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 (1987)
Operation Fireball is a horizontal scrolling shooter viewed from above at an elevated angle, with the screen scrolling constantly from...
Commodore 16, Plus/4 (1986)
The Russians have built Laser Defence Units in three strategic locations on the moon, to protect the ultimate weapon which...
Agent George, a CIA agent, is sent to Iraq and Kuwait to save the oil refineries in the Gulf and...
Operation Spacehog is a classic 2D side scrolling shoot'em up where players have to blast their way through space defending...
DOS (1989), Amiga (1988), NES (1989), Atari ST (1988), SEGA Master System (1990), Commodore 64 (1988), TurboGrafx-16 (1990), ZX Spectrum (1988), MSX (1988), Amstrad CPC (1988), Wii (2008), FM Towns (1990) and Arcade (1987)
You have been recruited for Operation Wolf, a desperate attempt to rescue prisoners from the enemy. Through a series of...
Xbox 360 (2010)
Opac's Journey is a side-scrolling platform game that follows the titular Opac as he explores the underground caves, searching for...
Orbital Decay is a combination of side-scrolling space shooter and defensive strategy. The story tells of a future empire of...
ZX Spectrum (1982)
Orbiter is an adaptation of the classic Defender arcade game. You control a craft that is flying over a rocky...
A blend of strategy and action, Ore no Ryomi is a simulator of a restaurant (or - more specifically -...
PlayStation 2 (2006)
This is a special release of Nekketsu Kouha: Kunio Kun for the PlayStation 2 system. This package contains the original...
Organ Trail is a take on the classic game The Oregon Trail, replacing the travels of the American pioneers with...
Orguss is a horizontally-scrolling shoot-em-up based on the anime series of the same name. The inhabitants of Terram has constructed...
Top games by as rated by the press:
- 96 World of Goo
- 96 Super Mario Galaxy 2
- 96 SoulCalibur
- 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 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)
- 4.55 Risk of Rain (2013)
- 4.53 Metal Slug: Anthology (2006)
- 4.52 The Book of Unwritten Tales: The Critter Chronicles (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.