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 Advance (2001)
Alienators: Evolution Continues is a side-scrolling action game based on the animated TV show of the same name. The player...
Atari 7800 (1990)
Alien Brigade is a side scrolling shooter similar to Operation Wolf. Aliens have arrived on earth and have brainwashed both...
Alien Challenge is a 2D versus fighting game in which you take control of one of eight eight fallen gods...
Nintendo 3DS (2013)
Ex commando Really Shooter and his mother Poor Mama is running the cleaning service Clean House together. Sometimes when aliens...
On an unnamed planet the primordial races of Snoot and Gram have warred with each other since time immemorial, each...
aliEnd is a 2D arcade game in which the player runs, jumps, and fires missiles on the surface of a...
Apple II (2017)
Created to celebrate the 40th birthday of the Apple II line, Alien Downpour pays tribute to old-school shoot-'em-up action. There...
Alien Gate is a vertical scrolling shoot 'em up in which you fly a spacecraft over alien terrain while shooting...
This flash version of Alien Hominid spawned the many console versions later released. This version only features the first level,...
Alien Horde is a side-scrolling shooter in a space setting. Your task is to rescue a man named Stig, who...
Alien Legion is a side scrolling platform shooter similar to Hewson's Exolon which was released a few years earlier. Earth...
In the 21st century, human beings have all but destroyed their home planet Earth. Surviving humans found a shelter on...
Alien Panic is a variant of Space Panic. Set in an abandoned construction site, the game is a single screen...
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...
Commodore PET/CBM (1980)
Aliens! is a shooter in the vein of Space Invaders. Aliens will spawn infinitely at the top of the screen...
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...
Top games by as rated by the press:
- 96 Super Mario Galaxy 2
- 96 Super Mario Bros. 3
- 95 World of Goo
- 95 Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's Island
- 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)
- 4.61 Super Mario Maker (2015)
- 4.57 Blazing Star (1998)
- 4.53 Mortal Kombat X (2015)
- 4.53 Metal Slug: Anthology (2006)
- 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.