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.
Larax & Zaco is a platform game. Each level takes place in and around a building with bonus items scattered...
In this sequel to Larry Vales: Traffic Division, Larry is still a measly traffic officer while his partner got all...
Larry Vales is an officer in the traffic patrol in a little town in Tennessee. Recently a local insane scientist...
Atari 2600 (1981)
In Laser Blast, you control an intergalactic spacecraft, and you need to destroy enemy ground forces. Using your laser blasts,...
Laserfight! is a horizontally-scrolling shooter that is exceptionally similar to the classic Gradius. The visual design and power-up system are...
Atari 2600 (1983)
Laser Gates is a side scrolling shooter. Failsafe detonators inside the cryptic computer have malfunctioned, and your job is to...
SEGA Master System (1991)
Ghost City is a city that appears every 13 years and is full of goblins and ghosts who thirst for...
Atari 8-bit (1986)
Your civilization is under attack, and it's down to you and your Laser Hawk helicopter to put things right. Destroy...
In Laser Invasion you are trying to stop the enemy from deploying a new type of super weapon while saving...
Laser Shield is a Missile Command variant that is played with a completely different control method. Rather than using a...
Lassi Quest is the first complete game made with the Adventure Game Studio (AGS). It features the playable character Lassi...
Danny Madigan is watching a sneak preview of the latest film of his favourite hero, Jack Slater, when he is...
The Amiga game based on the 1993 Arnold Schwarzenegger vehicle Last Action Hero is a side-scrolling brawler in the vein...
Last Action Hero for the NES adapts the 1993 Schwarzenegger film as a side-scrolling action title.Players control action hero Jack...
Neo Geo Pocket Color (2000)
A port of the successful 2D fighter Last Blade for the NeoGeo Pocket Color. The port features nearly all the...
Choose one of several characters to play with, each with their own unique moves and special attacks. Each stage in...
Xbox 360 (2013)
Bennetor is attacked by forces from the neighbouring, and so far allied, kingdom Variste. After protecting his/her home, the player...
Atari 8-bit (1988)
The Last Guardian is a side-scrolling space shoot'em up game. The player is a space shuttle pilot attacking alien spacecraft...
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.