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.
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...
The magical land of Shelldorado is populated by creatures who look like beasts, but possess a great wisdom despite their...
Game Boy (1991)
Daisenryaku is a traditional military turn-based strategy game. The game uses "fake hexagons"; the hexagons are in fact square. There...
One of many grand war simulations in Daisenryaku series, Daisenryaku for Famicom is a turn-based strategy with quite modern armies,...
Game Gear (1991)
The Game Gear version of the grand old lady of war simulations, Daisenryaku, arranges a war between the fictive Red...
Daisenryaku II is the second main installment in the turn-based war strategy series. Like its predecessor, the game puts the...
Daisenryaku III: Great Commander is a turn-based war strategy game. Like its predecessor, it allows up to four players to...
Like the other games in the long-running Daisenryaku series, Daisenryaku IV is a strategy/war simulation game.Unlike most of the previous...
Dai Senryaku VII: Modern Military Tactics is a Turn Based Strategy game (TBS). The game has a generic story line,...
PlayStation 2 (2007)
An updated release of the original Dai senryaku VII: Modern Military Tactics, Exceed includes more campaigns, units, and maps.
DaisyPop presents the player with a screen full of drifting flowers and meandering insects. Tapping a flower or insect pauses...
Goh is a turn-based military strategy game in which the player takes control of Japan during two decisive events of...
DAIVA Story 6: Nirsartia no Gyokuza is the sixth game in the DAIVA saga. Like the other games in this...
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)
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