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.
Mafia Tycoon is a turn-based strategy game set in the world of organized crime with activities such as smuggling, gambling,...
Have you ever dreamed, while watching a Bond movie, how would it be to lead a secret organization bent on...
PC Booter (1983)
It's the 22nd century, and mankind's greed finds new outlets throughout the Solar system; you, a gem prospector, have set...
Master of Defense is a 3D strategy game, in which players assume the role of defender of a kingdom invaded...
Nintendo DS (2006)
Master of Illusion is different from other exercise games. This one is a take on magic, teaching the player but...
Neo Geo Pocket (1998)
Syougi (usually transliterated as shōgi) is "Japanese chess" - a turn-based board game (the board has 9x9 squares) very similar...
Nintendo DS (2008)
Master of the Monster Lair is a dungeon crawling RPG with a different twist, whereas in previous dungeon crawlers the...
The "7-Day War" -- seven days of nuclear winter -- have caused massive ecological shifts on Earth. The ground splits...
ZX Spectrum (1984)
Masters of Serebal is a 2D top down RPG game. The player must recover the 10 lost Scrolls of Law....
Commodore PET/CBM (1980)
Match is Concentration with a twist. Instead of having to find two identical pictures in a grid of tiles place...
Commodore PET/CBM (1979)
Match is a digital implementation of the board/tile-laying game Concentration (a.k.a. Memory). In the game up to four players are...
You are at the controls of 6 unique Caterpillar construction machines, accomplishing a variety of tasks around 10 different construction...
Game Boy Color (2001)
A children's driving adventure game. Players will drive fire engines and police cars to protect the citizens of Matchbox city....
Match Day Manager is a football (soccer) managing game featuring teams from England, where players start by managing any team...
Atari ST (1991)
Match It is a tile matching game written in 68000 assembler. Match all the tiles in the level to move...
Match 'n' Patch is a single player tile matching game that is played entirely with the mouse.In this game the...
Match Up is a single player implementation of Concentration.In this version the game is played over a single round with...
TurboGrafx CD (1991)
It was just an ordinary cruise ship gig for the four musicians. The band leader, known only as the Flute...
Maten no Sōmetsu tells the story of a young boy (you can name him as you like) who was found...
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.