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.
Atari 8-bit (1987)
The task in Power Down is to infiltrate a fortress built on an asteroid by the evil Argon, inside a...
Power Drive Rally is a view into the world of rally racing. This game is an overhead-view racer featuring real...
Power Grid is a game similar in concept to Snake. The player and the computer control one futuristic vehicle each,...
Power Hockey is a simplified version of the ice hockey sport. The player's objective is to score more goals than...
Windows 3.x (1995)
You are a Powerhouse CEO. The future is in your hands. You will start with nothing but money and your...
A version of Gunshy, one of the oldest versions of Shanghai, with the tileset changed into the then-current PowerMac models...
Game Boy (1990)
Power Mission is a turn-based strategy game set at sea. Both players choose one of five fleets which consist of...
At the Toy Mart, the lights go out and bone-hurling cavemen, evil clowns, and crazed robots are among the bad...
Your objective in Powerpong is to manoeuvre your paddle at the right side of the screen so that it reflects...
Power Putt is a shareware, computerised version of crazy golf.The game is controlled by a combination of keyboard controls and...
Game Boy (1990)
Power Racer is a conversion of the arcade game Head On that includes an extra special mode. The normal mode...
Will you dominate the field as world #1 Steve Edwars? Or perhaps you'd prefer to challenge the top players as...
In this snake game your task is to manoeuvre your snake so that you catch all blocks while avoiding crashing...
Game Gear (1993)
Though it shares its Western title with the Master System shooter, GG Aleste II takes place in the far future,...
SEGA Master System (1993)
In the early 1930s, people have lived in poverty since the great depression in 1929. Being laid off from their...
Powerstyx is a Qix variant. The player controls a dot which moves around on the screen and leaves an energy...
Atari ST (1998)
Power Up Plus is the enhanced successor of Power Up. The racing game is inspired by the Super Cars games....
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.