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 (1982)
A pesky gopher is after your carrot patch! Your goal is to stop it before all of your carrots are...
Game Boy Advance (2001)
In this game you will have a swimming race against two water based pokémon, marill and golduck. You are a...
You are a monkey named Gordo, resident of N. Human Labs cage 106, a laboratory experimenting with animals. One day...
Apple II (1981)
A very early clone of the arcade game Defender for the Apple ][ written in E-Z Draw assembly language. The...
Nintendo DSi (2010)
GO Series: 10 Second Run is a side-scrolling platformer in which the player must reach the end of each level...
Gotcha! is an NES Zapper title based on the "sport" of paintball, and loosely tied into the paintball-themed movie caper...
In Gourmet Sentai: Bara Yarou the player picks from three characters: Bonjour, Mademoiselle, and Très Bien. Each has slightly different...
Nintendo DS (2007)
Go West: A Lucky Luke Adventure is based on the animated movie of the same name and basically a mini...
Nintendo Switch (2017)
NES (1986), Commodore 64 (1987), TurboGrafx-16 (1991), ZX Spectrum (1987), MSX (1986), Amstrad CPC (1987), Wii (2006), PC-88 (1986), Nintendo 3DS (2012), Sharp X68000 (1987), Sharp X1 (1986), Wii U (2013), PlayStation 4 (2015) and Arcade (1985)
The people of Gradius are in trouble. The ameoboid Bacterions have launched an all out attack against the planet, and...
A compilation containing the arcade versions of the first four Gradius games as well as the previously PS1 exclusive game...
Evil lurks out there in the universe - even after you defeated the Bacterian forces. It's 200 years into the...
Game Boy Advance (2001)
Gradius Galaxies' side-scrolling action hearkens back to the early days of arcade shoot-'em-ups — wave after wave of enemies hound...
PlayStation 2 (2000)
This is a compilation containing two side scrolling shooters from Konami: Gradius III Gradius IV Both games are straight emulation...
Gradius IV is the fourth game in Konami's long-running Gradius space shooter series. As with other Gradius titles, you control...
Gradius ReBirth is a part of the ReBirth series from Konami on the Wii, which includes old-school revisits to the...
Game Boy (1991)
This is the second Gradius/Nemesis game to land on the Game Boy. Like the first game, this is a side-scrolling...
In the land of Vermencia, all creatures lived together peacefully. The two human reigns of Canaban and Serdin had a...
Commodore 64 (1984)
You are standing outside a hotel and your mission is to enter the hotel and explore it to find the...
A mysterious thief has started showing up in town, snagging treasure as he grapples through the air, silhouette against the...
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