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.
Commodore 64 (1983)
After an epic space battle, your side has lost and you are now the commander of the survivors who managed...
Aliens is an arcade game based loosely on the 1986 movie Aliens. You and a friend play female Marines and...
Whereas most platforms, including the MSX, received their own versions of Activision's Aliens, Square gave Japanese MSX users a unique...
Xbox 360 (2010)
Aliens Go Boom is a side scrolling shooter in in aliens have invaded earth. The player takes control of a...
Nintendo DS (2011)
Aliens: Infestation is a side-scrolling action/platformer that takes heavy inspiration from Nintendo's Metroid series and from latter-day Castlevania side-scrollers. Infestation...
Alien Stars is a scrolling vertical shooter. Players are cast in the role of a lone pilot who must shoot...
Alien Target is a first person side-scrolling shooter. The player assumes the role of an alien hunter. Using a machine...
An alien raiding force is coming to Earth, seeking the "green gold" (hemp). When the aliens have located the ideal...
Alien vs. Predator is a 2D side scrolling beat'em up based on the Alien and Predator film franchises. Up to...
Based on the Alien versus Predator comic book series. During the 25th century, mankind has colonized many planets. On one...
Game Boy (1993)
In the year 2593, on the planet Alpha Centauri 3, Predators looking for a hunting ground plant Alien eggs. The...
Commodore 64 (1996)
Alioth is a sci-fi platform game set on the planet of the same name. After an unsuccessful scientific experiment, a...
Alisia Dragoon is the female protagonist of this fast-paced platform game. Alisia must destroy an evil demon and avenge her...
All Night Nippon Super Mario Bros. was a promotional item given out as a contest prize by the Japanese radio...
Based on the highly popular 80s sitcom. You take control of Rene Artois, the charismatic French man (in two player...
All Of Our Friends Are Dead is a side-scrolling platform shooter with a horror theme. There is no background story,...
Xbox 360 (2011)
(Almost) Total Mayhem is a 2D team-based action platformer that pits two teams against each other in an attempt to...
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.