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.
Amstrad CPC (1986)
Nuclear Heist is a single player shoot-'em up game.Mankind has abandoned the surface of his polluted planet and now lives...
Nucleus is a two dimensional side-scrolling sci-fi shoot'em up with slow-paced action. The player controls a space ship and must...
Nun Chuck is a simplistic game in which you try to shoot a nun as far as possible with a...
Xbox 360 (2011)
Nyan-Tech is a retro-style platform game where the goal is simply to guide a small cat-girl to collect a key...
In The Oath, the female pilot Atras wants to join a mercenary group but has to pass a test first....
Obocchama-kun is an action game based on the TV anime of the same name (which itself is based on a...
Ocean Commander is a single-player, side-scrolling, arcade style shooter. By 3011 the planet has undergone a series of climactic and...
Oceans Forever is a puzzle game where you are a fish desperately trying to save its son. In every level...
Commodore 64 (1987)
By the year 3897 the Galactic Imperium had conquered almost the entire galaxy. Only the planet Octapolis could resist the...
Oddnose is a side-scrolling platformer starring the titular character, a pink balloon-animal. The goal of the game is to pick...
Game Boy (1998)
In this side scroller, you play as Abe from Oddworld: Abe's Oddysee. You have to save the paramites and scrabs...
PlayStation 2 (2007)
Odin Sphere is a side-scrolling action game with RPG elements, featuring a combination of 2D and 3D graphics. The game...
Offroad is an arcade action game in the style of Moon Patrol.You drive a four-wheel-drive truck across a one-dimensional desert....
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 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:
- 4.69 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.