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.
Commodore 64 (1987)
Your Hunter starship has been sucked into a black hole, and emerged in a region filled with hives of re-spawning...
PlayStation 2 (2003)
The town of Ashcroft is plagued by darkness once again. A cult of evil has formed; the undead threaten the...
A mythical creature called a Wumpus is sleeping somewhere in a series of maze-like caves, and your goal is to...
An adaptation of the graphical TI-99/4A version of this traditionally textmode game of exploration, this conversion puts the player in...
Windows 3.x (1993)
Hurricane is a one or two player, shareware, keyboard controlled shooter based on the Atari game Tempest.As in the original...
Hurricane Airfire is a standard top down shoot 'em up. The player controls an aircraft and tries to shoot down...
In Hustle the player directs a snake-like object moving around the play field. Each game lasts for 90 seconds. Periodically,...
Hybris is a classic vertically scrolling shoot-em-up which has its roots firmly with arcade stalwarts like Capcom’s 1942.The back story...
Hydacorn is a timed puzzle-board game. The screen is divided into three windows. First one is a working window, the...
The player controls a frog who, for whatever reason, cannot abide touching water. Starting the game at one end of...
A very, very fast vertical shoot'em up game. The goal is to destroy the various hordes of enemies in space...
Commodore 64 (1992)
Hyper Aggressive is a strategic puzzle game aiming to provide some sensitivity for the binary numeral system. The playing area...
Commodore 64 (1985)
Your job is move along the circuits of various 6510 chips in the Commodore 64 and protect 35 Base units...
In the future, even the simple kids game of marbles is high-tech and extreme. Hyper Marbles takes the basic concept...
Windows 3.x (1991)
This Windows-based Asteroids clone features a fairly large playing field and some features not found in the classic arcade version:...
Hyperoid is a freeware port of the original Windows 3.1 Hyperoid game by Edward Hutchins.This is still a single player...
Hyper Pacman is a pac-man game with power-ups, 2 player simultaneous gameplay, different level layouts and end bosses.The goal in...
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.