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.
Game Boy Color (1999)
Hollywood Pinball is a pinball game with seven tables with different themes: Shark!, Terror Dactyl!, Double Agent, The Legend of...
In Holy Umbrella you control a schoolboy who lives in modern-day Japan. One day, the sky suddenly turns dark blue,...
Dragon 32/64 (1984)
You are a small man living in a protective bubble. Your job is to clear the aquatic screen from the...
Long time ago, an evil creature known as the Devourer of Souls was banished to the Void by powerful mages....
This game puts the player in the holey shoes of a street person, navigating the intersections and back lanes (with...
Atari 2600 (1978)
The game can be played against the computer or with another player. You have the option to have 1, 2...
Honey Bee is a vertically-scrolling shooter that bears a striking similarity to Konami's TwinBee. The player controls a cute-looking ship...
Hong Gildong-jeon is a role-playing game based on the classic Korean novel Tale of Hong Gildong by Heo Gyun. The...
The master chef Hao goes in a quest to hunt down and avenge his master by hitting every inn and...
Commodore 64 (1984)
Hooper is a single screen game where you control Hooper himself as you try to fill in all the various...
An unofficial port of the commercial game Hopper, which existed on other home computer platforms, itself a clone of the...
Commodore 16, Plus/4 (1984)
Hoppit is a Frogger clone that sees you attempt to get a frog home to his lily pad at the...
Horde: The Citadel is a sequel to the fantasy real-time strategy game, Horde: The Northern Wind. Continuing the story of...
The sequel to Kōshoku Shikakenin tells us what happened to the brave hero Kazuya after he has overthrown the evil...
In this dark age, human live under the rule of a mighty government that possesses PSYCO - a brain-washing technology...
Horrorween is a top-down 2D shooter with gameplay mechanics very similar to Crimsonland. The player fights against hordes of zombies...
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.