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.
How much do you know about the outdoors? Here are 1500 questions in 5 categories to test your knowledge. Three...
In the 25th century, mankind is fighting for survival far away from home. The human race has left Earth, after...
Tetsuya Wakatsuki was just an average guy, lazy but well-meaning, and a photographer for the local newspaper. Your planet being...
Written as an entry for the 100KB PC Game compo at the Inscene 2000 demoparty, Out 'M' Up is a...
Game Boy (1992)
You are cruising around in outer space when suddenly you are out of gas. The game is played from an...
Commodore PET/CBM (1980)
In Outpost the player is under constant attack of enemies in all directions. The game uses a top-down grid in...
Outpost 2 features colony-building strategy and a mission-based, real-time, active environment that allows players to find many paths to one...
Out Zone is a 2D top-down shooter. In the year 2097, mankind has a big problem - it's invaded by...
Over 1000 Jigsaw Puzzles is a fully featured jigsaw program.Unlike some games in this genre which come with a dozen...
You arrive at your home planet after a long space flight, only to find it has been destroyed by a...
Nintendo DS (2009)
Overlord Minions brings the Overlord franchise onto the Nintendo DS platform. In Minions, you control a team of four minions...
ZX Spectrum (1988)
Overlord: The Invasion 6th June 1944 is a turn-based war game based on Operation Overlord: the Allies' invasion of German-occupied...
Jupiter Ace (1983)
Overtaker + Brands Hatch is a double game pack that contains two top view driving games. The games are:Overtaker: The...
Game Boy Advance (2006)
In this game, based on the Dreamworks movie of the same name, players control RJ the raccoon and Verne the...
Nintendo DS (2006)
Over the Hedge: Hammy Goes Nuts! is a single-player top-down view touch screen game. The animals meet a new friend...
Game Boy Advance (2006)
This sequel to the Over the Hedge games is different from the Nintendo DS and Sony PSP versions since this...
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.