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.
Commodore 64 (1999)
An unknown alien invasion force has invaded your Galaxy and have ransacked it leaving a trail of destruction through five...
Cyberzerk is a top-down shooter in which the player has to cleanse a big space ship from all inhabitants. This...
Commodore 16, Plus/4 (1985)
Cyborg is a single screen shooter where you must blast all the aliens that appear on the screen to clear...
Commodore 64 (1984)
Over the years since the first design was announced in 2001, robots with the ability to think have increased with...
This is a clone of the Tron light-cycle style game where the object is to make your opponent(s) crash into...
Cycling Champion takes the player riding a bike on several different tracks. The terrain influences the difficulty of the cycling...
Cye is a puzzle game, mostly a clone of Kye, similar to Boulder Dash, with elements of Sokoban, Crystal Mines...
Jupiter Ace (1984)
The deep space cargo vessel, Cygnus has been attacked by pirates from the planet Retipujeca who have killed all the...
Viewed from above, Cytron is inspired by Paradroid and Alien Breed. The robot Cytron has been sent into a research...
Cyvern: The Dragon Weapons is a up-scrolling military/fantasy/monster themed shoot 'em up game where you take control of one of...
Atari 8-bit (1993)
Cywilizacja (Civilization) is a tactic strategy game, similar in its gameplay to Empire: Wargame of the Century. The player takes...
DacMan is an attempt to bring a version of Pac-Man to the ColecoVision. The game looks similar to Pac-Man but...
Daemonsgate is a fantasy role-playing game in which you control a party searching the land of Hestor for a wise...
Atari 8-bit (1993)
Dagobar is a timed puzzle game. Captain Gather returns to save the space disaster. The abandoned base in the Dagobar...
The second Super Robot War is the first canonical episode, where all the basic fundaments of the story and system...
The third Super Robot Taisen game is the first to appear on the Super Famicom and a direct sequel to...
One of many grand war simulations in Daisenryaku series, Daisenryaku for Famicom is a turn-based strategy with quite modern armies,...
Game Boy (1991)
Daisenryaku is a traditional military turn-based strategy game. The game uses "fake hexagons"; the hexagons are in fact square. There...
Game Gear (1991)
The Game Gear version of the grand old lady of war simulations, Daisenryaku, arranges a war between the fictive Red...
Top games by as rated by the press:
- 99 Chrono Trigger
- 96 Pac-Man: Championship Edition DX
- 96 Gauntlet
- 95 Radiant Silvergun
- 94 NHL '94
- 94 The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past
- 94 Chrono Trigger
- 93 Tecmo Super Bowl
- 93 Sid Meier's Railroad Tycoon
- 93 Sid Meier's Civilization II
Games must have at least a Critic Score of 80 to be considered.
Top games as rated by our users:
- 4.79 Sea Battle (1980)
- 4.78 Napalm: The Crimson Crisis (1998)
- 4.75 Summer Carnival '92: Recca (1992)
- 4.69 Pac-Man: Championship Edition DX (2010)
- 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)
Games must have at least 5 votes and a User Score of 4.0 to be considered.