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.
Game Boy (1994)
The Simpsons: Bart & the Beanstalk is a retelling of the English fairy tale Jack and the Beanstalk with Simpsons...
Game Boy (1992)
Bart versus The Juggernauts is both a Simpsons game and a parody of the "American Gladiators" style TV shows that...
Nintendo DS (2007)
When Bart finds a mysterious game manual, he realizes that he and his family have become the main characters of...
Game Boy Color (2001)
The Simpsons: Night of the Living Tree House of Horror was released in 2001 as the last in a long...
SimSig is a freeware train simulator of modern UK railway signalling systems, from the point of view of a railway...
Commodore PET/CBM (1980)
Simulation of Millikan Oil Drop Experiment is exactly that: a simulation of the experiment performed by Robert Millikan and Harvey...
Sinaria: Lost In Space is a precursor to John Pollard and Joe Hillman's later game, Vigilance on Talos V. Like...
BBC Micro (1984)
Sinbad is an action game that is very loosely based on the stories about Sinbad the Sailor. It consists of...
Sinhwa-ui Jewang: Zeus vs Chronos is a 2D side-scrolling action game. In order to fight his arch nemesis Chronos, the...
Sinistron is a side scrolling shooter similar to R-Type, but has a unique weapons system in which you can open...
In Sinuous, the player controls a small blue ball by moving it across the screen with the cursor, avoiding red...
ZX Spectrum (2014)
S.I.P is a modern update of the arcade game Make Trax, and a remade version of the 1st release of...
ZX Spectrum (1998)
S.I.P or Special Inter-Galactic Painter, is a Sci-Fi take and modern update of the arcade game Make Trax. The main...
Sir Dashing follows the side-scrolling adventure of the eponymous hero, a handsome cartoon of a Mallory-esque knight, in his quest...
Sirène is a side-scrolling shooter where you control a mermaid called Nina, who has to fight her way through waves...
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:
- 4.67 Ice Guys (1997)
- 4.63 Ganbare Goemon 2: Kiteretsu Shogun Magginesu (1993)
- 4.62 Sonic Rush Adventure (2007)
- 4.61 Museum Madness (1994)
- 4.53 Mortal Kombat X (2015)
- 4.53 Strider 2 (1999)
- 4.53 Metal Slug: Anthology (2006)
- 4.52 Sonic CD (2011)
- 4.52 Mega Man V (1994)
- 4.50 The Book of Unwritten Tales: The Critter Chronicles (2011)
Games must have at least 5 votes and a User Score of 4.0 to be considered.