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 (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...
Alpha-1 is 2D side-scrolling slow-paced shoot'em up game in space, similar to R-Type. The player is pilot of Alpha-1 space...
Atari 2600 (1983)
Ernie's ship has run out of fuel and it is up to you to help him.Use the buttons of the...
The game is divided into two areas: Learning Adventure and Learning Zone. Learning Adventure puts you into a mission while...
When the intergalactic alliance is coming to an end, you are sent in a modern Alpha Wing fighter to locate...
"SOS! Centacom! Our central computer has broken down. We will be delivered to the Gentiles. Unless Space Marshall Alpharoid restores...
Alpiner is a third-person action game in which the player's goal is to climb safely to the top of various...
Atari ST (1987)
In this top-down arcade shooter you are a pilot of space craft, breaking through a strongly defended enemy space station...
DOS (1990), Windows (2010), Genesis (1988), Amiga (1989), NES (1990), Atari ST (1989), SEGA Master System (1989), Commodore 64 (1989), TurboGrafx-16 (1989), ZX Spectrum (1989), TurboGrafx CD (1989), MSX (1989), Amstrad CPC (1989), Zodiac (2004), Xbox 360 (2009), PlayStation 3 (2011), Wii (2006), iPhone (2010), Nintendo 3DS (2013) and Arcade (1988)
You are a hero raised from the dead by the god Zeus to rescue his daughter Athena. With scenery inspired...
Game Boy Advance (2002)
Altered Beast: Guardian of the Realms is a side-scrolling action game in which you play as a dead guy who's...
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.