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.
Pirates Ahoy! was a Facebook game where the player took on the role of a pirate captain with their own...
Pirates: Battle for the Caribbean is an action game in which the player has to defend his island fortress from...
Pirates: Constructible Strategy Game Online is an on-line turn-based strategy game based on the card game Pirates of the Spanish...
Pirate Ship Higemaru is a top-down view arcade game where the player is cast as Japanese sailor Momotaro who has...
Commodore 64 (1987)
You are a Space Pirate and you have planned to board 21 cargo ships to steal precious substances. Each attempt...
Dragon 32/64 (1984)
From Microdeal's budget label comes a maze exploration/survival game with similarities to older arcade titles. As you start the game...
SEGA Master System (1985)
The princess has been kidnapped and held captive inside the castle, and your job is to navigate each room by...
PC Booter (1983)
A computerized version of the ancient strategy game known as "Mancala" in some parts of the world. There are 12...
As the backstory has it, King Reginald Hornbluff of Regal City revives his realm's sagging economy and restores order to...
Taking inspiration from Brogue and any number of roguelike predecessors, this game pits players in one of four fantasy player...
PlayStation 3 (2007)
PixelJunk Racers is top-down single screen racing game made to resemble a real-life slot car racing game. Controls consist of...
Pixel Puzzles: UndeadZ is an untraditional jigsaw puzzle -- drag the pieces around the screen and drop them wherever they...
Pixel Space_ is a top-down 2D space shooter. The player controls a spaceship, travelling through endless space and pursuing quests....
Commodore PET/CBM (1981)
Pizza is a simple game in which the player must deliver pizzas to earn money. The player can choose how...
For many years, the Italian Stromboli family made the best pizza in Europe, but now their business is threatened by...
Pizza, Pizza! is a match-three game with managerial elements. The player needs to combine at least three similar symbols in...
You play a green worm and you have to go around and eat the pizzas. But every time you eat...
Atari ST (1986)
PKS-Dame is an implementation of the board game checkers for one or two players.In single player games the AI can...
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.