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.
Atari 2600 (1983)
A mothership drops aliens, up to three on screen at a time. There are ten per level. You must shoot...
SEGA Master System (1990)
In the latter half of the 21st century, robots have been engaged in labor in dangerous places, housework, etc. Then...
Commodore 64 (1986)
The planet Targon is a nuisance to the Galactic police but it's always just been on the planet. News is...
Assault On Planet Equidon is the winner of Gamedev.net's sixth edition of the annual Four Elements contest. It is a...
Assault: Retribution is a 3D run and gun platform game. Its story takes place in the year 2198. Arcadia, a...
Assault Squadron is a shooter of the "bullet hell" variety. The story is that the player needs to avoid an...
SEGA Saturn (1997)
Japan-only sequel to Target Earth, Leynos 2 puts you in the cockpit of a giant mecha robot as you scroll...
Assault Wing is a fast-paced multiplayer action game. Up to four players fly their ships in cave-like two-dimensional arenas and...
Assault Wing: Galactic Battlefront is an online multiplayer shooter. Players fly their space ships in a 2D side view of...
SEGA Saturn (1995)
Antowas has created a land of striking beauty and magic, with Astal and his beloved Leda among its happy inhabitants....
Asteria is 2D platform shooter. It combines elements from games such as Minecraft or Terraria as it is set in...
Asterix is a 2D beat'em up game, based on the comic book series of Asterix. The player chooses one of...
SEGA Master System (1991)
The Romans, who fail to conquer one final Gaul village, kidnap Getafix, the druid brewing the magic potion that gives...
The game is based on the popular French comics series Astérix. It is 50 B.C., and the entire Gaul (today's...
Top games by as rated by the press:
- 96 Super Mario Bros. 3
- 95 World of Goo
- 95 Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's Island
- 95 Super Mario Galaxy 2
- 95 Pitfall II: Lost Caverns
- 94 World of Goo
- 94 World of Goo
- 94 Three Weeks in Paradise
- 94 Tetris
- 94 Tekken 3
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)
- 4.57 Blazing Star (1998)
- 4.56 Metal Slug: Anthology (2006)
- 4.53 Mortal Kombat X (2015)
- 4.53 Strider 2 (1999)
- 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.