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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Genesis (1993)

Pro Striker is the first title in Sega's early-'90s soccer franchise. It is an arcade-style soccer game similar in play...

Genesis (1994)

Pro Striker 2 is the sequel to the first title, and is a very similar soccer game to the previous...

Genesis (1993)

Pro Striker Perfect is an updated version of the original release that features updated player statistics and the addition of...

Windows (2001)

Earth is threatened by asteroids. You are inside "Protector", a satellite which runs in orbit around earth and you must...

BBC Micro (1983)

Protector is an action game played from a top down perspective that can only be controlled with joystick. In the...

DOS (1997)

Protivostoyanie: Opaleonniy sneg is an add-on for the real-time strategy game Counter Action, devoted to the winter period of World...

DOS (1999)

This compilation consists of the original Counter Action and its add-on. The game includes two campaigns for Russian and German...

Windows (2008)

Protoganda II is a shoot 'em up game and a sequel to Protoganda: Strings, with retro-styled graphics. The player controls...

Windows (2007)

Protoganda: Strings is a fast-paced vertical shooter with a visual style somewhat inspired by old Soviet 8mm movies. Gameplay consists...

DOS (1987)

Proton is a single-player computer adaptation of Photon, a.k.a. Lazer Tag's lesser-known competitor. A pair of three-man teams - Blue...

PC-98 (1991) and FM Towns (1991)

The Kingdom of Faladia has been enjoying an era of peace and prosperity for a long while. However, it all...

TurboGrafx CD (1994)

The Pro Yakyū Super '94 is a follow-up to The Pro Yakyū Super. With the exception of a new mode,...

Genesis (1991)

Super League '91 is a baseball simulation game, and the sequel to Super League (a.k.a. Tommy Lasorda Baseball). The game...

Pro Yakyū Super League CD SEGA CD Front Cover

SEGA CD (1992)

Super League CD is the third title in Sega's 16-bit baseball franchise, and the first for the Mega CD. It...

TurboGrafx CD (1992)

The Pro Yakyū Super is a follow-up to The Pro Yakyū. Gameplay mechanics are nearly identical to that of the...

TurboGrafx CD (1990)

The Pro Yakyū is a baseball game that allows players to compete in Japan's professional baseball league, with licensed team...

Pro Yakyuu Family Stadium '87 NES Front Cover

NES (1987)

Pro Yakyuu Family Stadium '87 is very similar to its predecessor Pro Yakyuu Family Stadium aka R.B.I. Baseball. Nothing changed...

Atari 8-bit (1988)

Przekładanka is a puzzle solving game. The goal of the player is to move all digits from the first container...

ZX Spectrum (1986)

Psi Chess is a chess game with both a 2D top-down and an heightened 3D view; the latter featuring two...

Psichodelya Linux Front Cover

Linux (2014), Windows (2014) and Macintosh (2014)

Psichodelya is a top-down vertically-scrolling shoot 'em up with gameplay mechanics inspirated by Ikaruga and other older shooters. The player...

Atari ST (1989)

Psicotic is a multi-screen shoot'em up game coded in STOS. Aliens from the planet ZzalazZ has almost destroyed earth and...

Psikyo Shooting Collection Vol. 2: Sengoku Ace & Sengoku Blade PlayStation 2 Front Cover

PlayStation 2 (2004)

Volume two of the Psikyo Shooting Collection contains the following arcade shoot 'em up games:Sengoku Ace Sengoku Blade: Sengoku Ace...

PlayStation 2 (2005)

The third volume in the Psikyo Shooting Collection contains two shoot 'em ups that were previously unreleased on the PlayStation...

DOS (1985), Atari ST (1986), Macintosh (1986) and Sinclair QL (1984)

Psion Chess is programmed by Richard Lang, a computer chess champion in the 80s and programmer of some of the...

Psycastria Commodore 64 Front Cover

Commodore 64 (1986), BBC Micro (1986) and Electron (1986)

The Psycastrians have attacked. Using their mind control abilities, they have taken over many world leaders, causing untold war and...

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