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.
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), Android (2017), iPad (2017), 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...
The adventure of Tipi is a Korean-made side-scrolling platformer with cartoon-like characters and animations, similar to games like Elfland, Realms...
AM2R: Return of Samus is a fangame and a remake of Metroid II: Return of Samus using the art and...
In Amagon, your mission is to investigate a dangerous, monster-infested island. As Amagon, you begin the game with only a...
The Amazing Adventures of Harry Haddock is a freeware platformer game for the Amiga. You use the joystick to control...
PlayStation 4 (2016)
Amazing Discoveries in Outer Space is a 2D space simulator and platformer with roguelike elements. Gameplay is based on exploring...
The King has been kidnapped by a fiendish demon! Only the (Amazing) Princess Sarah has the courage, and the upper...
The Amazing Spider-Man: Lethal Foes is based on the Spider-Man cartoon of the time and pits Spider-Man against several of...
Game Boy (1990)
One of Spider-Man's enemies has discovered his true identity, Peter Parker, and kidnapped his girlfriend Mary Jane. Unfortunately for Spidey,...
Nintendo DS (2012)
This version of The Amazing Spider-Man is a side-scrolling action game. The premise is the same as in the other...
SEGA CD (1993)
The Kingpin is at it again, and Spider-Man has just 24 hours to find the keys to defuse a bomb...
SEGA 32X (1996)
An electric plasma grid has left New York in a state of chaos, and only Spider-Man can save the city...
The player controls Nautila, a "babelfish" which is used to indirectly influence the environment within a huge water tank. Nautila...
Amazon: Guardians of Eden is an adventure which tries to capture the feel of a "B series" set in 1957...
Commodore 64 (1985)
In the Amazon rainforest, a lone warrior has to face seven challenges, which basically involve killing creatures and obstacles that...
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 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:
- 4.63 Ganbare Goemon 2: Kiteretsu Shogun Magginesu (1993)
- 4.62 Sonic Rush Adventure (2007)
- 4.61 Museum Madness (1994)
- 4.61 Super Mario Maker (2015)
- 4.60 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.