DescriptionUsed to describe any game where the main setting of gameplay is represented by a top-down (also known as overhead) view of the playfield. Top-down perspective may be used for a wide variety of genres; among the most common ones are vertically scrolling shooters and most 2D role-playing games.
If anyone remembers the top-down shooters Loaded or Chaos Engine, Cyberdogs is the same basic gameplay. You must choose your...
CyberDome! is a single player shoot 'em up that was originally released as shareware but has since been made available...
Following the events of the first Cyber Knight in the 24th century, the crew of the Swordfish have returned to...
Commodore 64 (1983)
After battling Meanies in Bonka, you must now fight against Cybermen to collect as much Platignum as you can from...
Join the ranks of the elite and take control of a crack team... The 501st Cyber Assault Squad. The foreign...
ZX Spectrum (1982)
When relentless swarms of metallic rats start terrorising the neighbourhood, the call is put out to find someone who can...
Atari ST (1992)
Cyber Snake is a "snake" game where you have to collect all the diamonds in each level before the time...
Cyber Spin is a top down racing game. The player takes on the role of Chuck Davis, superstar teenage racer,...
Game Boy Color (2000)
The cartoony golf game CyberTiger makes its way from the consoles to the Game Boy Color, adapted for the handheld...
Top-down shooter in which you must "save" the world, by going from arena to arena shooting at the other guy....
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...
Top games by as rated by the press:
- 99 Chrono Trigger
- 96 Gauntlet
- 95 Radiant Silvergun
- 94 NHL '94
- 94 The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past
- 93 Tecmo Super Bowl
- 93 Sid Meier's Railroad Tycoon
- 93 Sid Meier's Civilization II
- 93 Shadowfire
- 93 Project Gotham Racing 2
Games must have at least a Critic Score of 80 to be considered.
Top games by as rated by our users:
- 3.89 Pac-Man (2007)
- 4.04 Chrono Trigger (2011)
- 4.78 Napalm: The Crimson Crisis (1998)
- 4.79 Sea Battle (1980)
- 4.75 Summer Carnival '92: Recca (1992)
- 4.67 Arc the Lad Collection (2002)
- 4.02 Starflight (1989)
- 3.97 Final Fantasy III (2011)
- 4.26 M.U.S.H.A. (2009)
- 3.90 Pinball Dreams (2009)
Games must have at least 5 votes and a User Score of 4.0 to be considered.