DescriptionThese games use a top-down view, also called an overhead view or a helicopter view. A top-down view is strict and cannot have any angle at all.
Atari 2600 (1983)
You are suspended in time, lost in hostile space between the edges of the galaxy. And, as if that wasn't...
Cosmic Cruncher is a Pac-Man variant. The player maneuvers their "Cosmic Cruncher" through the Milky Way in order to "crunch"...
PC Booter (1982)
Cosmic Crusader is to Galaxian as Space Strike (by the same programmer) was to Space Invaders. An alien space fleet...
TurboGrafx CD (1991)
Van is a young boy who lives on the planet Idea, a place where technology has not yet reached a...
TurboGrafx CD (1992)
Somewhere on the beautiful planet Aira, in a small village Toto lives a young boy named Rei. Rei possesses unique...
TurboGrafx CD (1994)
After the first chapter of Cosmic Fantasy 4 described the brave deeds of Yū and his team on the planet...
TurboGrafx CD (1994)
The fourth installment of the sci-fi RPG series comes in two parts, this game being the first. In it, the...
TurboGrafx CD (1990)
In this first game of the Cosmic Fantasy series, the player controls a young adventurer named Yū, who travels through...
SEGA CD (1992)
Cosmic Fantasy Stories is a re-release of two PC Engine (TurboGrafx) CD games: Cosmic Fantasy: Bōken Shōnen Yū and Cosmic...
Cosmic Hunter is a science fiction shooter set in space, possibly an asteroid field. The player is represented by a...
Cosmic Stacker is a simple game where you insert figures (colored rings and stars) into each other and make them...
Atari 2600 (1982)
You are at the Waypoint Interstellar Trade Depot, a quiet outpost in space, when suddenly a dormant group of alien,...
Cosmic Wars takes you back to the Gradius universe as the 650-year long alliance between the Gradius empire and the...
ZX Spectrum (1985)
Is there anything uglier than a human female? The Rygellian Slime Beasts know that their enemies the Cosmic Wartoads believe...
Commodore 64 (1987)
There is a battle taking place on the planet of Cybor between two giant robots representing two races from the...
Cosmostruction is a turn based strategy game set in a futuristic space setting. The background story involve a space faring...
Counter Action is a real-time strategy released when, due to success of Command & Conquer, many clones started to appear....
Atari 5200 (1982)
Terrorists have seized control of several missile silos and are planning on launching missiles to blow up Washington D.C. Your...
Counter Run is a maze game where you control a car and must guide it around the maze collecting fruit....
Commodore PET/CBM (1979)
Course presents the player with a randomly generated obstacle course. The player can select a difficulty for the obstacle course...
Commodore 64 (1989)
Cowboy Kidz is a top view vertical scrolling shooter where the screen scrolls constantly upwards as you control a cowboy...
Top games by as rated by the press:
- 99 Chrono Trigger
- 96 Gauntlet
- 95 Radiant Silvergun
- 94 Sid Meier's Railroad Tycoon
- 94 NHL '94
- 94 The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past
- 94 Chrono Trigger
- 93 Tecmo Super Bowl
- 93 Sid Meier's Civilization II
- 93 Shadowfire
Games must have at least a Critic Score of 80 to be considered.
Top games as rated by our users:
- 4.78 Napalm: The Crimson Crisis (1998)
- 4.71 Crystal Defenders (2008)
- 4.69 Summer Carnival '92: Recca (1992)
- 4.67 Arc the Lad Collection (2002)
- 4.66 Pac-Man: Championship Edition (2007)
- 4.62 Pinball Hall of Fame: The Williams Collection (2008)
- 4.61 Aleste 2 (1989)
- 4.60 Ultima: The Second Trilogy (1992)
- 4.59 SD Snatcher (1990)
- 4.51 Pac-Man: Championship Edition DX (2010)
Games must have at least 5 votes and a User Score of 4.0 to be considered.