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.
Game Boy (1991)
On a routine check through the city, police officer Tony and his sister find themselves sucked up by a UFO...
Tom Sawyer's famous literary exploits come to life in this adventure where you play Tom Sawyer (or Huck Finn in...
Adventure World is 2D indie Japanese RPG game.The player controls Alisa - female warrior who's an adventurer. She kills monsters...
Advert Attack is an action game available on the Neopets website. Ostensibly, it presents itself as a game called "Super...
The dwarfs are trapped below ground. You, the Avatar, are having odd dreams. The Wiseman says this is prophesied that...
Xbox 360 (2007)
Aegis Wing is a side-scrolling shooter originally created by three Microsoft interns. The player controls a small ship in epic...
Atari ST (1994)
Aerial Combat ST is a two player dogfight game written in STOS. Since this is a dogfight the aim is...
Atari ST (1992)
Aerius is a puzzle game in which the objective is to clear all the colored blocks from the game area....
Nintendo 3DS (2012)
Wii U (2015)
Affordable Space Adventures is a 2.5D exploration game. It uses the futuristic idea that people can pay to become a...
Commodore 64 (1985)
A bounty hunter must explore the desert looking for buildings – which include a bank, a cemetery, a saloon, an...
A Flipping Good Time is a fast 2D platform game based around gravity similar to VVVVVV, but the character does...
Commodore 64 (1984)
In African Safari, you play the role of Dr. Livingstone who must explore a national park near the Zambezi River....
Top games by as rated by the press:
- 96 Super Mario Bros. 3
- 95 World of Goo
- 95 Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's Island
- 95 Super Mario Galaxy 2
- 95 Pitfall II: Lost Caverns
- 94 World of Goo
- 94 World of Goo
- 94 Three Weeks in Paradise
- 94 Tetris
- 94 Tekken 3
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)
- 4.57 Blazing Star (1998)
- 4.56 Metal Slug: Anthology (2006)
- 4.53 Mortal Kombat X (2015)
- 4.53 Strider 2 (1999)
- 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.