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 (1986)
Based on the gameplay of the Arcade game Moon Patrol, you have to drive a jeep back to your base...
ZX Spectrum (1984)
This is a game adaptation of the musical version of H. G. Wells' novel The War of the Worlds. It's...
Jellyboom is the first game from the Singaporean publisher/developer Boomzap. It's similar to a number of Japanese falling block games,...
Jelly Boy is a gelatinous humanoid pink blob on a mission throughout some strange worlds. He travels throughout such landscapes...
Game Boy (1994)
Jelly Boy is a platformer in which the player controls a pink blob with transformation abilities. In comparison to the...
Commodore 16, Plus/4 (1993)
A whimsical Mario-style game. You are a boy called Jerry and you are on a quest for some magical crystals....
Jessica Plunkenstein is an average teenage girl who disagrees with her parents about how her life should be. In an...
Atari 8-bit (1992)
The Jet Action is a vertically-scrolling shoot 'em up. Player is a modern fighter pilot. The aim is to cross...
Commodore 64 (1987)
The discovery of rich mineral deposits on Saturn's moons has made our solar system one of the most hotly contested...
Acorn 32-bit (1988)
Jet Fighter is a variant of Jetpac that is largely the same as the original game but features a larger...
In the year 19XX the master brain that controls all the worlds robots goes insane and launches surprise terror attacks...
JetMizzy is a platform game where you control a jetpack-riding smiley face. On each level, the goal is to assemble...
You are an explorer trying to gather green gems from more than 100 small dungeons. You have a jetpack and...
Jetpack Christmas Special is a freeware edition of Jetpack featuring new, Christmas themed levels from the original developers. In this...
PSP (2012), PlayStation 3 (2012), Browser (2012), iPhone (2011), BlackBerry (2013), Android (2011), iPad (2011), Windows Phone (2013), PS Vita (2012), Windows Apps (2012), PlayStation 4 (2016) and tvOS (2015)
In Jetpack Joyride the player controls Barry, a young man who steals an experimental jetpack from supposedly evil scientists and...
JetSet Billy is a clone of Jet Set Willy, a platformer where the only goal is to collect a certain...
Atari ST (1998), Commodore 64 (1984), Atari 8-bit (1986), ZX Spectrum (1984), MSX (1985), Amstrad CPC (1985), Xbox 360 (2012), Dragon 32/64 (1985), iPhone (2011), BBC Micro (1985), Electron (1985), iPad (2011), Windows Phone (2012), Commodore 16, Plus/4 (1986), Memotech MTX (1985) and Tatung Einstein (1985)
Cult hero Matthew Smith followed up Manic Miner with a seminal platform game. Having struck it lucky in the first...
Jet Set Willy 3 is an unofficial sequel to the original Jet Set Willy (1984) and Jet Set Willy II:...
Jet Set Willy '97 is an unofficial sequel/reboot of the original 1984 Jet Set Willy. The game is a platformer...
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.