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Top-Down

Description

Used 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.
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M.U.D.S. - Mean Ugly Dirty Sport DOS Front Cover

DOS (1990) and Amiga (1991)

M.U.D.S. (Mean Ugly Dirty Sports) is a slightly humorous but definitely violent game in which the game itself is won...

PC-88 (1985), PC-98 (1986) and Sharp X1 (1986)

After the protagonist of the previous game retrieved the precious Heart of Phantasm, he was teleported away from the magical...

PC-88 (1990)

After having traveled to two magical realms, the hero was finally able to leave the world of Elderein and return...

Mujintō Monogatari SNES Front Cover

SNES (1996), PC-98 (1994) and FM Towns (1995)

Mujintō Monogatari is a self-described "survival life simulation". A plane crashes into the sea, but the protagonist survives and reaches...

PC-98 (1995)

Mujintō Monogatari 2 is a follow-up to Mujintō Monogatari. Like its predecessor, it simulates survival of a group of people...

PC-98 (1996)

Mujintō Monogatari 3: A.D.1999 Tokyo is similar in concept to the two previous entries in the series, being a "survival...

M.U.L.E. PC Booter Front Cover

PC Booter (1985), NES (1990), Commodore 64 (1983), Atari 8-bit (1983), MSX (1988), PC-88 (1987) and Sharp X1 (1988)

M.U.L.E. is about four hopeful explorers trying to make a fortune on a virgin planet. This is done by producing...

Atari ST (1994)

Multi Pakman is a multiplayer Pac-Man clone. Two players (or one and the computer) competes for the highest score. The...

Multispace Android Front Cover

iPhone (2013), Android (2013) and iPad (2013)

Multispace is a multiplayer cross platform dogfight cave-flyer much like old classics like Gravity Force 2 and TurboRaketti II. Up...

Multiwinia: Survival of the Flattest Linux Front Cover

Windows (2008) and Macintosh (2009)

After the player saved the digital world named Darwinia, designed by Dr. Sepulveda, the Darwinias prospered and became more and...

DOS (1986)

You've been ambushed by mummies in an ancient Egyptian tomb. Your goal is simple survival - but with no weapons...

Windows (2002) and Macintosh (2005)

Mummy Maze Deluxe is an electronic adaptation of the pencil-and-paper maze puzzle Theseus and the Minotaur by Robert Abbott, first...

DOS (1995)

Although you have been told 1 Ton is Martin Magnusson's very first game, his first game to be released is...

ZX81 (1983)

Munchees is a Pac-Man clone where you must move around a maze to clear it by eating all the dots....

Muncher! ZX Spectrum Front Cover

ZX Spectrum (1982) and ZX81 (1982)

Muncher! is a Pac Man variant. The main change here is that the booth in the center contains bonus fruit,...

DOS (1990), ZX Spectrum (1990), MSX (1990), Amstrad CPC (1990) and Amstrad PCW (1990)

The world cup of Opera gathers the confrontations of the twenty-four teams which participated in Italy '90, besides offering options...

Muppet Pinball Mayhem Game Boy Advance Front Cover

Game Boy Advance (2002)

Muppet Pinball Mayhem is a pinball game based on the ever-popular Muppet characters. This game features recognizable music and sound...

Murder on the Zinderneuf PC Booter Front Cover

PC Booter (1984), Commodore 64 (1984), Apple II (1984) and Atari 8-bit (1983)

The year is 1936. You are in flight on the dirigible Zinderneuf and a murder has just been discovered! As...

ZX81 (1982)

The aim of Murgatroyds is to move around a grid avoiding the creatures but trying to get them to hit...

Murmeln & Mehr Windows Front Cover

Windows (2005)

Murmeln & Mehr is a puzzle game which is played on a 9x9 field. Every round the computer randomly distributes...

NES (1990)

The player controls a young boy called Musashi, who lives somewhere in medieval Japan in the village of Arima ....

M.U.S.H.A. Genesis Front Cover

Genesis (1990) and Wii (2009)

A spin-off from the Aleste series by Compile, Musha Aleste takes the same top-down shooter mechanics of its predecessors but...

Mushihimesama PlayStation 2 Front Cover

PlayStation 2 (2005) and Arcade (2004)

Mushihimesama is a vertically scrolling shooter; players need to control their character over the constantly scrolling terrain and score points...

Mushihimesama Futari Ver 1.5 Xbox 360 Front Cover

Xbox 360 (2009) and Arcade (2006)

Mushihimesama Futari is a port of the 2006 arcade "bullet hell" shooter of the same name, and the sequel to...

Mushihimesama (Limited Edition) PlayStation 2 Front Cover

PlayStation 2 (2005)

The limited edition of Mushihimesama contains the following items: The game Mushihimesama A collectible figurine

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