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.
Larry Bond's Harpoon 3: Advanced Naval Warfare (ANW) is an update to the series that simulates naval wargaming, building on...
Larry Bond's Harpoon - Commanders Edition continues to hold the standard in naval wargaming. Building on the community developed Harpoon...
This edition celebrates the twentieth anniversary of the computer Harpoon series. The two base games included are: Larry Bond's Harpoon...
Larv is Swedish for larva, and as the name suggests, it's a "snake" game. Steer your larva, growing as it...
Chess and destructive laser beams together at last! Laser Chess, which is a DOS version of the award winning original,...
Atari 8-bit (1990)
Laser Chess is an unofficial enhanced port of Compute's Laser Chess, released back in 1987. It's a chess variant for...
Laser Clash is one of a package of games produced by The Code Zone. Games from this package were used,...
A variation on the TRON-inspired Light Cycle concept; the action takes place in an arena where the player must steer...
Laser Kombat is a puzzle game played by controlling a tank from a top-down perspective. The tank must be guided...
The aim of the game is to destroy all the alarm system sensors by means of a laser beam and...
Lasermania 2 is an enhanced version of the first part, released back in 1990 for Atari platform. The aim is...
ZX Spectrum (1984)
Laser Snaker puts you in control of a hungry snake, which must travel around the screen eating all the variously...
LaserTank or Laser Tank is a 2D puzzle-solving game, similar to Lasermania or Laser Kombat. The player controls a tank,...
Commodore PET/CBM (1980)
Laser Tanks is multiplayer tank battling game. Two players have to duke it out in either an easy or hard...
ZX Spectrum (1990)
Laser War is a simple arcade game inspired by the movie Tron. Basically, it is a "light-cycles" competition, where the...
In artillery games the players are compelled to calculate physical forces such as wind speed and gravity to determine where...
Danny Madigan is watching a sneak preview of the latest film of his favourite hero, Jack Slater, when he is...
TurboGrafx CD (1989)
In the near future, a cabal of 4 very evil, powerful men known as The Force is planning world domination...
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.