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.
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...
Ma$ster Mind is a computer adaptation of the eponymous board game. The objective of the game is to guess a...
Atari 2600 (1982)
Get ready for a math race. Your fuel, correctly answer math questions. Your car, a carefully tuned racing car that...
Mathoria: It All Adds Up is an educational math RPG that is set in the fictional island of Additio. The...
Matrix is a basic puzzle game. Two players, the second either controlled by a human or the AI, are presented...
Windows 3.x (1995)
Maven was an early implementation of the Scrabble board game for the Macintosh and Windows operating systems. Its ability to...
In the sequel your brain is wired directly to sophisticated command and control center, so you have to colonize and...
MAX Rally is a racing game played from a top down perspective similar to Micro Machines. The game consists of...
Player must maneuver their character around an oval play field attempting to score by placing a ball into their receptacle....
Mayhem Intergalactic is a turn-based strategy game that takes place in space. Players control different planets and each turn have...
Mattel Aquarius (1984)
Mazantics is a single screen shoot 'em up with multi directional movement similar to Robotron but without dual stick controls....
The goal of Maze is very simple. You are in control of your player at the bottom of the playfield,...
Commodore PET/CBM (1979)
The goal in Maze is for the player to find all the gold hidden inside a maze. The game will...
Atari 8-bit (2014)
Maze is a game created for the "NOMAM Basic Ten-Liners 2014" competition. The entire code, written in the Turbo Basic...
A simple maze navigation game with randomly-generated screens in 10 skill levels - 32,000 mazes are possible for each level....
Maze Adventures is a collection of four maze games: Diamond Digger Block Five Rogue Runner Maze Machine
Atari 2600 (1980)
In Maze Craze, your goal is to be the first of two players to make it out of a maze!...
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.