...
Top games by as rated by the press:
- 96 World of Goo
- 96 Super Mario Galaxy 2
- 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
- 94 Super Mario Bros.
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.