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.
TurboGrafx CD (1993)
Eiyū Sangokushi is a somewhat light-hearted depiction of the famous Three Kingdoms historical period in China. In its core, it...
Math Fun is an educational game which can be played by one or two players. Each player controls a gorilla...
Electronica is a puzzle game with a simple objective: combine (by rotating) all parts of circuits in the level so...
Elemental is a color-matching game. The player clicks and drags the mouse cursor over a group of tiles to flip...
Atari ST (1988)
Elemental is set on the planet of the same name. The player takes the role of a two-year old Roundline,...
Elemental Master's gameplay is similar to a top-down space shooter (i.e Raptor & Raiden), but what makes it unique is...
The Guild Master and the Protectors of the Elements had the best intentions. All they wanted was to use the...
Elemental: War of Magic is a turn-based, fantasy strategy game. The world in Elemental: War of Magic has been destroyed...
Elements is a puzzle game where you use the arrow keys to guide a small green ball (called "Element") through...
In Elements, the player controls a ball of a distinct colour by aiming with the pointer for it to move...
Elfenwelt is the official computerized version of the 1998 German board game of the year "Elfenland". The game has three...
El Grande is the official Windows translation of the complex eponymous board game. The setting is Spain of the 15th...
The objective of El Grinch is to capture the titular Grinch, an elusive bug-like creature, whose hobbies seem to include...
Elimination!, better known by its Atari name Quadrapong, is the third official Pong game. Like Pong Doubles, up to 4...
Eliminator is an arcade shooter in which the player controls a futuristic space ship and scores points by collecting orbs...
A top-down space shooter set within a bounded playfield, where the player maneuvers a ship using rotation, thrust and forward-firing...
Eliminator Boat Duel is a ruthless one on one boat racing game that can either be played against the computer...
A young elf must wake his elves friends that are trapped inside flowers.Elven Mists 2 is a puzzle game where...
Long time ago, the elves were living peacefully in their homeland. But endless wars between different races - humans, dwarves,...
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.